Dreams Chow Yin-chi holds a Hitachi portable stereo radio cassette player. The revival of analogue music formats has been trending around the world for the past couple of years. Photo: Dickson Lee Dreams Chow Yin-chi holds a Hitachi portable stereo radio cassette player. The revival of analogue music formats has been trending around the world for the past couple of years. Photo: Dickson Lee
Dreams Chow Yin-chi holds a Hitachi portable stereo radio cassette player. The revival of analogue music formats has been trending around the world for the past couple of years. Photo: Dickson Lee
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The boom box is back: cassette tape revival is fuelled by Hong Kong collector and record label

  • Boom box portable cassette players were introduced in 1966, and after digital music formats took over, the past 15 years have seen their revival
  • A collector of boom boxes and a label issuing music on cassette tape in Hong Kong are optimistic about their revival and a return to physical music formats

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Dreams Chow Yin-chi holds a Hitachi portable stereo radio cassette player. The revival of analogue music formats has been trending around the world for the past couple of years. Photo: Dickson Lee Dreams Chow Yin-chi holds a Hitachi portable stereo radio cassette player. The revival of analogue music formats has been trending around the world for the past couple of years. Photo: Dickson Lee
Dreams Chow Yin-chi holds a Hitachi portable stereo radio cassette player. The revival of analogue music formats has been trending around the world for the past couple of years. Photo: Dickson Lee
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