Utopia District

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Recontextualizing the past, for the future. Your favorite internet music & vaporwave podcast! Exploring internet music and art culture through the lens of vaporwave, plunderphonics, chopped & screwed, eccojams, city pop, future funk, 80s/90s, disco, and more. read less
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Interview: VaporVA i2k Festival Directors: Roge_Corp & V4NGOE | Episode 24
4d ago
Interview: VaporVA i2k Festival Directors: Roge_Corp & V4NGOE | Episode 24
Welcome to the Utopia District podcast! Today we sit down with none other than the brilliant creators of the VaporVA i2k vaporwave festival in Richmond, Virginia, June 1st, 2024: Roge_Corp, and Vincent V4NGOE. We are so thrilled to find an hour to take these awesome dudes aside and pick their brains on everything that was VaporVA i2k.     Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below so you don't miss any future episodes! 👇 Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio   Episode Links! VaporVA Signalwave 2024 / Naoko Coed Island Universe 3D (Poster Designer) VaporVA Discord Server https://ve5na.bandcamp.com/album/start-2 https://nikolaimitchell.bandcamp.com/ Big ups the event video artists, VideodromeTV & Jumper Kimmons Follow event runners MiniDisc Wiki and SmoothBrain   Roge_Corp Twitter | Instagram    V4NGOE Twitter | Instagram | Bandcamp   Music on this Episode! STREET-SMART - That's Matt Palace Intrigue - Fake Fever Southside 地獄 - V4NGOE Krystal GB - VAPERROR What Do Boys Like? - Trapcry, Andromeda Memory Screen - Makeup And Vanity Set, Sferro Motion Pictures - FM Skyline SAX OF THE NIGHT - FrankJavCee Be Home Free - Whitewoods Vertigo - Be Careful, WINDMILL   UTOPIA DISTRICT Website | Discord | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Twitch | YouTube  Literature, Podcast, Art Exhibit, Community & Culture, Events Stage   Check out our pre-UD Podcast Episodes here! UD Podcast Archive: Check out our UD episode back catalog! https://utopiadistrict.com/podcast   Videos: Subscribe to us on Twitch and YouTube so you catch our livestreams and video uploads! https://twitch.tv/utopiadistrict https://youtube.com/c/UtopiaDistrict   Join in the conversation on our Discord server! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8   Utopia District theme song by Groovy Kaiju 💗 Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below: Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS  Host : IndyAdvant Twitter | Instagram | YouTube
Link Rot, Lost Discographies, and the Preservation of Your Favorite Media | Episode 23
May 3 2024
Link Rot, Lost Discographies, and the Preservation of Your Favorite Media | Episode 23
Join us for another great Utopia District podcast! On today's episode we dive deep into the ever-evolving landscape of digital preservation, lost music treasures, and ever increase corporatization digital media. We embark on a journey through the highs and lows of the world of Blu-ray 4K remasters, separating the gems from the dust and what can go wrong - our nostalgia-driven exploration then heads into the enigmatic world of classic cartoons, unearthing forgotten gems like "The Maxx," "The Head," "Spawn," "Aeon Flux," and "Cybersix." Join us as we rediscover these animated wonders and reminisce about their impact on pop culture. Stepping into the present, we immerse into some new vaporwave albums, as well as discuss the unfortunate loss of discography deletion by prominent vaporwave artists, 骨架的 skeleton, computer dreams, and 天気予報 asutenki's Bandcamp pages, and what it might mean. We also revisit some timeless videos and shows that have left an indelible mark on our memories. From the vibrant streets of Brazil with Arnold in Rio during carnival, to the neon-soaked nights of "Miami Vice" and "Moonlighting," from the interstellar adventures of "Firefly" to the sun-kissed shores of "Baywatch," and from the mysterious gates of "Stargate" to the iconic VHS' at Whammy Video in LA, join us for a chat about these cultural touchstones and what made them so great. We also discuss: Showgirls, Troma, VHS collecting, 4:3 vs 16:9, content and the shift of attention span, and lots more! Lastly, we discuss the importance of archival initiatives like archive.org, soulseek, and the fleeting nature of digital media versus physical. We hope you enjoy joining us along for the ride!   Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below so you don't miss any future episodes! 👇 Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio Catch us in our Discord server to join in the conversation! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8   Discussion Topics & Links! Deleted Discographies: 天気予報 Asutenki, 骨架的 skeleton, computer dreams New UD T-Shirt available now! Max Head Reviews - New Episode (Frutiger Aero vs Vaporwave) Tape Swap 2024 pics by Celadon Dream Suite  Cybersix Goodnight Punpun Whammy Analog Video - VHS Shop Patrick Nagel Art - Tape Swap 2024 Poster   Albums We Discussed! Prenoko Album Releases Aexion - Aesthetic Love   Guests on this Episode! Indy Cerulea_d.lux Prenoko SnowmanTyler Brass Fair Mall Jupiterliketheplanet UTOPIA DISTRICT Website | Discord | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Twitch | YouTube  Literature, Podcast, Art Exhibit, Community & Culture, Events Stage   Check out our pre-UD Podcast Episodes here! UD Podcast Archive: Check out our UD episode back catalog! https://utopiadistrict.com/podcast   Videos: Subscribe to us on Twitch and YouTube so you catch our livestreams and video uploads! https://twitch.tv/utopiadistrict https://youtube.com/c/UtopiaDistrict   Join in the conversation on our Discord server! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8   Utopia District theme song by Groovy Kaiju 💗 Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below: Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS  Host : IndyAdvant Twitter | Instagram | YouTube
Inside the Vaporwave Visual Experience at FlamingoFest 2023 (Part 2) | Episode 22
Dec 20 2023
Inside the Vaporwave Visual Experience at FlamingoFest 2023 (Part 2) | Episode 22
Step into the world of vaporwave video art in this episode as we take you behind the scenes of FlamingoFest 2023 and chat with the four live video artists that created the beautiful visual dreamscapes for the festival. We discuss the artistry of bringing live visuals to life, learn about the tools, techniques that can be used, and creativity that brought these visions to reality. Get inspired to try your hand at video art as our guests share their stories, insights, and encouragement, we invite you to explore this captivating realm of creativity and improvisation. Tune in for an immersive journey into the world of vaporwave visuals and discover the magic of bringing live video art to life through projection.   LISTEN & FOLLOW: SPOTIFY GOOGLE PODCASTS APPLE PODCASTS STITCHER   What is FlamingoFest? Check out our Part 1 podcast, here!   VIDEO ARTISTS ON THIS EPISODE. GIVE THEM A FOLLOW! All Hell Breaks Loops - Website | YouTube | Twitch | Instagram | Twitter | LinkTree Jumper Kimmons - YouTube | Instagram | Bandcamp Moirebender - YouTube | LinkTree | Instagram VideodromeTV - YouTube | Twitch | Instagram   Jumper Kimmons  My favorite aspect with this entire medium, whether you call it circuit bending, video bending or glitch art, is that there are no rules, limits or guidelines to follow. It’s limited only by your own imagination, in the sense that you can create something amazing with literal spare parts and any signal. Old media, camera feedback or professionally made custom circuit boards can all hold something beautiful hidden inside. All you need is some patience and the desire to reach out and capture something truly unique in the static. Moirebender  To me, video art is a lens that translates musical performance into the visual medium, that best amplifies the overall experience. We each perform using our personal gear and our own styles of art, but our purpose within the context of a show is to maximize the impact of the event, and make it even more memorable. VideodromeTV Video is my canvas.   