マクロスMACROSS 82-99 self-releases “SAILORWAVE II”

The friendliest dude on Twitter (seriously) has released a follow-up to 2013’s SAILORWAVE, one of マクロスMACROSS 82-99’s most highly fan-regarded releases. SAILORWAVE II is eleven songs of future funk in a style that mixes plunderphonics samplism with uptempo house music (e.g. early Daft Punk). Samples are primarily sound effects like phones ringing (akin to The Avalanches), Japanese funk music, and […]

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Neoncity Records reissues “CHAM!” by マクロスMACROSS 82-99

Neoncity Records continues their physical reissue of マクロスMACROSS 82-99 with CHAM!, which originally came out in October 2015. This album is a fourteen-track full-length of uptempo, energetic future funk music that samples a variety of sources including Super Mario sound effects. A digital download is available for $7 USD; from 13 through 19 November, you can also order copies of […]

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マクロスMACROSS 82-99 self-releases “アイドル、さくら”

The new album from マクロスMACROSS 82-99 is out and available, self-released on the group’s Bandcamp page. アイドル、さくら is future funk and nu-disco. Rather than return to the overt sampling of A Million Miles Away, アイドル、さくら sees the artists returning to the electronic-influenced approach of CHAM!, in addition to a showing from hip-hop and R&B vocalists. Recommended if you’re a fan […]

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マクロスMACROSS 82-99 – A Million Miles Away

Recommendation: ☹ マクロスMACROSS 82-99’s biggest fault is in assigning the authorship of A Million Miles Away to themselves rather than calling it what it is: a compilation album of equalized funk samples. That’s all it is. That’s all it really is. Sure, the songs are sonically fantastic and hugely danceable, but that’s not because マクロスMACROSS 82-99 are good producers. It’s […]

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