What is Vaporwave?
Vaporwave is a microgenre and subculture of music, fasion and art. It has it's root in an internet meme from 2011. The inspiration is drawn from the 1990s and has nostalgic and surrealistic tendencies. The 1990s is often said to be the peak of irony and satire, and likewise vaporwave contains a large dose of satire about consumer culture and it often features famous brands and icons from the 90s.
It's quite difficult to summarize the movement as it's more defined by a certain feeling and ambience. Instead we recommend that you listen to this: