Is Cassette Store Day really a thing? We’re still not sure, but a bunch of bands are apparently on-board to honor the dead medium by releasing exclusive cassettes this September 7th, 2013. New Yorkers can get in on the action at the Cassette Fair & Show hosted by the Silent Barn in Brooklyn. If you do venture out to celebrate the latest international event, dig out your tape deck and check out some of our recommendations…

Cassette Store Day 2013 Picks:

Fucked Up – Hidden World

The Flaming Lips – The Terror
(Bella Union)

Suicidal Tendencies – Debut

Haim – Forever EP
(Polydor) | Tape Deck