Ghost Diamond releases “Return to Dream City” by Winter Sleep

Winter Sleep is a project associated with the Ghost Diamond Collective through the artist James Webster. Their debut release was Dreams on Dream Catalogue back in December 2012, back when DC was just getting started. Coming almost six years later, Return to Dream City celebrates the early digital aesthetic when virtual worlds were little more than abstract polygons that slightly […]

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DMT Tapes FL releases “Last Dayz ov Summer” by Reflections from Nowhere

If this album is any show, Reflections from Nowhere is pretty sad at summer being over. Last Dayz ov Summer (note the Behemoth-styled character choice) is a full-length album of dark ambient music with tribal percussion, distorted samples, and lots of stock field recordings to simulate the passage of summer and the slow march to winter that awaits us all. […]

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No Problema Tapes releases “Beyond the Broken Ice” by Matt Frank and The Manic Moon

Here’s another album that I’m totally comfortable with tagging “nu age”. Beyond the Broken Ice is a new album from Matt Frank and The Manic Moon, available through Chilean label No Problema Tapes (and dual-released with the new Sour Gout album Cycle (Extended)). Beyond the Broken Ice is seven tracks of cinematic ambient music that features some light degradation and […]

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Section 9 Tapes releases “Hidden Gems” by Bubble Keiki

Combine vaporhop and “nu age” music to get Hidden Gems by Bubble Keiki. This album is freshly out on Section 9 Tapes, a vaporwave/synthwave label that specializes in cassette editions for their releases. Hidden Gems is a downtempo album with hi-fidelity production akin to releases you’d hear on Business Casual. The hip-hop influence is somewhat understated due to the strong […]

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Asura Revolver releases “Ambisphere” by International Debris

Ambisphere is new new-age (nu age? seriously, let’s use that tag) from International Debris courtesy of the Asura Revolver label, marking another page in their history of releasing engaging cyberpunk-ambient music. Ambisphere is primarily an ambient album but it also incorporates Indian music, birdsong, and field recordings. Seriously guys – “nu age”. Let’s use it. Ambisphere is available as a […]

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