Hypnagogic pop vs. vaporwave: when is smogwave?

Premiere DateApr 27, 2019
Categories Indie Music Rock
00:00 // Sponsor + Intro
01:23 Tangential situations will happen
05:04 “I know where love comes from” Fruit Tones
07:13 Definitely (not) vaporwave
12:27 “Here Comes the Night” Big Search
16:05 That is a comic book team
24:33 “Handyman” Esther Rose
27:15 Definitely not vaporwave.
45:28 “One Time Luv” Quaker Parents
47:50 Collage Rock
54:40 “Time To Kill” Wyndham
58:49 Whispering at full volume
61:08 Ouuououuouououtro?!
61:48 END

We (probably) don’t actually listen to any vaporwave, but we get into some legit analysis of what it may or may not be (and/or hypnagogic pop), as well as a brief tangent into idea of being on a superhero team and discuss the process of hand-making vinyl (listen to the Greenway Records episode of The Subliminal Inevitable show for more). While we’re at it, there’s also some great new music from Fruit Tones, Big Search, Esther Rose, Quaker Parents, and Wyndham to keep your ears around!

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