SHUT_INS releases “Brain Fade” by Des Une

Returning to the folds of vaporwave music is SHUT_INS, an experimental electronica label based entirely on the Internet that intermittently releases music every month or two. Brain Fade is a full-length from Des Une, who releases both experimental electronica and plunderphonics-esque music akin to some releases by Hantasi or claudia (both of Online Records). This release is fourteen tracks of […]

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SHUT_INS releases “anunfortunatelackofwarmthandlight” by Spectre Sound

Despite its title, it would be incorrect to call anunfortunatelackofwarmthandlight by Spectre Sound a dystopian album. It’s cyberpunk, sure, but this EP for SHUT_INS is far better described as a soundtrack to that individual mental shackle that comes from always thinking about how things could be better in little but noticeable ways. Choice track is “thenewnormalathingmoreterriblethanitself”, which starts out with […]

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SHUT_INS releases “Chaosymmetry” by Auditor

SHUT_INS is an Internet-based label that releases a variety of experimental electronica albums that are influenced by retro-electronic genres such as synthwave, chillwave, and vaporwave. Chaosymmetry by Auditor was released on New Year’s Eve 2017, and it presents fourteen tracks of downtempo chillwave music with elements of trip-hop (anyone else hear Vespertine by Björk?). The somewhat lo-fi percussion gives emphasizes […]

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SHUT_INS releases “Brain Slave” by Sleep Reprieve

Brain Slave by Sleep Reprieve is a new record influenced by the “ghost tech” trend born out of hardvapour, which Halo Acid described as “dance music for introverts”. It was released on SHUT_INS, which features a variety of cyberpunk-influenced dance music with influences from jungle, breakbeat, and IDM. Brain Slave is five tracks that are recommended for fans of recent […]

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SHUT_INS releases “REFLECTIONS” by MALK

SHUT_INS is a fairly eclectic label, and REFLECTIONS is a fairly eclectic release. This new album by MALK combines lo-fi hip-hop (“Zero Gravity”), ghost tech (“Amber Leaf”), and hardvapour (“1 Note Samba”) with some extremely high-quality production. It fits in well among other releases from SHUT_INS including last year’s release from New Shoppe and this year’s releases from Des Une […]

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SHUT_INS releases “REIGN” by Retrieval Corporation

Retrieval Corporations combines hardvapour, glitch-hop, and electronica on REIGN, which was released today on SHUT_INS. Seven tracks of messed-up, heavily obfuscated club beats make up this dystopian mini-album, which sounds kind of like what one would expect that club from Deus Ex would play on the dancefloor. It’s available for $4.50 USD as a digital download. Check it out below: […]

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