AOTW | 16 April – 22 April: qualchan. – the spectacle.

There’s a small yet fervent trend in vaporwave that consists of full-length albums mixed and presented as if they’re complete sides of old cassettes. Usually, the releases consist of two tracks about twenty or thirty minutes each comprised of individual songs or movements that are stitched together in a single listening experience. One example of such a release is the […]

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DMT Tapes FL releases “Panorama” by Sleepover Intruder

(Hey – ever played Night Trap?) Anyway, Panorama from Sleepover Intruder is a six-track EP of sample curation vaporwave released through DMT Tapes FL. Each track is an instrumental plunder from 80s synthpop and electropop. Recommended for your nostalgia-night playlists. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download. Check it out below:   Panorama // DMT​​​​-​​​​511 by Sleepover Intruder 1+

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Sunset Recordings releases “lotusflowers” by digitalage

lotusflowers is a new release of sample curation/vaporhop music by digitalage, available through the Minnesota label Sunset Recordings. This album is twelve tracks of vignettes that look into rhythmically-based adult contemporary and muzak, most of which is instrumental. Choice track is “internetclub”. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download. Check it out below:   lotusflowers by digitalage 0

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Business Casual releases “Yacht Rock Breaks” by Camino 84

Business Casual releases a new album every Friday, of which this week’s was Yacht Rock Breaks by Camino 84. This release presents two tracks of twenty-minutes each that are produced as if they’re uninterrupted sides to a a cassette. It’s a sample-heavy album that takes from instrumental soft rock and beachside music, occasionally with some pitch-/tempo-shift edits of adult contemporary […]

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DMT Tapes FL releases “Dusk 暮” by VirtualRealityDeluxe

Dusk 暮 is a short EP from VirtualRealityDeluxe released on the label DMT Taes FL. It consists of sample curation of adult contemporary tracks and R&B. There’s little pitch-/tempo-shifting involved, so this EP is better listened to as one of those “sexy nostalgia” or “nostalgia for something I didn’t experience” releases than for production effects. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want […]

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