Asura Revolver releases “New Dawn Fades” by Midnight Express

“New Dawn Fades” is a song by Joy Division from their 1979 post-punk album Unknown Pleasures. New Dawn Fades is a full-length released by Midnight Express for the Asura Revolver label in July 2018. This is a nine-track, cinematic ambient album with twisted synth lines and slowly-building progressions. Recommended for fans of Astral Portal by Castel, which was also released […]

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Night Light Tapes releases “Restaurant by the Basin” by Sunset Inc. / Hallmark ’87

Restaurant by the Basin is a split album that features Sunset Inc. and Hallmark ’87, both of which have pretty different approaches to vaporwave! The album is eleven tracks long; Sunset Inc. provides six, and Hallmark ’87 provides five. The former’s tracks combine clear-sounding vaporhop with hypnagogic drift-esque synth lines. The latter’s tracks are almost entirely ambient vaporwave, with lost […]

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Power Lunch releases “море одиночества” by Memory Void

I haven’t used the “vaporgoth” descriptor in quite some time, but an album like this definitely earns it. море одиночества (which translates to “sea of loneliness” in Russian) is a new album out from Memory Void and available through the Power Lunch label. море одиночества features extremely pitch-/tempo-shifted samples in a manner akin to Chinese Hackers to create a distorted, […]

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Æescape Sounds releases “KOSMOS” by Mortuus Auris & the Black Hand

The copy-and-pastable label Æescape Sounds issued a forty-minute album by Mortuus Auris & the Black Hand (not a collaboration – it’s just the artist name) at the beginning of the month. To quote from the press release, KOSMOS “centers on a simple chord structure filtered through various channels to create a soundtrack of sorts” – which is much better of […]

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