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Acid Test: Field Recordings in Churches, “Lost” Piano Music, Video Games, and More

acid-test-april-1244.jpgBandcamp’s outer limits continue to be a rewarding place for psychedelic music, noise, vaporwave, and music that’s wholly uncategorizable. In this volume of Acid Test, our highlights include a classical reissue from a video game music pioneer, lovingly stitched-together church chorals, unearthed archives from an amateur Soviet pianist and the best thing anyone made this past 4/20.

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Acid Test: Abstract Lullabies, Somber Hip-Hop, Shamanic Trance Dancing, & More

march_acid_test-1244Bandcamp’s outer limits continue to be a rewarding place for psychedelic music, noise, vaporwave, and the purely uncategorizable. In this volume of Acid Test, Miles Bowe digs up ethereal bedroom acoustics, orchestral pop, and two non-English spoken word albums that communicate beyond language.

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Acid Test: Wintry Vaporwave, Horror Soundtracks, and a Rapping Pencil

feb_acid_test-1244.jpgBandcamp’s outer limits continue to be a rewarding place for psychedelic music, noise, vaporwave, and uncategorizable strangeness. In this volume of Acid Test, Miles Bowe digs up a snowy vaporwave gem, a music legend’s tribute to a late cult movie actor, an alternate soundtrack to a horror classic, and multiple highlights from Indonesia’s experimental scene. Find all that, and an anthropomorphic rapping pencil, below.

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Acid Test: Experimental Electronics, Musique Concrète, Warped Funk, & More

Acid-test-jan-1244.jpgIn addition to riotous rock, joyous jazz, and hard-hitting hip-hop, Bandcamp is also home to music that stretches the limits of psychedelia, noise, ambient, and nascent genres like vaporwave. Each month, Miles Bowe digs deep through the site’s obscure corners, to bring the most strange, brilliant, and sometimes emotionally powerful releases back up to the surface. This is Acid Test.

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