Formed in 2000 and active for the best part of a decade, Cassette released two EPs and two albums crammed with top-notch songwriting, and had a dedicated fanbase in New Zealand and Australia.

Cassette’s arrival on the New Zealand rock scene in 2000 certainly marked a change of direction for its founders, Tom Watson and Craig Terris. The band’s bio described Cassette as having “a laid back acoustic sorta groove” – a very different sound from their respective origins.

Dave Fraser, Cassette.
Cassette - Look At You (2008)
Cassette - The Jingle King (2009)
Tom Watson, Cassette.
Cassette and Lawrence Arabia poster, San Francisco Bath House, Wellington, 2009.
Cassette - Nothing To Do (2000)
Cassette - Don't Let Anyone ... (2000)
Cassette poster, Las Vegas, K Rd Auckland, 2000. Support acts Xanadu and Dirt.
Craig Terris in a still from the video for 'Don't Let Anyone ...'.
Cassette's Roland VS-840 digital multi-track recorder.
Tom Watson, Cassette.
Cassette - The Cancer EP, 2008.
Cassette poster, 2008. Whammy Bar, Auckland, with Heavy Jones and Mighty Mighty, Wellington, with Over the Atlantic.
Cassette, left to right: Tom Watson, Luke Buda, Andrew Bain, Craig Terris.
Craig Terris, Cassette.
Cassette, from left to right: Luke Buda, Tom Watson, Andrew Bain, Craig Terris.
Paul Trigg and Dave Fraser, Cassette.
Tom Watson, Cassette.
Craig Terris, Cassette.
Tom Watson, Cassette.
Dave Fraser, Cassette.
Luke Buda on keyboards with Cassette.
Andrew Bain, Cassette.
Craig Terris with Fur Patrol guitarist Steve Wells in the Fur Patrol van, Melbourne.
Craig Terris, Cassette.
Cassette poster, the Pony Bar, Melbourne.
Craig Terris on drums, Cassette.
Cassette: Tom Watson and Paul Trigg in the front seat, Craig Terris and Dave Fraser in the back.
Cassette North Island tour poster, with Ned Collette and Bachelorette, February 2008.
Dave Fraser (guitar) and Craig Terris (drums, Cassette.
Tom Watson, Cassette.
Tour poster for Cassette's The Jingle King album release, 2009.
Dave Fraser in a still from the video for 'Don't Let Anyone ...'.
Tom Watson, Cassette.
Tom Watson in a still from the video for 'Don't Let Anyone ...'.
Cassette - Cut For Summer (2006)
Andrew Bain on bass, Cassette.

Tom Watson - vocals, guitar, keyboards

Craig Terris - drums, vocals

Dave Fraser - bass, guitar, keyboards, vocals

Paul Trigg - bass, vocals

Andrew Bain - bass, vocals

Luke Buda - keyboards, guitar, vocals


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