Someday I'll understand, it's all in my head. It's all in my head.
Lofi and chillhop/jazzhop hit that emotional nadir in a similar way, but their samples of old boomer era hits and earlier might be seen as retaliatory
Making better music from stuff thats aged like cottage cheese
And is a lot easier on the ears, if we're honest, but hey, people love metal for its savagery, so vaporwave will always have its place
Vaporwave stood out because unlike so many other genres, it could be patently, intentionally uncomfortable to listen to. That was part of its charm - that head-full-of-mud, death-by-shopping mood it set.
It was confrontational, like all good art is. And it was anti capital to the core, but that also meant that it couldn't sell that great. There was nothing pop about it, nothing comforting. Vaporwave was a loud, cold moment for music.
Vaporwave didn't die, it was a relic of a time that never existed
But chill and lofi have finally gotten their day in the sun and God love em, it has been platinum
movin along on an endless supply
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