TEASER #1 by Jumper Kimmons TEASER #2 by VideodromeTV   Episode Links! Official Ticket Page FlamingoFest 2023 SUPERCUT Video & Picture Upload Folder WVSQD - Vaporwave Video Crew FutureSounds UK Podcast   Follow along with the conversation and check out the event livestream VODs below! DAY 1 LIVESTREAM VOD (HIGH TIDE) DAY 2 LIVESTREAM VOD (CATCH ONE, JEWELS STAGE)🔗 https://www.twitch.tv/videos/1969590084       A massive thank you from the bottom of our hearts to everyone involved, from musicians to video artists, to staff and crew on the ground and virtually, to fans, attendees, and everything in between. We would not have been able to have done this without you, truly.     Want more Flamingo Fest? Check out our FlamingoFest 2020 (URL) playlist, or our official 2020 interviews & recap podcast episodes! https://utopiadistrict.com/podcast/episode001 https://utopiadistrict.com/podcast/episode002   UTOPIA DISTRICT Website | Discord | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Twitch | YouTube  Literature, Podcast, Art Exhibit, Community & Culture, Events Stage   Check out our pre-UD Podcast Episodes here! UD Podcast Archive: Check out our UD episode back catalog below! https://utopiadistrict.com/podcast   Videos: Subscribe to us on Twitch and YouTube so you catch our livestreams and video uploads! Want to submit a video or discuss an event? Send us a message! https://twitch.tv/utopiadistrict https://youtube.com/c/UtopiaDistrict   Join in the conversation on our Discord server! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8   Utopia District theme song by Groovy Kaiju 💗 Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below: Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS  Host : IndyAdvant Twitter | Instagram | YouTube
FlamingoFest 2023 Unplugged - Echoes of a Vaporwave Festival (Part 1) | Episode 21
Dec 12 2023
FlamingoFest 2023 Unplugged - Echoes of a Vaporwave Festival (Part 1) | Episode 21
Welcome to the Utopia District podcast! Join us for a vibrant recap of our vaporwave music festival in Los Angeles, on November 3rd & 4th: FlamingoFest 2023! 🦩 A two-day audio/visual extravaganza that swept through the heart of Los Angeles - we are so stoked to bring you today's episode, where we relive all the exhilarating moments from the fest, recount the unforgettable audio and video performances, and soak up the contagious energy that united attendees from all walks vapor life! Tune in as we share behind-the-scenes stories and tap into the community spirit that made FlamingoFest an unforgettable celebration of music, art, and pure Los Angeles magic! 💖   LISTEN & FOLLOW: SPOTIFY GOOGLE PODCASTS APPLE PODCASTS STITCHER   FLAMINGOFEST returns, but this time it’s IRL! Back in 2020, at the peak of the pandemic, we held an iconic two-day online festival featuring 40 acts from every corner of the Vapor world. We always promised that we’d bring the party into the real world and we finally made it real! A celebration of Vaporwave and Future Funk; with a stacked line-up of artists representing the diverse nature of this underground scene that we all love so dearly.      THE LINE-UP Saturday 4th November | Catch One, Los Angeles Luxury Elite 猫 シ Corp. INTERNET CLUB Hotel Pools VAPERROR Chlorine Mist [FRIENDZONE] Dan Mason Runners Club 95 FIBRE Pizza Hotline bl00dwave AURAGRAPH Discoholic FrankJavCee Donor Lens DATAGIRL Limousine Yuni Wa christtt Fake Fever Plus DJ Sets by: Patrick Fakeman & Space Jams   Friday 3rd November | High Tide, Los Angeles Skeleton Lipstick Mélonade Nanoshrine Lucy in Disguise King Quartz Eyeclick 👁 📲 ADMO synchro//start 3PeaceSweetz ED. Global Chill Pan!c Pop Unknown Caller strip_silence Plus DJ Sets by: Groove Remote, Y U N G S H I R O 白, Future Funk Monthly   SPECIAL THANKS TO THE TALENTED VISUAL ARTISTS: All Hell Breaks Loops Jumper Kimmons Moirebender VideodromeTV   DAY 1 LIVESTREAM VOD (HIGH TIDE) DAY 2 LIVESTREAM VOD (CATCH ONE, JEWELS STAGE)🔗 https://www.twitch.tv/videos/1969590084   Episode Links! Official Ticket Page FutureSounds UK Podcast   Episode Co-Hosts! Indy Mallbert strip_silence Prenoko SnowmanTyler Brass Fair Mall 直子coed Solodolo BauerBiz   Special Guests! My Pet Flamingo - Bandcamp | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | YouTube Enzo - Twitter | Instagram  Jay - Twitter | Instagram      A massive thank you from the bottom of our hearts to everyone involved, from musicians to video artists, to staff and crew on the ground and virtually, to fans, attendees, and everything in between. We would not have been able to have done this without you, truly.     Want more Flamingo Fest? Check out our FlamingoFest 2020 (URL) playlist, or our official interviews & recap podcast episodes! https://utopiadistrict.com/podcast/episode001 https://utopiadistrict.com/podcast/episode002   UTOPIA DISTRICT Website | Discord | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Twitch | YouTube  Literature, Podcast, Art Exhibit, Community & Culture, Events Stage   Check out our pre-UD Podcast Episodes here! UD Podcast Archive: Check out our UD episode back catalog below! https://utopiadistrict.com/podcast   Videos: Subscribe to us on Twitch and YouTube so you catch our livestreams and video uploads! Want to submit a video or discuss an event? Send us a message! https://twitch.tv/utopiadistrict https://youtube.com/c/UtopiaDistrict   Join in the conversation on our Discord server! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8   Utopia District theme song by Groovy Kaiju 💗 Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below: Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS  Host : IndyAdvant Twitter | Instagram | YouTube
Festival Flashback: Revisiting Tape Swap 4 & ElectroniCON4 (Part 2) | Episode 20
Sep 29 2023
Festival Flashback: Revisiting Tape Swap 4 & ElectroniCON4 (Part 2) | Episode 20
Welcome to the Utopia District podcast! It's been one month since the amazing festivities during the New York 2023 Vaporwave community weekend, with music fests ElectroniCON4, Tape Swap & Chill 4, Summer Slushy Fest, Music Website Presents, and AFTERWAVE, and we decided to sit down one more time to relive the incredible weekend. Featuring team members Indy, SoylentPie, Mallbert, Prenoko, Jupiter, SnowmanTyler, and Jumper Kimmons, as well as the incredible Yung Shiro & luxury elite! 🌙   Haven't heard the 2023 community weekend podcast Part 1 yet? Listen here!   LISTEN ON: Spotify Google Podcasts Apple Podcasts Stitcher   Episode Links! 