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new cassettes


Friday 26 October

This five piece from Northampton started out playing for fun in 2005 and have had a continued run of success, supporting The Strokes and and this year playing the 'BBC Introducing...' stage at Glastonbury. They were one of the five Introducing acts selected to perform at the BBC Electric Proms.


on the bbc

  • BBC Electric Proms Introducing...
  • Radio Luxembourg performed as part of BBC Electric Proms Introducing...

set list

  • Lighthouse
  • Yeah
  • Sore Eyes
  • Carnivals
  • You Won't Sleep
  • Recover/Retreat
  • Televise This
  • Hearts Don't Beat Right

what happened

Minute by minute report, via text message, by the BBC's Zoe Fletcher

  1. 19.38 - The band clamber aboard the stage & tune to the key of d.
  2. 19.42 - And they're off! A flurry of lovely haircuts & singer Tom is sporting some incredible specs!
  3. 19.44 - Some fans are dancing around sporting the 3D glasses you get with their new single...
  4. 19.49 - A lot of New Cassettes fans in by the looks of things - people know the words. A nice band to kick off the night.
  5. 19.55 - More retuning - a poster falls on someone! Time for the single!

also at bbc electric proms

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