Lo-fi music

genre of music

Lo-fi (short for low-fidelity) is a type of music which has qualities which are usually seen as not perfect of a recording or performance are audible, sometimes as a deliberate aesthetic choice.

Lo-fi began to be recognized as a style of popular music in the 1990s, when it became alternately referred to as DIY music.[1]


  1. Harper, Adam (2014). Lo-Fi Aesthetics in Popular Music Discourse (PDF). Wadham College. pp. 2–3, 44. Retrieved March 10, 2018.