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Tape Cassettes, for Love and Money

Posted at 9:46 AM on May 5, 2009 by Rex Levang

I had heard about the resurgence of the vinyl LP--but I was caught by surprise to hear the same about the tape cassette.

But according to this article in London's Telegraph, they're coming back. They have a special romantic appeal, it's claimed--those personalized mix tapes---but not only that: if you have some blank ones from the 80s sitting around, you might be able to sell them for a tidy sum.