New World releases “Nakayama Circuit 中山サーキット” by Seabaud

Seabaud is a solo artist who produces albums with a mix of dreampunk and vaporhop. The albums generally feature the ambiance and atmospherics generally associated with dreampunk (in addition to a crystal clear production sense), but with the samplism and beat-driven composition that’s familiar to vaporhop. Nakayama Circuit 中山サーキット is a reissue by New World, which previously released works by […]

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Kaiseki Digital releases “Sydney264” by phorme

The word “cinematic” is super cliche in music journalism, but that’s actually not a bad description of Sydney264, a new album released by phorme through Kaiseki Digital. Opening track “264 Kilometers Away” even sounds like an overture. This is a five-track EP that incorporates dreampunk, downtempo, and ambient music in an imaginary drive to Sydney, Australia late at night to […]

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Asura Revolver releases the “VOL. 1: Pure Evil” compilation

Here’s a pleasant surprise. Earlier this afternoon, the Norwegian label Asura Revolver dropped a fourteen-track compilation titled VOL. 1: PURE EVIL (perhaps a reference to the recent four-part Dream Catalogue compilation?). This album boasts an impressive roster of dreampunk and vapor artists that includes HKE, LILLITH twin, Hantasi, Catlights, Chungking Mansions, and VHS MIDNIGHT STYLE – and some of these […]

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Online Records releases the “Online Ultimate” compilation

Online Records has released a massive fifty-four track compilation record called Online Ultimate. Why? Well, why not. Online Ultimate chiefly consists of vapordrone, vapornoise, and dreampunk music in addition to some hardvapour and musique concrete. If you’ve ever been interested in the aesthetic curated by Online Records, then this is probably the best place you could start. Featured artists include […]

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BLCR Laboratories releases “FEIFEI FOREVER” by FEIFEI FOREVER

FEIFEI FOREVER is a selection of previously unreleased material by EIGHTXNIGHTS, who previously released music through the Dream Catalogue label. This album came about following an e-mail exchange between the artist and Poeribbon, one of the co-owners of BLCR Laboratories. FEIFEI FOREVER contains downtempo electronic music and plaintive, surreal ambiance with occasional vocals drifting throughout the mix. Recommended for fans […]

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