RETRIEVAL CORPORATION – DESTROY THE OHD

Recommendation: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ RETRIEVAL CORPORATION is a British artist who came on the scene with 2016’s Memetik Apocalyse. DESTROY THE OHD is the artist’s second EP, released through Hardvapour Resistance Front (a.k.a. HVRF). This five-track release is… chillwave? On my HVRF?! Yup, the five tracks here are moderate-bpm chillwave songs with relatively upbeat synth lines – something that might surprise listeners […]

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Business Casual releases “Crisis” by Cologne

Business Casual releases a new album every Friday, and this week’s is Crisis by Cologne. This full-length mixes chillwave/synthwave aesthetics with modern electronic music, creating a “Friday Night Party” type of atmosphere. (Great for driving music, too.) Songs occasionally feature slightly obfuscated vocals that drift about in the back of the mix. Recommended for fans of Washed out and SURFING. […]

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Vektroid self-releases “Seed & Synthetic Earth”

Six months after Nextcentury and Vektroid has returned with a new full-length called Seed & Synthetic Earth. This nine-track album continues Vektroid’s explorations of glitch-influenced electronic music with lots of jump-cut aesthetics and polyrhythmic/polysamplic compositions. “Hard Toys” features an appearance by Siddiq, a rapper with whom Vektroid previously collaborated on August 2016’s Midnight Run. Recommended for fans of recent output […]

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Flamingo Vapor releases “Florida Sunshine” by ⁂V†▲D‡M∇R⁂

An album about Florida from an artist called ⁂V†▲D‡M∇R⁂? And it’s not a VitoJames album?? Florida Sunshine (fresh on Flamingo Vapor) is a new four-track EP that merges hypnagogic drift, chillwave, and vaporhop music. The tracks all sound as if multiple songs are playing at once, creating a surreal experience. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download. Check it out […]

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Business Casual releases “See You When I Do” by Shoji正治

See You When I Do is a new release of chillwave/vaporwave music from Business Casual, a label started up a couple years ago that originally focused on vaporwave but has since branched out into other throwback genres. The album is twelve tracks that evokes some old classic-style vaporwave feelings with slowed-down, hypnagogic imagery and a slushy production aesthetic. End-album highlight […]

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