It’s Record Store Day 2018! #RecordStoreDay

This year Record Store Day is today, April 21st. At 8 Track Shack we’re offering a sale of half off all vinyl records, including 45’s, LP’s, 78’s…as well as other formats, like Edison Diamond Discs and wax cylinder records. Though we don’t have a B&M store, you can view our online inventory of 20,000+ records, all of which are on sale today. We encourage everyone to support your local record store, for so few remain. www.RecordStoreDay.com has a search where you can find the nearest shops to you. Check it out and happy hunting.

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Ever Wonder How Many Tapes 8 Track Shack Has in Stock?

Have you ever wondered how many 8 tracks we currently have in stock at 8-Track-Shack.com? We recently passed the 60,000 mark, not including factory sealed duplicates. Below is an image of that many tapes. Each tape in the image is only 6×8 pixels. It should be noted that the image below would probably have taken ten hours to load on dial up when we started listing them over a decade ago.

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Here’s Some Funny (and some not) 8 Track Tape Memes

  Back in the day, twelve years ago when we launched 8 Track Shack, 8 track tapes had already been out of production for over twenty years. That was back in 2006, over a year before the iPhone was invented and four years before the onset of iPads and similar tablet computers….you know, back when EVERYONE had dial up internet service. Over the past 12 years, we’ve tried to keep up with the every increasing speed at which technology and the internet has evolved, and tried to maintain some form of social media presence including a blog, Myspace, Google+, Facebook, […]

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Nudity on 8 Track Tape Labels – Volume One

There’s a pretty good demand for “cheesecake” album covers in the vinyl record collector’s market, album covers that feature either fully nude or scantily clad models that have nothing to do with the content of the record inside. Cheesecake vinyl LP’s are pretty common with a wide range of diverse titles, but finding nudity on 8 track tape labels is a bit more difficult for a couple of reasons. First the size of the label really cuts down on what you can show in detail, and many of the “cheesecake” type covers on LP’s were produced before 8 tracks were […]

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200+ 8 Track Shack Brand Foam Pressure Pads – 1 Day Auction

Some 8 Track Shack customers may have noticed some glitchiness on our website during the past couple of weeks. We have been performing site updates and security upgrades to www.8-Track-Shack.com. The updates were unannounced, as we had not planned on any sort of issues, but everything seems to be functioning properly now. So if you were one of our customers who received free shipping, we’re sorry, it’s working correctly now. We just received another shipment from our latest factory run of foam pressure pads and we’re going to start unloading some more of the factory seconds from the last run. […]

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