The Hypergiants ASMR self-releases “We Were Warned Off”

The Hypergiants ASMR released their sixty-something album1 today, We Were Warned Off. Like most of their releases, We Were Warned Off has a space-age aesthetic in presentation and titling, although the tracks themselves are mostly chopped-and-screwed sets with barely-recognizable sampling. It’s rather dissonant and experimental for vaporwave releases, and a far cry from the late-night lo-fi releases that have come […]

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DMT[REC] releases “ALL TOGETHER VOL. 1 ゴールドエディション” by A K A N E I N T O K I O

Ecuadorian producer Karoline Rossi (also known as A K A N E I N T O K I O) dropped ALL TOGETHER VOL. 1 ゴールドエディション today through Floridian label DMT[REC]. Rossi collaborated with twenty-eight artists for this record, including nano神社 (✪㉨✪), Haircuts for Men, FUJI TELEVISION PLUS, and 猫 シ Corp. The album is mostly late-night lo-fi VHS screw and […]

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Latinwave releases “Strange Tridimensional Figures” by バーチャルボーイA t s u

Ecaudorian label Latinwave released Strange Tridimensional Figures today by バーチャルボーイA t s u. The album is entirely non-sampled, with the exceptions of tracks nine and twelve (according to the artist’s Reddit post on the /r/vaporwave subreddit). Latinwave is comprised primarily of Latin-American and Hispanic artists, which include nintendo膣69, ΣƶɦĂk, and π_ROL; the music typically falls along the lines of classic-style […]

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RKM Records releases the final installment of “Requiem for Malls”

Today, British label RKM Records released the final installment of the Requiem for Malls trilogy, titled “Places.” As with the other two albums in the series, “Places” is a collection of short mallsoft tracks with minimal processing and editing from the original samples of muzak and easy listening. Check it out below:   Requiem For Malls: Places by Trademarks & […]

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Meowflakes self-releases “Synthesize”

Canadian producer Meowflakes self-released Synthesize this afternoon on his Bandcamp page as a pay-what-you-want digital download. There is also a limited first-edition run of ten cassettes (nine left at the time of this writing) in transparent aqua-green. According to the artist, Synthesize was “inspired by retro synth music;” it has similarities to SURFING’s Deep Fantasy. Check it out below:   […]

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TKX Vault releases “Days of Night” by Halo Acid

TKX Vault (also/formerly known as Tokyo Exchange) released new music today by Halo Acid called Days of Night. It’s a deeply hypnagogic release with layers of white noise, static, and clever electronic beats produced with an outrun-esque, underground rave aesthetic. There are musical nods to early Autechre and Aphex Twin, especially the former’s Garbage extended-play. HKE of Dream Catalogue makes […]

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