This Valentine’s Day go old school, and get your someone a cassette player and make a mix tape. Nostalgia warms the heart, and it doesn’t break the bank.
Don’t we all dream of walking into a party and carrying this boom box on our shoulder. Maybe have a can of spray paint in your hands? Make your love’s dreams come true this Valentine’s Day. —Scrolling through my rolodex to find a party—
If you’re significant other prefers something less bulky, go with this clear cassette player .
Either way, just make them a mix tape, okay?
or I guess you could go with some of these:
Cassettes are making a come back, kind of–not even close to the Vinyl Renaissance we’ve seen but half the fun of it all is the hunt for both old and new tapes. Here are a few recent releases:
- Stranger Things soundtrack!! Look, you just pop this in your cassette player, put your hoodie over your head and go for a ride on your bike. Some of these songs will channel your inner Eleven. ( A little off topic but maybe you’ll love these T-shirts as much as I do)
- If you’ve lived then you know Prince and his “Purple Rain” album. No question, this cassette.
- Nirvana’s “Nevermind” cassette album. If you need a reminder this is THE Nirvana album with “Smells Like Teen Spirit” “Breed” and “Come As You Are”.
What was your first cassette tape?
Mine was Mariah Carey’s “Day Dream” album. (You guys, I miss the cassette tape cover sleeves that had the lyrics on them! I.learned.every.word.)