VAPORWAVE

Exploring internet music and art culture through the lens of vaporwave, plunderphonics, eccojams, 80s/90s, and disco.

..now arriving at: Utopia District

What is Utopia District? Check out our  About Page  for details!

Discord  is where we hang out, feel free to join us! 

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enjoy your stay at.. Utopia District

Check below for our latest written material, podcasts, and more!

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LITERATURE

Album Review: ako – SimCity​.​wave

By | Longform

Album Review SimCity​.​waveby: ako  Written By: C A S I N O Published: October 20th, 2021 Anyone that frequents the Utopia District Discord server will know that I am the video game boy. I am the one who plays video games. Me. So it is with some embarrassment that I confess that I never played […]

Quick Look: Luxury Simulator – Luxury Simulator

By | Quick Look

Quick Look Luxury Simulator BY: Luxury Simulator Written by:  oracle fm   Published: October 13th, 2021 Creating a cohesive narrative in a listener’s head using only audio is a difficult task. Blended in that classic vapor style with slow, melancholic samples and seamless loops dripping with fuzz, Luxury Simulator has no problem with this. And the name […]

Quick Look: Ghosts In Long Halls – Looking Through Sheets

By | Quick Look

Quick Look Ghosts In Long HallS BY: Looking Through Sheets Written by:  Matsu  Published: October 5th, 2021 Wrung of their bass and left to dry in idle wind, the sounds used to construct Ghosts In Long Halls are strung together in a way which elicits an atmosphere that is simultaneously haunting, yet inviting. To contrast with […]

 

 

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OUR WRITTEN CONTENT

We love to write, and we love vaporwave. That’s why we take pride in empowering the community with a home to showcase their work, bringing to you some incredible vaporwave content. Hit us up on  Twitter  or  Discord  if you’d like to write with us! Check out our Text page for a full review of our offerings, include but not limited to:

NEWS & REVIEWS

We want to keep you up to date on what is happening in the scene and community. No more FOMO! Also digital and physical album reviews, and so much more.

INTERVIEWS

Interviews with labels, musicians, visualists, community members and more! Not to be confused with our Podcast Interviews!

ARTICLES & SPECIAL FEATURES

This is where the good stuff happens. An experimental approach to showcasing deeper looks into artists, merch, trends, and more!

 

THE BEST VAPORWAVE PODCAST

Your favorite interviews are back! We’ve done months of planning to bring you some incredibly awesome artist deep dives, and unique looks into the incredibly vast history of such a young community.

Stream our shows from within our site here, or sub to us on your favorite podcast network below:

 

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OUR VIDEO CONTENT

Videos are cool. We like to make them.

Check out our  YouTube  page for a variety of different content.

MUSIC VIDEOS

 Music videos are cool. Vaporwave music videos are even cooler!

LIVESTREAM PREMIERES

Premieres of album releases with merch giveaways, partnering with labels, artists, and community members.

VIDEO ESSAYS

Who doesn’t love a good ol’ vapor video essay.

Art Exhibits

You can’t have vaporwave without art. That’s why we’re using this space to showcase the amazing creations from the 3D artists, illustrators, album designers, and visualists in the vaporwave and adjacent communities. We don’t get Bandcamp emails when visual artists put things out – it is our duty here at UD to provide these exhibits.

We’ll try to have a fully fledged showcase for you here every month or two: here!

For now, check out these amazing visual artists below!

        Vapor Priestess

        Mystic Panda

VideoDromeTV

       VideodromeTV

Tropical Virtual

                           Tropical Virtual