Originally from Chelmsford in Essex, Cassetteboy consists of two semi-anonymous characters known only to the world as Mike and Simon. The name originates from their use of cassette recorders (now replaced by computers) to cut up voice and music samples.

Mike describes the musical philosophy behind Cassetteboy:

"Basically we record famous people and make it sound like they're talking about sex or drugs. It's a winning formula."

"The Parker Tapes" (7 years in the making) was released in 2002 to widespread acclaim, bringing with it a great deal of recognition. This resulted in gigs at several mainstream festivals, as well as accompanying Squarepusher on the American leg of his tour.

Cassetteboy Discography Tracks


BAZ004, spy 017 Cassetteboy The Parker Tapes(CD) Barry's Bootlegs, Spymania BAZ004, spy 017 UK 2002 Sell This Version
BAZ009 Cassetteboy vs. DJ Rubbish Cassetteboy vs. DJ Rubbish - Inside A Whale's Cock Vol 1(CD, Album) Barry's Bootlegs BAZ009 UK 2003 Sell This Version
Cassetteboy Mick's Tape (Album) Antidote UK 2005 Sell This Version
BAZ010 Cassetteboy Dead Horse(CD) Barry's Bootlegs BAZ010 UK 2005 Sell This Version
Cassetteboy Carry On Breathing (Album) Barry's Bootlegs UK 2008 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

BAZ001 Cassetteboy Di + Dodi Do Die(7") Barry's Bootlegs BAZ001 UK 2000 Sell This Version


Cassetteboy Festive Christmas Barry's Bootlegs UK 2002 Sell This Version

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July 3, 2016
NO FORMAT? It came on High8(bitrate) with a double pull out on '78, which I've downloaded. BOI


September 23, 2014
While I love Cassetteboy and have done since buying the Parker Tapes on a whim when it was new...the irony is that there are no releases available on cassette format. You would have thought that would have been an obvious tie-in somewhere...maybe CassetteStoreDay 2015?!

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