Sunset Grid releases “Cultural Industrial EP” by 世界は80年代に終了しました

世界は80年代に終了しました’s new album is marketed as an EP, but it’s really not in presentation. Newly available through Australian label Sunset Grid, the Cultural Industrial EP features lo-fi samples of “home video entertainment”, synth music, and bumpers. This makes it something of a cross between hypnagogic drift and broken transmission, with tracks like “Beta Maximus” applying classic-style vaporwave techniques to a […]

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Elemental 95 releases “海の夢” by 世界は80年代に終了しました

Elemental 95 is a French label based in Toulouse that releases old-school flavored vaporwave from the subgenres of classic-style, sample curation, and hypnagogic drift. 海の夢 by 世界は80年代に終了しました fits into the third category. This six-track EP includes semi-lo-fi samples of adult contemporary and other music with the audibly pitch-/tempo-shifted slushwave aesthetic found on the ambient sections of telepath albums. Choice track […]

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Net Century releases “より速い日照” by 世界は80年代に終了しました

Between telepath and 世界は80年代に終了しました, I’ve got my work cut out for me when it comes to writing updates on albums with erotic artworks in public spaces. より速い日照 is a six-track EP of hypnagogic drift and classic-style vaporwave. Tracks range from uptempo slushwave jams (e.g. “より速い日照”) to deeply over-produced contemporary hypnagogia (e.g. “今”). The album is available for $1 USD as […]

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DMT Tapes FL releases “primus nipha” by 世界は80年代に終了しました

If you’re looking for the “most vaporwave” vaporwave name, then it’s 世界は80年代に終了しました – which means “the world ended in the 1980s”. Damn. Well, good thing we’ve got DMT Tapes FL around to fool us otherwise. primus nipha is a seven-track mini-album from 世界は80年代に終了しました that incorporates ambient vaporwave music in drifting, aquatic melodies as well as some straightforward classic-style vaporwave. It’s […]

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Sunset Grid releases “現代愛 Modern Love” by 世界は80年代に終了しました

Here’s new music from you by way of 世界は80年代に終了しました (“the world ended in the 1980s”) through Australian label Sunset Grid. 現代愛 Modern Love is a seven-track mini-album of hypnagogic drift and slushwave music with nature samples that sound like they’re out of a new age music catalogue. Recommended for fans of khoven, telepath, and progressive electronica. It’s available as a […]

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Elemental 95 releases “スランバーランド Slumberland EP” by 世界は80年代に終了しました

Elemental 95 released a new album on April Fool’s Day (the best holiday, by the way) from 世界は80年代に終了しました. スランバーランド Slumberland EP is a six-track release of hypnagogic drift, as you can probably guess by the title. If you enjoy the super surreal and kinda druggy textures of other Elemental 95 works, then you’ll definitely be into this one as well. […]

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Elemental 95 releases “Late Night Affair EP” by 世界は80年代に終了しました

Here’s something new from French-American label Elemental 95: Late Night Affair EP by 世界は80年代に終了しました. This release is classic-style vaporwave at its finest with slight elements of slushwave: tracks are unrecognizable easy listening, new wave(age?), and adult contemporary samples with high levels of reverb and compression/EQ filters added. Although it’s only approximately seventeen minutes long, the amount of effects makes each […]

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