Bedlam Tapes releases §E▲ ▓F D▓G§ double feature: “Rain Dance” and “THROUGH THE FOG AND THE DRIFTWOOD”

This afternoon saw the release of two albums from §E▲ ▓F D▓G§, an electronic music producer whose work combines hip-hop, downtempo music, chillwave, and plunderphonics. Rain Dance and THROUGH THE FOG AND THE DRIFTWOOD are both out on Bedlam Tapes. Rain Dance is club and beat-oriented with a clean, progressive sound similar to recent trends in hardvapor and EDM; THROUGH […]

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RKM Records releases “部5 ΞVΛPORΛTΞ” by 脳力. ΞLΞVΛTΞ

Less than two weeks after releasing 部4 ΞVΛPORΛTΞ, 脳力. ΞLΞVΛTΞ is back with the fifth installment to the EVAPORATE series of the fictional Elevate Airways. In contrast to the mostly straightforward sampling of previous albums with a hypnagogic bent, 部5 ΞVΛPORΛTΞ is far more influenced by future funk. Tracks often feature samples of uptempo East Asian pop and funk music […]

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Midnight Moon Tapes releases “A Night at the Local Multiplex” by βeta 96

A Night at the Local Multiplex is a classic-style vaporwave album by βeta 96, out on Midnight Moon Tapes. This album is heavily reminiscent of early Vektroid releases such as 札幌コンテンポラリー from the 情報デスクVIRTUAL project. The album revolves around the concept of a titular night at the movie theatre, beginning with the sounds of someone listening to music in their […]

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Vektroid and Siddiq self-release “NO TITLE” as PALACIO DEL RIO

The next string in Vektroid’s quite prolific 2016 year is NO TITLE as PALACIO DEL RIO, a project/collaboration with the hip-hop artist Siddiq. The two also collaborated on Midnight Run, which was released in August. NO TITLE is a five-track extended-play that features short vignettes of jazzy, bassy Vektroid instrumentals matched with Siddiq’s lackadaisical and reverbed flow. It’s available as […]

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Pizzabox Society releases “VEXATION” by natriums

Pizzabox Society announced new music from natriums: it’s the vaporhop VEXATION. This album is quite similar to instrumental jazz-hop and electronic music from the early nineties, and often uses similar looping techniques with a downtempo vibe. Tracks range from the IDM break on “crossion” to the glitchy “ulamia.” It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download. Check it out below:   […]

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AIR Japan – Summer of Love

Recommendation: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ AIR Japan’s Summer of Love extended-play is hyperactive vaporhop – a big difference from the avant-garde side with which TKX Vault is typically associated. This release is a short nine tracks in ten minutes, with ultra-smooth/ultra-light songs that recall the multifaceted instrumental microsong utilized by artists such as J Dilla. There are a couple particular highlights in the […]

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