DMT Tapes FL releases “Promise World” by 3D Blast

3D Blast is out with a new full-length! Promise World was released by DMT Tapes FL, and it’s a nine-track full-length that combines vaporwave, future funk, and vaporhop music with significantly disparate samples that occasionally impact a California trip-hop-like vibe. There are notable features from artists such as Segasky, Iseeicy, and 「サンセット Network❾❶」 – the last of which is a […]

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Evaporated Sounds releases “Kari” by Samasukuru

Kari is a collection of “lost tracks” from future funk artist Samasukuru, released on Evaporated Sounds. Kari is six short songs that show a more downtempo side to a typically uptempo artist. “Foreign” starts off with a bit of a lonely, minor chord progression with little sidechain or compression familiar to the more French house-oriented future funk music. Recommended for […]

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Business Casual releases “Tasty” by Pop Up!

Tasty is a new album from Pop Up!, a chillwave/vaporwave artist who previously released Flavored and Delicious on the Business Casual label. Tasty combines the previous albums’ chillwave jams with future funk music, often with significant utilization of sidechain and French house-style percussion. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download and for $8 USD on cassette in an edition of […]

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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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