Arthur Yamamoto – No Sleep

Recommendation: ☹ Arthur Yamamoto’s debut release came out on Fantasy Deluxe in February 2016. No Sleep consists of lo-fi instrumental hip-hop beats that are laid over jazz and other source material with the sample curation aesthetic of early classic-style vaporwave. It’s pretty much exactly what you’d expect: simple progressions and a laid-back style of compressed beats. The production inconsistently varies […]

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Fantasy Deluxe releases “NIGHT DRIVE” by Arthur Yamamoto

New music out by Fantasy Deluxe: NIGHT DRIVE by Arthur Yamamoto! This release is “classic” classic-style vaporwave, utilizing similar vaguely hypnagogic and nameless samples in manners similar to Lindsheaven Virtual Plaza and early Internet Club. The seven tracks here are quite short, and generally feature similar styles of easy listening and other dated-sounding works. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital […]

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