Kaiseki Digital releases “Decay” by phorme

Decay starts off as some of the most haunting ambient music this side of “deathdream” on TKX Vault, then it immediately jumps into cinematic cyberpunk music. Tracks are primarily beat-driven with synthesizer melodies and glittering production effects. Decay is the fourth overall release from phorme, three of which have been released on Kaiseki Digital. Choice track is “reality”. Recommended for […]

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Kaiseki Digital releases “Sydney264” by phorme

The word “cinematic” is super cliche in music journalism, but that’s actually not a bad description of Sydney264, a new album released by phorme through Kaiseki Digital. Opening track “264 Kilometers Away” even sounds like an overture. This is a five-track EP that incorporates dreampunk, downtempo, and ambient music in an imaginary drive to Sydney, Australia late at night to […]

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Kaiseki Digital releases “Losing Myself” by phorme

Losing Myself is the eleventh album released by Gainesville, Florida label Kaiseki Digital. This nine-track full-length features an accompanying blurb that sounds like resignation to existential death, pleading to an unknown figure to “take away this evil” and as “every path surrounding […] is dark and desolate” (The Divine Comedy, anyone?). The music is shimmering electronica with a strong ambient […]

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