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

Reed Gaines

To Be Lonely

indietronica/bedroom pop

John of the Apocalypse

‘Take That Technology’

indie folk/indie rock

Frankie Tillo

‘Beautiful Day’

lo-fi rock/post punk

Billy Hammer

‘i got u’

chill-hop/lofi

SIDE B

Wizard Death

‘synchromes’

drum n’ bass/idm

Pacewon

‘One Mo’ Time’ (feat. Misfit Soto)

rap/hip-hop

The Cry

‘Understand’

jangle pop

Harry Dahl

‘A Faller in Love’

retro soul/indie pop

I grew up I guess you’d say in the cassette era.

Beck