Sunset Grid releases “水彩” by KALEEMXWILL

水彩 is the third album by KALEEMXWILL and his first for Sunset Grid. This release is the first from the artist to venture into the greater vaporwave community. 水彩 combines dreampunk crystal-clear production with downtempo beats. A few songs sample from video game music and other 90s media – such as “魂”, which features the melody from “Stickerbrush Symphony” within […]

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Adhesive Sounds releases “ep5” by Ursula’s Cartridges

ep5 is a fresh full-length release from Ursula’s Cartridges now available on Adhesive Sounds. ep5 combines the sound collage nature of early plunderphonics and classic-style vaporwave tropes with instrumental hip-hop elements, making this sort of a glitchy cross between classic-style and vaporhop. Choice track is “goopdelahoop”. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download and for $10 CAD on cassette. Check […]

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BLCR Laboratories releases “Small Lights” by No Death / Rhucle

No Death is an experimental cyberpunk/ambient artist who has released albums on Nebula Collective, BLCR Laboratories, and No Problema Tapes – including a high-profile collaboration with Sangam called Waiting at the Gates. Rhucle is a Japanese artist who primarily works within ambient and dreampunk music who’s been extraordinarily active since 2013, dropping at least thirteen full-length albums this year. Small […]

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Toad Computers – ✔ permanent vacancy

Recommendation: ☀☁☁ Toad Computers1 has released music through Swamp Circle, No Problema Tapes, and Ailanthus Recordings. ✔ permanent vacancy is the project’s second full-length album and its second for Swamp Circle, an overarching experimental music label that primarily serves as the creative vehicle for Baltimore-turned-Chicago artist Angel Marcloid. This release combines classic-style vaporwave with vapornoise and experimental ambient music in […]

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Fantasy Deluxe releases “interstellar travel” by stardrifter

Western Digital (d/b/a stardrifter) mixes space music and vaporwave samplism techniques on interstellar travel for Fantasy Deluxe. This mini-album contains ten bite-sized, one to two minute-long tracks of extraordinarily lo-fi music to sound like the degraded soundtrack to an art house film on space from the ’70s. Samples are generally instrumental adult contemporary and smooth jazz, with a few lonely […]

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Tilvera – 踊るできませんでした

Recommendation: ✂ (“Dawn”) Album #216 for DMT Tapes FL is 踊るできませんでした1 by Tilvera. Little is known about this artist; their only other release is full-length 深夜の議論, which was also released on DMT Tapes FL in 2015 as the label’s eighty-ninth release. They have also appeared on several compilations with DMT Tapes FL, although none featured new tracks. 踊るできませんでした is a […]

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AQUATIC AIRLINES 魚の平面 – AQUATIC AIRLINES 1

Recommendation: ☀☁☁ AQUATIC AIRLINES 魚の平面1 is a vaporwave “supergroup” comprised of Telepathic Data Storage (credited as “TDS”), Hantasi, Korea Air, Power PCME, khoven, and s a k i 夢. Tetra Systems2 released their debut album AQUATIC AIRLINES 1 on October 28, 2016 as a digital download, and Sud Swap Audio Brewing issued a since sold-out edition of white cassettes shortly […]

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