We are the today nurtured from our past, our memories are our most treasured possession, we loved the way we were when around things that made us know what we like, things of today are so easy but they somehow lack the ease of feel and own-ness; for things that was lost with time let us feel the aspiration of having them back in our lives again, here are 8 vintage items that need to make a comeback.
A big round black thing that spins and plays music that comes from a big horn like “thing”, the most disgusting way to describe a gramophone, consider it coming from somebody who’s actually “seen” one but one who knows what an exclusive “record” means, the static sound when the music ends, the needle that meanders through the groove of notes imprinted, the feel of the musical ambience; now that’s a Gramophone.
2. Cassette and Tape Recorders
Those were the days when a pencil was used to forward and rewind; music was costly and though the quality of the sound was not as per today’s standards but the quality of the artists involved was breathtaking.
3. Transistor Radios
“Akaashvani” was always around and cricket commentary was so exciting, interviews were taken seriously and news saved lives.
4. Boom Boxes
Those big fat batteries that went on the back, hang around with music wherever the way lead us and with it we roamed around doing the do’s of the music fanatics, with the attitude of a rock star.
5. Analog Telephone
There was just one ring tone, every call needed attention and every conversation was worth spending time.
With love you recorded your songs in a cassette clipped it inside that box, made your private collection and with pride you grooved along your beats. Miss it?
The option of a backspace or delete was out of question, typo’s had serious consequences and aptitude was not a skill but a basic do.
8. Polaroid Cameras
Click and Print: Memories on your wall still teases the mind when these were around every moment felt candid.
We love to get attached and so we were, we’re humans we can’t do without things but convenience is not our only concern we also like to fall in love with our needs. 8 things we wish to be still around with.
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