The original Walkman TPS-L2 was released by Sony on July 1, 1979.

Sony Walkman at 40: fans nostalgic for first portable music player, and the soundtrack to their youth

  • On July 1, 1979, the Walkman TPS-L2 mini portable cassette player – shaped like a brick, with silver buttons, two headset jacks and no screen – was released
  • It changed forever how people consumed music, and was still in production as recently as 2010. Now it is winning new fans born in the mobile phone era
Topic |   Technology

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The original Walkman TPS-L2 was released by Sony on July 1, 1979.
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Nitemrkt’s Sakyboi (left), Jason Chu (centre), and Leo Xia in front of LA Chinatown’s iconic gate. Photo: Jon Delouz

The Chinese-American rappers dishing up trap hits – and making the hip-hop world take note

  • Nitemrkt are making waves with their release Bag That Bao. The trio are bringing a new level of recognition to the Asian-American trap scene
  • The Bag That Bao music video shows them filling their designer bags with pork buns and scarfing xiao long bao
Topic |   Music

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Nitemrkt’s Sakyboi (left), Jason Chu (centre), and Leo Xia in front of LA Chinatown’s iconic gate. Photo: Jon Delouz
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