Adhesive Sounds releases “Case Management” by Manchac Networks

Here’s another release from Manchac Network, featuring the artist’s corporate-themed muzak. Case Management is fifteen tracks of the droning, glitching-out PA in a business executive’s waiting room. Recommended for those who don’t actually have souls but would like to imagine how it would be to have one. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download and for $10 CAD on cassette […]

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Adhesive Sounds releases “Poolside Temples” by CVLTVRΣ

Here’s a six-track release from CVLTVRΣ, who’s been producing vaporwave music for several years now. Poolside Temples is pure classic-style vaporwave and sample curation. It utilizes uptempo adult contemporary hits from the 80s and 90s, recontextualizing them in the foggy state of nostalgia for an era of which you may not have actually been a part. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want […]

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Adhesive Sounds releases “So Hot” by Trademarks & Copyrights

That backless one-piece is getting me hot. Whew boy. So Hot by Trademarks & Copyrights is classic-style vaporwave with a sheen of hypnagogic drift, utilizing the former genre’s sampling styles while adding a layer of swirly dust that’s familiar to fans of the latter. Recommended for fans of artists such as waterfront dining. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download. […]

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Adhesive Sounds releases “植物波 [ p l a n t w a v e ] 2” by TVVIN_PINEZ_M4LL

The second chapter to TVVIN_PINEZ_M4LL’s plantwave series is out on Adhesive Sounds! This album is twenty tracks (plus one bonus on the cassette version) of classic-style vaporwave and mallsoft themed music. Source material is heavily reverbed and resampled to create a somewhat hypnagogic effect using loops with the occasionally audible jump cut. “桜の白樺 [cherry birch]” uses some old-school ECCOJAMS effects, […]

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Adhesive Sounds releases “Valentine Release Edition Split” by CVLTVRΣ / Form

Adhesive Sounds occasionally puts out holiday releases on physical media, and this Valentine’s Day featured a vinyl split between CVLTVRΣ and Form. Valentine Release Edition Split features two tracks from either artist, with vaporhop from the former and clean electronica from the latter. Available for purchase is a lathe-cut clear 7-inch vinyl for $20 CAD. You can also acquire the […]

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Adhesive Sounds double release: 豊平区民TOYOHIRAKUMIN and hotline / ΣPSON

13 February brought two new albums into the fold of Adhesive Sounds, a label based out of Toronto, Ontario. 2013-2014 is a compilation album by 豊平区民TOYOHIRAKUMIN, a longtime producer mostly within classic-style vaporwave and a curious mix of hypnagogic drift and vaporhop music. The compilation comprises three extended-plays released in the eponymous years. It’s an excellent introduction for new fans […]

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