Junk Maker Sounds releases “Classic Vapor” by Open XML

True to its name, Classic Vapor by Open XML harkens back to old-school vaporwave releases from circa-2012 that primarily operated by sample curation mixed with some classic-style plunderphonics edits. Available through Junk Maker Sounds, this five-track EP samples from instrumental adult contemporary music and combines those samples with “synth-disco” music that give it a glitchy edge. Possibly recommended for fans […]

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Lost Angles releases “iWork” by Open XML

Almost missed this one! Last Friday, Canadian label Lost Angles released a new full-length from Open XML titled iWork. This album consists of hypnagogic drift and sample curation with a distinct late-80s new wave and adult contemporary vibe. Recommended for fans of Rez and Oscob (fans of their collaborations might recognize “Attack”). It’s available as a pay-what-you-want digital download and […]

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Verbatim Consciousness Recordings double release: “Karoshi” by Open XML and “BELIEVE” by ΣPSON

Two releases out by Verbatim Consciousness Recordings in the past twenty-four hours. They’re a bit different from the “normal” run of VCR/DMT Tapes FL, but with how many albums are coming out in the past few weeks from the label, admittedly there isn’t much “normal” to which to compare. Karoshi by Open XML is a cinematic vaporwave release of eight […]

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