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Coolest Cassette Tapes Released in The Last Few Years

If you’re thinking of making a few custom cassette tapes to add to your merch table, now is the perfect time.

Despite the dominance of streaming when it comes to music consumption, vinyl and cassette tape sales have skyrocketed in recent years. In fact, during the first half of 2020, RIAA reported that vinyl surpassed CD sales for the first time in 34 years and cassette sales have doubled!

According to the data, 65,000 cassettes were purchased in the first half of 2020. This means that sales are set to surpass 100,000 for the first time since 2003. The data also shows that pop music has played a big part in cassette sales this year.

So far, 2020’s best selling cassettes are from 5 Seconds Of SummerLady Gagathe 1975Selena Gomez and Dua Lipa. 5SOS’s latest album CALM sold 12,000 cassettes in its first week. This feat makes it the fastest-selling cassette in 18 years.

Here are some of the coolest cassette tapes released in the recent years:

#1 LALA GAGA- CHROMATICA

LALA GAGA- CHROMATICA cassette tape

#2 SPORTS TEAM- DEEP DOWN HAPPY

SPORTS TEAM- DEEP DOWN HAPPY cassette tape

#3 TAME IMPALA- CURRENTS

TAME IMPALA- CURRENTS cassette tape

#4 KYLIE MONIQUE- GOLDEN

KYLIE MONIQUE- GOLDEN cassette tape

#5 GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY SOUNDTRACK

guardians of the galaxy cassette tape

#6 SNOW PATROL- WILDERNESS

SNOW PATROL- WILDERNESS cassette tape

#7 30 SECONDS TO MARS- AMERICA

30 SECONDS TO MARS- AMERICA 30 seconds to mars

#8 MANIC STREET PREACHERS- RESISTANCE IS FUTILE

MANIC STREET PREACHERS cassette tape

#9 COURTEENERS- ST. JUDE RE WIRED

COURTEENERS cassette tape

#10 5 SECONDS OF SUMMER- YOUNGBLOOD

5 SECONDS OF SUMMER- YOUNGBLOOD cassette tape

#11 ARCTIC MONKEYS-TRANQUILITY BASE HOTEL & CASINO

ARCTIC MONKEYS cassette tape

#12 YEARS & YEARS- PALO SANTO

YEARS & YEARS- cassette tape

#13 FRANK TURNER- BE MORE KIND

FRANK TURNER cassette tape

If you’re a musician planning to release a few cassette tapes, we can manufacture them for you. You can just try out as few as 50 units! Click here to get a quote and know more.

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James Hill is a veteran of the music industry. He first worked at Warner Reprise Records then later joined Interscope/ Geffen Records where he managed producers and songwriters and got his first platinum record for Keyshia Cole’s The Way It Is. He is now helping indie artists with branding and manufacturing through his company Unified Manufacturing, a CD/DVD/vinyl and merch company in LA.