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

Fat Koala Disorder

‘Dancing Freaking Out’

electronica

Auto-Pilot

‘Following Dreams’

ambient/indie electronic

Mango Cat

‘Didja’

indie rock

Binarical

‘Neon Road’

synthwave/outrun

SIDE B

The Dustbowl Daddies

‘Goodbye Great Society’

bluegrass/americana

TTRRUUCES

‘The DISCO’

nu-disco/indie pop

Sammm.

‘Four Eyes’

indie rock

Glass Spells

‘Psychic Lovers’

synth-pop

At 8, I got my first cassette, which was Def Leppard’s ‘Hysteria.’

Laura Jane Grace