2814 – 新しい日の誕生

Recommendation: ☀☀☀ HKE and t e l e p a t h テレパシー能力者’s collaboration as 2814 on 新しい日の誕生1 defined (and redefined) vaporwave in early 2015 to such an extent that it’s been referred to as the “greatest vaporwave album of all time” by more than a few sources. It’s ranked as the sixty-seventh best album of 2015 on RateYourMusic,2 received […]

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Sacred Tapestry – Shader

Recommendation: ☀☀☀ Sacred Tapestry was a one-off side project by Ramona Xavier – a Portland artist who is behind Macintosh Plus, Laserdisc Visions, fuji grid tv, and Vektroid. Shader is the only extant album under this project,1 and it is one of the final albums released as a part of Xavier’s overarching New Dreams Ltd. umbrella prior to its revival […]

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░▒▓新しいデラックスライフ▓▒░ – ▣世界から解放され▣

Recommendation: ☀☀☀ [Originally post to the SongSavers music blog on 7 April 2016, albeit with a different format to demonstrate the album’s chaotic nature. The curious may access it here.] “[This album] feels like exploring an abandoned interstellar cruiser, once filled with passengers and concessions to keep them happy. Now everything is dark, and the only light is the blue […]

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Daniel Lopatin – Chuck Person’s ECCOJAMS Vol. 1

Recommendation: ☀☀☀ [Originally posted to the SongSavers music blog on 28 March 2016.] In 2010, a one-off side-project of Brooklyn electronic musician Daniel Lopatin took a modern approach to plunderphonics with Chuck Person’s Eccojams Vol. 1, a collection of chopped-and-screwed chart-toppers from the sixties through the noughties that were cut up and slowed down to a “narcotic” pace.1 Entirely made […]

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