Business Casual releases “1995” by ☒

☒ has dropped music on labels such as Swamp Circle and Elemental 95, but 1995 is their first for Business Casual. 1995 mixes hypnagogic vaporwave with the unique clear-production chillwave intrinsic to Business Casual releases. 1995 features various tracks that oftentimes take somewhat-obfuscated samples and loop on them at varying tempos, making each new measure slightly different than that before […]

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100% Electronica releases “200% Electronica” by ESPRIT 空想

200% Electronica is easily one of the most anticipated albums of 2017, comparable to MEGA by Blank Banshee last year in community hype and excitement (minus the ARG). This album is the follow-up to ESPRIT 空想’s (a.k.a. George Clanton) 2014 full-length virtua.zip, which at the time of release was notable for its vaporwave sound that was made entirely of original […]

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Business Casual releases “Goodbye Sample City (Deluxe Edition)” by Vista Kid Cruiser

Screaming back to the Business Casual label is the deluxe edition of Goodbye Sample City by Vista Kid Cruiser, which was originally released in 2015. Goodbye Sample City is a quirky synthwave release with elements of downtempo and French house music. Rhythms tend to be polyrhythmic, and each song features upbeat and happy melodies. It may appeal to fans of […]

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RETRIEVAL CORPORATION – DESTROY THE OHD

Recommendation: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ RETRIEVAL CORPORATION is a British artist who came on the scene with 2016’s Memetik Apocalypse. 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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