These Cassettes Will Make Perfect Gifts This Holiday Season

Check out the Exclaim! Gift Guide for this year's coolest cassettes
These Cassettes Will Make Perfect Gifts This Holiday Season
Start decking the halls and spiking the eggnog because the holiday season is just around the corner. While things can get pretty hectic, Exclaim! is here to lighten the load and make this year's gift-giving experiences a little bit easier. Before you rush off to pick up some presents, make sure to check out our Holiday Gift Guide, which we've been rolling out in daily instalments this month.

Earlier this week, we showcased some great box sets and vinyl reissues. Today, we're keeping things analog — here are five cassette releases that will make great stocking stuffers this holiday season.

The White Stripes
The White StripesDe Stijl and White Blood Cells
Analogue aficionados the White Stripes are reissuing their first three albums via Jack White's Third Man Records. (Third Man)

The Get Up Kids
Four Minute Mile and Red Letter Day/Woodson
Fans of '90s emo will want to check out the Get Up Kids new issues of their debut Four Minute Mile as well as Red Letter Day/Woodson, which combines their two early EPs. (Doghouse)
Order Four Minute Mile via srcvinyl
Order Red Letter Day/Woodson via srcvinyl

The Slackers
Redlight and Wasted Days
Third wave ska legends the Slackers are offering up their classic albums Redlight and Wasted Days for all your skanking needs. (Hellcat)
Order Redlight via Tape Head City
Order Wasted Days via Tape Head City

Various Artists
The Hamilton Mixtape
The Hamilton Mixtape — featuring artists such as Alicia Keys, John Legend and the Roots covering songs from Broadway smash Hamilton — is now available as an actual tape. (Atlantic)
Order it via Amazon

Various Artists
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: Awesome Mix Vol. 2
Packed with classic tracks by the likes of Fleetwood Mac, George Harrison and Cheap Trick, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: Awesome Mix Vol. 2 on cassette is about as close as you're going to get to saving the universe to a '70s AM soundtrack. (Universal)
Order it via Amazon