Definitions

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  • n. A small cassette containing a single track of popular music on each side

Etymologies

Blend of cassette and single; originally a trademark. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Doing some fall closet cleanout over the weekend, I came across a stack of old cassingles -- oh how the word 'cassingle' warms my heart -- and decided it was time to make like Beyoncé and Jay-Z and upgrade

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • One of the central problems with broad experimentations is that you force the listener to cut tracks from their playlists. iTunes is our modern cassingle -- we import hot songs and leave the rest to wallow in obscurity.

    Derek Beres: Global Beat Fusion: How the Roots Got Over

  • Where "Mix Tape" concentrated on a single love story, "Talking to Girls" fills 200-plus pages with personal essays -- each pegged to a different pop song -- that wax nostalgic about everything from Sheffield's former schoolteachers to John Hughes movies to the ludicrousness of the cassingle.

    Review of "Talking to Girls About Duran Duran," by Rob Sheffield

  • First cassette tape was a cassingle of Janet Jackson: “Pleasure Principle” with “Fast Girls” on the B side.

    Your Very First Time : Scrubbles.net

  • You SO WISH you had a cassingle of Queensryche's "Silent Lucidity" to listen to RIGHT NOW.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • Please note on the Peter Gabriel "In Your Eyes" cassingle, featuring the classic Lloyd Dobbler pose from "Say Anything" as it was featured on the soundtrack.

    Side A: Tempted/ Side B: Within Your Reach

  • A good old cassingle designed to sell albums to the masses with no frills packaging and the same dang song on both sides.

    Latest reviews @ Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

  • Ghostbusters 2 (the movie) seemed to pick up on this fact with the preposterous (even for Sci-Fi) finale with Egon, Peter, Ray, and Winston controlling the Statue of Liberty with an NES Advantage and a cassingle cover of "Higher and Higher."

    1UP RSS feed

  • A couple nights ago, I heard Stevie B's "Because I Love You (The Postman Song)" and remembered wearing out my cassingle in high school.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • It'll be that one about the hottenhots next ... mixed in with a Membranes cassingle.

    Inveresk Street Ingrate

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