Notes on Vaporwave Cassette Culture and the Cassette Obi

This is a translation of the fantastic article by 捨てアカ (@Sute__Aca). You can find the original piece in Japanese here. The obi, a unique Japanese conception. An obi (帯) is a paper sash usually wrapped around products such as LPs, CDs and computer game packaging. Host to sensationalist slogans …