If you go to the club and do not immediately distinguish music from sound jamming, then this article is for you.
Many are sure that rap is songs exclusively about a successful career in the criminal world and an extremely diverse sex life. These themes, of course, are immortal, but everything is evolving, and rap is no exception. Here and in this genre appeared their existential heroes.
The American Bones and Swede Yung Lean are not the pioneers of claud-rap, but, perhaps, one of the most interesting representatives of the genre, if we take those who managed to achieve impressive popularity.
Even if you do not listen to music at all, you just met this genre somewhere in the mall or something like that.
“Dry” drum machines from the 80’s, an evil rhythm, drug dealers in gold chains with the word SWAG … Over the past few years, it all managed to get so boring that in 2017, the trape can only be perceived in a humorous context.
Strictly speaking, Lo-Fi is not a genre, but a designation of the sound that mows under a worn audio cassette. Well, or for a cheap tape recorder. In general, under everything that has a low quality of playback. What for? The answer is simple: people like it.
There are both guitar Lo-Fi-music, and Lo-Fi-electronics. For example, in 2016, Lo-Fi House swiftly broke out of the underground, immediately conquering lounge spaces around the world: still, on the dance floor, such music does not always roll.
4. Future Bass
Genre Future Bass has existed since the zero years, but has gained special popularity in the last couple of years. This music is singled out by bits broken through the knee of the DJ and the very “futuristic” sound (sorry for the tautology).
Aesthetics of the 80’s and 90’s, mineral water without gas, clips shot on a cassette camera – it’s all about the music of Chillwave. The bottom line is the name of the genre itself – these are ideal sounds to not think about anything, for example, when you don’t want to be distracted while playing roulette online. Although the peak of popularity of the genre passed a few years ago, Chillwave did not even think about dying. It has become more electronic, and now you can listen to it in 24/7 mode.
In May 2017, a musician with a difficultly-voiced pseudonym Oneohtrix Point Never received the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Soundtrack. The real name of the musician is Daniel Lopatin. He is the son of Russian emigrants living in New York, and also one of the most sought-after DJs in the world who play experimental music.
The prize was given for the soundtrack, recorded together with Iggy Pop, for the film “Good Time”.
Daniel Lopatin is one of the pioneers of the genre Vaporwave, which is aesthetically close to Chillwave, but more experimental. Vaporwave music is a bit of a sad audio collage of samples cut from hits, commercials and films from the 80’s and 90’s.