🌟 Amazing Weekend Recap Video Edit by SoylentPie (czarship) Street Drip Photo with Mallbert RIP ElectroniCON 100% Photo Google Drive Video & Photo Repository upload folder for website post 🦩 Flamingo Fest IRL - Vaporwave & Future Funk Festival - November 3rd & 4th, Catch One, LA Tape Swap 4 - Signed Poster Photo Augnos - Music / Photography 𝟏𝟖 ℂ𝐚𝐫𝐚𝐭 𝓐𝖋𝖋𝐚𝐢𝐫 - 𝙻𝚒𝚟𝚎 @ 🅴🅻🅴🅲🆃🆁🅾🅽🅸🅲🅾🅽 (𝟚𝟘𝟚𝟛) unknown caller 🌟 Video8 Camcorder Footage of Summer Slushy Fest 2023, New York (by Mallbert) Vaportorian - Full ElectroniCON Artist Performance Videos AgroKragle - Electronicon Slushyfest Tapeswap 2023 Weekend Captures Fortune500 YourFriendShoji 🌟 Ancient Fan Death Studios - SEXUAL TELEVISION: The Movie VideodromeTV - Instagram | YouTube | Twitch 🌟 Vapor Memory predicting Vaporwave Festivals Some Tape Swap Videos: https://twitter.com/brickmasonmusic/status/1695915151642243297 https://twitter.com/CyberSurfer3D/status/1696571662215344229 https://twitter.com/brickmasonmusic/status/1695901018129613254 https://twitter.com/3PeaceSweetz/status/1695910031495921834 https://twitter.com/brickmasonmusic/status/1695883599222841705 https://twitter.com/brickmasonmusic/status/1695904726582215042 https://twitter.com/brickmasonmusic/status/1695859885840220211 https://twitter.com/stardust_surfer/status/1695833254681559545   Event Links! Vaporwave Tape Swap & Chill Party 2023 Music Website Presents ElectroniCON 2023 Summer Slushy Fest 2023 AFTERWAVE   Episode Co-Hosts! Indy SoylentPie Mallbert Prenoko Jupiter SnowmanTyler Jumper Kimmons   Special Guests! Yung Shiro: Twitter | Instagram 🔥 Hot Takes Vaporwave Podcast 🔥 Twitch / YouTube   luxury elite: Bandcamp | Twitter | Instagram Neon Nights 🌙 Bi-Monthly Live YouTube Show! 🌙     Tape Swap 4 Posters       UTOPIA DISTRICT Website | Discord | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Twitch | YouTube  Literature, Podcast, Art Exhibit, Community & Culture, Events Stage   Check out our pre-UD Podcast Episodes here! UD Podcast Archive: Check out our UD episode back catalog! https://utopiadistrict.com/podcast   Videos: Subscribe to us on Twitch and YouTube so you catch our livestreams and video uploads! https://twitch.tv/utopiadistrict https://youtube.com/c/UtopiaDistrict   Join in the conversation on our Discord server! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8   Utopia District theme song by Groovy Kaiju 💗 Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below: Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS  Host : IndyAdvant Twitter | Instagram | YouTube
Poolside In New York: A Vaporwave Community Weekend Recap (Part 1) | Episode 19
Aug 30 2023
Poolside In New York: A Vaporwave Community Weekend Recap (Part 1) | Episode 19
Welcome to the Utopia District podcast! Grab a reclining chair and lounge in the sun with us as we recap the entire ElectroniCON 2023 / Vaporwave Community Weekend in New York this past week from August 23rd to 28th, 2023. With a copious amount of events spanning the entire week from Summer Slushy Fest, to AFTERWAVE, to Music Website, to ElectroniCON days 1 and 2, and ending it off with the Vaporwave Tape Swap & Chill Party 2023, we sure had our work cut out for us! Bask with Indy, Cerulea, Charavale, VideodromeTV, Jupiter, strip_silence, Solodolo84, Brass Fair Mall, Saintcloud, and Bauerbiz in joy of this fantastical dream-like weekend.   Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below so you don't miss any future episodes! 👇 Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio   Episode Links! Summer Slushy Fest 2023 AFTERWAVE Music Website Presents ElectroniCON 2023 Vaporwave Tape Swap & Chill Party 2023   Episode Co-Hosts! Indy Cerulea Charavale VideodromeTV Jupiter strip_silence Solodolo84 Brass Fair Mall Saintcloud Bauerbiz         UTOPIA DISTRICT Website | Discord | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Twitch | YouTube  Literature, Podcast, Art Exhibit, Community & Culture, Events Stage   Check out our pre-UD Podcast Episodes here! UD Podcast Archive: Check out our UD episode back catalog! https://utopiadistrict.com/podcast   Videos: Subscribe to us on Twitch and YouTube so you catch our livestreams and video uploads! https://twitch.tv/utopiadistrict https://youtube.com/c/UtopiaDistrict   Join in the conversation on our Discord server! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8   Utopia District theme song by Groovy Kaiju 💗 Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below: Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS  Host : IndyAdvant Twitter | Instagram | YouTube
Interview: Pad Chennington (Summer Slushy Festival 2023) | Episode 18
Jul 24 2023
Interview: Pad Chennington (Summer Slushy Festival 2023) | Episode 18
Welcome to the Utopia District podcast! On today's episode we sit down with the man himself Pad Chennington for a deep dive into his exciting upcoming live vaporwave festival event in Brooklyn coming up on Thursday, August 24th in Brooklyn, NY, and much much more! Tune in now for another great Utopia District podcast! Summer Slushy Fest 2023 Thursday, August 24th - 7:30pm to 2:00am The Meadows | 17 Meadow Street, Brooklyn, NY Poster #1   Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below so you don't miss any future episodes! 👇 Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio   Episode Links! Announcement Tweet Event Tickets - Summer Slushy Festival 2023   Pad Chenningon! YouTube | Twitter | Bandcamp Kats Kill Records: Bandcamp | Twitter | Instagram   Music on this Episode! Pad Chennington - Rookie Pad Chennington - Want   Alternative Event Posters!         UTOPIA DISTRICT Website | Discord | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Twitch | YouTube  Literature, Podcast, Art Exhibit, Community & Culture, Events Stage   Check out our pre-UD Podcast Episodes here! UD Podcast Archive: Check out our UD episode back catalog! https://utopiadistrict.com/podcast   Videos: Subscribe to us on Twitch and YouTube so you catch our livestreams and video uploads! https://twitch.tv/utopiadistrict https://youtube.com/c/UtopiaDistrict   Join in the conversation on our Discord server! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8   Utopia District theme song by Groovy Kaiju 💗 Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below: Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS  Host : IndyAdvant Twitter | Instagram | YouTube
Lemmy Just Post: Unraveling the Digital Tapestry | Episode 17
Jul 14 2023
Lemmy Just Post: Unraveling the Digital Tapestry | Episode 17
"Are you there Lemmy? It's me, vaporwave." Welcome to the Utopia District podcast! On today's episode, Indy, and co-hosts DemoDawg and Crystal Eternal seek to unveil the implications of all the recent tech paradigm shifts and the current reshaping of our digital landscape.  Our discussion looks to address the changes in the online platforms we use every day, like YouTube's adblock enforcement, Twitter's rate limiting, Reddit's API changes, Discord username updates, Meta's Twitter competitor "Threads", Apple Glass, and the rise of federated decentralized social platforms like Mastodon and Lemmy. Join us for a fun and thought-provoking discussion on the potential impact of these transformations on users, content creators, identity, privacy, augmented reality, and the future of social networking. Also, Indy is drunk for this one.   Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below so you don't miss any future episodes! 👇 Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio Catch us in our Discord server to join in the conversation! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8   Episode Links! Summer Slushy Fest 2023 - Brooklyn, NY Flamingo Fest 2023 (IRL) - Catch One, LA Join Lemmy! /c/vaporwave on lemmy.world TOM CRUISIN / LAY BAC - BABE ESP (from Neon Nights) BlueSky   Guests on this Episode! DemoDawg - Twitter | Instagram Crystal Eternal - Twitter | Instagram | Bandcamp | Nostalgia Lounge | LinkTree   Music on this Episode! Lost Traveler ロスト - Whispered Moonlight ft. TUPPERWAVE Pyroglyphics - One Leaf Clover Crystal Eternal - It's For the Paper   UTOPIA DISTRICT Website | Discord | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Twitch | YouTube  Literature, Podcast, Art Exhibit, Community & Culture, Events Stage   Check out our pre-UD Podcast Episodes here! UD Podcast Archive: Check out our UD episode back catalog! https://utopiadistrict.com/podcast   Videos: Subscribe to us on Twitch and YouTube so you catch our livestreams and video uploads! https://twitch.tv/utopiadistrict https://youtube.com/c/UtopiaDistrict   Join in the conversation on our Discord server! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8   Utopia District theme song by Groovy Kaiju 💗 Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below: Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS  Host : IndyAdvant Twitter | Instagram | YouTube
