AOTW | 9 July – 15 July: Start-Up シーケンス – “COMMERCIAL PARENTING”

Whoa, a new AOTW! I know, right? And here I thought I’d have more time to update Sunbleach on my two-month hiking trip. In retrospect, the time constraints should have been more obvious to me. Vaporwave can be dark.[citation needed] In fact, the genre probably started with the twisted side of the early digital age and mass-media/commercialization, with albums like […]

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Ailanthus Recordings releases “COMMERCIAL PARENTING” by Start-Up シーケンス

Here’s something weird and unsettling: COMMERCIAL PARENTING by Start-Up シーケンス. This release is a signalwave, dark ambient, and vapornoise release that utilizes highly specific, short samples of music that create a deranged earworm through the track’s progression. Dark ambient pops up on “Broadcast Paralysis”; both “Cut.Copy.Consume” and “Be Normal” are extremely effective at creating broken transmission-style effects like INTERNET CLUB’s […]

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