Abject Records releases “Here and I” by B a DB u d d h a 釈迦

Abject Records’ follow-up to the dark ambient of 4rchtypes is the micro-form of B a DB u d d h a 釈迦, displayed through Here and I. This album is best described as Infinity Frequencies-meets-vaporgoth; tracks are repetitive microsamples with extreme filter, processing, and delay to sound like vaguely ominous ambient music. Basically, nothing like that album art. It’s available […]

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Lost Angles releases “Visions” by Chinese Hackers

Some time ago, Lost Angles announced the release of Visions by Chinese Hackers, and it is now available on the label’s web site. This album utilizes the artist’s patented “vaporgoth” sound, in addition to substantial influence from industrial music, hardvapor, and dark ambient. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download and for $8 CAD on white cassette. Check it out […]

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Skoddie – Biaxially-Oriented Polyethylene Terephthalate

Recommendation: ✂ (the first eight tracks) Ever been interested in what early Autechre’s take on vaporgoth or dark ambient would sound like?1 That’s Biaxially-Oriented Polyethylene Terephthalate by Skoddie, also known as Skoddie the Cat, whose late-2015 album is a two-and-a-half hour odyssey through various forms of lowercase, dark ambient, drone music, and field recording; with disordered album titles that evoke […]

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BLCR Laboratories releases “Nine Musics on a Broken Heart” by Imogen M

The first July release of BLCR Laboratories in the USA is Nine Musics on a Broken Heart by Imogen M. Upon first listen, this album is rather uncategorizable: it vacillates among classic-style 2010/2011 vaporwave and proto-vapor, ambient/dreampunk, and early Oneohtrix Point Never electronic soundscape. There are downtempo elements, but less chillout and more surrealism. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital […]

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