Lost Angles releases “iWork” by Open XML

Almost missed this one! Last Friday, Canadian label Lost Angles released a new full-length from Open XML titled iWork. This album consists of hypnagogic drift and sample curation with a distinct late-80s new wave and adult contemporary vibe. Recommended for fans of Rez and Oscob (fans of their collaborations might recognize “Attack”). It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download and […]

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懐かし2002津波 – DREAM蒸気TSUNAMI™

Recommendation: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ DREAM蒸気TSUNAMI™1 is the first album by 懐かし2002津波,2 an ambient vaporwave/slushwave artist who began to release music when he was fifteen years old. Originally self-released as a digital-only album on May Day 2015, DREAM蒸気TSUNAMI™ found a new home on Canadian label Lost Angles in 2016, on which it was reissued on cassette format. The former release featured four tracks […]

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Lost Angles releases “Mori” by Aokigahara Online

The moniker “Aokigahara Online” refers to the Aokigahara Forest in Japan, also known as the “Suicide Forest” due to the high number of suicides that occur there each year – to the point where the forest contains numerous signs that implore visitors to seek help. Mori (another death-themed word) is some chill, downtempo vaporwave music that features some pseudo-new age […]

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2047 부드러운 아픈 – 새로운 삶을 시작

Recommendation: ☹ In a way, 새로운 삶을 시작1 is kind of a sister album to 2814’s 新しい日の誕生. Both came out in 2015, a year that Sunbleach considers a high-water mark for vaporwave and led to a veritable explosion of music and new forms of music unseen since 2011/2012. Like 新しい日の誕生, this album is an ambient vaporwave/dreampunk release with an urban […]

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Lost Angles releases “Vapor.wav” by Odaxelagnia

In addition to the Dan Mason cassette reissue, Lost Angles has new music available from an artist named Odaxelagnia. Now with an album title like Vapor.wav, you’d probably think that this were going to be a pretty meme-sounding album, but it’s actually vaporhop/vaportrap with significant influences from classic-style vaporwave and future funk music. The album is eighteen tracks long, and […]

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