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Inner Ocean Records Best of 2018 Mix

By Cory Giordano

Inner Ocean Records Best of 2018 Mix

Inner Ocean Records Best of 2018 mix up on YouTube! Highlighting some of our favourite selections from each release of 2018. Much love to all the artists who worked with us last year, y’all are amazing!

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Interview on Keakie

By Cory Giordano

Interview on Keakie

Big ups to James (aka Psygon) from Keakie for having this chat with us, Cory and Mike from Inner Ocean talk about the label's origins, the philosophy behind what we do and some of the projects we work on.

It's a long one so pour up a cup of coffee and dive in!

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Inner Ocean Mix for Chillhop

By Cory Giordano

Inner Ocean Mix for Chillhop
Much love to the guys over at Chillhop Music for asking us to do an exclusive mix that's up on their YouTube channel.

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Drift - Ambient + Meditation

By Cory Giordano

Drift - Ambient + Meditation
Greetings Inner Ocean fam,

We message you all today to announce something very special and dear to our hearts, the creation of a new sub label called Drift focusing on Ambient + Meditation music.

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2017 Year in Review!

By Cory Giordano

2017 went off way more than we could have ever imagined.  First and foremost we want to thank all the artists, fans and community, we are ever so blessed to work with everyone and be able to do what we do.  For that we thank everyone from the bottom of our hearts.

What we released this year!

In 2017 we released these albums on Vinyl:

  • Dominic Pierce - Hoop Loops
  • Bilo 503 - Bayybe
  • [bsd.u] - Lighter (Vinyl Re-release)
  • Kazumi Kaneda - Hard Light
  • Borealism - Ripples In The Stream
  • Brother Mynor - Passionfruit Falls
  • [bsd.u] - Pook

...all of the above and the following on Tape Cassette:

  • FUTURES Vol. 4 (Double Tape)
  • Senoy - Shine
  • Kawfee - Fate Will Lead The Way
  • Oatmello - Memory
  • Knowmadic - Better Off
  • BLESS Vol. 1 (Double Tape with O-NEI-RIC + Saikei Collective)
  • lucky.s - slow dance
  • Bilo 503 - Fair (Tape Re-release)
  • Odeeno - Untouchable Mirror
  • TiMT - Time Flies Like An Arrow
  • Eets - Solus

...these collaborations with artists and other labels:

  • Hip Dozer Vol. 2 (Tape for Hip Dozer)
  • Idealism - Hiraeth EP
  • Idealism - Rainy Evening EP
  • Idealism - Amaranthine EP
  • Packed Rich - Kizuna (Tape for Kindly Rewind Records)
  • Mycatisflying - Self Titled (Collab with Orikami + Kindly Rewind)
  • Warm LCD - Liquid Crystal Healing (Tape for Close To Modern)
  • Orikami & Friends Compilation (Tape for Orikami Records)
  • Eevee - Seeds
  • Eevee - Highlights
  • Eevee - Unexpected
  • Eevee - Beat Tape 01
  • Eevee - Beat Tape 02
  • Eevee - Beat Tape 03
  • Eevee - Beat Tape 04
  • Lofi.Hiphop Vol. 1-7 Boxset (For lofi.hiphop forums)

Now that we just wrote the release list out it seems a bit unreal that we put all that music out this year!  It's been a whirlwind but we are so proud of all the artists who put out such amazing work this last year, such incredible music.

We can't wait to share with you all the great stuff we have planned already for next year! Tons more vinyl, tons more tapes, a brand new radio show in the works, more videos and interviews, radical Spotify playlists and more fresh threads.  Happy holidays to everyone, 2018 is coming soon with more goodness.

Bless.
The Inner Ocean Team

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Inner Ocean @ Spotify!

By Cory Giordano

In December Mike and I had the honour of getting a tour through the Spotify office in New York City.  Athena and the crew there are making some serious waves, supporting independent producers and labels in such a massive way.  Many deep bows to them and their amazing work.  Playlists you probably want to follow and check out if you haven't already:

We also have some Inner Ocean playlists you can follow over here.

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Black Friday is in One More Week!

By Robyn Raymond

Black Friday is in One More Week!

LoFiles!

Black Friday is one week away, and that means the Inner Ocean crew is busy making sure you’ll have access to all the chill vibes you’ll need to get through this hectic holiday season. Sale will be Live from 00:00am EST on Nov 24 to 23:59pm Nov. 27

  • All Tapes will be $6 and sales on backstock Vinyl
  • USE CODE BF2017 to get 15% off all merch items! 
  • DON’T SLEEP, very limited quantities available
  • Pre order Bilo 503 - Bayybe 12"LP + super limited tapes.
  • Pre order bsd.u - lighter 10"LP

Complete your BILO503 collection, limited Tapes of Fair and Arecibo remain!
Listen to FAIR here
Listen to ARECIBO here

 

[bsd.u]  Lighter ON VINYL will be up for grabs on Black Friday, complete your collection with Pook (listen HERE) and Monk - Leaving (listen HERE)

Catch us on all your favorite socials:

Spotify
Soundcloud 
Instagram
Twitter
 YouTube


Love Inner Ocean Records? Head on over to the Facebook and give us a 5 Star review!

 

Keep it analog,

Robyn - the hype machine

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BILO 503 AND BSD.U VINYL ON BLACK FRIDAY

By Robyn Raymond

BILO 503 AND BSD.U VINYL ON BLACK FRIDAY

Hey Analogues!

Very excited to announce two very long awaited records, “Bayybe” the newest album from BILO 503 and for the first time ever [BSD.U] “Lighter” finally on wax! Pre-orders will be available on Black Friday, November 24th. Mark your calendars, and don’t sleep on these!

BILO 503’s fourth and final release with Inner Ocean, Bayybe is this Berlin based producer’s most personal and gorgeous work yet.  Bilo is known for his truly lofi sound; stripped down beats and warbly melodies drenched in tape saturation.  Retaining his fundamental sound, Bayybe is more indie than hip hop and by indie we mean gritty dream surf wave.  Synthesizer, guitar, drums and 4track tape; the simple tools needed to lay down one of the most honest farewell albums we’ve heard, truly a Bilo 503 masterpiece.



Check out Bilo 503
Spotify
Soundcloud
Past Releases

[BSD.U], fellow Canadian  and prolific lofi producer from Vancouver Island, has blessed us with many very solid albums over the years.  His very first release Lighter has had a profound and lasting effect on the lofi community since it’s first release back in 2014.   Now for the first time we are presenting this lofi classic as a Special Edition 10” White Vinyl, a much needed addition to the record collection.


Check out [BSD.U]
Spotify
Soundcloud
Past Releases


Keeping it 33RPMs,
Robyn – The Hype Machine

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