Chungking Mansions – Encyclies

Recommendation: ☀☁☁ Vaporwave is an exceptional genre of music for many reasons, but one in particular is how many artists flit around through different labels, subgenres, techniques, and style within a small bit of time. It helps that the genre is so interconnected – just take a look at Dream Catalogue and follow who’s worked on what with whom – […]

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Kudatah releases “Emotionless Passion” by HKE

The third installment to HKE’s Sequence 777 series is now out (wow, already?). Emotionless Passion, available through Kudatah, is a seven-track release of ghost tech music with influences from dub, ambient techno, and dreampunk. Choice cuts are “White Aura” and “Manila”, both of which have a slight hardvapour aesthetic that will appeal to fans of previous installment Heel Aesthetic, which […]

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Pyramids releases “Prophecies” by Ganz Field

Pyramids returns with new ghost tech, this time from former-vaporwave artist Ganz Field. The album is called Prophecies, and it’s a futuristic thirteen-track full-length that’s heavily influenced by techno music. There’a also a feature by AUT2M, who released Introspection on Pyramids back in August 2016. If you enjoyed AUT2M, Prelude to Destruction by DARKPYRAMID, and/or One Zero Twenty by Jude […]

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TKX Vault releases “X​-​5AS482” by Unknown Data and “Facechain” by Infernal Demon Keito

Two releases from TKX Vault in as many days. The first is X​-​5AS482 from Unknown Data (possibly related to the Unknown Artist and Unknown Forest projects?). This release if four tracks of extremely lo-fi and low-volume garbled transmissions that sound like a field recording made with a barely-functioning tape recorder. The second is Facechain by Infernal Demon Keito, a project […]

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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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