Which 8 current gems will make it on this Hip Cassette round-up? Plug that rusty tape player in, press play and make sure you keep notes…

by Christos Doukakis

SIDE A

Blvff

‘STFD’

hip-hop

Ramz

‘Underneath’

hip-hop

Colorama

‘And’

psychedelic rock

CrusaderBeach

‘Bittersweet’

neoclassical

SIDE B

Fergstramental

‘Morning Yogurt’

instrumental hip-hop

Psychotropics

‘Praying Mantis’

psychedelic rock

MOLTENO

‘Waves’

indie r&b

Heathcote Hill

‘Gonna Be All Right’

americana

I think the first music I ever heard was Abba. I took my mother’s cassette recorder and went into the bushes to listen to Abba when I was four or five-years-old.

Panos Cosmatos