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The Vaporwave and Future Funk appreciation thread watch

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    Vaporwave: is a musical genre and art movement that emerged in the early 2010s from indie dance genres such as seapunk, bounce house, witch house, or chillwave. It has an intellectual component that satirizes 80s and early 90s consumer culture.

    In its general feel, a lot of Vaporwave music can be described as being very atmospheric, ambient or even melancholic.

    More info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaporwave

    Example of classic Vaporwave mix:

    Future Funk: It formed as a subgenre of Vaporwave, but typically it is considerably more dance-able and upbeat. Unlike Vaporwave, more of the focus in Future Funk is on mashed up disco-esque style tunes.

    Many people consider Future Funk the more accessible and popular of the two genre's.

    Example of classic Future Funk music mix: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbWS0j2fulY

    Any fans of Vaporwave or Future Funk here (or any other related "counterculture" music sub-genre's) ?

    Vaporwave reminds me a lot of lofi hip hop! There’s a YouTube livestream on 24/7 that I love listening to for this kind of music
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    (Original post by NotYourAuntCarol)
    Vaporwave reminds me a lot of lofi hip hop! There’s a YouTube livestream on 24/7 that I love listening to for this kind of music
    There can definitely be an overlapping/similarity to the genre's at times (I've seen a lot of lo-fi hip hop channels use classic vaporwave creations in their mixes). At the very least, the two genre's can at times be very harmonious together. But as you listen to more examples of vaporwave, a distinct difference in its feel does begin to emerge.

    One creator of many classic Vaporwave hits is "Saint Pepsi". Example of Saint Pepsi's work, "Private Cellar":

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