Sandtimer – God

Recommendation: ☀☁☁ Quick – what’s the first thing you hear on opening track “God Is Coming”? It’s the same progression as that used by the first lyric in “Paranoid Android” by Radiohead! God was released late in the first run of TKX Vault by Sandtimer, a multi-genre electronic music project that has touched ghost tech, hardvapour, vaporwave, and dreampunk from […]

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SHUT_INS releases “Creature Feature” by Auditor

SHUT_INS is an experimental electronic/cyberpunk music label that has been around since May 2015. Creature Feature is new music from Auditor. It combines acoustic folk music, ambient electronica, and lo-fi samplism somewhat similar to classic-style vaporwave for an eclectic mix that occasionally sounds like a horror movie soundtrack (e.g. “Shin Games”). Recommended for fans of New Shoppe by Pietà, except […]

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영원한아들 ETERNAL SON – 친애하는 지도자 DEAR LEADER (World War 2020 – Episode Two)

Recommendation: ✂ (“Revolutionary Enlightenment Room”, “Echoes in the Ryugyong Hotel (Interlude)”, “Subjugation of Gwando”, “Sun Palace”, “Global Holocaust”) 친애하는 지도자 DEAR LEADER1 is the second “episode” of HVRF’s long-running World War 2020 series that details a hypothetical cataclysm between the US, Russia, North Korea, and… pretty much everyone else. This album is set apart from the rest of the series […]

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Orange Milk Records quadruple release: Koeosaeme, Nmesh, garbage boy / qwizzzz, and Matt Wellins

Orange Milk dropped four(!) albums at once today, all in physical and digital format. They are: Sonorant by Koeosaeme, Split Series Vol. III by garbage boy / qwizzzz, Music for the Memphis Group by Matt Wellins, and Pharma by Nmesh. The first three albums are available for $7 USD each as digital downloads and for $9 USD on cassette; the […]

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ANXIETY ONLINE – FEAR

Recommendation: ☀☁☁ ANXIETY ONLINE is a wonderfully evocative name, and FEAR is a wonderfully evocative album title in all its simplicity. This is the third release ever for HVRF, one of two main forces in the hardvapour underground (the other being Antifur); the label purports to be from Prip’yat, Ukraine, which is the location of the Chernobyl disaster. FEAR is […]

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