Interview: MIDWESTHETIC (Summer Synapse Vaporwave Festival) | Episode 16
Jul 7 2023
Interview: MIDWESTHETIC (Summer Synapse Vaporwave Festival) | Episode 16
Welcome to the Utopia District podcast! On today's episode we sit down with the creators and owners of Midwesthetic, a vaporwave and internet music culture organization and community based out of Madison, Wisconsin, USA, supporting the greater general Wisconsin and Midwest regions' underground and vaporwave music scenes. Join us for a lovely episode as we dive in to the passions of the core team members, learn their stories of falling in love with vaporwave, and the intricacies and complexities of putting a festival like this together. Midwesthetic - Summer Synapse Saturday July 29th, 2023 High Noon Saloon, Madison, WI 6:00pm - 1:00am If you're attending the event, be sure to say hi to the team and join up the bar crawl they talk about during the show, and don't miss the photo booth!   Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below so you don't miss any future episodes!  Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio Catch us in our Discord server to join in the conversation! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8   Midwesthetic Episode Links! Buy Midwesthetic Summer Synapse tickets here ($15!): https://www.high-noon.com/event/summer-synapse-underground-electronic-music-art-party/ Midwesthetic Website: www.midwesthetic.net Wintermu7e / ethan Twitter (primary midwesthetic twitter presence is here): https://twitter.com/Neuromancer_ER Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/midwestheticmusic Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Midwesthetic Discord Community (this is where our community lives when we’re not at a show!): https://discord.gg/Jxy3uh73SF   UTOPIA DISTRICT Website | Discord | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Twitch | YouTube  Literature, Podcast, Art Exhibit, Community & Culture, Events Stage Check out our pre UD Podcast Episodes here! UD Podcast Archive: Check out our UD episode back catalog! https://utopiadistrict.com/podcast   Videos: Subscribe to us on Twitch and YouTube so you catch our livestreams and video uploads! https://twitch.tv/utopiadistrict https://youtube.com/c/UtopiaDistrict   Join in the conversation on our Discord server! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8   Utopia District theme song by Groovy Kaiju 💗 Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below: Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS  Host : IndyAdvant Twitter | Instagram | YouTube
Unsung Heroes: The YouTube Pioneers Who Saved Vaporwave | Episode 15
Mar 15 2023
Unsung Heroes: The YouTube Pioneers Who Saved Vaporwave | Episode 15
On today's episode our conversation revolves around YouTube and the creators that played a crucial role in the continued life and ongoing exploration of the Vaporwave genre. We discuss the extent of YouTube's place in the cultural resurgence of the genre, and what we owe the people that made the early mixes, and explored the sound.  We will examine how the YouTube platform helped the genre evolve beyond its initial sound & aesthetic, and what the relationship between the platform and the genre means. We recognize the unsung heroes of Vaporwave's continued existence, and how through YouTube, they shaped and spread the genre. Join us as we explore the significance of YouTube in the Vaporwave movement, and ask the thought-provoking question, would Vaporwave still exist if YouTube did not exist? Hop on the Utopia District train to find out, through an intriguing conversation on how technology and creativity can shape musical movements, and the potential impacts of online platforms on music cultures.   Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below so you don't miss any future episodes! Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS  Catch us in our Discord server to join in the conversation! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8   Episode Discussion Links! Deep Into YouTube VAPURGATORY - A Documentary About Vaporwave Krelez - 24/7 Vaporwave YouTube Mix Nightwave Plaza WVSQD Linktr.ee Minidisc.Wiki - Website | Twitter | Instagram Utopia District YouTube Mixes   Vaporwave YouTuber List: Follow and support these amazing people!! In no particular order: Sound Station Jason Sanders Sigmund Generous Hermes Acosta HA SPLIFF RADIOショー SoulSearchAndDestroy Real Love Music [PATRYK FILMS] R y a n C e l s i u s ° S o u n d s Artzie Music Deep Sea Current ElFamosoDemon brokenmachinefilms Vapor Memory MrNONSENSE TriangleMusic VCR-archive b r h m LLucien hughes DMT/•/TV FORGOTTEN_VCR NEOTIC VHSdreamz channelsurfing Sega64 NIGHT ERROR夜のエラー sunsetcorp FrankJavCee retro player one Sun Levi   VAPOR NEWS New R23x and Equip Single  INTERNET CLUB featured on Bandcamp Daily  Business Casual raising price for full discog for 3$   ONLINE EVENTS Vaporshave 2023 - Saturday, March 18th    RELEASE RADAR (Digitals & Upcoming Releases) Revenaut Cassette Corp.  New Ahero Single - 4K View | Music Video   MERCH MARKET (New Physicals) Dj Sabrina Booklet 豊平区民TOYOHIRAKUMIN - 5 식료품groceries - 폐점  Dragon Chan World Champion - World Champion Resort   Music From The Episode Good Girl (feat. Lost Travelerロスト)  from[Her Perfumes part 2] by M4 [E S C A P E ] from teertscisum by abdersta I Got Your Letter - Nmesh. 赤​ワ​イ​ン​と​カ​ミ​ソ​リ​の​刃 from INFINITE SEX GOD by GLOBAL CHILL Enter Through the Lobby from Hologram Plaza by Disconscious DREAMCAST SUMMER SONGS by Devon Hendryx Lowlights from passion plays by midnight première    Team Members on this episode! DemoDawg : Twitter Charavale: Twitter crispy_doodles: Twitter   UTOPIA DISTRICT Website | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Twitch | YouTube  Literature, Podcast, Art Exhibit, Community & Culture, Events Stage Videos: Subscribe to us on Twitch and YouTube so you catch our livestreams and video uploads! https://twitch.tv/utopiadistrict https://youtube.com/c/UtopiaDistrict Podcast: Check out our episode back catalog! https://utopiadistrict.com/podcast Check out our old Podcast episodes here! Join in the conversation on our Discord server! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8 Utopia District theme song by Groovy Kaiju 💗 Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below: Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS  Host : IndyAdvant Twitter | Instagram | YouTube
Interview: Mélonade (Ruminating on Future Funk) | Episode 14
Mar 7 2023
Interview: Mélonade (Ruminating on Future Funk) | Episode 14
