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What's the Difference Between Vaporwave and Synthwave ( Outrun )

Vaporwave vs. Synthwave (Outrun) and Difference Across this large space of Online retro art, we often have two distinct genres on one hand Outrun and on the other Vaporwave but as you can see on r/vaporwave aesthetics and r/Outrun, it can be hard to tell the difference. Once there was peace in the online communities of r/vaporwave aesthetics and r/outrun, but as time passed these new recruits entered the fold, the lines between  these two genres became more and more unstable. These green recruits couldn't really tell the difference between the outrun and  vaporwave aesthetics leading to confusion in the communities. It's a dark time when posts as this gets tagged as Vaporwave  Something like this Is called outrun.  But...

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The History of Synthwave

Do you remember the 80's? The era of roller skates, VHS and Walkman cassette, the golden age of neon’s, synths and future. The 80’s were an era when we used to fantasize a lot about the future. From the dystopian post-apocalyptic vision of the future to the high-tech utopian fantasy, the 80’s were like a draft of the  present. The Legend of Synthwave The nostalgia of that spirit led, at the beginning of the 2000s, to the appearance of a new kind of electronic music that goes by the name of Synthwave. A new kind of music ? Well, not completely. That’s why today we go back, to the future! You may have noticed there’s a lot of nostalgia going...

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What is Outrun ? History of Outrun

Outrun's Background Outrun is a 1980s-themed retrofuturistic visual craftsmanship and music style related with the electronic classes electro, synthwave, futuresynth, new retrowave and vaporwave. The style is named after the famous 1986 arcade hustling diversion Out Run. On September twentieth, 1986, the 3D third-individual arcade hustling amusement Out Run[5] was discharged, in which players control a Ferrari Testarossa Spider sports vehicle while dashing down different roads in a tropical area. Throughout the following five years, the amusement was discharged on the Sega Master System and Sega Genesis comforts.   Then Outrun  On March 31st, 2006, the computer game OutRun 2006: Coast 2 Coast was discharged for the PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Windows and Xbox frameworks. On February 22nd, 2013, the...

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