Basement Tapes releases “keygen 成果物” by Haircuts for Men

Haircuts for Men is using capital letters in their name now?? Hot damn! keygen 成果物 is a new full-length from this long-running (hey, a few years is a long time in vaporwave) sample curation/vaporhop project, released through Basement Tapes. As with previous releases, HFM primarily samples midtempo jazz music and funk with additional production effects, screw, and percussion to implement […]

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Sud Swap Audio Brewing releases “all pop noir” by Pierre Anthony

Sud Swap Audio Brewing continues its return to the vaporave/retro-electronic media scene with all pop noir from Pierre Anthony, the label’s second release following a three-month hiatus at the end of 2017. all pop noir is a quirky instrumental hip-hop release that utilizes several layers of electronic compositions (and possibly samples) with single-length tracks. The result is discursive, but midtempo […]

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Adhesive Sounds releases “Technicolor Institute” by mvm / haircuts for men

mvm and haircuts for men are two vaporwave artists that primarily release a jazz-influenced brand of classic-style vaporwave. Technicolor Institute is a split release between the two artists on Adhesive Sounds. Nine tracks are from mvm, and five are from haircuts for men. The mvm tracks are more attuned with “classic” classic-style in lo-fi presentation of looped adult contemporary and […]

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VCR releases “必要 ep” by haircuts for men

Here’s the first release from long-running jazz-hop/vaporwave project haircuts for men, titled 必要 ep and out on VCR/DMT Tapes FL. 必要 ep continues haircuts for men style of smooth jazz, future funk, and instrumental adult contemporary music fused together in a way that’s much, much more modern than any of those tags might initially belie. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want […]

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Cyber Dream releases “2052 @ コンピュータ思い出” by ϜΛTΛL ΞRΔ

Cyber Dream Records is back with a glitchy, futuristic work from ϜΛTΛL ΞRΔ called 2052 @ コンピュータ思い出. This release uses elements of jazz music, instrumental hip-hop, and vaporwave samplism. Some tracks have bits of Japanese pop music as well; for the most part, it’s a work of curation. 2052 @ コンピュータ思い出 is available as a pay-what-you-want digital download. Check it […]

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Elemental 95 releases “逃してしまった関係 ep” by haircuts for men

Honestly, I’m kind of surprised that I have yet to write about a new haircuts for men release until today. The 逃してしまった関係 ep is out on Elemental 95, a label well-known for its releases of hypnagogic pop and classic-style vaporwave. This EP is a five-track release of instrumental jazz-hop and downtempo adult contemporary music produced to sound clean and fresh. […]

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