Welcome to the Utopia District Podcast! Today, we have a special guest who will take us on a funkadelic musical journey that will have you grooving in your seats. That's right, we have none other than the Scottish future funk producer, Mélonade! Not only is Mélonade a master of funk, but he's also a game developer. That's right, he's been busy cooking up a storm on Steam, and his indie game is set to blow your mind (if you like fishing!) We loved hearing about the inspiration behind the game and the challenges he faced in its development, as well as his new upcoming hoverboard/skateboard game! With the sold out cassette for Mélonade's latest album, the vinyl is set to drop on April 14th, and let me tell you, it looks gorgeous! The vinyl release promises to transport you to a disco wonderland with its mesmerizing vibes.  And while we're on the topic of exciting developments, join us as we dive into the latest advancements from OpenAI, including updates on ChatGPT, Bing, and other interesting new developments! But before we get ahead of ourselves, let's sit back, relax, and let the music take over. We'll be listening to some of Mélonade's latest tracks, as well as some other funky tunes, so put on your dancing shoes, turn up the volume, and let's get grooving with Mélonade!   Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below so you don't miss any future episodes! Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS  Catch us in our Discord server to join in the conversation! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8   Mélonade's Links! Patreon Twitter Soundcloud "From The Heart" on Business Casual | His Latest Album   Episode Discussion Links! "From the Heart" vinyl release on My Pet Flamingo | April 14th, 2023 All Mélonade's Singles and more! Barbie PC Game Song | Twitter Post Isle of Jura | Mélonade's Steam Game EM Games | Upcoming Retro Skateboard Game - Currently in Development "Indie Game The Movie"  Session Skateboard Game Arcane - Netflix Show Notilde Tapes Mélonade's Previous Albums | Mélonade (2019 Edition) Splash (2020) ✵ 𝓜𝓸𝓴𝓪 ✧𝓨𝓾𝓶𝓮 ☽   Music from this Episode! Mélonade - Magic & Daydream | From the League of Legends Sessions: Star Guardian Taliyah - Future Funk Comp (full video here) Mélonade - Burnin' Up (feat. Luanmer) Mélonade - Bonjour Story! (feat. Mr. Wax) M​é​lonade & Strawberry Station - Better & Better | From Echos of the Past by My Pet Flamingo 3D BLAST - Side 2 Side | (full dance video here) Snowdream - Together   UTOPIA DISTRICT Website | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Twitch | YouTube  Literature, Podcast, Art Exhibit, Community & Culture, Events Stage Videos: Subscribe to us on Twitch and YouTube so you catch our livestreams and video uploads! https://twitch.tv/utopiadistrict https://youtube.com/c/UtopiaDistrict Podcast: Check out our episode back catalog! https://utopiadistrict.com/podcast Check out our old Podcast episodes here! Join in the conversation on our Discord server! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8 Utopia District theme song by Groovy Kaiju 💗 Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS  Host : IndyAdvant Twitter | Instagram | YouTube
Corporate Takeover: Exploring the Meaning of Vaporwave and Lost Internet | Episode 13
Feb 28 2023
Corporate Takeover: Exploring the Meaning of Vaporwave and Lost Internet | Episode 13
Welcome to the Utopia District Podcast! Explore with us the numerous facets of the internet that we have forgotten over time. Remember the day when you could customise your desktop and use special media players? We talk about how these things are now just distant memories and how the internet has transformed. Individuality has been lost in the corporate playground that is the internet. We talk about how businesses have dominated the internet and its current position. What does this entail for the erosion of our individuality and our online identities? Do you recall the earlier versions of sites like MySpace? We think back on these previous websites and how they changed through time. But what about the future and development of online art? We talk about where the NFT art is at in 2023. What does the term "vaporwave" signify to you? What is your interpretation of it? We examine the various ways that vaporwave has been interpreted as well as how the internet has embraced it as a subculture. We also talk about the attractiveness of vaporwave and why people feel such a strong connection to it. Finally, we talk about the disappointing situation of not being able to communicate your vaporwave experience. Although it might be difficult to put your ideas and feelings regarding this subculture into words, we make an effort to do so here. Join us as we go deeply into the Vaporwave and Lost Internet worlds. Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below so you don't miss any future episodes! Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS  Catch us in our Discord server to join in the conversation! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8 Episode Discussion Links Max Head Reviews - Episode 4 | Hypnospace Outlaw and How Play Made the Early Internet Our Bandcamp Page! ElectroniCON Primavera (Spain) Wizard Toad's DS Adventure | Deathlance Records CAPE CORAL - BLU NOTTE h º r ¡ z º n щ ¡ r e l e s s - HORSEWIRELESS NFT Tweet Whitewoods Beachwalk SpaceHey (MySpace Revival Site) Spring Break 87 Anniversary Stream Music from this episode! 회사AUTO - Achikochi l y n x & Hotel Pools - with you R∞ - SUNRISE​.​ORCHID​.​ROM Late Arcane - Neo​-​Pangea Windows96 - How To See Through Walls Get Outa Myspace Halcyon & On & On Team Members on this episode! DemoDawg : https://twitter.com/plasticpalms1 DJ Nonn : https://twitter.com/dj_nonn UTOPIA DISTRICT Website | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Twitch | YouTube  Literature | Podcast | Art Exhibit | Community & Culture | Events Stage Videos: Subscribe to us on Twitch and YouTube so you catch our livestreams and video uploads! https://twitch.tv/utopiadistrict https://youtube.com/c/UtopiaDistrict Podcast: Check out our episode back catalog! https://utopiadistrict.com/podcast Catch us in our Discord server! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8 Host : IndyAdvant Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Facebook  Utopia District theme song by Groovy Kaiju 💗 Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS
Vaporwave New York Take Over! An ElectroniCON3 & Tape Swap 3 Recap | Episode 12
Sep 20 2022
Vaporwave New York Take Over! An ElectroniCON3 & Tape Swap 3 Recap | Episode 12
ElectroniCON is an incredibly important event for the vaporwave and adjacent communities. Presented by George Clanton of 100% Electronica, ElectroniCON 3 was a pilgrimage that brought vaporwave fans together from all over the globe, to Brooklyn NY on August 20th, 2022. Today, one month later, we sit down to reminisce on the fantastical experience of the 2022 New York Vaporwave Community Weekend, including the Tape Swap 3 presented by Utopia District, Club Genki presented by Pacific Plaza Records and Pocari Sweat, and Vaporspace Invaders presented by Vaporspace StL. Join us as we wallow through our memories and video footage of this amazing weekend. Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below so you don't miss any future episodes! Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS  Catch us in our Discord server to join in the conversation! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8 Episode Discussion Topics Tape Swap 3 & ElectroniCON3 all-videos playlist! Tape Swap 3 VOD - Hangout and featuring Golden Living Room, JPEGSTRIPES, and Videopunks! Augnos' Full Community Weekend Photo Set (Massive Thread) Utopia District Poster - Community Signatures Photo Vaporwave Name Tags by Allure Artworks Nostalgia Salon Cerulea Scents Brass Fair Mall - Photo / Soundcloud Pad Chennington Weekend Recap Video Awesome Community Tweets & Photos - Fountain Photo Bomb, Indy Painting Tape Swap Walls, Dan Mason "Where is everyone?!?", Poland Spring - The New Flavor of Vaporwave, Desert Sand Photo, Pizza Slut Photoshopped, Chris Vaporwave, Distracted DATAGIRL Explaining the Decks Meme > Vaporwave?, Amen Break, Flash Drives, Fireball, LordDepis Illustration, Skylar Spence, Yung Shiro DJ Screw, gh0st "Please stop fighting!"   