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New Cassettes are a five piece indie rock band from Northamptonmarker, Englandmarker, formed in 2005.


The band started out playing for fun in 2005 and have since gone on to support The Strokes, as well as touring nationally themselves.

The 'New Cassettes' played the 'BBC Introducing...' stage at Glastonbury Festivalmarker in 2007. They were one of the five Introducing acts selected to perform at the BBC Electric Proms, and performed at the 2006 Latitude, Wireless, and Summer Sundaemarker festivals. In the weeks preceding their performance at the BBC Electric proms their stories were followed by a series of five documentaries, and they went on to play at the BBC introducing UK tour.

They were described by Channel 4 as "One of the country's most exciting new bands", and have been compared to Kaiser Chiefs, The Futureheads, Bloc Party, Weezer, and Franz Ferdinand.

Their first single, "You Won't Stop" was issued on Fantastic Plastic, the follow-up, "Recover/Retreat" released on Maps' Last Space Recordings label.

Next single 'Hearts Don't Beat Right', is released 31/03/08.

Now having two song featured on hit Channel 4 comedy The Inbetweeners, New Cassettes get ready to release their debut album 'The Art Of...' in June of this year (2009) in the UK on New Label, New Danger and in Japan under the Pony Up imprint.




  1. BBC - Electric Proms 2007 Introducing... - New Cassettes
  2. BBC - Glastonbury 2007 - New Cassettes
  3. 4Music Interview
  4. ยป New Cassettes
  5. SoundsXP Gig Review, December 2005

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