Write a well-researched critical essay discussing the music phenomena of Vaporwave in relation to the concept of “the people”. Critically address both the musical and the cultural importance of the genre. Provide an insightful study into how those ideas are created and spread, based on what and what effects does it have on the people. 1. Provide a brief description of the music • What it sounds like • The visual/aesthetics • Where it is from 2. Provide a historical background of how it developed • A critical discussion of how people is constructed through music in relation to the history 3. provide two musical examples (music videos, recorded songs, artists, performers, musical events etc.) to support your argument by providing a critical analysis of these musical examples. • The key to success on this paper is to convey a critical argument about how popular music as a practice of people making musical sounds for other people is represented and to what effect(s). 4. Discuss the develop of the genre in relation to cultural aspects • Globalization • Mass media • Identity • Music industry etc. MUST INCLUDE 5 Scholar sources (journal article, book and relevant scholar sources)
THE MUSIC PHENOMENA OF VAPORWAVE IN RELATION TO THE CONCEPT OF “THE PEOPLE”.