Watch This Army Of Cassette Tape Players Sing a Song of Days Gone By

Remember cassette tape players? Unlike the mp3 players so prevalent today, they didn't just play music; they made some white noise too. This art installation called Binatone Galaxy by Stephen Cornford takes advantage of that fact to create a neat but eerie soundscape that's totally living in the past. So take a little … » 12/01/12 9:10am 12/01/12 9:10am

A Gigantic Skull Made From VHS Tapes and CDs Is a Fitting After Life…

I have a gigantic case full of CDs that I have no idea what to do with. Do I toss them out? Do I save them for my kids? I'm sure other people have the same questions with their dead physical media—CDs, video tapes, DVDs, soon to be Blu-Rays—what's going to happen to all of that? Why not turn it into a giant skull like … » 9/10/12 10:30pm 9/10/12 10:30pm

Stubborn, Old, Crotchety JVC Finally Ceases Standalone VCR Production

Formats never truly die » 10/28/08 5:45am 10/28/08 5:45am, but their eras always have a few painful stages of decline. First, there's the arrival of a promising new competitor, then its steady rise, which is invariably followed by a mourning period and the final purging of last-gen products from the market. The last stage of obsolescence for of the…

Cabinet Built From 918 Tapes That Never Thought Things Would End Like…

It's not easy being a tape nowadays. Your only friends are all in jail » 10/20/08 7:15am 10/20/08 7:15am, everyone inexplicably likes more than you, and now people are even using you to build . This is not how it was supposed to go. In your heyday, people to your not-so-dulcet tones, unwitting grunge parents produced little grunge babies to the…