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Vaporwave Classic: 18 Carat Affair Desire Sample of Mccrarys Love on a Summer Night

18 Carat Affair is a Vaporwave artist based in Kansas City, MO with many releases, including Vintage Romance, Televised Tragedies, Adult Contemporary, 90210, and many more. His music dates back to 2011 but some places say it dates back farther, to around 2008. Either way, he is one of the most well known, and respected Vaporwave artists, due to his true understanding of the genre.

18 Carat Affair is the image enterprise of artist/musician Denys Parker. Using a 4-track tape machine, synthesizers, samplers, and drum machines, Parker creates short tape spliced collages of haunting funk. 18K has put out genre spanning CDR singles and EP’s since 2005. Most of these early recordings are compiled on the 2009 release, “Spent Passions”.

Parker is currently roaming around Kansas City, MO.

In 2011 he released 60/40 showcasing the “Haunted/ New Romantic/ Funk” sound as described. 60/40 has brought attention to the works of 18K, Being Initally released on 10 “Fashion Sampler” VHS cassettes and so…