Occasionally Tapes releases “Edit / Delete” by Holographic Technologies

North Carolina label Occasionally Tapes’ inaugural release is Edit / Delete by Holographic Technologies. The album is classic-style vaporwave with some influence from the signalwave/broken transmission stylings of fuji grid tv and Infinity Frequencies. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download and for $6 USD on lavender cassette in an edition of twenty. Check it out below:   Edit / […]

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ЖЫ – Huylowave

Recommendation: ☀☁☁ Huylowave is part of a sub-subgenre1 of vaporwave called “Ruskevapor,” a highly specific movement that seeks to highlight economic, social, and political issues of the former USSR states through Slavic socialist aesthetic and sampling techniques of experimental electronic music. Most songs utilize a harsh blend of broken transmission, noise music, glitch, and digital manipulation, to create a sound […]

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Midnight Moon Tapes releases “Zones” by Digital Sex

The newest release by Digital Sex is Zones, and it’s out on the Californian label Midnight Moon Tapes. This album is a classic-style vaporwave/VHS pop release with substantial influence from the broken transmission genre, but still remains quite “musical” in the colloquial sense. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download and for $9 on seafoam blue cassette in an edition […]

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AOTW | June 20 – June 26: Infinity Frequencies – Computer Death

The fourth album-of-the-week on Sunbleach is Computer Death by Infinity Frequencies, the first of the Computer trilogy1. It is one of the most successful of the signalwave subgenre, and it primarily uses samples of classical music and downtempo funk/elevator music instead of the smooth jazz and R&B popular within classic-style vaporwave. It’s haunting and quite beautiful, and there isn’t much […]

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fuji grid tv – prism genesis

Recommendation: ☀☁☁ prism genesis is better viewed as a nineteen-minute gestalt than it is a collection of seventeen individual tracks. This record is one of the first of the broken transmission scene – by which tracks are sampled from old commercials, soundtracks, and similar media in microsong format in order to create the impression that one is listening to a […]

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Infinity Frequencies – Computer Death

Recommendation: ☀☀☁ Computer Death is the first of the Computer trilogy by Infinity Frequencies. The Japanese producer is one of the most prolific (and well-known) artists within “signalwave,” a loosely-defined subgenre of vaporwave that combines the listening appeal of hypnagogic pop with the cut-up microsong format of broken transmission while utilizing samples from old media. Like most of Infinity Frequencies’ […]

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