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What to do with two shoeboxes of tapes? | by draggin
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What to do with two shoeboxes of tapes?


So its not a huge collection or anything, but I have been dragging these shoeboxes around for years now and I may have had the chance to play any of them twice in all that time. The walkman doesn't even work fer cryin out loud, but I just know, "someday I'll be able to get it fixed".... AS IF !!!


Recently a friend of mine was dealing with this issue for themselves, and decided to basically discard them out right. Most of the music had been converted to CD or aquired through friends. The signifigance of personal associations the mixtapes and home made artefacts provided, was compared to the cost of storage and frequency of use, and found to come up lacking.


I should mention, this is the remnants of my entire tape cassette history. Many, many others did not make the many cullings over the years. As I could be approaching my FINAL cull, I'd really like to capture this content in some interesting and useful ways. Beyond the simple aquisition of these tracks in digital formats.

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Taken on May 22, 2006