Junk Maker Sounds releases “ベルベットファンタジー” by ベルベット73-95

ベルベットファンタジー is a new full-length of mallsoft by ベルベット73-95, released through Junk Maker Sounds. This album is primarily comprised of sample curation of muzak sounds like those which would be played in a mall that hasn’t had their PA system upgraded in a few years. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download. Check it out below:   ベルベットファンタジー by ベルベット73-95 […]

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Adhesive Sounds releases “Clearance Sale” by Sport3000

Here’s a new full-length from Sport3000, another relatively recent vaporwave artist who primarily works within classic-style vaporwave and sample curation. Clearance Sale is a mallsoft/classic-style release on Adhesive Sounds that is a concept album about the “last days of a department store”. Tracks steadily change from pretty straightforward mallsoft into glitchy vapornoise-esque. Recommended for fans of Virtual Campus(TM) by Universitat […]

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Gulf Audio Company releases “Midnight Shopping” by ハリウッドの食料品

Well we missed this one by a few days, but that’s okay! Midnight Shopping by ハリウッドの食料品 on Gulf Audio Company is a mallsoft release that captures the aesthetic of a lonely PA system playing to a cavernously empty mall. Recommended for fans of Disconscious. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download; the cassette editions are already sold out. Check it […]

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General Translator – CONTEMPORARY

Recommendation: ☀☁☁ General Translator was one of the most engaged members of the community in vaporwave’s adolescence from 2012 to 2014, after which he took a three-year hiatus1 before returning with 2017’s OPERATION ETERNAL ECSTASY. This artist produced music for a variety of labels including the short-lived Tinnitus1 – of which 2013’s CONTEMPORARY is the most well-known. CONTEMPORARY was reissued […]

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DMT Tapes FL releases “AM Transport Company (1AM​-​5AM)” by KASH N' KARRY SHOPPING CART

DMT Tapes FL has many specializations, and a significant one is in classic-style vaporwave with a narrative theme that generally focus on specific locations. “AM Transport Company (1AM​-​5AM) by KASH N' KARRY SHOPPING CART mixes mallsoft with classic-style vaporwave and sample curation. In contrast to other albums in the DMT Tapes FL catalogue, this release is exceptionally lo-fi with some […]

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Shikuramen Garden releases “Pambansang Tindahan” by NewEraDreaming

We’ve got some new stuff breaking from NewEraDreaming, one of the co-owners of the Flamingo Records label. Pambansang Tindahan is a fifteen-track concept album on Filipino culture. Tracks are constructed of short fragments of muzak, adult contemporary, and smooth jazz – very similar to old school vaporwave releases on Fortune 500. Some tracks (e.g. “Boulevard”) have reverb characteristic of mallsoft. […]

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Occasionally Tapes releases “virtual mall//real life” by TM memories

TM memories? Don’t remember that move from Pokemon. virtual mall//real life is a new release from this artist – an eighteen-track mini-album of mallsoft vignettes. Recommended for fans of the early DMT Tapes FL, as well as some of the classic-style vaporwave on Cyber Dream Records. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download. Check it out below:   virtual mall//real […]

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