Gulf Audio Company releases “永遠の愛” by synchro//start

Starting off nice and slow is 永遠の愛 by synchro//start for Gulf Audio Company. This is a twelve-track release of pretty sexy future funk. Samples comes from Japanese funk music, smooth jazz, and instrumental muzak. Choice tracks are “宇宙レーザー” and “Life [市内で]”. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download; all of the cassettes are currently sold out. Check it out below: […]

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Goodnight Tapes releases “Boy Racer” by Robot Boyfriend

Boy Racer is future funk, but removed from that by YUNG BAE and マクロスMACROSS 82-99. This new release by Robot Boyfriend for Irish label Goodnight Tapes utilizes the French house and heavy equalization of future funk but with a sampliing style that’s closer identified with classic-style vaporwave. Robot Boyfriend primarily samples from Anglophone adult contemporary and 80s/90s pop songs. Recommended […]

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Evaporated Sounds releases “Dandelion” by Matsuchi

Matsuchi is a future funk artist who’s released a few albums of solo material in addition to a collaboration with Samasukuru. Dandelion is a new EP through Evaporated Sounds that mixes future funk music with more experimental electronica elements. Choice track is “Sunset (w/ Hokkaido Protocol)”, which has some broken transmission elements. (“Broken funk”? I’d be down for that.) It’s […]

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マクロスMACROSS 82-99 self-releases “SAILORWAVE II”

The friendliest dude on Twitter (seriously) has released a follow-up to 2013’s SAILORWAVE, one of マクロスMACROSS 82-99’s most highly fan-regarded releases. SAILORWAVE II is eleven songs of future funk in a style that mixes plunderphonics samplism with uptempo house music (e.g. early Daft Punk). Samples are primarily sound effects like phones ringing (akin to The Avalanches), Japanese funk music, and […]

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Neoncity Records releases “Slice Of Life OVA” by システム Fairy

Slice of Life OVA by システム Fairy comes to you by way of Neoncity Records, a Hong Kong label that focuses on releases and reissues of future funk music. Slice of Life OVA is nine tracks of uptempo, mid-/high-tempo with positive major key progressions that samples primarily from Japanese funk and rock/pop. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download and […]

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Elemental 95 releases “Vacation EP” by Grimlow

Vacation EP is a hot six tracks of vaporwave from the artist Grimmlow and released through French label Elemental 95. It combines future funk danceability with classic-style vaporwave samplism and the beat-driven focus of vaporhop music. Choice track “Exposé” is pretty sexy downtempo instrumental hip-hop. Recommended for people who wish summer didn’t end. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download. […]

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