Somnus – Sleep

Recommendation: ☀☀☁ Somnus is an alias of Pyravid, a well-known producer who’s tried their hand at several strains of vaporwave and its related genres over the years. Starting with Googleplex Bionetwork on the Dream Catalogue label, Pyravid released a couple pure vaporwave albums and had tracks included on high-profile compilations such as The Eternal Dream System, Abstract Memories 3, and […]

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BLCR Laboratories releases “Thigh” by Kagami Smile

Thigh is Kagami Smile’s fourth overall release and second for BLCR Laboratories, following debut Mouthtrip. This release is lo-fi house music, industrial techno, and IDM wrapped up in a neat package that flaunts the word “polyrhythmic”. The album also includes a companion piece that you can access here. It’s recommended for fans of the Tekres label – on which Kagami […]

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Pyramids releases “Mechanical Demonizer” by Flash Kostivich

Hardvapor (anti-)hero Flash Kostivich has arrived to HKE’s Pyramids label for the label’s fifteenth overall release. Mechanical Demonizer is a five-track album that marries hardvapor with ghost tech music. Each track is roughly eight minutes in length, and they are filled with the somewhat lo-fi and abrasive gabber that characterized early hardvapor with the rhythmic complexity of ghost tech. It’s […]

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Subaeris self-releases “The Planet Is in Love”

Yesterday, Subaeris dropped a new two-track EP titled The Planet Is in Love through his Bandcamp page. This is the first Subaeris release since O.N. Global Tableau 44, which dropped on Pyramids two and a half months prior. As with previous Subaeris full-length Transcendental God, this EP consists of ambient techno music with polyrhythmic percussion that characterizes the Pyramids ghost […]

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AIR Japan – Ghost Dragon

Recommendation: ☹ Ghost Dragon is one of the three inaugural releases on Pyramids, a label founded by HKE as a home to ghost tech music.1 It’s the fourth release in the AIR Japan saga, which progressed from classic-style vaporwave to glitchy future funk to HKE’s highly polyrhythmic take on ghost tech. At ten tracks in twenty-five minutes, it’s one of […]

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