Sunset Grid releases “Loss” by rar.zip

Loss is a six-track EP of classic-style vaporwave from rar.zip (great name, by the way) on Sunset Grid. Check it out for that slight bit of noise/experimental influence that really early classic-style vaporwave (pre-Floral Shoppe) pushed (e.g. “我在那里”). Short, but sweet, and worth a listen. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download. Check it out below:   Loss by rar.zip […]

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Sunset Grid releases “≋≋ My wave ≋≋ 私のお尻” by DropPhara0

Take a look at that album artwork. Can you tell that this is classic-style vaporwave in all of its original irony? That’s a goddamn Pirate Bay ship on the cover. If anything screams “unauthorized recontextualization of samples”, then that’s it. ≋≋ My wave ≋≋ 私のお尻 is old-school ECCOJAMS-influenced vaporwave that often blurs the line between classic-style vaporwave and noise music […]

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Sunset Grid releases “ラブホ” by 自殺SuicideCorp

With an artist name like 自殺SuicideCorp, you’d expect something outwardly depressing, but then again this is vaporwave so subversions are to be expected. I guess that kind of ruins the meaning of the word “subversion”. Oh well. ラブホ is a mini-album of classic-style vaporwave tracks that sample East Asian music and adult contemporary/muzak tracks, with a lot of influence from […]

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Sunset Grid releases “Zones” by Channel Surfing

Sunset Grid has new music from Channel Surfing titled Zones. This release is a strange mix of classic-style vaporwave, broken transmission, and vaporhop for a weird concoction that simply doesn’t have a tag. The opener track lo-fi samples the Star Wars theme before launching into hyfy cyberpunk music with reverbed, wordless vocals. “Hourly Arrival” has a digitized male voice repeating […]

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