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A musical genre with 80s/90s/early 2000's capitalist pop culture that create the feeling of "Artificial Happiness" that was commonly capitalized in advertisements before 9/11.

Now, people watch Vaporwave as a nostalgic remnant of the past that allows you to truly feel the satire of Post Modernistic art and culture whilst also feeling how that Post Modernistic art is just another by product of consumerism and capitalism.
"Do you like Vaporwave?"
"No dude - its just 80's songs slowed down and sounds like shit."
"You really don't understand Vaporwave, do you?"
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by FijiWater2000 February 18, 2019
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A music genre that takes songs often from the early 2000s, 90's and 80's and slows them down drastically using a computer program, and looping a certain part. The song may or may not have filters placed on it as well.

Vaporwave is also associated with a certain type of aesthetic often found on Tumblr involving bright colours and nostalgic images from the 90's.
Vaporwave music is so strange
by y_e_e_ June 11, 2017
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mall music

elevator music

ironic critique of global capitalism in the form of sample based infomercials and home shopping networks
vaporwave, internet club, 情報デスクVIRTUAL, luxury elite, νšŒμ‚¬AUTO
by Osprey222222 December 19, 2012
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Vaporwave is a class of 1990 music or specific art with purple and pink neon like colours .
It's like mall music or olden day retro .

There is a god of vaporwave , some people still worship it the name is vekutii sometimes known as Hana or even Vekuro , it has many names .
Inject the Vaporwave into your bloodstream

This is some good Vaporwave dude
by mishunqqq October 23, 2017
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a microgenre of electronic elevator music that's cooler and the 90s
guy: hey man did you hear that sick vaporwave??
dude: ye
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