Month: October 2022

  • ECCO CHAMBER #01 – feat. Entrana, Mick Rudry, Galaxy 80, Ogre & The Toxic Avenger

    ECCO CHAMBER #01 – feat. Entrana, Mick Rudry, Galaxy 80, Ogre & The Toxic Avenger

    FutureSounds staff writers give their pick of the fortnight’s new & notable tracks… ***** Entrana – ‘WASHED UP’ [SEA D ROM] Business Casual The opening track from Entrana’s album, ‘SEA D ROM’, ‘WASHED UP’ is a vapor journey that soothes. Released via Business Casual, the album contains a variety of musical approaches harking back to…

  • The Story of ‘That’s Not Vaporwave’

    The Story of ‘That’s Not Vaporwave’

    Arguments about the definition of Vaporwave show the scene is “active and alive” – Thom Hosken explores the limitations of genres and the role of the gatekeeper. Late this Summer, there was an explosion in social media Discourse™ that coincided with the ElectroniCON 3/Groove Continental events, the production of the Nobody Here documentary film, the…

  • FutureSounds live events are back this November, with ‘Double Vision’!

    FutureSounds live events are back this November, with ‘Double Vision’!

    FutureSounds returns, with the UK live debut of Dutch Vaporwave legend, Catsystemcorp.  The second show takes place at Folklore in Hackney (London), and follows a successful opener back in March, which saw ‘A New Dimension’ sell out a packed Post Bar in Tottenham.  The FutureSounds team seeks to bridge the gap between the Vaporwave and…

  • Beckett – Caller on the Line [Self-Released]

    Beckett – Caller on the Line [Self-Released]

    Beckett’s funk remains in his soul, as 8th album ‘Caller On the Line’ draws on 80s/90s late night radio for inspiration Jon Beckett is one of retrowave’s grafters – an incredibly skilled multi-instrumentalist; he digs deep to weave authenticity into his concept albums and EPs, be that city pop, retro-funk, New Jack Swing; even (more…

  • The Numbers Game… Or, how I learned to hate the algorithm!

    The Numbers Game… Or, how I learned to hate the algorithm!

    Joe Ward casts aside his “self-inflicted” obsession with ‘monthly plays’ and discovers something exciting and new.  I don’t do it as much as I used to, but every now and then I’ll set aside some time to trawl through the vast catalogue of Spotify, for fear of missing out on something delicious.  It’s only recently…