Sophie Soraya’s ‘futile chamber’ releases on cassette; savedhistory chats with the artist

The songs of Berlin-based musician Sophie Soraya are beams of light created by synths and soft voices. Listening to her music feels like you've been given a chance to breathe; to stretch out and pour yourself a cup of coffee to start your day. It feels like a warm hug you get from a friend … Continue reading Sophie Soraya’s ‘futile chamber’ releases on cassette; savedhistory chats with the artist

Bedroom pop musician Eliza Marie to release cassettes with the GSS this year—read our interview here

Now's the time to listen to bedroom musician Eliza Marie. Her infectious brand of lo-fi will go places, no doubt. Currently a psych undergrad, this 20-year-old talent based in the Philippines is creating some of the most promising tunes we've heard this year. Similar in style to artists like Beauty Queen and killuv, Eliza released … Continue reading Bedroom pop musician Eliza Marie to release cassettes with the GSS this year—read our interview here

Brazil-based Linearwave rebels through anonymity and escape

Linearwave is the alias of a certain downtempo producer from São Paulo, Brazil. They prefer to keep their identity a secret, putting focus instead on the music. Despite coming from a different background—classical composition—lo-fi hip hop is something the artist loves. Where Linearwave lives, the environment tends to be restricting. Once somebody is defined a … Continue reading Brazil-based Linearwave rebels through anonymity and escape

Noise pop band Washington Drama Club releases debut EP on cassette

Brace your ears for November 24 as Filipino noise pop band Washington Drama Club drops their much-awaited EP, entitled "Yada Yada Yada," at Mow's Bar, Quezon City. The four-track album will be made available in a limited edition cassette format, released by the Genjitsu Stargazing Society. Earlier this year, the band put out the single, … Continue reading Noise pop band Washington Drama Club releases debut EP on cassette

“leaving”: A CSD PH 2018 tape release

“leaving” is our limited edition Cassette Store Day exclusive tape release for 2018, featuring music from 14 local musicians around the Philippines. It includes tracks from Grrl Cloud, Cody and the Jet Skis, ~sohee, .wendil, Ernest:Hope, ビクター MKII, Andrea Micheline, Jay Jao, savedhistory, QUESTKITTY, selective hypnosis, Hans Canteras, False Apart, and joe-chu. The concept behind … Continue reading “leaving”: A CSD PH 2018 tape release