DMT[REC] releases “SEGAS III” by nano神社 (✪㉨✪)

VHS Pop artist nano神社 (✪㉨✪)1 dropped SEGAS III today on DMT[REC] as a pay-what-you-want digital download. True to form, SEGAS III is extremely chopped and screwed samples of adult contemporary music with funk vibes and spoken word samples. Most tracks utilize musical glitches and edits that sound like a digital media player freezing during playback. For fans of ECCOJAMs and […]

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AOTW | 30 May – 5 June: 骨架的 – Skeleton

The Album-of-the-Week for Sunbleach‘s inaugural week is the quintessential Skeleton by New York City producer 骨架的.1 One of the earliest albums of the vaporwave genre, Skeleton featured the extreme slowed-down samples that became nigh-ubiquitous with the scene, in addition to facilitating the aesthetic of East Asian influences in utilizing the Chinese Script in the eponym. A far cry from the […]

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Blank Banshee – Blank Banshee 0

Recommendation: ☀☀☁ [Originally posted at the SongSavers music blog on 25 March 2016.] The “vaportrap” subgenre of vaporwave probably wouldn’t exist if it weren’t for Blank Banshee, who – erroneously or not – tagged his debut release Blank Banshee 0 as “vaporwave” on his Bandcamp page back in 2012, setting off an entirely new development within the subculture. Perhaps it’s […]

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Business Casual releases “In Dedication to Your Crisis,” by hyphyskazerbox

Future funk/Chillwave label Business Casual (home of chris†††, bl00dwave, and WΔll Flowers) released new music last Friday by hyphyskazerbox called In Dedication to Your Crisis,.1 The album is available in digital formats on a pay-what-you-want basis and via a limited-edition physical run of fifty on cassette for $8 – the latter of which includes remixes by King Quartz, chris†††, and […]

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Rez x Oscob – Virtual High Rise™

Recommendation: ✂ (“Security Deposit,” “SOARING SKY ADVENTURE 95′,” “Vorex”) [Originally posted to the SongSavers music blog on 21 February 2016.] Virtual High Rise™ is the second album in a trilogy produced by vaporwave duo Rez x Oscob. Packaged with an attractive, digitally-rendered photo of an elegant skyscraper, Virtual High Rise™ is a concept album about one’s visit to a futuristic enterprise as dreamed […]

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