AOTW 10 July – 16 July: Lindsheaven Virtual Plaza – Transversal Worldwide Shopping

What is “transversal”, and how would it be applied to worldwide shopping? Well, maybe Lindsheaven Virtual Plaza has the answer. Transversal Worldwide Shopping is the pseudonymous artist’s most out-there release. In contrast to the other “chapters” of LVP, Transversal Worldwide Shopping is only two tracks, both of which are long-form hypnagogic drift jams that launch into something like trip-vaporhop. One […]

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Flamingo Vapor releases “DiettBaes” by Diett Colaa

Diett Colaa returns to Flamingo Vapor with DiettBaes, a nine-track mini-album of classic-style vaporwave and lo-fi hip-hop. (I’m convinced that “Delivery” samples Tycho.) All songs are quite short, with only one stretching past two minutes. Recommended for fans of previous Diett Colaa release Scared as well as Descent by R0x4ry. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download. Check it out […]

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Question Records releases “SOIL 11​:​11AM” by Chalstonian

Question Records continues to expand from vapor-related music with SOIL 11​:​11AM by Chalstonian. This album is a sixteen track odyssey of experimental hip-hop music with some cyberpunky production qualities. Many songs (e.g. “Lacedjazz”) make use of an eclectic approach to samplism, often with additional distortion with broken transmission tendencies. The vocals are all samples from established rappers such as MF […]

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Flamingo Vapor releases “Clouds of Vapor // 蒸気の雲” by NATIONAL ナショナル

The album title Clouds of Vapor // 蒸気の雲 suits well this new album by NATIONAL ナショナル. This release – out on Flamingo Vapor – combines multiple styles of vaporwave music into a single eight-track suite. Opening track “Vapor Clouds // 蒸気雲” is like a mix between hypnagogic drift and future funk. “Vacation // バカンス” is pure classic-style vaporwave in the […]

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Sunset Grid releases “Marginal World” by Kwaku Amp

Sunset Grid returns with Marginal World by Kwaku Amp. This release is a ten-track release of vaporhop, ambient vaporwave, and dreampunk music. The track titles ostensibly describe a prehistorical world, checking the Pillars of Creation, the Cenozoic Era, and Pangaea. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download. Check it out below:   Marginal World by Kwaku Amp 0

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Seikomart releases “Berlin Windows Shopping EP” by Sonnig 991

Here’s a new six-track EP from Sonnig 991, available through Japanese label Seikomart. This album follows Sonnig 991’s predilection for vaporwave eclecticism, starting off with a nine-minute track of vaporhop and ECCOJAMS that’s produced like a mixtape. Recommended for fans of Transversal Worldwide Shopping by Lindsheaven Virtual Plaza. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download. Check it out below:   […]

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Sud Swap Audio Brewing releases “☄” by ◟(✿•͈ᴗ•͈)◞

Well there’s an alt-code that I haven’t seen before now. ☄ by ◟(✿•͈ᴗ•͈)◞ (an alias of maroplume) is fresh from Sud Swap Audio Brewing, the first release from the label since this April. ☄ is a short four-track EP of instrumental vaporhop music with lo-fi production, as if it were produced using the SNES sound pallet. Recommended for fans of […]

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