Cassettes were very famous in 1980s and ’90s, the Era of dance-pop music. Analog magnetic tapes were in trend and people would buy lots of cassettes back then. Gone are the days, but what if cassette style come back with a modern touch.
Last year BrainMonk, an audio and visual art organization revealed the concept of Elbow cassette tape player. This year they are planning to work on the idea. The Elbow cassette player is a unique fashion accessory but will it compete with the modern music devices, such as the iPods, is something we’ll have to wait an watch.
Elbow Cassette player has a clip-on it, by that you can pin it with your shirt or jeans. They totally looks like old school cassettes with elbow that is the main part of this device. The Biaxial arm of the Elbow can switch sides to change playback direction. The Elbow uses a sensor to track its playback speed and single pulley to drive the tape.
Its audio output is via standard 3.5mm headphone plug and it also features a micro USB for charging. The cassette player is amazing, stylish and looks cool, check out how it works in the video below.