Vaporwave Tape Swap 3 Poster (by JavaPlaza) Vaporwave Tape Swap 3 - Performer Lineup Poster (by JavaPlaza) Vaporwave New York 2022 Community Weekend Map (by JavaPlaza)   Team Members on this episode! DemoDawg : https://twitter.com/plasticpalms1 Prenoko : https://twitter.com/_Prenoko strip_silence : https://twitter.com/stripsilence01 Siphonophore AV : https://www.instagram.com/siphonophore_av C A S I N O : https://twitter.com/CASINO_Utopia Pizza : https://twitter.com/Pizza_SLT   UTOPIA DISTRICT Literature | Podcast | Art Exhibit | Community & Culture | Events Stage Website | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Twitch | YouTube  Videos Subscribe to us on Twitch and YouTube so you catch our livestreams and video uploads! https://twitch.tv/utopiadistrict https://youtube.com/c/UtopiaDistrict Podcast Check out our episode back catalog! https://utopiadistrict.com/podcast Catch us in our Discord server! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8 Host : IndyAdvant Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Facebook    Utopia District theme song by Groovy Kaiju 💗 Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS
LATE NIGHT LO-DOWN - A Late Night Lights II (Late Night Lo Fi & Vaporwave Festival) Recap | Episode 11
Jul 27 2022
LATE NIGHT LO-DOWN - A Late Night Lights II (Late Night Lo Fi & Vaporwave Festival) Recap | Episode 11
Hello and welcome back to the Utopia District podcast! ✨ Grab your TV dinner and sit back with us as we reminisce over our massive two-day LATE NIGHT LIGHTS II late night lo fi and vaporwave URL festival, from back on July 16th and 17th, 2022. Find all the musicians and visual/video artist details on the official website at latenightlofi.com! Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below so you don't miss any future episodes! Spotify | Amazon | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | YouTube | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS  Catch us in our Discord server to join in on the fun! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8 LATE NIGHT LIGHTS II   Episode Discussion Topics We encourage you to check out the official festival website at latenightlofi.com Creating a stage and shared space for both up and coming and OG artists.The mindset of marrying visual art with a musical soundscape. Techniques and thoughts.Transporting a viewer into a universe.The build up from Late Night Lights 2020 to Late Night Lights II.What putting an event like this together takes.Why we do Late Night Lights, and the future of the festival.ElectroniCON3 and visiting New York in August.Vaporwave Tape Swap (New Lineup!) Check out the LATE NIGHT LIGHTS II Ultimate Merch Bundle, containing one 4-Disc Blu-ray Collectors Set, 5-Tape Cassette Box-Set with one song from every participating artist, one full-size Late Night Lights event poster in 24" x 36", and one Late Night Lights festival T-Shirt (in any size): https://utopiadistrict.bandcamp.com/merch/late-night-lights-ii-collectors-edition-ultimate-bundle-blu-ray-cassette-box-set-t-shirt-poster           GUESTS ON THIS EPISODE Gbanas92 https://twitter.com/gbm_games InterroFlashbangDynamite https://twitter.com/mindiddlydindy SquizzleKop https://twitter.com/SquizzleKop https://instagram.com/squizzlekop PizzaSlut https://twitter.com/Pizza_SLT https://instagram.com/brucerav DemoDawg https://twitter.com/plasticpalms1 https://instagram.com/dem0dawg Dub Prophet https://youtube.com/c/DubProphet/videos Notorious Secret https://twitter.com/NotoriousVapor https://notorioussecret.bandcamp.com   MUSIC FROM THIS EPISODE 蜃気楼MIRAGE - Alone (bonus track via Digital Purchase) Xiomara - FREAKNIK 1999 Gentleman Lounge Dining Cult - Live @ LATE NIGHT LIGHTS II   MUSICIANS 1amBluntz, ADHDNFLBLITZ, Aexion, AGNAR, Ancient Fan Death Studios, b l u e s c r e e n, BABEFAKE, bl00dwave, bodyline, channel select, Chiba City Blues, Clipart Gallery (Patryk Films), Cologne Terminal, Computer Dreams, Cube Underlord, CVLTVRΣ, delaberry, Digi, Enraile, Entrana, exquisite nights, Fornax Void, FutureFunkRocker, General Translator, Gentlemen Lounge Dining Cult, Golden Living Room, Hantasi, Incarta'95, Infinity Frequencies, INTERNET CLUB, Jade, Limousine, Lost Traveler ロスト, luxury elite, MindSpring Memories, Notorious Secret, Opus Science Collective, P A T H S パス, Paradise of Yesterday, Penthouse Suite, Prekursor, PUDERPOLLI, S.a.x, Seggito, Sport3000, strip_silence, SYLLABUS, That's Matt!, thor cb, Topaz Gang, TV2, Unknown Caller, VAAV SOCIAL CLUB, Vaporsoftworks, VentureX, VHS Logos, VHSテープリワインダー, VITO JAMES GENOVESE, Xenon Masters, Xiomara, YUNG CRYSTAL ネオン, 식료품groceries (JPEGSTRIPES), 회사AUTO, and ミスト M Y S T!   VISUAL ARTISTS With visual and video art and production for these sets, by some incredibly talented folks: Aitso, All Hell Breaks Loops, BruceRav (Pizza Slut), CCTV, Default.cfg, Demodawg, Dub Prophet, IndyAdvant, Keneticwav, Late Arcane, moirebender, MOONSPEED, Pixel8ter, Prekursor, Tesseractive, Shanpu, Siphonophore AV, Spike Stephens, Squizzlekop, and VideodromeTV 🌟 Find all the musicians and visual/video artist details on the official website! https://latenightlofi.com   We put a lot of work into bringing out our idea of the late night lo fi aesthetic, and are very proud of what we managed to accomplish for our visual design of the event. Hopefully we can transport everyone into our universe and give you an ultimate late night lo fi experience you’ll never forget! This event has been a massive undertaking, and it wouldn't be possible without your support If you have a minute, feel free to give us a follow on our various platforms to stay up to date with what we have going on! It really helps us keep the lights on. Thank you!! LATE NIGHT LIGHTS II after parties by All Hell Breaks Loops, and Pocari Online If you'd like to support us directly, shoot us a tip! https://paypal.me/utopiadistrict Or check out our merch on Bandcamp and support some artists too! https://utopiadistrict.bandcamp.com/merch   Check out the official website for full musician & visual artist details at latenightlofi.com! DAY 1 DAY 2   UTOPIA DISTRICT Videos - Don't forget to subscribe to us on Twitch and YouTube so you catch our events and video uploads! https://twitch.tv/utopiadistrict https://youtube.com/c/UtopiaDistrict Podcast - Check out our episode back catalog below! https://utopiadistrict.com/podcast Catch us in our Discord server! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8 ✧ https://utopiadistrict.com ✧ https://twitter.com/UtopiaDistrict ✧ https://youtube.com/c/UtopiaDistrict ✧ https://facebook.com/UtopiaDistrictOnline ✧ https://instagram.com/UtopiaDistrictOnline  Host : IndyAdvant Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Facebook  Utopia District Links Website | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Twitch | YouTube  Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below: Spotify | Amazon | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | YouTube | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS  utopiadistrict.com
Interview: PopSlinger Game Director (Nintendo Switch) & Skule Toyama | Episode 10
Jan 28 2022
Interview: PopSlinger Game Director (Nintendo Switch) & Skule Toyama | Episode 10
