AOTW | Unenlightenment – The Empty Disco

The Empty Disco is proof that classic-style vaporwave is still a worthwhile cause. Okay, that’s probably a bit too sardonic, but it’s true: this album by Unenlightenment is a great example of classic-style vaporwave’s ability to recontextualize samples from disparate sources and turn them into something that transcends their source material. Released in the second half of 2016, The Empty […]

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Unenlightenment – The Empty Disco

Recommendation: ☀☁☁ Unenlightenment’s debut album totally slaughters the disco mood, and with some of the best retraux album artwork in 2016 to boot.1 Out on Pizza Beast Records (f.k.a. Pizzabox Society), The Empty Disco is classic-style vaporwave utilizing disco and soul samples from the seventies, with the end result sounding something like future funk but future disco. It’s only twenty-six […]

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