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- This subreddit is for vaporwave music and discussion. Anything else belongs in the alternative subreddits (see below).
- Title format for music posts must be: Artist - Title | Description.
- Be civil. This doesn't need to be said.
Alternative Vaporwave Subreddits
- /r/VaporwaveArt: Vaporwave-themed art and designs. No music.
- /r/VaporwaveAesthetics: Vaporwave-themed visual aesthetics.
- /r/VaporwaveInspiration: Non-vaporwave music that sounds like vaporwave. Sampling material for producers.
- /r/MakingVaporwave: Discuss and get help with music production.
- /r/Hyperbattle: Vaporwave music competition.
- /r/VaporwaveCassettes: Post and trade vaporwave cassettes.
- /r/Vapormeme: Memes, shitposting, etc.
- /r/Simpsonswave: All simpsonswave styled videos belong here.
- Big multi-reddit: A bunch of subreddits combined.
Other Places for Discussion
- Ocean Lounge (Discord): Chat server for discussing vaporwave and similar genres.
- Vaporwave Amino: Dedicated vaporwave discussion app.
- Official IRC
- The Vaporwave wiki.
- Guides to essential vaporwave albums:
- Ultra Guide (2010-2014)
- Nu Guide (2014-2016)
- Overview of subgenres.
- Best albums by year:
What is Vaporwave not?
A lot of genres can be mistaken for vaporwave. If you want to post music that belongs to any of the following subgenres, please post it in its respective subreddit.
- Synthpop, Synthwave, Futuresynth, Outrun, and New Retro Wave (The 80's revival genres).
- Seapunk or Slimepunk
- Cloud Rap and Sadboys
- Witch House
- Future Funk
- De-realized Music
- The Galleria Penthouse
- 80s Design
- 90s Design
- Vintage CGI
- Vintage Computing
- Glitch Art