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Vaporwave Sub-Genre Tierlist

vaporghoul

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Here is my Subgenre tier list. Based upon my own opinion and how much merit I think they have. Reply with your own opinions and feel free to ask for my opinions on certain rankings :)

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Here is my Subgenre tier list. Based upon my own opinion and how much merit I think they have. Reply with your own opinions and feel free to ask for my opinions on certain rankings :)

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I would switch vapormeme with vapornoise, signalwave up on A, future funk on D (tbh they all sound too similar with one another, except for vercetti 96 summer hits).
 
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I would switch vapormeme with vapornoise
I put vapornoise a little higher mainly because sometimes it had meaning. However most categorized as "vapormeme" are pretty much "guys im doing a vaporwave praise me" I do still enjoy it from time to time because, lets be real here, sometimes we enjoy music because it sounds good. I do think truly that vapormeme would be an E- but I didn't want the tier list to be formatted that way.
future funk on D
I put it on B because it has a bit of personal value. Me and my friend (who is just in love with future funk) will listen to vw mixes while walking 'round the neighborhood. Also Hit Vibes was one of the first releases that I listened to religiously.


Anyways, I'm planning on making an artist/producer tierlist so I would like some recs and maybe a list of some sorts so I don't miss any good producers. (keep in my mind it will be ranked purely on personal enjoyment, just what I like. would encourage you guys to make your own tier lists.)
 
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nice tierlist! I personally move signalwave up, and would included dreampunk somewhere, though I suppose that's a debate unto itself whether or not dreampunk is a sub-genre
 
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nice tierlist! I personally move signalwave up, and would included dreampunk somewhere, though I suppose that's a debate unto itself whether or not dreampunk is a sub-genre
didn't really include dreampunk due to it being more of an evolution of vaporwave. I sometimes think of it as a subgenre but ehhh, idk, it's up to the artists. Dreampunk would be defo S or A tier for me
 
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面白い。エコージャムが元の蒸気波であったことを考えると、おそらくビデオポップをリストの下位に置き、エコージャムをリストの上位に置くでしょう。それとは別に、このリストは非常に理にかなっています。
 
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面白い。エコージャムが元の蒸気波であったことを考えると、おそらくビデオポップをリストの下位に置き、エコージャムをリストの上位に置くでしょう。それとは別に、このリストは非常に理にかなっています。
Eccojams probably would've been higher it's just that I never find any good modern eccojams nowadays. It seems it's time has passed. However the original eccojams vol 1 is still probably one of my favorite albums of all time. Would love to get the album cover on a hoodie.
 
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Eccojams probably would've been higher it's just that I never find any good modern eccojams nowadays. It seems it's time has passed. However the original eccojams vol 1 is still probably one of my favorite albums of all time. Would love to get the album cover on a hoodie.
エコージャムは立派なジャンルであり、最近は良いエコージャムが出ていないのなら、それはおそらく人々が初期のエコージャムの重要性を忘れていたからでしょう。正しく実行されれば持ちこたえます。
 
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I know signalwave can be just repackaged advertisement at times, but when a producer crafts a narrative around the style it is some of the best vaporwave around.
I definitely agree. Asutenki is really god damn good and I've been listening to them as of recent.
 
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エコージャムは立派なジャンルであり、最近は良いエコージャムが出ていないのなら、それはおそらく人々が初期のエコージャムの重要性を忘れていたからでしょう。正しく実行されれば持ちこたえます。
Also something about Eccojams that I really like is the fact that with headphones, the sound sorta drowns you out and is really full. But yes Eccojams needs more appreciation it's very good.
 
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S: Broken Transmission, Hypnagogic Drift, Dreampunk
A: Slushwave, Nuwrld, Hardvapor
B: Segahaze (S or A tier in theory but in practice a lot of Segahaze has underwhelming songwriting IMHO), Eccojams
C: Classic style, Future Funk, Vaportrap
peepeepoopoo tier: Vapormeme

A lot of these I didn't even know were vapor subgenres haha
 
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Here is my Subgenre tier list. Based upon my own opinion and how much merit I think they have. Reply with your own opinions and feel free to ask for my opinions on certain rankings :)

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Late Night Lo-Fi is how I got into the whole vaporwave shit. Definitely S tier for me.
 
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