Sunset Grid releases “sleeplessly” by Van Jack

Sunset Grid is an Australian label that releases a new album each week. This week’s release is sleeplessly by Van Jack, a newcomer (at least under this pseudonym – such is the nature of vaporwave) the Sunset Grid roster. sleeplessly is primarily an ambient-influenced album that features chopped-and-screwed samplism and long time-stretched ambient portions that sound like extended synth lines. […]

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Sunset Grid releases “Delusion” by exposure

Delusion is new music from the full-width character exposure, who exists only by pseudonym in these nameless voids of the Internet. Well, not so nameless in this case, seeing as how we can quite clearly see that the album came out on the Sunset Grid label. Anyway, Delusion mixes vaporhop with hypnagogic drift. Tracks have an extremely languid pace with […]

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Sunset Grid releases “Anomalous Planet未知の” by Tower Of The Sun幽霊の次元

Australian label Sunset Grid releases a new album every week (so be sure to check back), and this week’s is Anomalous Planet未知の by Tower Of The Sun幽霊の次元. This album features the surreal, almost aquatic-level of ambiance associated with the “hypnagogic drift” sub-genre of vaporwave, which refers to more ambient-influenced forms of classic-style vaporwave that don’t actually hit “ambient” vaporwave but […]

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Sunset Grid releases “flavorWave TURBO” by 美学(bigaku)AESTHETICS~

Contrary to the belief of the uninitiated (and that’s not to knock them!), “classic-style vaporwave” is not synonymous with “sample curation”. Classic-style refers to the glitch-inspired, plunderphonics style of vaporwave that was used by artists like Skeleton, early Vektroid, and Robin Burnett in 2010 and 2011 before the explosion of vaporwave upon FLORAL SHOPPE and its contemporaries. Although samples definitely […]

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