Mix Tape T-shirt
Mix Tape T-shirt where Homemade mix tapes became common in the 1980s.
This Retro design will have you looking cool and bring back memories of that era. Also it will give the new school something to learn about, from the past, either way you can not go wrong with this design.
Before the introduction of the audio cassette, the creation of a pop music compilation required specialized or cumbersome equipment, such as a reel-to-reel or 8 track recorder, that was often inaccessible to the casual music fan.
As cassette tapes and recorders grew in popularity and portability, these technological hurdles were lowered to the point where the only resources required to create a mix were a handful of cassettes and a cassette recorder connected to a source of pre-recorded music, such as a radio or LP player.
The 8-track tape cartridge was more popular for music recording during much of the 1960s, as the cassette was originally only mono and intended for vocal recordings only, such as in office dictation machines.
But improvements in fidelity finally allowed the cassette to become a major player.
The ready availability of the cassette and higher quality home recording decks to serve the casual home user allowed the cassette to become the dominant tape format,