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Pantone Rain - Prince Purple Color Album Cover

A Definitive Take on Prince’s Purple Unveiled by Pantone

The Prince Estate, in collaboration with the global color authority, Pantone Color Institute, announced the creation of a standardized custom color to represent and honor Prince. The suitably purple hue, represented by his “Love Symbol #2” was inspired by a custom-designed Yamaha piano, due to go on tour with Prince before his untimely passing at the age of …

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HBO 80s Intro - Westworld

Someone Gave Westworld’s Title Sequence A Rad 80s Makeover

Neon-lit grids, check. Circuit boards, check. A synthwave theme tune remix, Check. Yep, this Westworld-gone-retro intro is everything we hoped it would be. Ever wondered how HBO’s Westworld may have looked had it been around in the 80s? probably not, well don’t bother because audiovisual artist Messypandas (real name Tom Gosling),  has put together a pixel …

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Koka's Beat Machine

Electromechanical Beat Machines are a Beautiful Thing

Koka’s beat machines are handmade, programmable electromechanical musical instruments that produce unexpectedly wonderful rhythmic and melodic patterns. Koka’s Beat Machine’s are the work of inventor and creator Koka Nikoladze, a Georgian artist living in Norway.  Put together with the bare essentials, springs, coils and exposed wiring, and a tonne of creativity the boxes share a loveable DIY …

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Our Favourite Views Parodies

Our 10 Favourite Drake ‘Views’ Twitter Parodies

Drakes gloomy, meme-bait ‘Views’ cover,  has been mocked, morphed and parodied online since it’s unveiling, so we’ve listed 10 on-point Twitter parodies. On the cover of his fourth full length LP ‘Views’, Toronto rapper Drake sits perched atop the CN tower. Inevitably, ‘the internet’ has taken his distant, solemn-looking silhouette out of context and out …

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80's & 90's Muzak

The Vaporwave Sample-Ready 80’s & 90’s Muzak Vault

The APM Music catalogue of late 80’s and early 90’s corporate Muzak is a huge vault of Vaporwave-ready samples, waiting to be pitched, chopped and skewed. APM Music are a production music company, offering ‘every type of music perfect for every type of media’. Deep in their vaults of waiting room, news reel and on-hold Muzak are 100’s of albums …

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Yung Lean - Warlord Cover

Stream Yung Lean’s New Album ‘Warlord’

Swedish Cloud Rapper and Net Art Cult Figure Yung Lean has dropped his sophomore LP ‘Warlord’, available to stream now. The brand new 13-track LP follows up on 2014’s polarizing ‘Unknown Memories’ – Yung Lean’s debut effort that showcased his wavey rap sensibility against a sonic palette of sharp, melodic Cloud Rap productions. warlord out now ????https://t.co/XO0akbYs7a …

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Three New Vektroid Releases

Vektroid Drops Three New Releases via Bandcamp

Vektroid a.k.a. Macintosh Plus, New Dreams Ltd., Laserdisc Visions etc. has released three new LP’s. The Vaporwave pioneer behind 2011’s Floral Shoppe, has dropped remasters of two deleted albums and a brand new, 20-track LP via Bandcamp. The first two, Fuji Grid TV: Ex and Shader Complete, albums that surfaced and subsequently disappeared several years ago, have been rebuilt …

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