Contending quietly for the mallsoft microgenre, Hantasi finds deviance from the vaporwave breed by situating it’s proverbial a e s t h e t i c s in a more traditional setting. Visions of old America are set into a dizzy swing-and-sway by way of rose-tinted horns, slow ragtime pianos, and jovial summertime romanticism. Fleeting […]
Top Artists of the Last Month (via last.fm) Happy New Year! * ~ – This week I’ll be exploring my top 10 artist plays from the past month on last.fm, and ranting briefly about why they received any attention. What have you been listening to this month? 10 – Teebs Though technically a more suitable […]
As she steps up from under the plates of the LA underground and makes her way to her own brand new label Young Art, electronic hip-hop producer TOKiMONSTA experiences a shift in sound that can best be described as a mixed bag. Rising as a formidable contender in the plane of artsy hip-hop and Flying […]
This week I’ll be going over my top ten most-played artists of the past month, according to last.fm., and ranting briefly about why they are where they are on my rank and including samples.
The vaporwave template has generally orbited to a broad but simple premise. The actual content varies, but the proverbial “aesthetic” remains the same – nostalgic, kitschy, far-removed yet completely familiar. These eccentricities can take many forms, sometimes with a political undertone, and others purely waxing affection for bygone eras and experiencing them turned on their […]
Andy Stott – Faith in Strangers It’s been a great month for music and all things new and music newsy. Andy Stott is here to reciprocate his 2012 expertly-crafted Luxury Problems, just in time for the brisk weather to condemn you to the foggy bar countertops and the dark end of the dancefloor. From what […]
Welcome back to Where Did They Go, the series where we take a deep dive into the artists that you probably forgot you remembered and find out what happened to them after they fell off the shelves in the record stores. This time we’ll take a look at a band so controversial they had to […]