Kaiseki Digital releases “Cache Pt. 1” by Arkii

Kaiseki Digital has developed a reputation for a label indebted to future beats and narrative cyberpunk music (which makes sense, considering their byline is “story-telling record label”). Cache Pt. 1 is a three-track EP from Arkii. It features some field recordings (e.g. police sirens) and spoken word samples, especially on choice cut “Engram”. It’s available for $1.99 USD as a […]

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Sunset Grid releases “水彩” by KALEEMXWILL

水彩 is the third album by KALEEMXWILL and his first for Sunset Grid. This release is the first from the artist to venture into the greater vaporwave community. 水彩 combines dreampunk crystal-clear production with downtempo beats. A few songs sample from video game music and other 90s media – such as “魂”, which features the melody from “Stickerbrush Symphony” within […]

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BLCR Laboratories releases “Small Lights” by No Death / Rhucle

No Death is an experimental cyberpunk/ambient artist who has released albums on Nebula Collective, BLCR Laboratories, and No Problema Tapes – including a high-profile collaboration with Sangam called Waiting at the Gates. Rhucle is a Japanese artist who primarily works within ambient and dreampunk music who’s been extraordinarily active since 2013, dropping at least thirteen full-length albums this year. Small […]

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Adhesive Sounds releases “thru the waves” by mendocci

Continuing today’s trend of non-vaporwave releases on vaporwave (or formerly vaporwave) labels, thru the waves is new music available by mendocci on Adhesive Sounds. This twelve-track full-length is breakbeat music with some aspects of downtempo music and trip-hop. Choice track is “on the beach”. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download and for $7 USD on CD-R in an edition […]

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The Art of First Kings

First Kings is an experimental electronic musician from Ottawa, Canada. When becoming active in the vaporwave scene in 2016, he began designing album artwork for release on various labels. His work has been utilized by a large variety of artists and labels including the Sud Swap Audio Brewing family (Sud Swap, Seikomart, and Botanica1), Sea of Clouds, Unchill Records, Evaporated […]

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