Kaiseki Digital releases “Sydney264” by phorme

The word “cinematic” is super cliche in music journalism, but that’s actually not a bad description of Sydney264, a new album released by phorme through Kaiseki Digital. Opening track “264 Kilometers Away” even sounds like an overture. This is a five-track EP that incorporates dreampunk, downtempo, and ambient music in an imaginary drive to Sydney, Australia late at night to […]

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Bogus Collective releases “土曜日の朝、午前3時” by レディーフィンガー

土曜日の朝、午前3時 is a long four-track album by レディーフィンガー released through Bogus Collective. Although the label is mostly known for releasing classic-style vaporwave and sample curation, 土曜日の朝、午前3時 is vapordrone in which the shortest track is around fifteen minutes and the longest over half an hour. In contrast to the rhythmic melodies of many Virtual Dream Plaza releases, 土曜日の朝、午前3時 is misty drone […]

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Business Casual releases “Goodbye Sample City (Deluxe Edition)” by Vista Kid Cruiser

Screaming back to the Business Casual label is the deluxe edition of Goodbye Sample City by Vista Kid Cruiser, which was originally released in 2015. Goodbye Sample City is a quirky synthwave release with elements of downtempo and French house music. Rhythms tend to be polyrhythmic, and each song features upbeat and happy melodies. It may appeal to fans of […]

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DMT Tapes FL releases “home computing, vol. 2” by C:\User

Our first album in today’s update list is home computing, vol. 2 by C:\User, available through DMT Tapes FL (which recently began to release albums under the original label name instead of imprint Verbatim Consciousness Recordings). This album is thirteen tracks of classic-style vaporwave with relatively short track lengths again to pre-Macintosh Plus vaporwave. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital […]

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Flamingo Vapor releases the “Audio Micro” compilation

After several months of soliciting, compiling, and producing tracks, Flamingo Vapor has now released its Audio Micro compilation for digital download. This sprawling forty-five track work celebrates the label’s evolution since its founding in April 2017. It consists of various flavors of vaporwave including ambient vaporwave, classic-style, and hypnagogic drift. Featured artists include mew_t8, Zadig the Jasp, Virtual Polygon, NewEraDreaming, […]

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