DMT Tapes FL releases “Your Local Forecast” by Chemical Hypnotist

The phenomenon of “weathersoft” was briefly popular in 2016. “Weathersoft” referred to using mallsoft production techniques except presenting the music as filler or recycled broadcasts from The Weather Channel and similar sources instead of PA systems in malls. Your Local Forecast by Chemical Hypnotist is a new full-length out on DMT Tapes FL that brings back this style of production. […]

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Geometric Lullaby releases “Welcome to the Craft Store​!​®” by nofriendsonline

Welcome to the Craft Store​!​® is a fresh mallsoft album released through Geometric Lullaby, which got its start releasing some novelty albums (such as a certain RuneScape-themed EP) and has since dived straight into the glut of vaporwave subgenres out there. This album is from nofriendsonline, and it’s a mallsoft album that samples from instrumental muzak and smooth jazz – […]

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Junk Maker Sounds releases “Sunshine/Sunset” by Sunshine Afterlife

Sunshine/Sunset is the debut release by Sunshine Afterlife, a collaborative project between Streymoyer and Princess Commodore 64. This album is a nine-track release that mixes together mallsoft and dreampunk music, especially the field records/lo-fi PA music of the former with the ambient-cyberscape imagery of the latter. Choice track is “All I Am, and All I’ll Ever Be”. It’s available as […]

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Junk Maker Sounds releases “CULTURE CYCLE” by ハリウッドの食料品

CULTURE CYCLE is the sophomore (but not sophomoric) release by ハリウッドの食料品, available through Junk Maker Sounds. This release follows the blueprint set by debut Midnight Shopping (via Gulf Audio Company) in presenting distorted mallsoft music that sounds not only as if it’s being played through decrepit speakers but as if the air itself is old and stale. Choice tracks are […]

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Bogus Collective releases “Guest List ゲストリスト” by (青Tux)

Guest List ゲストリスト by (青Tux) is a new mini-album of lethargic vaporwave on the Bogus Collective label, which is headed up by TVVIN_PINEZ_M4LL. This release utilizes the reverbed, slightly lo-fi aesthetic associated with mallsoft music, as if everyone on the guest list didn’t actually show up for the event (or there was nobody on the guest list to start out). […]

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DMT Tapes FL releases “Reality” by REdcloud64

Like WITHIN by MIDSTYLE on Online Records, Reality by REdcloud64 is a survey of vaporwave, incorporating a variety of subgenres per track into a coherent full-length album package. Released on DMT Tapes FL, Reality features mallsoft, hynagogic drift, ambient vaporwave, ECCOJAMS, and classic-style vaporwave sounds. Choice track is “Nostalgia”. Reality is available as a pay-what-you-want digital download. Check it out […]

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