Elemental 95 releases “Swimsuit Edition 水着雑誌” by b l u e__ΔCID

Fresh from French label Elemental 95 is new music from b l u e__ΔCID called Swimsuit Edition 水着雑誌. This is a ten-track full-length of classic-style vaporwave and sample curation that primarily samples from adult contemporary music and slow jamz R&B. Tracks have thematic and sampled source material that imply beach hang outs (e.g. “︽TᕼE ᑭEᖇᖴEᑕT ᗯᗩᐯE︽”) and softcore pornography (e.g. […]

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Seikomart releases “Operational Excellence” by b a k m a h n

Here’s new music out on Seikomart from bakmahn (typeset “b a k m a h n”), titled Operational Excellence. This is a seven-track mini-album of classic-style vaporwave with pitch-/tempo-shifted spoken word bits, coming together like a trippy rendition of a corporate training video. The accompanying artwork and text makes it sound as if Operational Excellence exists in the same business-utopia […]

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Evaporated Sounds triple release: マ力フシキ, 녹음하다, and Kung Pao

Evaporated Sounds has been quite productive this week. Today, the label dropped three vaporwave albums: もう人間にはなりたくない by マ力フシキ, 방송 누락 by 녹음하다, and FOG by Kung Pao. もう人間にはなりたくない is a five-track full-length of sample curation that primarily utilizes smooth jazz with an effect similar to 骨架的 on albums such as Holograms and reflections. Its tracks are quite long – three […]

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AOTW | 21 August – 27 August: Television Experience – The City Never Ends

The City Never Ends is a far cry from Television Experience’s debut Y. 2089, an essential vapornoise album. Then again – that was back when Television Experience went by the Japanese equivalent テレビ体験, so perhaps switching to English is a metaphorical growth of the beard? The City Never Ends is one of the TKX Vault soundtrack albums, along with METROPOLISからオーディオ […]

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Bogus Collective double release: “Sapporo Dream” by Sapporo Dream and “Island Pacific Hotel” by アイスIce9

Bogus Collective released two albums over the past four days: Sapporo Dream by Sapporo Dream yesterday (21 August) and Island Pacific Hotel by アイスIce9 on Friday (18 August). Sapporo Dream is an ambient vaporwave release of entirely original material with vaporgoth-esque effects. It’s a long album at almost twenty-five tracks, and will appeal to fans of artists such as Infinity […]

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