Friday, August 19th

The Living Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

An IRL vaporwave meetup and party!


Heading to ELECTRONICON 3?

Grab your cassettes, your best vapor shirt, and join us for the third tape swap & chill party!! 

Also be sure to check out our Vaporwave Community Weekend map, below!




WEEKEND SCHEDULE (19th – 21st)

Vaporwave Community Weekend! 🎉 August 19th to 21st, 2022. With so many great events and amazing people coming to New York next weekend, we thought we’d to put a small meetup and map together 🙏

FRIDAY – Aug 19th:

VAPORWAVE TAPE SWAP 3 @ The Living Gallery (Brooklyn)
11:50AM to 11:00PM
Grab your cassettes, your best vapor shirt, and join us for the third Tape Swap & Chill Party! With 20 artists and 20 vendors selling all kinds of vapor merch, and a warm and welcoming space filled with all kinds and wholesome vapor folks, this is a great opportunity to bond and meet people in preparation for the big event on Saturday!

SATURDAY – Aug 20th:

ELECTRONICON 3 @ Knockdown Center (Brooklyn)

Tickets available here
Needing no introduction – The reason we’re all coming to New York in celebration of this amazing genre. Grab your tickets now!

SUNDAY – Aug 21st:

1:00PM @ Pulitzer Fountain (Manhattan)

Don’t miss the vaporwave group community photo at the Pulitzer Fountain in Manhattan! We’d love to see you there to make history with us together on Sunday!

2:00PM @ The Jeffrey (Manhattan)
Join us for a Community Brunch at The Jeffrey! A cool boutique rooftop patio with tons of delicious treats and craft beer! (We have a few backup places in mind if the crowd is too big, we may have to split off. Keep an eye on our Twitter on Sunday morning for live updates!)

CLUB GENKI @ Bar 718 (Brooklyn)
2:00PM to 4:00AM

This party goes all day long! Don’t miss your chance to see some performances by your favourite artists and meet some amazing people!

8:00PM to late! (Now Sold Out)

With it’s amazing show runners and excellent venue, this limited capacity intimate experience will be one to remember. Hopefully you were able to snag a ticket!

MET – Greek Statue Exhibition

In addition to these meetups and events, the Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET) has a brand new Greek Sculpture exhibition running right now! We haven’t put it on our map, but we’re sure we’ll see some of you there Saturday morning or Sunday!
MET Operational Hours:
Sunday–Tuesday and Thursday: 10am – 5pm
Friday and Saturday: 10am – 9pm

NOTE: Number #7 on the map does not have a designated time. It is a wonderful lookout point of the Manhattan cityline, and we thought some people may want to visit. It’s truly breathtaking.

We are so excited, and can’t wait to meet you! 🤗

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Utopia District Podcast

Episode 012

Vaporwave New York Take Over!

An ElectroniCON3 & Tape Swap 3 Recap


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ElectroniCON is an incredibly important event for the vaporwave and adjacent communities. Presented by George Clanton of 100% Electronica, ElectroniCON 3 was a pilgrimage that brought vaporwave fans together from all over the globe, to Brooklyn NY on August 20th, 2022. Today, one month later, we sit down to reminisce on the fantastical experience of the 2022 New York Vaporwave Community Weekend, including the Tape Swap 3 presented by Utopia District, Club Genki presented by Pacific Plaza Records and Pocari Sweat, and Vaporspace Invaders presented by Vaporspace StL. Join us as we wallow through our memories and video footage of this amazing weekend.

Episode Discussion Topics

Tape Swap 3 & ElectroniCON3 all-videos playlist!

Tape Swap 3 VOD – Hangout and featuring Golden Living Room, JPEGSTRIPES, Videopunks

Augnos’ Full Community Weekend Photo Set (Massive Thread)

Utopia District Poster – Community Signatures Photo

Vaporwave Name Tags by Allure Artworks

Nostalgia Salon

Cerulea Scents

Brass Fair Mall – Photo / Soundcloud

Pad Chennington Weekend Recap Video

Awesome Community Tweets & Photos – Fountain Photo Bomb, Indy Painting Tape Swap Walls, Dan Mason “Where is everyone?!?”, Poland Spring – The New Flavor of Vaporwave, Desert Sand Photo, Pizza Slut Photoshopped, Chris Vaporwave, Distracted DATAGIRL

Explaining the Decks Meme > Vaporwave?, Amen Break, Flash Drives, Fireball, LordDepis Illustration, Skylar Spence, Yung Shiro DJ Screw, gh0st “Please stop fighting!”


Vaporwave Tape Swap 3 Poster (by JavaPlaza)


Vaporwave New York 2022 Community Weekend Map (by JavaPlaza)


Team Members on this episode!

DemoDawg :

Prenoko :

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Siphonophore AV :

C A S I N O :

Pizza :



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