Junk Maker Sounds releases the “VAPORWAVE IS DEAD VOL. 2: LEGALLY DEAD” compilation

Junk Maker Sounds’ VAPORWAVE IS DEAD series takes its name from the infamous Vaporwave Is Dead album by Sandtimer from the end of 2015. LEGALLY DEAD is the second volume in the series, and it comes today in celebration of JMS’ first anniversary. This release is thirteen tracks from thirteen artists and friends of the label such as TVVIN_PINEZ_M4LL, b […]

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Immersion Complete releases “r e d フラワーズ” and “DATE NIGHT” by ll nøthing ll

ll nøthing ll began releasing music in December 2016. r e d フラワーズ and DATE NIGHT are two full-lengths from the artist that were dual-released this past Friday on Immersion Complete, a New Jersey label. Both albums are slowed-down sample curation albums, although DATE NIGHT feels more late night lo-fi than r e d フラワーズ. Both are available as pay-what-you-want […]

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Junk Maker Sounds releases “Classic Vapor” by Open XML

True to its name, Classic Vapor by Open XML harkens back to old-school vaporwave releases from circa-2012 that primarily operated by sample curation mixed with some classic-style plunderphonics edits. Available through Junk Maker Sounds, this five-track EP samples from instrumental adult contemporary music and combines those samples with “synth-disco” music that give it a glitchy edge. Possibly recommended for fans […]

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Bogus Collective releases “Migrate to Key Largo” by Ellington Locklear

Hey, my grandparents lived in Key Largo! That’s right y’all, I lived in vaporwave – molded by it, even. Migrate to Key Largo is a short eight-track full-length from Ellington Locklear that’s available through Bogus Collective. It offers Caribbean-styled sample curation that features brass and funky beachside percussion. The album’s concept is that it follows the migration pattern of the […]

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Sunset Grid releases “天気 System Network” by D0ppler_Radar

What you’re seeing on that album artwork is a photograph or video still of a tornado from the 1997 Central Texas tornado outbreak, which included one of the strongest F5 tornadoes ever recorded. The actual music on 天気 System Network by D0ppler_Radar is happy-go-lucky sample curation of instrumental muzak that sounds completely oblivious to what’s about to hit it. It’s […]

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