10 Best Cassettes of 2013

The greatest scrappy releases, oddities and half-baked side projects that logged quality time in Rob Sheffield's Walkman
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9. Marshstepper, 'Live at MATA'

Some mornings you just wake up with a strange tape in your Walkman and you're not sure how it got there. Side Two is an electro-murk psych-trance noise jam with tribal drums and distorted voices that repeat the nagging question, "How do you expect to live/If you don't let life in?" (They recorded it on July 13th, 2013. I was at a Taylor Swift show that night.)

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