In mainstream music, the cassette has long been considered a dead format. But under the radar, a cassette resurgence has been steadily mounting.
To explain how a combination of nostalgia, cost-efficiency, and a genuine love for the format’s hissy lo-fi sound have given rise to a booming subculture, we’re joined by Pitchfork.com writer Marc Hogan and Brooklyn musician G. Lucas Crane of the indie-rock band Woods.
1. The Promise Ring, "Make Me a Mixtape"
2. Woods,"I'm Not Gone"
3. Jagged Edge, "I gotta Be"
4. Dirty Projectors, "Stillness Is the Move"