Asura Revolver releases “A Wonderful Place” by Unorthodox Digital

Unorthodox Digital has a new album called A Wonderful Place – now out on Norwegian label Asura Revolver. This release was developed over the last year to “test the waters of various sounds, styles, and compositional methods within the drone and ambient genres, exploring everything from plunderphonics to field recordings”. Most of the music features low, rumbling drones, with field […]

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Kaiseki Digital releases “Died in Infinity” by Cyparissus

Lansing, Michigan (USA) label Kaiseki Digital prides itself on being a “story-telling label”, so practically every label has an accompanying concept or explicit narrative. That might sound par for the course for lots of vaporwave and retro-aesthetic releases, but releases through Kaiseki Digital generally stand out by making the narrative front-and-center in how the album should be consumed. One such […]

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Dark Triad Records releases “神韻縹渺” by Mitei Narico & Wirephobia

神韻縹渺 is a collaborative album by Mitei Narico and Wirephobia out on Dark Triad Records, an enigmatic label that claims to be from Antarctica and invokes a mythos similar to Dream Catalogue’s Vault series. This release is seven tracks of haunting drone music that is similar to the tape experiments of Yann Novak and other releases on Dragon’s Eye Recordings. […]

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The Soviet Uprising – World War 2020 (Ep. One)

Recommendation: ☀☁☁ The Soviet Uprising is the first chapter in a series released on HVRF that imagines a near-future third World War. It’s great for HVRF (also known as the Hardvapor Resistance Front1), which uses an ultranationalist and far-right aesthetic in its imagery, music, and social media – to the extent of re-tweeting American nationalist figures on Twitter such as […]

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Advanced Materials releases “Techno-Animism” by Outworlder

Techno-Animism is a glitchy release of dreampunk/ambient vaporwave from the artist Outworlder, available through Advanced Materials. It’s a four-track EP that kinda goes all over the place, starting off with extremely ambient space-type music before going into a whirlwind of glitches akin to Phantomsmasher by the time “Vision of Uttu” rolls around. It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download. Check […]

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