Seikomart releases “Revolution™” by New Coke

New Coke is one of the Seikomart label’s main projects. New Coke ostensibly follows the life of an unnamed female protagonist whose visage adorns all of the artist’s covers. Revolution™ is a nine-track, sub half-hour release of vaporhop/vaportrap music. It utilizes lo-fi, slushed-up samples of hip-hop music and adds clear trap beats on top, creating a juxtaposition between sampled and […]

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Seikomart releases “Aphelion Drift” by CREME RINSEすすぎとリピート

My God, that album artwork is 90s. Aphelion Drift is a new release out on the Japanese label Seikomart (which has ties to both Sud Swap Audio Brewing and Botanica1) that merges narrative space music with ECCOJAMS. The album purports to document the titular space station of Aphelion Drift, with tracks being ECCOJAMS-style edits of Japanese music, adult contemporary, and […]

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Seikomart releases “SonoMax™” by けさイーズ

SonoMax™ by けさイーズ is a classic-style vaporwave release akin to that from 2013/2014, released through the Japanese label Seikomart. The album begins with an admonition to relax and enjoy yourself as you pass through the life-enhancement process of SonoMax™. Songs are classic-style samplism that degrade and layer upon one another to sound vaguely menacing. Choice tracks are “INITIALISING(//PSYCH_CORE I//)” and […]

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Seikomart releases “孤独な思い出の街” by Setsuko Suwa

孤独な思い出の街 from Setsuko Suwa is now available through Seikomart, a Japanese vaporwave label that’s released all kinds of albums over the last couple years of its existence. 孤独な思い出の街 is an ambient vaporwave work that features heavily edited, slowed-down samples with digital synthesizers and pure tones. The sensation is akin to slowly drifting in an isolated stream or sensory deprivation tank […]

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