Forgotten audio formats: Digital compact cassette

A story of digitalization, Britpop, naughty ads, and, ultimately, better beer.

The rise and fall of the digital compact cassette remains a salutary lesson for tech titans—it shows how you can get nearly everything right, and yet still fail badly. Like Britpop, whose 1993-1996 heyday parallels DCC’s short life, the format rose with much hype, a few boasts, and a cheeky advert or two…

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