You Need To Hear This: A Short Film About Cassettes

October 08, 2013 2:18pm
Source: The Diggers Union

Noisey, in conjunction with Philips, brings you the first of three films as they explore the revivalist love of the cassette tape. Enjoy and be educated.

Though the advent of CD and MP3 inevitably replaced its significance, the last few years have seen the cassette tape make an unexpected comeback. In the first of three short films, ‘You Need To Hear This’ celebrate its invention by meeting up with Jen Long, founder of cassette-only record label Kissability, and Brian Shimkovitz, DJ and founder of blog Awesome Tapes From Africa, to explore what drives their enduring love for the cassette tape.