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THE "LET'S LISTEN" VAPORWAVE PODCAST. Vaporwave is an art aesthetic that embodies the anxiety, disillusionment, and nihilism of the modern world. In music form, vaporwave dives deep into these unconscious anxieties, manifesting sounds from past decades - warping them, manipulating them, and summoning the ghost of the good times that were promised by modern capitalism, but never came. Vaporwave is an expression of the pains of the collective modern unconscious, taking the form of heroin-level ...
 
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Support Night Clerk Radio on Patreon In this episode, we’re discussing the album Endless Mall by ECCO 深い夢, a massive mallsoft project consisting of one hundred tracks that cover a wide range of subgenres. We discuss some of our highlights from listening to this album and talk about the process of consuming large media projects. Music Discussed Endl…
 
Support Night Clerk Radio on Patreon Climatewave is a subgenre of vaporwave that focuses on using samples from broadcasts of weather news and forecasts. We’ve previously discussed climatewave in the context of The Weather Channel, but in this episode we’re branching out to explore European and Japanese-based climatewave. Music Discussed Teletexto e…
 
Every now and then, we enjoy going back to "old" vaporwave albums to live in ambiance of that time. Space Magic is a vaporwave artist from the golden era of vaporwave (in our opinion, 2011-2015). His album 98 'Waves is a collection of nostalgic spaces from various locales, both physical and digital, fashioning a nostalgia that can only be as focuse…
 
Support Night Clerk Radio on Patreon In this episode, we’re returning to one of this show’s core genres, Dark Ambient. We discuss two recent dark ambient albums and explore not only the music but the varying ways in which each album explores the concept of narrative in music. Music Discussed The Colony by Delmak-O Phantasiai by LEILA ABDUL-RAUF Oth…
 
Support Night Clerk Radio on Patreon Naturewave is a subgenre of vaporwave that explores the unresolvable tension between the development of technology and the impact that development has on nature. In this episode, we dig into this topic and discuss two excellent albums that each deal with these issues in their own unique ways. Music Discussed Bio…
 
Color Theory is a synthwave artist from Huntington Beach California with quite a discography to his name. His 12th LP, Mages, is an album that homages to the escapism of DnD, but also to the hardships, victories, and joys of life itself. It is a lyrically strong, honest, and tightly arranged 10 tracks that uses the nostalgic sounds of synthwave to …
 
Discord Spring Cleaning Support Night Clerk Radio on Patreon In this episode, we’re discussing the haunted plunderphonics project: chipmunks on 16 speed. These albums consist of pop covers, as sung by Alvin and the Chipmunks, slowed down and processed to sound as if they are being played on a 16 RPM record player. The result is a sludgy and doomy r…
 
Support Night Clerk Radio on Patreon In this episode, we listen to music recommended to us by listeners on our community Discord server. We cover everything from classic vaporwave albums to dungeon synth and post-rock to future funk. Thank you so much to our community for your support and giving us an excuse to listen to some great music. Music Dis…
 
Support Night Clerk Radio on Patreon The work of Neil Cicierega, from his ground-breaking Flash animation techniques to his music and mash-ups, is instrumental in building the foundation of Internet surrealist humor. In this episode, we discuss his “Mouth” quadrilogy of mash-up albums and their importance to the modern landscape of plunderphonics. …
 
Post-Rock and Horror Support Night Clerk Radio on Patreon In this episode, we examine the link between post-rock music and horror. We explore the ways in which the thematic elements of post-rock, such as despair and passion, make it a profound companion to the revelatory nature of horror media. Thanks to the listener who suggested this topic! Some …
 
A new composition for watching the snow melt, or watching the ice float on the Lake, or to calm the mind as it awaits the future. Always remember, composer Milton Feldman worked at his family’s business (manufacturing children’s coats) until he was forty-four, so work tomorrow isn’t going to be that bad. This piece is the second in a series of work…
 
Support Night Clerk Radio on Patreon Signalwave is easily one of our favorite subgenres of Vaporwave. The genre’s focus on sample curation along with its critique of nostalgia and consumerism makes it an interesting cornerpoint to other subgenres such as Mallsoft. However, despite being such a rich topic for discussion, we’ve never dedicated an epi…
 
After an unintended 5 month hiatus, the stopGOstop podcast is back with episode 159. Evanston or Midwest in Midwinter or I don’t understand Mark Rothko is a 14-minute composition featuring field recordings of walking in the snow, a brass quintet, sine waves, and a positive attitude.By john wanzel
 
