BALENTSバランス – HUMAN MUSIC脂肪豚

Recommendation: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ HUMAN MUSIC脂肪豚1 is the first proper album by BALENTSバランス,2 a producer who later went on to found the Beer Wizard record label. Produced in a span of 24 hours,3 HUMAN MUSIC脂肪豚 mostly consists of samples from old video game soundtrack.4 Each song is heavily reverbed and resampled, with a murky aesthetic that sounds like as if a tape […]

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Haircuts for Men – +0 [EP]

Recommendation: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ [Originally posted to the SongSavers music blog on 29 October 2015.] Haircuts for Men has released eleven albums in thirteen months. Wow. That’s obscene. Luckily for this future funk1 artist, a lot of them are quite good. The +0 EP is a short, five-track collection released on DMT Records – a Michigan label that specializes in limited-run cassettes […]

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メモレックスVISIONAL – Lucid Cycle

Recommendation: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ [Originally posted to the SongSavers music blog on 29 October 2015.] メモレックスVISIONAL’s1 Lucid Cycle is only vaporwave insofar as visual aesthetic: this is a very new agey, ambient release that clocks in at just seventeen minutes. The artist – who has only published music under this moniker since the beginning of 2015 – describes the album as “incorporat[ing] aquatic […]

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