Hello and welcome back to the Utopia District podcast! ✨ Today we sit down with Nintendo Switch game developer Jose Abreu and music composer Skule Toyama and their new future funk inspired musical shooter video game, PopSlinger! Join us for a deep dive into the development of the game, discussions on the childhood inspirations from the director and composer, and ruminations on the game from inception to publishing with Nintendo. Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below so you don't miss any future episodes! Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS  Catch us in our Discord server to join in on the fun! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8 Discussion Topics PopSlinger Nintendo Store Page PopSlinger Game Review by Charavale! PopSlinger Launch Trailer Neon City Records' PopSlinger Cassette Release Kirinji Goldeneye 64 Remake Pepsiman PS1 Game Funky Can Creative: PopSlinger Official Website Official Twitter Nintendo Announcement Nintendo Life Article Skule Toyama: Bandcamp Twitter Guest Host! Charavale https://twitter.com/DrunkOnMedia UTOPIA DISTRICT Literature | Podcast | Art Exhibit | Community & Culture | Events Stage Videos - Don't forget to subscribe to us on Twitch and YouTube so you catch our streams and video uploads! https://twitch.tv/utopiadistrict https://youtube.com/c/UtopiaDistrict Podcast - Check out our episode back catalog below! https://utopiadistrict.com/podcast Catch us in our Discord server! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8 Comment, like/subscribe, and hit the bell! ✧ https://utopiadistrict.com ✧ https://twitter.com/UtopiaDistrict ✧ https://youtube.com/c/UtopiaDistrict ✧ https://facebook.com/UtopiaDistrictOnline ✧ https://instagram.com/UtopiaDistrictOnline  Host : IndyAdvant Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Facebook  Utopia District Links Website | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Twitch | YouTube  Utopia District theme song by Groovy Kaiju 💗 Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below: Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS
Vapor 2021 Selections | Episode 9
Jan 12 2022
Vapor 2021 Selections | Episode 9
Hello and welcome back to the Utopia District podcast! ✨ We've got a fun episode for you today, so kick back as Indy and the UD team cover some latest vaporwave news, look at our Aesthetic Archives, discuss upcoming vaporwave events, and break down the recent Utopia District Christmas special. A wrap up of another great year of Vaporwave with a fond look back at Utopia District and the vaporwave communities favorite albums of 2021. Join Indy, Gbanas92, DJ Nonn, Maxemus, Charavale, mallbert, and Pizza SLT for this great episode! Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below so you don't miss any future episodes! Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS  Catch us in our Discord server to join in on the fun! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8 Discussion Topics Utopia District's Favorite Vaporwave Albums of 2021 Christmas Special VHS - BUY NOW! Watch the Christmas Special here: https://youtube.com/watch?v=PEh7NcJ-DWY Vaporwave Christmas Music - Complete Archive The Weekend using Tomoko Aran's song - The Weeknd - Out of Time (Official Audio) Astro Mega - Channel 20  https://astromegamusic.bandcamp.com/album/channel-20 Thothep's Reddit Post Vaporwave News Vektroid's return to Prism Genesis with Fiji Grid TV EX 10 Year Anniversary of IF's Euphoria coming up July 2022 Vaporwave Events Latin All Stars 2022 - Upcoming Vapor Festival VaporRave - Feb 26th : IRL in Brooklyn, NY - Tickets on sale here Virtual Memory 29 Release Radar New Infinity Frequencies - Exit Simulation New US GOLF 95 release - VICES Merch / Market (Physicals) Chocobo & Chill Black Materia: The Remake Telepath vinyl pre-order completed Endlesswaters tape collection boxset release New Desert Sands Feels Warm at Night physical-only tape Music We Played DATAGIRL - Merry Christmas SkyTwoHigh ft. Mallbert - 母乳 tÆ ┬▌mΣ - Sheets Mega Ran & GameChops - Black Materia: The Remake - Lifestream Staff on this Episode (Give them a follow!) Gbanas92 https://twitter.com/gbm_games DJ Nonn https://twitter.com/dj_nonn Maxemus https://instagram.com/itchybuttrecords Charavale https://twitter.com/DrunkOnMedia mallbert https://twitter.com/Katensu Pizza SLT https://twitter.com/Pizza_SLT Videos - Don't forget to subscribe to us on Twitch and YouTube so you catch our streams and video uploads! https://twitch.tv/utopiadistrict https://youtube.com/c/UtopiaDistrict Podcast - Check out our episode back catalog below! https://utopiadistrict.com/podcast UTOPIA DISTRICT Literature | Podcast | Art Exhibit | Community & Culture | Events Stage Catch us in our Discord server! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8 Comment, like/subscribe, and hit the bell! ✧ https://utopiadistrict.com ✧ https://twitter.com/UtopiaDistrict ✧ https://youtube.com/c/UtopiaDistrict ✧ https://facebook.com/UtopiaDistrictOnline ✧ https://instagram.com/UtopiaDistrictOnline  Host : IndyAdvant Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Facebook  Utopia District Links Website | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Twitch | YouTube  Utopia District theme song by Groovy Kaiju 💗 Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below: Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS
Lost Broadcasts and TV Programming | Episode 8
Dec 19 2021
Lost Broadcasts and TV Programming | Episode 8
Hello and welcome back to the Utopia District podcast! ✨ We've got a fun episode for you today, so kick back as Indy and the UD team look back over the past 20 years and look at what we've lost as a byproduct of shifting to new technologies. Join DemoDawg, Maxemus, AbyssyallSea, Mallbert, and Pizza SLT for on this hilarious and thought provoking chat! Catch us in our Discord server to join in on the fun! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8 Discussion Topics The implications and byproducts that lead to why vaporwave was created Canadian vs American programming and TV networks TV Channels in the 50 plus range, extra channel TV packages, jailbreaking satellite feeds Hanging out at the local video store and running into your peers regularly. Free popcorn Having to watch things when they air. If you missed it, you have to go to work to find it. Avoiding spoilers at school and the workplace How Power Rangers and Harvey Birdman got made Preservation of media. Bootleg and lost media markets. Companies not archiving their own content. Copyright abuse Scholastic book fair TV Sitcoms: Scrubs, 3rd Rock From The Sun, Seinfeld, SNL Respect for resources found at the library Double Dare, American Gladiator, Legend of the Hidden Temple, Nick Arcade, Uh-Oh, Video and Arcade Top 10 Bill Nye the Science Guy, Carl Sagan COSMOS, NOVA Documentaries Americas Funniest Home Videos vs Tosh.0 and modern versions FernGully, Earthworm Jim, Ed Edd and Eddy, Freakazoid, Mummies Alive, Street Sharks, Cow and Chicken, Sky Surfers Strike Force, Wild West C.O.W.-Boys of Moo Mesa, Ahh Real Monsters, Samurai Pizza Cats, Superhuman Samurai Cyber Squad Discussion Links Utopia District Merch Page! A Very Vapor Christmas Watch MXC (Most Extreme Elimination Challenge) Return of G4TV G4TV Classic Archive Toonami Tapes by Nanoshrine RiP: A Remix Manifesto Canadian Heritage Minutes: Basketball, House Hippos Staff on this Episode (Give them a follow!) DemoDawg https://twitter.com/plasticpalms1 Maxemus https://instagram.com/itchybuttrecords AbyssyallSea (Omegakiller) https://twitter.com/abyssyall mallbert https://twitter.com/Katensu Pizza SLT https://twitter.com/Pizza_SLT Utopia District Videos Don't forget to subscribe to us on Twitch and YouTube so you catch our streams and video uploads! https://twitch.tv/utopiadistrict https://youtube.com/c/UtopiaDistrict Utopia District Podcast Check out our episode back catalog below! https://utopiadistrict.com/podcast UTOPIA DISTRICT Literature | Podcast | Art Exhibit | Community & Culture | Events Stage Catch us in our Discord server! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8 Comment, like/subscribe, and hit the bell! ✧ https://utopiadistrict.com ✧ https://twitter.com/UtopiaDistrict ✧ https://youtube.com/c/UtopiaDistrict ✧ https://facebook.com/UtopiaDistrictOnline ✧ https://instagram.com/UtopiaDistrictOnline  Host - IndyAdvant Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Facebook  Utopia District  Website | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Twitch | YouTube  Utopia District theme song by Groovy Kaiju 💗 Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below: Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS  #vaporwave #vhs #television #2000s
