Seikomart releases “NYC MARATHON ’88” by WJAR10PROVIDENCE

Ooooo, concept album vaporwave! NYC MARATHON ’88 by WJAR10PROVIDENCE is freshly out on the Japanese label Seikomart. It’s a two-track album in forty minutes that combines various television broadcasts, promotional materials, and pop tracks to create the impression that you’re listening to an historical broadcast of the titular marathon. The tracks are mixed as if all songs are in one […]

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Seikomart releases “Reflections” by Windows彡96

Reflections is a sweet downtempo release of vaporhop music that actually sounds like it could’ve come out of the eighties. It’s from Windows彡96, with significant contributions from Neko GF. Tracks utilize new wave and synthpop elements with significant half-whispered, half-sung vocals. Recommended for fans of synthwave. Choice tracks include “Cruising” and “Sharpest Knives”. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download; […]

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Seikomart releases “カルマ – KARMA” by yugen-ue

カルマ – KARMA is a fun hypnagogic full-length from yugen-ue, a new vaporwave artist from Michigan. Available through the Japanese label Seikomart, カルマ – KARMA incorporates relaxed hypnagogic remixes of extant pop and contemporary music with all-Japanese titles. カルマ – KARMA is firmly based in vaporwave samplism, with several tracks that focus on simple loops of earworm melodies. Choice tracks […]

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Seikomart releases “AV 8236​/​parking pass” by U-HALL法人営業

Vaporwave is certainly not dead, and you can thank artists like U-HALL法人営業 for that. AV 8236/parking pass is a mini-album in seven tracks of ECCOJAMS edits of popular media, starting off with an entirely screwed (and screwed-over) version of “Time After Time”. In a slight subversion of ECCOJAMS tropes, the edits that U-HALL法人営業 provides are certainly surreal but are also […]

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Seikomart releases “HENTAI MIXTAPE” by ImCoPav

HENTAI MIXTAPE is a new full-length release from ImCoPav, a classic-style vaporwave producer who’s been releasing music under this moniker since 2015. This is their first release for 2018, coming out on Japanese label Seikomart. HENTAI MIXTAPE combines vaporhop and sample curation in taking music from instrumental adult contemporary music and smooth jazz that have strong beats and midtempo flow. […]

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