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Earlier this year, Los Angeles’s James Ferraro quietly pivoted toward the realm of out-and-out new-classical composition with Human Story 3, an electro-acoustic suite which both revisited some of the stylistic… More »


Vaporwave-inspired experimental producer James Ferraro has shared a new video for “Security Broker,” a song from his recent album Human Story 3. Directed by Eugene Kotlyarenko, the clip stars Vishwam Velandy as the titular… More »

A day or so after I talked to James Ferraro, the 28-year-old “god of vaporwave,” I found myself deep into my bank’s automated phone system and listening — really listening —… More »

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Welcome to SPIN’s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from haze-pop guitar heroes, surprise hip-hop collaborators, trolling folkies, and… More »


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After nearly five years of radio silence from the Skaters, the onetime institution of California noise, one-time member James Ferraro posted this missive to Twitter last night.Skaters 2014— PRINCE JAMES… More »

Kendrick Lamar sure did dodge a bullet by not having to use Lady Gaga singing all self-satisfied like she’s in the semi-finals of American Idol on “Bitch, Don’t Kill My… More »


James Ferraro, ‘Far Side Virtual’ (Hippos in Tanks)

If Ariel Pink is the father of chillwave’s pop pastiche, then consider James Ferraro its weird uncle. Since the demise of his noise-scrape duo the Skaters, Ferraro’s innumerable solo releases… More »