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

Eli Dasilva

‘Don’t Tell Me’

90s rock/alternative

Eugenegenay

‘It’s Time to Vax’

indie r&b/electro pop

ZULA & glue70

‘Cleo Patra’

contemporary r&b/indie electronic

Cartier J

‘Not Mr. Nice Guy’

rap/drill

SIDE B

jjungle

‘elote’

lofi hip-hop/chillwave

Doolie Banks

‘BLV’

autotune/indie electronic

Bae Baracus

‘Home’

synth-pop/indietronica

Teen Daze

‘Translation’ – Edit

indie electronic/vaporwave

Yeah, you know, I’m always into cassette. At least they seem to be the longest-lasting medium we used to have. I don’t play cassettes much anymore, but I play records all the time.

J Mascis