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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10. Popular Music, 'Popular Music'

This one I bought at a Perfect Pussy gig, so I assume it's a side project, heavy on the side. A boy sings punk sentiments in his Johnny Rotten yowl ("Long Live the Wolves") while the cheerleader-girl chorus chants "Boom boom baby, boom boom" or "rah rah rah!" "Popmusic Pep Rally" sounds like an Eighties teen movie right before the prom-massacre scene.

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