Seikomart releases “MINIMART地元の音楽” by 未来: Ergo

MINIMART地元の音楽 is a five-track extended-play out by the prolific artist 未来: Ergo on Seikomart. This album is best described as “mallhop” – using the sterile electronic sounds of mallsoft but with downtempo instrumental hip-hop beats that aren’t normally heard in the subgenre. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download. Check it out below:   MINIMART地元の音楽 by 未来: Ergo 2+

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Nyetscape – Nyetscape 4

Recommendation: ☀☀☁ That vinyl crackle intro on “Fever”? A+. Sure, some might say it’s been played out by the five billion indie bands who just discovered that wax still has a market,1 but mallsoft hasn’t utilized it all that much – which is kind of interesting, considering the genre’s focus on replicating retro-style playback. Then there’s the AM chatter feed […]

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Elemental 95 releases “მანქანა” by შესასვლელი

That’s the Georgian script, in case you were wondering. Pretty, isn’t it? მანქანა is out on French-American label Elemental 95, from the artist შესასვლელი. This album is two half-hour tracks of lowercase mallsoft – probably the quietest, most furniture-music release in the entire subgenre. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download. Check it out below:   მანქანა by შესასვლელი 0

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Disconscious – Hologram Plaza

Recommendation: ☀☀☁ There are two albums of required listening for the burgeoning mallsoft fan: 슈퍼마켓Yes! We’re Open by 식료품groceries and Hologram Plaza by Disconscious. Whether or not the former album is a humorous parody is debatable, but that’s certainly not the case for the latter: like computer slime’s ミスト, Hologram Plaza is some of the emptiest music ever put to […]

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