Asura Revolver releases “A Wonderful Place” by Unorthodox Digital

Unorthodox Digital has a new album called A Wonderful Place – now out on Norwegian label Asura Revolver. This release was developed over the last year to “test the waters of various sounds, styles, and compositional methods within the drone and ambient genres, exploring everything from plunderphonics to field recordings”. Most of the music features low, rumbling drones, with field […]

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No Problema Tapes releases “Cycle (Extended)” by Sour Gout

Sour Gout is a long-running ambient/experimental/what-have-you artist within the greater vaporwave community who’s dabbled in not a few labels and scenes over the last six years. Cycle (Extended) is a new release from him on the Chilean label No Problema Tapes. This album is probably the most ambient release from him, mostly being composed of medium-length synthesizer music (in addition […]

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Shatterfoil Industries releases “Kontakt” by Kappa

Owned and operated by Cardian and Hipsterjesus1337, Shatterfoil Industries is a somewhat-recently created label that focuses on dreampunk music and experimental ambient. Kontakt is a new album from Kappa that fully embodies the alternate-Blade-Runner-soundtrack that “dreampunk” embodies. Opening track “Albion Meditation” is a ten-minute synth/ambient soundscape that will work well for fans of “nu age” tunes; it’s also the choice […]

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Collapsed Structures releases “Eschatology” by Ross Birdwise

Collapsed Structures is a semi-new label that’s run out of British Columbia, Canada. It focuses on “post-industrial” music, which generally comprises experimental ambient music and artists who combine retro-aesthetics with futurist music. Eschatology (which refers to religious study of end-of-the-world scenarios) by Ross Birdwise is a new full-length album of experimental ambient that features multiple short tracks bookended by single-length […]

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Bludhoney releases “Gaze” by w u s o 命 & Sangam

Bludhoney officially released a much-awaited collaboration between cyberpunk music artists w u s o 命 and Sangam this past week. The release is titled Gaze, and it’s a five-track split available on a variety of physical and digital media options. w u s o 命’s solo music generally includes dreampunk-esque cityscape vibes that include strong percussive elements; Sangam’s lean toward […]

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Elemental 95 releases “EDEN” by Chemical Hypnotist

EDEN is a prime example of modern “dreampunk” music – a style pioneered by the Dream Catalogue label in late 2014/early 2015 with albums from 2814 and the like that featured cinematic ambient music rooted in cyberpunk that sometimes featured sampled material overlaid with synth dreamscapes. Perhaps that’s too poetic of a description, but it’s a poetic subgenre of electronic […]

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