AOTW | 26 June – 2 July: ニューシティ – METROPOLISからオーディオ

Released in September 2014, METROPOLISからオーディオ is the second album ever to be released on the TKX Vault label – an imprint of Dream Catalogue that was primarily the creative outlet of label co-owner HKE for more experimental and noise-based works that did not necessarily fit the Dream Catalogue milieu. METROPOLISからオーディオ is one of those projects. This is lo-fi even for […]

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[Catch-Up] Swamp Circle releases “Crystal Coves OST” by Crystal Coves

Starting our second day of catch-up releases from vacation week is the Crystal Coves OST by Crystal Coves out on Swamp Circle, an electronic music label that generally sticks to glitchy and experimental releases. Crystal Coves OST is a bit different than Swamp Circle’s last few albums of nigh-noise music; it’s a seven-track extended-play that purports to be the imaginary […]

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tech noir – 齐

Recommendation: ✂ (“實驗-B405”) tech noir is a side project of 회사auto, one of the foremost artists in the convergence between vaporwave, IDM, and instrumental hip-hop. In contrast to the main project’s energy,1 this one is extremely ambient, with a preponderance of albums that utilize long, (mostly) wordless, beatless samples that evoke a cinematic feel, although the latter albums take considerable […]

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