Top 10 Reasons Why Nightcore Sucks


The Top Ten

1 It's just songs sped up

It really is - Attackonfatman

Only nightcore song that I like is "Angel with a shotgun"

At least there's some creativity, some art to vaporwave.

It shouldn't even be a genre

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2 It destroys good songs

Some songs DO work sped up, mainly electronic songs. Others DON'T. Then there's the time that it is definitely way too sped up and/or pitched, which is even more infuriating.

True. This song named "Crystal Corruption" now sounds like a dog made it due to listening to the nightcore version. I know the nightcore version is okay in my opinion, but it ruined the fun experience listening to the original.

My classmate showed me it and it ruined my love for songs!

Exacly,it destroy good songs into meaningless songs.
And most people forget Country Songs.Not so good as it ruin good songs into a speed up things and no better than some covers

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3 Anybody can make it

It is speed up song's anyone can speed up a song and change the pitch.

Anybody can make nightcore songs. some 4 year old kid goes onto a music website, and hits the 2x speed button. "fasther is better" they say.

4 It's lazy

Me on a regular basis whenever I try to search for an anime theme song on YouTube:

Let's see... Which one isn't nightcore... There!

*Clicks on the thumbnail and plays video, only to find it is actually nightcore*


5 No effort goes into making it


How to make a night core song: Step 1: Higher the pitch of the song to make its sound like Alvin and the Chipmunks or a young anime girl is singing it. Step 2: Put a photo of a cute anime girl in the video. Step 3: BINGO! A MILLION VIEWS! What I hate about nightmare is that people are doing nothing but taking songs that already exist, and ruining them by heighening the pitch and speeding it up. Oh, and it also sounds bad. Really Bad.

Yes you are right

That is so ture. #TheTruthHurts

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6 It sounds stupid

Nightcore sounds like a baby squirrel trying to get an acorn fall from the tree by screeching at it

It's sounds like childish and annoying too! - Crystalsnow

7 Annoying to say the least

I hate nightcore. Try to look up any jpop song, and you'll find millions just putting up nightcore like crazy nutting rabbits. And the net and SoundCloud is overflowing with these abominations so much so that it's a major pain in the rear to find the original song, mostly on SoundCloud and other sites where you can download songs.

The thing that passes me off most is when people nightcore songs of Linkin Park. Why? Why would anybody in their sane minds do that? Frooping weeabos that bring shame to anime and jpop now trying to screw with good English songs. Like cancer. Give it a rest creeps.

8 It ruins your favourite songs

Why do people speed up rock songs?

It Just ruined many of my favorite songs.. And sounds like high pitched voices and gets very anoying. Bans nightcore*

9 Some people don't credit the original song

Cover artist get a lot of flack for using someone else's lyrics but you can tell they cover songs because they genuinely like the song and want to respect it. They usually use their own instruments to change the song from its genre or tone and add to the song and band instead of leeching off it. Nightmare artist do it because they known it'll get popular and therefore they'll get popular. There's no love nor respect for the artist as seen when most of the time, they forget to mention the original band/artist in the title and instead put it as a footnote in the description.

10 The people who make it have no life

No one likes them

Say what? - Crystalsnow

Dude no one would be alive if they have no life...

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11 It's sounds chipmunk

Everyone loves it like that, especially people who make slime videos

Nightcore is the lazy trash version of alvin and the chipmunks (the shows have actual good music not the movies)

It also sounds like babies.

Will you please (pweez) just delete every single nightcore video?

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12 It is good music turned horrible

It is a dumb music genre where people turn good songs into high pitch screams. plus people ALWAYS make it seem like a anime song when its not. they always make it sound like a lit song but its really just the background noises at a higher pitch.

13 It's a cash grab

Nightcore is just a way to make a profit because the people who use it are just lazy and don't want to make there own song and therefore also don't want to get copyrighted. On songs that are already bad like Despacito, it makes it 246823485456x worse. If you think about it, Nightcore is pirating, and pirating songs is illegal, and plus, who wants to hear chalkboard screeching and Mario screaming?

14 People are making lots of money from Nightcore music when it takes no effort whatsoever

There is a song called Rockfeller Street like the tik tok meme the original only has 2m views while the nightcore has 24m views. That's insulting and a disgrace to Getter Jaani (the original artist) who actually took the effort and had the talent to make the song. Not to mention in the original Getter's voice sounds like an angel, but the nightcore sounds like 5 year old chipmunks. - XxembermasterxX

They may have make lots of money.But they din't deserve it.And they ruin songs,covers are better than nightcore.It's just a song that speed up.It's take no effort to make it right.It's not a genre.For the end of nightcore itself

15 It takes the theme straight out of the original music.

I agree, it just riuns it

16 It's a disgrace to music

Imagine a song that has a haunting theme let's say Drunken Whaler. In the original, it is pretty scary. Now if its nightcore, it takes that feeling away - YourWaifuSucks

17 It's annoying to listen to
18 It copies songs

It steals and copies songs that your ears will bleed.

19 They put anime covers on it even if it's not an anime song

Make sure it's a popular yaoi couple for double the views! - XxembermasterxX

I don't get why? - Crystalsnow

Well, they speed up music, put in a picture of an anime girl, and post. Profit.

Lol true - EliHbk

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20 There's really no point to it
21 It's unoriginal

I doubt it will I love nightcore music and a lot of people actually don't make money off of nightcore, and I asked a lot of people in my class and they like it and there are millions of people who like and a lot of the ten reason are immature and are weak opinions I understand that they are high pitched and might sound not appealing to some people but people who make nightcore ask for the original creators consent and one more thing just because you don't like one song from nightcore doesn't mean the rest are bad I suggest listening to Outrunning karma by Alec Benjamin and Grrrls.

I kinda have to say that Nightcore will be taken down on March 19, 2019. For the end of Nightcore itself.

22 Only for children who know nothing

Seeing how much nightcore is in my watch history makes me realize my music taste used to suck. - XxembermasterxX

I used to like nightcore before I knew what it was.
I want to go back in time with a baseball bat in my hand. - Not_A_Weeaboo

23 It sounds like babies

I want Nightcore to take down songs so that America could be great again.

24 It sounds like babies
25 It's crap

All nightcore makers do is just copy songs without permission.

26 Not anyone can make it

I cannot make nightcore and a lot people make the song to high pitched and speed up to master the real art of nightcore you have to make sure its not just one minute and speed up I do not find that appealing! instead you just have to higher the pitch and you have to make sure its just right to not make seem to high or low and that can be hard with some song that are high and low switching on and off do more research on nightcore music before you post hate comments(:.

None of your arguments even make sense, your probably just some nightcore fan that thought of those not even valid arguments at the top of your head. - XxembermasterxX

No, anyone can I could easily download a software, and a song of my choice then BOOM nightcore. - XxembermasterxX

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Top Remixes

1. It's just songs sped up
2. It's lazy
3. It destroys good songs
1. Anybody can make it
2. Annoying to say the least
3. It ruins your favourite songs
1. Annoying to say the least
2. Anybody can make it
3. It is good music turned horrible



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