Casette Tapes: Art begets art.

It’s strange to me that there are people of the legal drinking age that have never seen a cassette tape before. I remember 8-track. A teacher at my school had one in her Celica that we used to listen to when she’d give me a ride home. They only fit 8 songs per cartridge. Then the cassette tape came along a revolutionized music.For those of you readers who don’t know what a cassette tape is, they’re like CDs, except that they use record music onto a magnetic tape. They were awesome because you could fit an entire hour of music on them when they first came out, and later up to 3 hours. This was a big deal back then. Also, you could profess your love to a crush by making them a mixtape. Yes, you youngins with your CD burners aren’t so badass after all, right?Anyway, iri5 has come up with a new way to turn the forgotten art (music) on old cassette tapes into something totally new.Jimi Hendrix

Bob Dylan

Marilyn Monroe

Robert DeNiro

Jim Morrison

Ian Curtis



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19 Most Creative Water Fountains From Around the World

Water fountains have a long place in our history. Dating back to the Ancient Roman times, these reservoirs were first designed with a purely practical purpose—for holding precious drinking water and bathing. These early fountains were uncovered, free standing, and placed along the street for public consumption. (Wealthier folks also had them in their homes.)

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