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.

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

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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