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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DMT Tapes FL releases “Special Presentation” by N・H・K

We’ve got some suuuuuper lo-fi mallsoft for you on DMT Tapes FL with Special Presentation by N・H・K. This album primarily mixes adult contemporary music to which has been applied some exceptional bit-rate degradation and low-pass cuts. Various Japanese voices come up in each song in a manner similar to prism genesis by fuji grid tv way back in 2011, sans […]

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Adhesive Sounds releases “Eleven Standard” by Eleven Eastern

Eastern Standard is a “mixtape” of vaporwave music produced by Eleven Eastern, a pseudonymous electronic music artist for whom this is their first release on Adhesive Sounds. Eastern Standard is primarily a mallsoft and hypnagogic drift mix, where some tracks have the lonely far-off atmosphere of mallsoft but with the surrealism and trippy production effects that characterize a lot of […]

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DMT Tapes FL releases “Love For Eternity: Proceed To Gate ∞ ” by Modern Fountains

It’s music for airports, but not Music for Airports. Love For Eternity: Proceed To Gate ∞ is a full-length released through DMT Tapes FL by the artist Modern Fountains. This is a mallsoft album that feature extensive slurring of adult contemporary and R&B samples with a romantic yet definitely lonely affect to them. Choice track is “Endless 永遠の愛 “. Recommended for […]

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Seikomart releases “West Park Pioneer” by NINENINENINE

West Park Pioneer is some exceptionally slurred vaporwave from NINENINENINE and the Japanese label Seikomart. Tracks feature extensively edited, pitch-/tempo-shifted muzak and adult contemporary music of which the production focuses on high-frequency sounds as if the music is being played by PA speakers in need of some serious maintenance. Lots of reverb gives it a cavernous, empty-mall milieu. Recommended for […]

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