Sunset Recordings releases “Forgotten Passions” by VHSテープリワインダー

VHSテープリワインダー has been producing classic-style vaporwave since 2014. Forgotten Passions is the artist’s newest album, available now on Sunset Recordings. This is a fifteen-track album that utilizes easy listening, adult contemporary, and slow jamz from that timeless FM-jazz radio era. Tracks are pretty downtempo, mostly utilizing tempo-shifting that’s not as extreme as ECCOJAMS or futurevisions; check it out if you’re […]

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Elemental 95 releases “INITIATION PACKAGE” by PEARL CITY HOTEL

INITIATION PACKAGE is some more classic-style vaporwave, out on the similarly-themed label Elemental 95, which is co-owned by Phoenix #2772 and Baconwave. This album is actually from a Baconwave side project called PEARL CITY HOTEL, and it’s all groovy but with that faint hint of sterility that comes with a corporate hotel package. It’s hyper-equalized, so expect songs that are […]

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Adhesive Sounds releases “Galleria Reveries” various artists compilation

Galleria Reveries is a compilation album put out by the vaporwave/electronica label Adhesive Sounds, which recently reissued the quickly-sold-out Virtual Life by CVLTVRE on cassette. This album is full of classic-style vaporwave, ambient vaporwave, mallsoft, and hypnagogic drift; it mostly lends toward classic-style vaporwave and mallsoft. Featured artists include TVVIN_PINEZ_M4LL (mallsoft), SoKool (classic-style), Cosmic Cycler (mallsoft), and Digital Voyager (dreampunk/ambient […]

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Evaporated Sounds releases “Stride” by Virtual Polygon

Stride is a classic-style/signalwave vaporwave release out from Virtual Polygon on Evaporated Sounds. This album is a twenty-five track album of classical music, adult contemporary, muzak samples, and the occasional Japanese voice with a signalwave production style. Most songs are less than a minute in length with short loops repeated through the track, although Stride is different from most signalwave […]

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Phoenix #2772 – The Dream Catalogue

Recommendation: ✂ (“Summer’s Love”, “Corporate System Reboot”, “Loading Virtual Mall 9000”, “Virtual Break-Up”, “Dreamers”, “Lovewave”) For classic-style vaporwave, Phoenix #2772 is more or less *the* artist to check out. The guy has been featured on numerous high-profile labels from Business Casual to – you guessed it – Dream Catalogue, in addition to founding Elemental 95 with fellow artist Baconwave. Phoenix […]

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Elemental 95 releases “Late Night Affair EP” by 世界は80年代に終了しました

Here’s something new from French-American label Elemental 95: Late Night Affair EP by 世界は80年代に終了しました. This release is classic-style vaporwave at its finest with slight elements of slushwave: tracks are unrecognizable easy listening, new wave(age?), and adult contemporary samples with high levels of reverb and compression/EQ filters added. Although it’s only approximately seventeen minutes long, the amount of effects makes each […]

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Adhesive Sounds releases “地下歩行空間” by 豊平区民TOYOHIRAKUMIN

豊平区民TOYOHIRAKUMIN is out with new music after being somewhat silent for the past year. It’s a two-track extended-play of classic-style vaporwave music, similar to that put out on Dream Catalogue via Music in the Air back in 2014. Check it out for some instrumental slow jams; it’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download. Check it out below:   地下歩行空間 by […]

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