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In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it’s easy to miss trends here and there.  For example, and this might come as a shock to some of you, but cassette tapes are experiencing a moment.

We’re serious…those cassette tapes!


Classic Maxell Cassette commercial with restored audio.

Classic Maxell commercial from the 1980's with restored audio. For more information Please visit

The biggest example of this resurgence comes via Cassette Store Day, which is taking place October 14 in select independent music stores across the United States.  Similar to Record Store Day, Cassette Store Day will see a number of titles being reissued on cassettes.  (Full title list and participating locations can be found at

Naturally, I pose this mighty question to you:  Do you still own and use a tape deck?  After all, you kinda still need a tape deck in order for any of this to make sense.

Vote in the poll below, because honestly, it’s questions like these that keep me up at night, and I could really use some damn sleep.




Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well-versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice. #TransRightsAreHumanRights