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Void Memes are a type of "aesthetic memes" involving unsettling edits of a popular meme or video, usually involving bass boosted audio and creepy/comical imagery.


The term Void Memes usually refers to meme edits that put unsettling[1], earrape music in the background of a popular scene from a show or a meme, usually with comical or even scary edits of the main character's face.

This type of meme is usually made by using a technique called Glitch Horror Editing.[2]


Early examples of this meme arose from 2000s, on YouTube. Besides Ear Rape being a term, there was also Noise Removal videos, which was sometimes called LOUDTUBE instead. These videos were loud, and contained a distinctive effect which made the audio sound similar to that of a Nintendo Entertainment System. These videos also used grain and maximum contrast, most of these videos are dark and the contrast which adds to it’s scary nature, and sometimes, flashing lights, but these videos were very small and short-lived as far as their popularity in the 2000s.

When it got it’s name, Void-Memes were first introduced on May 7, 2017, when a user known as Grymice uploaded a video called "Kanye West Glitch Meme", in where Kanye West, a famous rapper, was Datamoshed in mid-sentence before high pitched audio could be heard.[3] 2 months later on July 26, 2017, A YouTuber by the name of Hibiki uploaded a video called "Hey apple. what? V O I D", in which the Annoying Orange turns into a monster.


Deep-Fried Memes[]

Deep-Fried memes are a style of meme wherein an image is run through dozens of filters to the point where the image appears grainy, washed-out and strangely colored. Often, they're applied in memes popular with Black communities on Twitter such as Real N***a Hours and Spell ICUP N***a.


Void Comics[]

Void Comics are a subgenre of void memes, and they are goofy, yet spooky, comics often with punch lines or an unsettling art style.