Business Casual release “I Need You / Desire” by Brat’ya

I Need You / Desire is a new full-length release from Brat’ya that utilizes tropes from a large variety of electronic music genres. Each song is pretty downtempo, with occasional trap beats (e.g. beginning of “Running Away”) akin to TASPO. There’s significant usage of extant pop music that Brat’ya samples and recontextualizes into new dance music, although not so much […]

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AOTW | 26 February – 4 March: Darksleep – Obviate

Closing out February as our fourth album-of-the-week for 2018 is Obviate by Darksleep. Darksleep started off in 2014 with Identity Ender, which – for coming relatively late in the vaporwave game – sounded more like a 2011 ECCOJAMS album than most of the releases in 2011. However, Darksleep quickly changed tones to darker and more ambient-influenced albums, which culminated in […]

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Business Casual releases “Midnight Ads” by S U P E R F L A T スーパーフラット

Business Casual releases a new album every Friday. Midnight Ads by S U P E R F L A T スーパーフラット was the one for this past week. It’s eleven tracks of extremely uptempo future funk music that’s produced with four-on-the-floor house-style beats that sound perfect for an old-school house label like Trax Records. Recommended for fans of Larry Sherman […]

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Business Casual releases “420,000MPH” by AM ÀFFAIRS

420,000MPH is a synthwave/vaporwave hybrid album from AM ÀFFAIRS, freshly out on Business Casual. This album consists of instrumental adult contemporary and smooth jazz tracks edited with sidechain and house beats to give a bit of a future funk flavor. The album is generally mid-tempo, with tracks made for the background instead of dancing. Choice tracks are “420,000MPH” and “frenchaffair”. […]

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