Bootleg jazz cassette label Loathed Sound closes

Loathed Sound is a cassette label that specialises in spiritual jazz, reggae, psych, high life, soul and rare grooves of the rarest kind. After vinyl, playing a tape seems like the only natural way to experience archival Sun Ra recordings.

Cassettes have become more available as a (very niche) listening format once again, Good Morning Tapes distribute their mixes on tape, some NTS shows are tape mixes only and Joyce Wrice released her 2017 single on Akashik Records as a cassette.


To lurk their beautiful cassette covers and past selections, follow the Loathed Sound Instagram account here, and shop the last of their tape stock and bootleg Don Cherry tees on their website here.

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