Chinese Hackers – ( wiretap )

Recommendation: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ ( wiretap ) is the debut full-length album by Chinese Hackers, who developed the “vaporgoth” style upon the release of the ░▒▓死▓▒░ extended-play only three months prior to this. Vaporgoth is a highly specific1 subgenre of vaporwave that utilizes industrial music and vaporwave in the creation of dark soundscapes. Source material is all over the place – from […]

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Lost Angles releases “Visions” by Chinese Hackers

Some time ago, Lost Angles announced the release of Visions by Chinese Hackers, and it is now available on the label’s web site. This album utilizes the artist’s patented “vaporgoth” sound, in addition to substantial influence from industrial music, hardvapor, and dark ambient. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download and for $8 CAD on white cassette. Check it out […]

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Chinese Hackers – ░▒▓死▓▒░ [EP]

Recommendation: ☀☁☁   ░▒▓死▓▒░1 is the third release by Chinese Hackers, a New York City artist also known as クルトPropane. Self-described as “vaporgoth,”2, ░▒▓死▓▒░ is a mix of dark ambient, industrial music, and vaporwave. Each track utilizes the extreme digital-corruption aesthetic that is common within the vaporwave scene, but with a funereal tone that is similar to the post-Internet music […]

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