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What is the essential vaporwave discography?

Max Fisher

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I've been collecting vaporwave tapes for a little while. Here is my collection so far...many of the titles are digital only. https://bandcamp.com/vau7d9txayktypa

Besides the super obvious classics that I can guess, what are the hidden gems I'm missing? Whoever curates the forum's radio stream of whatever it is does a great job highlighting some lesser know artists, just saying.
 
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Maitro, all the Dragonball waves, I believe they are still up for sale on tiger blood tapes. I don't think I saw those in your collection. Ummmm you got most the bis cas stuff i would have suggested so hmm... take a look at illuminated paths label they are great they also often reissue the Saint Pepsi//luxury elite late Night Delight.
 
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I have the gold edition reissue of Saint Pepsi//luxury elite late Night Delight. Thanks for the recommend on tiger blood. I think I'll pick up the bundle next payday.

Any full discography downloads worth the price besides biz cas?
 
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Dude, where is:
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??? =D

These are some of my essentials, but then again, I think Vaporwave shouldn't work this way, it's an endless yetstream of muzak. Sometimes it sticks, sometimes it doesn't, it doesn't matter, enjoy the ride!
 
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Hey ISAAC! thanks for considering me Essential! I've attached some bandcamp codes for you all!

I think I'd have to agree with you, there is more vaporwave out there than can be reasonably listened to in a lifetime. Every day there's more often vaporwave added to that, and that excludes the shitpost pizzawave (Your vaporwave's finest subreddit is a great example of that, its all worth giving at least one listen, but it really is impossible for me to do so with only 24 hours in a day).
my approach now is "throwing things at the wall and see what sticks". some albums grab me and then I grab the album. Lately I've been getting to know more artists in the community on a personal level and I've found that it really adds to how i experience their music.
 

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Isaac_Ascii

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Eis-T said:
Hey ISAAC! thanks for considering me Essential! I've attached some bandcamp codes for you all!

I think I'd have to agree with you, there is more vaporwave out there than can be reasonably listened to in a lifetime. Every day there's more often vaporwave added to that, and that excludes the shitpost pizzawave (Your vaporwave's finest subreddit is a great example of that, its all worth giving at least one listen, but it really is impossible for me to do so with only 24 hours in a day).
my approach now is "throwing things at the wall and see what sticks". some albums grab me and then I grab the album. Lately I've been getting to know more artists in the community on a personal level and I've found that it really adds to how i experience their music.

My first music experience was Euro Dance, so how could I not consider you essential?! ;)
Yeah, I created that sub in the means to give small, unknown artists a plattform (if they post on r/Vaporwave once) and with Vaporwave being such an infinetly broad genre, there are A LOT of hidden gems for anyone out there.
I love simple Eccojams, some Chuchwave and tricky ambient stuff and there is certainly outstanding stuff out there, besides the usual shilled for stuff, you see on r/Vaporwave.
It's inevitable, as corporate structures taking over more and more and trying to market Vaporwave, but in the end, I believe, sampled stuff is a barrier, they will never cross.
Enough rambling...yeah, it's also very cool, that most artists are easily approachable and there is lots of "low rank" connectivity going on in the scene.
 
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if i had to rate it top 5 style

1. Freed From The World by New Deluxe Life
2. Home™ & ClearSkies™ by Prismcorp Virtual Enterprises
3. News At 11 by Cat System Corp
4. Floral Shoppe by You fucking know who made Floral Shoppe stoopid
5. Chuck Person's Eccojams Vol 1.
 
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