Immersion Complete releases “Derealization” by opal東京

opal東京 is a totally pseudonymous vaporwave producer who releases classic-style vaporwave music. Derealization is their newest release, available through the Internet label Immersion Complete. Derealization features the artist’s normal short classic-style tracks with low-rate/lo-fi production, but the tracks feel a little bit creepy in their repetition. Choice tracks are “Hex Rains (Falling)” and “Natural Images”. Recommended for a period of […]

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DMT Tapes FL releases “FRIENDSWAVE” by opal東京

Friends was a (hot take: massive overrated) TV show that became an enormous cultural phenomenon in the 90s. Combining raunchy, sexual topics with a sit-com production style that was more often associated with family shows, Friends was a show for adults and earlytwentysomethings in the 90s about a group of six titular friends and their foibles (romantic, personal, employment) while […]

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Sunset Grid releases “MIDNIGHT IN MANHATTAN” by opal東京

opal東京 has been producing vaporwave music for a couple years now on a variety of labels. MIDNIGHT IN MANHATTAN is a new full-length for the Australians over at Sunset Grid. This release is fourteen tracks of plunderphonics classic-style vaporwave primarily constructed from looping (sometimes cleanly, sometimes not) adult contemporary and smooth jazz instrumental music. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital […]

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Gulf Audio Company releases “Reflecting Pool” by opal東京

Reflecting Pool is good clean fun from opal東京, available through Gulf Audio Company. It’s a brief, eight-track mini-album of sample curation featuring 80s/90s R&B and adult contemporary hits. It’s some smooth listening slow jamz if you’ve been feeling burnt out on the preponderance of dreampunk and ghost tech lately. Choice track is opener “Late Night Television”. Reflecting Pool is available […]

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