A Fashionable Entrance | Episode 7
Sep 13 2021
A Fashionable Entrance | Episode 7
Join us in this marvelous episode of the Utopia District Podcast for a Fashionable Entrance (mind the Indy's audio issues in the beginning bit!). Welcoming new staff members Interro and Jupiter while kicking it old-school with some original classic homies, appreciating vaporwave fashion, diving into some vaporwave games and movies, including a segment on Jupiter's brand new YouTube series, Max Head Reviews, coming to Utopia District in the near future. An episode you won't want to miss, and a video episode at that! Catch us at YouTube youtube.com/c/utopiadistrict to watch the video, otherwise find the episode on your favourite Podcast network! Discussion Topics - Methods for discovering new and interesting vaporwave - Approaches on using social media to become more a part of the community - Utopia District One Year Anniversary! Coming up very soon! - Is the internet in decay? - The Land Before Time & other nostalgic films - Early 90s animation styles, The Minds Eye, Reboot, Jimmy Neutron - What you lose when re-creating old art - Background sounds cause nostalgia in vaporwave, liminality Discussion Links "Max Head Reviews" by Jupiter like the Planet https://youtube.com/channel/UCyO_m9FaGfTu_hLuvEe4r3w Private Suite Mag https://issuu.com/privatesuitemag ElectroniCON One - Full Video https://youtube.com/watch?v=mOsabwgXm... ElectroniCON Two - Full Video https://youtu.be/m2KrhVyDyhc?t=1262 Neon City Cruising live in LA, NY, & TX https://utopiadistrict.com/events Intelligent Drum and Bass https://youtube.com/watch?v=JK8ilaPZbKE (Peshay) AestheticBot95 https://twitter.com/AestheticBot95 Pad Chennington's Top 100 Vaporwave Songs of All Time https://youtube.com/watch?v=2YpT2PtDEfk LoungeNet https://youtube.com/c/LoungeNet/videos Return of the IRL live vaporwave show https://twitch.tv/videos/1129721038 (Bootleg VOD) Vaperror Tour in California https://twitter.com/PacificPlazaRec/status/1436404760748310529 Join our Discord! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8 MySpace Music Recovery Archive https://archive.org/details/myspace_dragon_hoard_2010 People On This Episode (In Order) Augnos https://twitter.com/AugnosMusic Interro https://twitter.com/mindiddlydindy Jupiter https://instagram.com/jupiterliketheplanet AbyssyallSea https://twitter.com/abyssyall Prenoko https://twitter.com/_Prenoko Stuad^Dib https://twitter.com/StuadD Utopia District Podcast https://utopiadistrict.com/podcast UTOPIA DISTRICT Literature | Podcast | Art Exhibit | Community & Culture | Events Stage Catch us in our super active Discord server! https://discord.gg/DVdDzr8 Comment, like/subscribe, and hit the bell! ✧ https://utopiadistrict.com ✧ https://twitter.com/UtopiaDistrict ✧ https://youtube.com/c/UtopiaDistrict ✧ https://facebook.com/UtopiaDistrictOnline ✧ https://instagram.com/UtopiaDistrictOnline  Host: IndyAdvant Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Facebook  Utopia District  Website | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Twitch | YouTube  Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below.  Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS  #vaporwave #mallsoft #vaporwavefashion
The District Is Alive Tonight! | Episode 6
May 9 2021
The District Is Alive Tonight! | Episode 6
You have arrived at Utopia District, the premiere destination for vaporwave, future funk & internet music, art, culture, and community! Feel free to visit our website! https://utopiadistrict.com  Welcome, and please enjoy your stay!  Today we are in the District with team members Priestess, Stuad^Dib, Prenoko, & Gbanas92 to catch up, check out some tunes, and make the incredibly important determination of whether muffins or cupcakes are more superior. As well as some other things that have been on our minds lately! Team Guests! Priestess Instagram | Twitter Prenoko Instagram | Twitter Gbanas92 Instagram | Twitter Stuad^Dib Twitter Episode Discussion Links:  VapoUrban | Instagram | Twitter | Reddit | Last Archive.org Backup | All Backups Sunbleach | Twitter Private Suite Mag | Twitter Aldous Harding doktorb - ultimate cringe compilation Dreamcar CD-ROM - Experiences™ Class M Archipelago (31​-​cdc7b) Settlement Group A Winamp Build 5.666 + Patches Resonic Player Musicbee Annapurna Interactive Kentucky Route Zero Absolver Music Played In This Episode:  WEYES BLOOD - MOVIES Skeleton Lipstick - Vapor Never Sleeps Eminem - Gnat Iacon - 主页 Come On Home deljnm - please don't go. Host: IndyAdvant Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Facebook  Utopia District  Website | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Twitch | YouTube  Follow us on your favorite podcast platform below.  Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS
Interview: Groovy Kaiju / Oceanfront Online | Episode 5
Apr 26 2021
Interview: Groovy Kaiju / Oceanfront Online | Episode 5
You have arrived at Utopia District, the premiere destination for vaporwave, future funk & internet music, art, culture, and community! Feel free to visit our website!: https://utopiadistrict.com  Welcome, and please enjoy your stay!  GROOVY KAIJU We are thrilled to be sitting down with Groovy Kaiju (FKA Groovy Godzilla) in the UD studio! Join us for a jam packed episode of groovy proportions! Hailing from Long Beach, California, Aaron has been producing music under the name Groovy Kaiju/Godzilla since 2014 and runs music label / collective Oceanfront Online. He also performs under monikers Marquice Turner & Aviscerall. Bandcamp | Spotify | Twitter | Instagram | Soundcloud Discord Server | Merch | SongKick Oceanfront Online | Soundcloud | YouTube Aviscerall | Spotify | Bandcamp | Soundcloud Marquice Turner | Spotify | Soundcloud aaronthedev.com Episode Discussion Links:  Still Groovy Vinyl on Pacific Plaza Godzilla Got Remastered on Pacific Plaza Amy Winehouse - Back To Black Future Society Volume 1 Legend Of The Drunken Master Xzibit - Paparazzi Skate Lingo Emma's AMV Moe Shop How To Start Coding (and keep coding!) Music Played In This Episode:  Groovy Kaiju - Space Dandy Groovy Kaiju - Senorita Groovy Kaiju - Blackenese (For Future Society) Groovy Kaiju - Anime T-Shirts Marquice Turner - Miata Aviscerall - Lullabyes Groovy Kaiju - Don't Play No Games Groovy Kaiju - Live For The Time Groovy Kaiju - Long Beach Airport WaveStyle 96 X Groovy Kaiju - Phenomenal Groovy Kaiju - Blowin' My Mind Utopia District  Website | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Twitch | YouTube  Host : IndyAdvant Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Facebook  Don't forget to follow us on your favorite podcast platform!  Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Listen Notes | TuneIn | Deezer | iHeartRadio | RSS