Occasionally Tapes releases “exoplanets” by saneLIV

North Carolina label Occasionally Tapes has released a new mini-album by saneLIV, titled exoplanets. This is a quirky vaporhop album with some elements of cyberpunk/dreampunk aesthetic through the usage of digital twinkling and artifacts. Recommended if you’re also digging the PFS album 1000 POUNDS released on Evaporated Sounds this week. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download. Check it out […]

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Occasionally Tapes releases “コンソールエイト” by ヒップ アーチ ロゴ

コンソールエイト by ヒップ アーチ ロゴ is fourteen tracks of bite-sized chunks of hypnagogic drift for your weirder moments. The album is generally constructed of short samples of what is assumed to be plundered samples that have been divorced from their context in a way kind of like telepath’s 仮想夢プラザ project – except for brevity rather than length. Recommended for fans […]

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日本語の文字 – 何も は リアル

Recommendation: ☹ 日本語の文字 is a sneaky parody of vaporwave; the name translates as “Japanese characters”. The album title 何も は リアル is related; it translates as “Nothing Is Real”, which might be a snipe at the thematic focus on emotional emptiness that permeates many vaporwave (especially classic-style) releases and message boards. Or perhaps I’m overthinking it all.1 Musically, 何も は […]

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Occasionally Tapes releases “Watch that Scene” by Star Vision

Watch that Scene is a slushwave/hypnagogic drift release by Star Vision that was released this past Friday on North Carolina label Occasionally Tapes. Tracks have a muted, swirly production style that makes heavy use of stereo panning, but not in a dizzying way. It’s recommended for fans of telepath’s early releases (2013-early 2014). It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download. […]

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Occasionally Tapes releases “affliction” by Untitled Quota

Our final new music update today is from Occasionally Tapes. affliction is a ten-track full-length from Unknown Quota. It’s ambient vaporwave music with extremely distorted samples as a result from large amounts of pitch-/tempo-shifting. Recommended for fans of Chinese Hackers, especially the ░▒▓死▓▒░ EP. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download. Check it out below:   affliction by Untitled Quota […]

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Occasionally Tapes releases “The Strange And Exciting World Of Mystery Type” by Mystery Type

The engimatically-titled The Strange And Exciting World Of Mystery Type by Mystery Type is now available on Occasionally Tapes. This release is like a mix of vaporgoth and mallsoft music to create a strange, hazy album of ambient vaporwave. Recommended for fans of the murkiest Virtual Dream Plaza albums and of La Santisima 死. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital […]

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