DMT Tapes FL releases “VIDEOCLUB” by Disco Bambinos

With its short track lengths and fragmentary sample curation, it’s tempting to call VIDEOCLUB a straightforward signalwave album, but that’s not entirely true. Despite Disco Bambinos’ utilization of signalwave’s devil-may-care method of presentation, the production and samplism is extremely attuned to classic-style vaporwave, featuring stitched-together examples of sample curation without signalwave’s start-stop production. VIDEOCLUB is available as a pay-what-you-want digital […]

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Infinity Frequencies self-releases “Between two worlds”

Along with 2814 and Vektroid, Infinity Frequencies is one of the few vaporwave artists that could be called a household name within the community/genre. Starting almost six years ago with Euphoria, Infinity Frequencies released a series of albums from May 2013 to May 2014 titled Computer Death, Computer Decay, and Computer Afterlife – which ended up becoming a milestone in […]

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Occasionally Tapes releases “A World Long Since Forgotten” by ゾンビ

It’s been a good week for signalwave music. A World Long Since Forgotten is a new release out by ゾンビ (translates from Japanese to “zombie”). This is a haunting nine-track release of signalwave music, taking various short samples that repeat and evolve with jump-cut aesthetics. The album is quite a bit more lugubrious than Infinity Frequencies, utilizing a melancholy similar […]

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Net Century releases “この少女トラベラー” by BOTOXANAX

Well, it’s been a while since I could accurately label something “experimental vaporwave” – and with a name like “BOTOXANAX” you really know what you’re getting into. この少女トラベラー is an eclectic new album out on the Net Century label, which specializes in releasing challenging and provoking forms of vaporwave media. It utilizes hyper jump-cuts, with many tracks being made up […]

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DMT Tapes FL releases “Impuls” by Kanal Vier

Impuls is the DMT Tapes FL version of signalwave. This album from Kanal Vier – using full-width characters, as is the custom – is fourteen tracks of extremely short samples repeated several times over the span of a minute or less. Whereas many signalwave artists (e.g. Infinity Frequencies) use a minimalist, melancholic approach to the music or utilize noise, Impuls […]

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Power Lunch releases “Instore Promo Tape” by Video Head Cleaner

Instore Promo Tape is a fresh release from the Power Lunch recording label, brought to you by the artist Video Head Cleaner. This album – stated to be released on 20 June 1988 – is a signalwave release that presents various samples from advertisements, chopped-and-screwed music, and other materials through self-described “trailers” and “promos”, as if the tape is to […]

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