Ataxon – Beautiful Melancholy

Recommendation: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ If Beautiful Melancholy came out a year after its 1 September 2015 release date, it’d probably have been associated with the “ghost tech” subgenre – a type of cyberpunk music influenced by dreampunk and hardvapour that artist Halo Acid once called “dance music for introverts”. This hour-long release incorporates the aesthetics of house music, vaporwave, chiptune, and IDM […]

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Zenkraft – COLD NIGHTS 1 2 MANY

Recommendation: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ COLD NIGHTS 1 2 MANY is the third album out of four released through the short-lived label Retrotech Sounds, from which nothing has been released since October 2015.1 It comes from the Australian artist Zenkraft, who utilizes a mix of hip-hop, adult contemporary, and new age (or slowed-down enough to sound new age) sounds in a seven-track mix […]

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