AOTW | 5 November – 11 November: Channel 505 – 日本の天気と気候

This week’s AOTW is gonna get a little obscure. Partly cloudy, if you will. 日本の天気と気候 was the first album ever released through the Prevue Guide label, which ran through 2016 and primarily released music tagged as “weathersoft”. Weathersoft sought to create music that was reminiscent of the Weather Channel in the USA, which (before it became ostensibly reality television) was/is […]

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Channel 505 – 日本の天気と気候

Recommendation: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ 日本の天気と気候1 belongs to the microgenre of “weathersoft”, which seeks to evoke the feeling of watching weather services on public television. Despite etymologically deriving from “mallsoft”, weathersoft has little in common with that subgenre since weathersoft lacks the empty production and PA-system effects associated with mallsoft. Instead, weathersoft is closely related to classic-style vaporwave in production – and if […]

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