Crystaltone closes down

The UK-based label Crystaltone has closed down, removing the entirety of its catalogue from streaming services such as Bandcamp following disputes between the label and artists HKE and w u s o 命. Crystaltone focused on ambient vaporwave, dreampunk, and slushwave in its releases. At the moment, there are no known statements from the owner of Crystaltone. Some of the […]

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BLCR Laboratories launches new web site, reissues cassettes

BLCR Laboratories launched a new web site for physical releases and distribution. Expanding far from the days when they were “Bloody Carpet”, BLCR Laboratories’ new site now features links to all currently available merchandise through the label for direct order, including various physical releases from other labels such as PLUS100, Orange Milk, and Beer on the Rug. There are also […]

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Business Casual releases the “BIZBOX #4” box set

The fourth installment to Business Casual’s bi-monthly (wow, we’ve already been doing this for that long?) BIZBOX series is out and available. As with previous BIZBOX sets, this one – titled Chill – will feature three limited edition cassettes: two mystery, and one 大理石のファンタジー by the downtempo/future funk artist haircuts for men. Also included are Business Casual stickers and an […]

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BLCR Laboratories reissues three Reef Frequent tapes

Reef Frequent has been making music since 2015 (at least, within this particular alias), with most of the albums released on BLCR Laboratories. This week, BLCR reissued three albums on cassette that were previously sold-out: INTO THE AETHER, afterlife, and Return. INTO THE AETHER is a strange hip-hop, vaporwave, dreampunk, and house music hybrid; most tracks are between one and […]

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