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  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

      $1.50 AUD  or more


  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    With original full-sleeve artwork by Kit Bennett

    Includes digital pre-order of Delicate Empires. You get 3 tracks now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
    digital album releases August 14, 2017
    item ships out on or around August 18, 2017
    edition of 250 

      $30 AUD or more 



Vortex tips the hat to Afro Futurism, and pays homage to influential artists like Ras-G and Flying Lotus. Inspired by the early Flying Lotus albums like 1983 and Los Angeles which embraced a low-fi, ambient and psychedelic take on science fiction themes, anchored by swung drum programming layered with live acoustic percussion.


from Delicate Empires, releases August 14, 2017
Cuts - Mohi
Synths and Drums - Captain Earwax



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Captain Earwax Sydney, Australia

Captain Earwax is the musical moniker of Australian multi-disciplinary artist Daniel O’Toole. As a solo artist, he has released 2 albums, 2 EPs and his Sea legs beat tape. He is the founder of the Free The Beats compilation series, which has released over 11 beat tapes.

Delicate Empires his 3rd full-length album is due out via 50 Records on August 14.
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