Cobalt Road – Venetian Blinds [EP]

Recommendation: ✂ (“Venetian Blinds”) Venetian Blinds is a five-track extended-play of scintillating electronic music by Cobalt Road, a producer from the armpit of Florida, also known as Tallahassee.1 This is a downtempo future funk album – one that’s beat-driven, but without the FM-radio-on-adderall vibe of Saint Pepsi and similar artists. It’s a thoroughly unironic outlook on adult contemporary, eliciting nostalgia […]

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Orange Milk Records releases “Giant Claw vs Guerilla Toss” remix album

Orange Milk Records released a five-track extended-play of remixes by vaporwave/future funk artist Giant Claw of the DFA Records artist Guerilla Toss. While not strictly vaporwave, Giant Claw vs Guerilla Toss does incorporate the chopped-and-screwed sample aesthetic with which Giant Claw made his name, in addition to having a thoroughly retraux vibe that earned its place in the scene. It’s […]

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Illuminated Paths releases two albums by TƎH DARK and Uenlightenment

Two releases by Illuminated Paths record label yesterday: the first, 最初の1つ // THE 1ST ONE by TƎH DARK; the second, Blue Skies Forever by Uenlightenment. The former album is a classic-style vaporwave release with some future funk influences choice of samples. It’s quite dancey, and one of the closest things to a “club” atmosphere that vaporwave can get. The latter […]

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Business Casual releases “Waisthome” by Vaervaf

Business Casual drops new albums between 11AM and 1PM EST every Friday; this week’s album is Waisthome by Vaervaf. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download via the label’s bandcamp page, and there are also cassettes available for $8 in a limited edition run of twenty-five. Waisthome is a decidedly dark, future funk-esque release with chillwave influences. Check out this […]

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