Junk Maker Sounds releases “ベルベットの罪悪感 / / ベルベットの栄光” by ベルベット73-95

ベルベットの罪悪感 / / ベルベットの栄光 by ベルベット73-95 is a concept album on the “guilt” and “glory” of velvet – which fits the artist, whose name translates to “Velvet 73-95”. This release (out on Junk Maker Sounds) is classic-style vaporwave that almost approaches slushwave in its drunken milieu. Tracks have been given a severe degradation treatment, as if a cut-off filter were […]

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Junk Maker Sounds releases “ベルベットの記憶” by ベルベット73-95

ベルベット73-95 has released three albums now on Junk Maker Sounds, which is based out of New York State. ベルベットの記憶 is a continuation of the artist’s explorations into classic-style vaporwave, especially focusing on lo-fi aesthetics with instrumental media samples. The songs are all between one and two minutes in length. Choice track is “I’VE+BEEN+WAITING”. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download. […]

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Junk Maker Sounds releases “ベルベットファンタジー” by ベルベット73-95

ベルベットファンタジー is a new full-length of mallsoft by ベルベット73-95, released through Junk Maker Sounds. This album is primarily comprised of sample curation of muzak sounds like those which would be played in a mall that hasn’t had their PA system upgraded in a few years. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download. Check it out below:   ベルベットファンタジー by ベルベット73-95 […]

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Junk Maker Sounds releases “ベルベットの月明かり” by ベルベット73-95

Not long after the ベルベットの夏​+​EP is full-length vaporwave release ベルベットの月明かり from ベルベット73-95. This work continues the experiments on the previous album in late night lo-fi – with an emphasis on the “lo-fi”. Works consist of highly corrupted sample from pop music and adult contemporary with additional low-pass filters and equalization to sound – to borrow a previous simile – like […]

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Junk Maker Sounds releases “ベルベットの夏​+​EP” by ベルベット73-95

What if The Caretaker sampled from 1980s cassette rips instead of 1930s vinyls? ベルベットの夏​+​EP out on Junk Maker Sounds might have at least some of that answer for you. This four-track EP comprises very brief and extremely lo-fi samples of adult contemporary and muzak with a significant low-pass filter. Recommended for fans of CASINO GARDENS. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want […]

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