If all your good old days’ cassettes and CDs are collecting dust in a corner drawer, check out these players to kick alive the retro vibes.
All those Throwback Thursdays are simply not the same if you don’t end the night with some classic all-time-faves from the wonderful yesterdays. Apart from just the musical entertainment, these classic old-time pieces offer a vintage/antique vibe to your home. If you’re for great conversation-starters in those intimate parties, get-togethers and reunions, here’s a list of charming retro music players for you.
If you’re looking for the melodious songs of the 60s and 70s Bollywood for those sultry chai-time evenings, the Saregama Carvaan player has you covered with 5000 preloaded songs. There’s no need for you to go through the hassle of connecting the player to your phone or laptop. However, if you still insist, you’ve got the option to play music via Bluetooth, USB and Aux Input. The FM/AM radio option is excellent for keeping you company all day long – a feature that most new-age players miss out on! The rechargeable battery lasts for a good 5 hours, for those who want to take this cute player out on your next road trip!
Miss those days that brought your trusty pencil closer to your music? Bring out those ‘Ra Ra Rasputin’ and ‘Walk like an Egyptian’ days with this Sony full-function stereo music player. If you’re still not feeling the vibe, you could also get those boy-band Linkin Park and Backstreet Boys days with the Playback CDs, CD-R and MP3 CD support CD player. The player is equipped with MEGA BASS boost circuitry that enhances low-frequency bass at the touch of a button. The rechargeable battery lasts a good 19 hours, making it the ideal companion for night-outs and weekend trips. A fun feature is a cassette recorded that has potentially brought tears to many souls in the heydays! All in all, if you love to rock-‘n’-roll, put your dime in this boombox.
Putting on these cool walkmans in the oversized pockets of your baggy jeans may have become a thing of the past, but it had its uses! The NAXA NPC330 is a throwback to simpler days. The player comes with 3.5mm stereo headphones that offer decent quality for your CD. This player supports all three CD formats. The crisp LCD that looks like a pager ties the look together. It comes with a 40 seconds anti-shock protection feature in case your CDs have seen some wear & tear.
One that helps you transfer your physical music memories to the digital, the Tobo Cassette Player can convert your cassettes to MP3 format. The lightweight design fits easily in the hand, making it a guilty-pleasure on vacations. The player is compatible with the standard 3.5mm earphone jack. With USB charge, you don’t have to worry about carrying the charger around everywhere with you, allowing this tiny plug and play device to fit into a small compartment in your laptop bag.