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


Rook Monroe


indie pop


‘Out With The Old’

alternative rock

Nick Cosic

‘Monome (Vineyard Studio Session #1)’

idm/experimental electronic

Fabien Grey


chillwave/melodic techno


Tim Atlas & honeywhip

‘Peace At Last’

bedroom pop/indie

Johnboybeats & Plon B.


instrumental hip-hop

Josh Fudge

‘Hit My Line’

lo-fi pop

The Carbons

‘Steel Toe Boots’

indie rock/blues rock

I’ve always sung. I was really into musical theater when I was growing up. As a kid, I listened to Ella Fitzgerald and Nina Simone, actually, on cassette tapes.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw