lukepi / methyr – Ocean Dreams

Recommendation: ✂ (“Brisk Wind”, “Snake / The Bowl of Rice and the Bamboo Tree”, “Someone, Anyone, No-one”, “Seaweed”) Ocean Dreams1 is a split release between lukepi and methyr that was released through Smirk Sounds. lukepi2 released his first EP at the ripe age of 17, then took a few years off until dropping No Wonder on Neetspeak in 2015. He […]

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methyr – Digital Autopsy

Recommendation: ☀☀☁ methyr is Mitchell Hopkins of Brighton, England. Digital Autopsy is his third overall full-length. Hopkins is not an artist who is content to stay within genre lines. Over the past year and a half, his music has touched all sorts of areas of cyberpunk culture such as vaporwave, glitch music, IDM, and dreampunk. He released a classical music […]

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Smirk Sounds releases “Ocean Dreams” by lukepi + methyr

New music out on Smirk Sounds is Ocean Dreams, a split between the artists lukepi and methyr. The lukepi tracks are downtempo instrumental hip-hop with significant influence from throwback-eighties and early electronica stylings. The methyr tracks have much more in common with hypnagogic pop and classic-style vaporwave. This release is available as a pay-what-you-want digital download. Check it out below: […]

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