Support Night Clerk Radio on Patreon It’s that time of year again. Dagon, the latest Lovecraft-inspired Cryo Chamber Collaboration, is out. Over twenty artists came together to produce this evocative and cinematic double album that perfectly captures the oceanic horror of the source material and invites the listener to sink deeper and deeper into i…
 
Support Night Clerk Radio on Patreon We’re doing something a little different for the holidays! This episode we’re joined by Max from the Good Brews Bad Views podcast for a special holiday movie party. We’re watching the 1989 French horror film “Deadly Games (aka Dial Code Santa Claus)” and recording an audio commentary track to be enjoyed alongsid…
 
Happy Holidays everyone :) As we go into our indefinite hiatus of 2022, we reflect on the amazing year we had creatively with both the podcast and things outside of it (that we hope you'll be able to experience soon!) To follow the short film that Brandon and I produced, check out @avelino.film on Instagram. In this episode, we recap our time at a …
 
Support Night Clerk Radio on Patreon What does it mean for a song to be danceable? Does being “danceable” mean anything or is it too broad and personal? Can the term be applied to vaporwave? We’re not sure if we actually answered any of these questions, but we are sure that they led us to discuss two amazing albums. One new and the other an absolut…
 
When the internet came to the world, the world became much smaller. The power to gain information through technology gave many optimism for the future. If you were in elementary school school in the late 90s and the early 2000s, chances are you've experienced learning through software. Pangeapedia Plus by Daniel White takes the sound of what appear…
 
Support Night Clerk Radio on Patreon Culture Jamming is a reactionary protest against media and consumerist culture that employs a wide range of tactics from photoshopping logos to vandalism and everything in between. There is no one right way to engage, one must merely push back against mass media on its own terms. On this episode we discuss our t…
 
Silkersoft is a Berlin-based who is the sound designer and composer for Crows Crows Crows, an indie video-game studio that released the 2011 cult hit "The Stanley Parable", as well as many others. 1000 Eyes is an album that takes us, track to track, through a beautiful, terrifying, and lulling journey. Silkersoft's talent for composing both backgro…
 
Support Night Clerk Radio on Patreon As we head into late autumn, with long winter nights ahead, we find ourselves in need of new music appropriate to the mood of the season. Long and languid tracks suitable for listening to while sitting inside and staring out a window into the cold darkness. Some might call it the elusive Autumnal Jam. In this ep…
 
What does a perfect morning at an airport feel like? To those who are unaccustomed to travel, it sounds like an strange idea, and to those who are accustomed to travel, it's a straight up absurd idea. The airport is a space that has undergone some strange moments in the past year, and Russian vaporwave artist Bronston Bridge channels that wanderlus…
 
Support Night Clerk Radio on Patreon It’s our legally obligated spooky month episode! This month we’re revisiting two previously discussed artists. First up, the latest album from horror master and synth aficionado John Carpenter and his trio. Then, we listen to a classic vaporgoth album from the enigmatic artist Chinese Hackers. Join us for this h…
 
Happy Halloween!! This year, we are giving a listen to 波S E R V I C E's (aka N. Padre) 2018 Halloween Record, HARVEST.WAV, a collection of different ambient tracks that evoke our childhood fears. It features some great nostalgic homages while sustaining feelings of uneasiness and deep-seated fears. We had a great time experiencing this nostalgia-in…
 
Support Night Clerk Radio on Patreon Plunderphonics is a genre of music in which the artist repurposes samples of other music in order to construct new tracks. In essence, using the music of other artists as their instrument to create new original works. While this approach was a key element in the development of vaporwave, is there such a thing as…
 
Vaporwave is an art aesthetic that embodies the anxiety, disillusionment, and nihilism of the modern world. In music form, vaporwave dives deep into these unconscious anxieties, manifesting sounds from past decades - warping them, manipulating them, and summoning the ghost of the good times that were promised by modern capitalism, but never came. V…
 
The Vaporwave Iceberg Support Night Clerk Radio on Patreon The “iceberg” is a meme template that has been used in countless subcultures to describe the descent of a fan from casual to obsessive addict. The template typically generates memes that are either light-hearted in-jokes about a fandom or an unfortunate display of gatekeeping and elitism. R…
 
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