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



‘More Than Friends’

electro pop

Jessy Yasmeen

‘Forbidden Fruits’

indie pop

Gillian Stone


indie folk/alternative

Siamese Twin


new wave/dream pop


Wilder Gray

‘Close to My Chest’

indie pop/neo soul

8-Bit Heroes


pop punk

Say Hey

‘Prison Is No Place For A Wizard’

psychedelic rock

Spoiled Suede

‘Sunday Slang’

instrumental hip-hop

I remember listening to Eddie Murphy’s Delirious on cassette tape – you might have to explain what that is to your younger demographic – with my father. I wanted to make people laugh that hard.

Andrew Schulz