AOTW | 19 June – 25 June: fuji grid tv – prism genesis

prism genesis comprises one of the earliest releases in broken transmission music, whereby albums (typically EP format) are constructed out of media clips, advertisements, and similar sources with a short, discursive editing style. The results typically evoke the feeling of falling asleep in front of a TV and hearing the transmission float in and out of one’s subconscious, or of […]

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PLUS100 reissues “The Gift from Neon Planet” by SAYOHIMEBOU

Wow, this is pretty cool! PLUS100 is back with SAYOHIMEBOU’s first ever release, titled The Gift from Neon Planet. This album takes influences from dreampunk, vaporwave, signalwave, and broken transmission, and then merges them all together with a bit of dub for good measure. If you’ve ever wondered what I Am Chesumasuta would sound like if the main character were […]

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Elemental 95 releases “ゲノムテレビネットワーク” by GenomeTV

Elemental 95 released ゲノムテレビネットワーク by GnomeTV on Saturday. As you might be able to tell by the degraded, lo-fi album artwork and “TV” in the artist name, ゲノムテレビネットワーク is heavily influenced by the broken transmission of albums such as prism genesis by fuji grid tv and Y. 2089 by テレビ体験. This album uses the swirly production of hypnagogic drift music […]

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Evaporated Sounds releases “テレビ神聖” by 催眠術鬱

Oh man oh man. Ever listened to HKE’s old albums as チェスマスター? If you enjoyed those (as I did), then this album is perfect for you. テレビ神聖 by 催眠術鬱 flirts with hypnagogic drift and broken transmission music, utilizing the latter’s aesthetic of jump cuts between relatively and extremely short tracks with samples from what are (assumedly) television and other mass […]

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New Dreams Ltd. – Fuji Grid TV EX

Recommendation: ☀☀☁ Fuji Grid TV EX is the definitive version of prism genesis,1 an early vapornoise/broken transmission album released by Vektroid through the New Dreams Ltd. umbrella in August 2011, only three months before the much-discussed FLORAL SHOPPE. Fuji Grid TV EX updated the semi-eponymous album with a revised tracklisting and with revamps of the actual songs. It was released […]

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Oscob – Eating Yourself Alive

Recommendation: ✂ (“rental”, “world”, “i can’t close my eyes”, “disintegration”, “iron lung”, “restricted”, “hope”) Eating Yourself Alive is the first release from Chamber 38, an imprint of the Bludhoney label that is themed around an alternate-reality containment group whose music albums are advertised as “anomalies”. It was created by Oscob, notable for a series of collaborations with artists such as […]

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