Cassette Tape Revival is Happening While a lot of people are getting nostalgic by buying vinyl again, others are reverting back to cassette tapes. Retailers like Amazon are selling new cassettes and they aren't cheap. Even though the market is still small, the number of cassettes sold this year is up 90 percent from last year. The renewed interest in tapes was celebrated last month with Cassette Store Day. Do you still have cassette tapes? Do you have a way to play them?