Ganz Feld – Unwise 2.0

Recommendation: ✂ (“Brain”, “Fatal Shadows”, “藕断丝连”, “Disconnected”) Released at the start of fall 2016 on the Canadian label Lost Angles,1 Unwise 2.0 is a half-hour of vaportrap by Ganz Feld that utilizes hypnagogic and ambient melodies. It expands on the artist’s 2015 six-track EP Unwise, which was released by Aloe City Records.2 Unwise 2.0 came out approximately ten months after […]

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Wolf self-releases “Body”

Wolf (formerly known as wosX; formerly-formerly known as wolfensteinOSX) self-released a new album titled Body just a few hours ago. This nine-track release contains elements of hardvapour music, instrumental hip-hop, and trap. If you’ve been following (and enjoying) the Sequence 777 series of releases by HKE, then you’ll likely enjoy this one as well. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital […]

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Evaporated Sounds releases “The Moonlight” by Whiteghost

The Moonlight is a nine-track mixtape (self-described) of vaportrap by Whiteghost, available through Evaporated Sounds. This album features many samples from video game music and soundtracks, akin to the sample curation aesthetic in little additional editing. Trap beats are then layered on top, mostly with a downtempo feeling akin to several PZA albums such as the PZA self-titled. It’s available […]

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PLUS100 releases “☆Greatest Hits​!​☆ Volume 1​​.​​0” by VAPERROR

Athena, GA label PLUS100 has released a greatest hits compilation by label co-head VAPERROR. This album features twenty-two tracks of various singles released from 2014-2016. VAPERROR produces vaportrap music, with Mana Pool (originally released on Dream Catalogue, now on PLUS100) being one of the most well-recognized albums in the vaportrap genre. This compilation is a good start for those interested […]

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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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