'Dan And Phil Wave' Is The Aesthetic Nightmare You've Always Wanted

2 June 2017, 12:00 | Updated: 17 July 2017, 12:26

We the Unicorns

By Benedict Townsend

Stop asking 'why' and start asking 'why not'. Dan and Phil wave is here and nothing will be able to stop it consuming us all.

'Synthwave', 'Simpsonswave' - YouTube is packed full of 'wave' genres. There's more waves on YouTube than at a Polite Greeting Convention - and we've just added one more. A few months back, we decided that 'Dan and Phil wave needed to be a thing, so we went ahead and created the visual sin that you are unfortunately about to witness. We'll explain what's going on further down this article, but for now, just watch:


There's not a ton of stuff to explain about 'wave' videos, they're merely meant to be ~a e s t h e t i c ~, artistic and somewhat emotional (usually melancholy). So when you gaze into the void of Dan and Phil wave, think less about what it's about and more about how it makes you feel. Hashtag deep.

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