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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, 회사AUTO
by Osprey222222 December 19, 2012
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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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sounds like porno music and somebody was playing a synthesizer and fell asleep on some keys with their head and the notes just go on and on because they're pressed.
I'm going to listen to some vaporwave on my ride home from work, I hope I don't crash
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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 sick beat with an internet explorer voice. the beat is often hyphy or interesting and very layered with a slow voice over the top. lyrics often consist of the artist rapping about how good their lives are.
mortal - hey man what's vaporwave?
vaporwave lover - #sadboys #unknowndeath2002
mortal - what?
vaporwave lover - i ain't about that life
by 1234567898ouikhj September 22, 2013
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