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Why did electronic music become popular recently? (America)

If it was so uncool, and almost nerdy to listen to electronica in 2005... The genre name electronica might be relatively recent, but wildly popular music that can be considered "electronic music" ...
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Why did electronic music become popular recently? (America)

Most mainstream crazes have a pre-life as the niche enthusiasm of a small subgroup. In this particular case, as with certain other formerly nerdy activities such as computer gaming, the decisive ...
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What is the style of Moderat (A New Error)?

The specific style of music for this track is ambient IDM mixed with a run-of-the-mill electro beat. Usually that ethereal sounding style of IDM is found in slower and more relaxed tunes like this one ...
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What's the difference between house and techno?

House has its stylistic origins in Chicago. In Chicago, the black community heavily use gospel and blues as just the vernacular frame for their music. The dances there is the jack and the juke. ...
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Why did electronic music become popular recently? (America)

tl;dr How did electronic music become popular in the early 2010s? Miley Cyrus, FL Studio, and Sirius XM, and electronic music festivals. First one's to get your attention, but still kinda true. 2020 ...
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Gareth Emery's Soldier Lyrics Clarification

I guess Roxanne Emery's Facebook post on 22 April 2013 can be considered as the most official source: When you're falling down, and your armour fails, I will be your shield, I will keep you safe. ...
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How do electro-swing artists get that old cracky gramophone voice?

A lot of what we think of as "old time" vocals was due to the very limited frequency response of the old microphones that were used at that time. The same thing applies to telephone audio in the pre-...
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What's the difference between house and techno?

answer is so simple. house music contains Claps on the second beat in the measure, where in Techno, claps are non existent and the snare is very rarely put on the second beat in the measure.
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What's the difference between house and techno?

OK, in short, and cutting a lot of corners: House is the EDM version of "black" music (soul, funk, jazz), and Techno is the EDM version of "white" music (rock). House usually has a "swing" feel to it (...
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Genre of two songs

I got the same results as you when I googled Love Yourself Justin Bieber genre and Dancing On My Own Calum Scott genre, which is where I'm going to assume you got those songs' genres from. However, ...
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Has Justin Bieber written the 'melody' of any of his songs?

Let me just quote the Wikipedia: Baby" was written by Bieber with Christopher "Tricky" Stewart and Terius "The-Dream" Nash, both of whom worked with Bieber on "One Time", R&B singer and The-...
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Does "computer manipulated gibberish" have a name?

The rhythmic cutting and splicing you hear in the first example is intended to resemble scatting or puard al thain (mouthing). When this was first being done it was called cutting or chopping. This ...
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Knife Party - Destroy Them With.. Lasers or Lazers?

Knife Partys official YouTube channel lists the song name as "Destroy Them With Lazers" making Last.FM the correct spelling.
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How do electro-swing artists get that old cracky gramophone voice?

In this particular case, and for many electro-swing songs, the voice is actually a sample of a genuinely vintage song: http://lyrics.wikia.com/wiki/Lil_Hardin_Armstrong:Oriental_Swing This is Lil ...
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What kind of edm genres specifically did Delia Derbyshire help pioneer?

The only real answer to this question is "all of them." At the time she was active, in the early sixties, there were no separate subgenres --or really, even any main genre. Electronica was still ...
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House, Garage, UK Garage, Speed Garage: What's the difference?

Here I'll answer according to my experience and from various reference. House What you mean House is basically Classic House,Chicago House or Jackin House, It's kind of father of all four on the floor ...
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What's the difference between Goa and Psychedelic Trance?

Nowadays there isn't much difference. There are specific sub-geners of psytrance that can be identified by the scales they employ and the structure of the songs. Goa uses Southern Indian scales, ...
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Jean Michel Jarre songs with lyrics

Revolutions has some lyrics but not really in the same way as more conventional songs. Here are some credits: Jean-Michel Jarre – Synclavier, Roland D-50, Fairlight CMI, Synthex, EMS Synthi AKS, OSC ...
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Jean Michel Jarre songs with lyrics

His last couple of albums, Electronica Volumes 1 and 2, feature several songs with sung lyrics. These are collaborative works, the leit motif of the albums being that each track is a collaboration ...
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Song with same backing track as Daft Punk's "Something About Us"

I, unfortunately cannot find any background on this track, but I have found multiple copies of the full track itself. Here is the oldest copy I have been able to find, not necessarily the original ...
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When did Progressive Trance appear?

The first trance track was Age of Love - Age of Love (Jam & Spoon Mix) which came out in 1992. I have several recordings of Steve Mason's BFBS radio show from 1993-1994 where Steve announces to ...
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Downtempo song, where a female voice says “Don't stop”

You might be thinking of "Don't Stop" by ATB, with it's very distinctive sliding notes sound. youtube ATB Don't Stop official video
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Lyrics of *True Faith* by New Order: What is the morning sun?

The literal meaning of "morning sun" is just the sunlight that shines in the morning. The ambiguity creeps in with the line "my morning sun is the drug..." which could either mean that sunlight has ...
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Genre of "Meant To Be" by Arc North

The style of music used in this track is a genericized form of House Music that is quite prominent in pop music today. The original House Music stye has been highly influential to a lot modern music, ...
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Identify the track playing in the background of this video titled "Water Dragon - Time-lapse"

Artist: Liquid Stranger Track: The Molecule Man Album: The Arcane Terrain Year: 2011 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjYsILeGrqw
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What do the lyrics of "Juliet" by Cloudnone and Matt Van mean?

I’ve worked with monstercat many many times. I know cloud pretty well, I’m fairly sure I can guess I’ll go ahead and say that this song is about suicide after losing a lover. I didn’t make this song ...
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What are the defining characteristics of dubstep as an electronic music genre?

with a clap or snare usually inserted every third beat in a bar [...] But that also applies to a huge portion of electronic music This doesn't apply to a huge portion of electronic music. Most ...
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Koan vs KOAN Sound

Koan Sound is British project, while Koan is Russian one. If you want to find more info about them you can start with https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KOAN_Sound and https://www.patreon.com/koanmsk (...
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How do people dance to drum and bass?

Most of what I've seen is "stepping", which I wrap my mind around by thinking of it is 'bass music skanking' (I know this isn't what the actual roots are, it's more rooted in jumpstyle and the crip ...
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Guru Josh Project - Infinity 2008 meaning

When you are able to relax and take your time, meaning look inside where there is no time and space you will find infinity. He clearly states it, 'Here's is my key , philosophy a freak like me needs ...
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