Night Light Tapes releases “Restaurant by the Basin” by Sunset Inc. / Hallmark ’87

Restaurant by the Basin is a split album that features Sunset Inc. and Hallmark ’87, both of which have pretty different approaches to vaporwave! The album is eleven tracks long; Sunset Inc. provides six, and Hallmark ’87 provides five. The former’s tracks combine clear-sounding vaporhop with hypnagogic drift-esque synth lines. The latter’s tracks are almost entirely ambient vaporwave, with lost […]

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Night Light Tapes releases “Spirits of the Stereo” by Arasmas

Here’s a novel idea. Spirits of the Stereo by Arasmas (out now on Night Light Tapes, from Pennsylvania) is a mixture of late night lo-fi and ambient vaporwave. Imagine that VHS-style aesthetic of late night lo-fi with that thin hiss and high-frequency focus combined with ambient sound effects and time-stretched original material, with only one sample in the beginning of […]

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