TKX Vault closes down

In an announcement coinciding with the release of Hong Kong Express by Hong Kong Express, the experimental electronic/vaporwave label TKX Vault has officially closed. Hong Kong Express is the fiftieth release within the Vault (formerly known as Tokyo Exchange), and with its release the label will no longer feature new albums. The label’s music will still be accessible for the […]

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TKX Vault releases “Huylowave” by ЖЫ

Russian vaporwave artist ЖЫ1 released the hardvapor/ruskevapor album Huylowave today on TKX Vault. It’s a single, uninterrupted twenty-minute track of field-recording-esque noise music and effects with the characteristic vocal samplings, glitchiness, and digitalism of the vaporwave scene. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download. Check it out below:   Huylowave by ЖЫ 1Belarusian translation: “Miss” 0

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仮想夢プラザ – ここに彼女が来ます

[Note: This article has been deprecated upon the switch to reviewing 仮想夢プラザ sequences instead of individual albums. Please see the article for the TKX Vault series of albums, accessible here.] Recommendation: ☀☀☁ t e l e p a t h テレパシー能力者 is – without a doubt – the most prolific producer within the subgenre of ambient vaporwave and hypnagogic pop. […]

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The Darkest Future – ????????

Recommendation: ☀☁☁ The Darkest Future is a somewhat curious figure. And alias of D▲RKPYR▲MID, this artist put out one of the most contentious albums of 2014, Floral Shoppe 2, which is either a satire on the nigh-obsession with Macintosh Plus’ classic or an onanistic bad joke. Many members of the scene quickly wrote off the project and turned their attention […]

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TKX Vault releases “Days of Night” by Halo Acid

TKX Vault (also/formerly known as Tokyo Exchange) released new music today by Halo Acid called Days of Night. It’s a deeply hypnagogic release with layers of white noise, static, and clever electronic beats produced with an outrun-esque, underground rave aesthetic. There are musical nods to early Autechre and Aphex Twin, especially the former’s Garbage extended-play. HKE of Dream Catalogue makes […]

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