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I would answer this in two ways: HISTORICALLY, "house" and "techno" are two regional variations of post-disco club music that grew up more or less simultaneously. House music is associated with Chicago in the early 1980s, and Techno with Detroit. The most distinctive Chicago house sounds were "soulful" house, which used gospel diva samples, piano riffs, and ...


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Electronic music live acts are normally performed using sequencers that trigger synthesizers and/or samplers, plus an array of controls like knobs and faders. It's common for the sequencers to control the rhythm and pitch, and the knobs and faders to control volume and timbre, but you can make the sequencers and knobs/faders control something else inside the ...


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Well, this may be semantics, but rock music continues to have its own charts -- several of them, in fact. If the question is "why is rock music not at the top of the Billboard pop charts?" then I would say it has to do with the shift from a blues based aesthetic of pop music to a gospel and hip-hop based aesthetic. For the last few generations of music ...


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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" goes back at least until the 80s. Once drum machines became popular (in the late 70s and definitely by the 80s), primarly or 100% synthesized music became ...


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House - very melodic music influenced by 80s disco and electro; house has simple beats and real voices house examples here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ki6wWg2o8uQ Techno - very percussive, psychedelic, futuristic music that is usually not melodic; techno has complex and variable beats of 4/4 and 2-step. techno examples here (this one is a compilation i ...


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This is what I could gather: Waiting For Love (feat. Simon Aldred) Talk To Myself (feat. Sterling Fox) Touch Me (feat. Audra Mae) Ten More Days (feat. Zak Abel) For a Better Day (feat. Alex Ebert) Broken Arrows (feat. Zac Brown) True Believer (feat. Chris Martin) City Lights (feat. Noonie Bao) Pure Grinding (feat. Earl St. Clair & Kristoffer Fogelmark) ...


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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 factor is perhaps the increasingly mainstream influence of cutting edge technology on popular culture. Your timeline seems far too recent, however. If there was a ...


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This is low-pass filter sweeping. It is a critical element of making acid, in the parlance of electronic music. What happens is you route the envelope generator to the low pass filter, set the envelope generator to a short attack and a longer decay, and manipulate the low pass filter manually. Cranking the resonance on the low pass filter makes the ...


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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 below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z49hmBKnIFw However, Moderat have utilised a faster tempo to compliment the beat. Cool track btw ;)


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While your question is more about informal club dancing (what my wife thinks of as "free style"), I think that a quick look at formal dance styles will provide a firm basis for answering this question. In fact, my wife and I will often switch back and forth between informal club dancing and formal dancing, even within the same song - especially East Coast ...


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According to YouTube user "Rob RIN" in his comment here, the lyrics are as follows, with the inaudible in parentheses: Make a space, (please let us love) For my body, (so that I have enough) Dig a hole, (if you love) Push the sides apart, This is what, (it feels like) I'm controlling, (its fantastic)


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Ok, with the techno info i take a guess, is it maybe "Children" from Robert Miles? You have a thunder-like sound in there, the Piano sound, and it has a techno beat but no lyrics. In the late 90s it was very popular but it is only 4 minutes long. There are some different versions of this song (dream version is 7:33 long, but has no thunder sound), this is a ...


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Without seeing the score it could really be either… However, it's easier to think of it in 6/8, as at about 0:39 it transitions to 5/8 & it's just easier to switch from 6 to 5 in your head when playing, than double-time & simultaneously go from 3 to 5.


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TL;DR Miley Cyrus, FL Studio, Sirius XM, and electronic music festivals. Posting this through a proxy to protect my life :^) 1. OP means EDM, not electronica in the modern sense. But it was called electronica and techno in the 2000s. The distinctions we know today aren't the same as what existed back then. So in this post, I'm talking about EDM. Not ...


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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. When you know you can't make it on your own... I will be your solider <3 (Emphasis mine)


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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. Because of the history of gospel and blues, there is often a pronounced backbeat that is absent in techno. Techno has its stylistic origins in Detroit. In ...


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Darkside (Nicolas Jaar & Dave Harrington) is an exceptionally talented and unique duo. About a year ago I was lucky enough to see them at an intimate Brooklyn venue that no longer exists (RIP Glasslands). You'll have trouble finding another band quite like them, though it's probably fair to say they exhibit traits of trip-hop, electronica, downtempo, ...


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Adding to Robert's fantastic answer above, the name House music comes from the night club in Chicago where the sound really caught on - a night club called Warehouse and a DJ named Frankie Knuckles who created seamless mixes of repetitive disco loops using similar record mixing techniques as new york hip hoppers like Grand Master Flash. Chicago DJ Jesse ...


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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-Dream's then wife Christina Milian and labelmate, Ludacris.[3] When asked how the collaboration initially came about, Bieber said, "[Ludacris and I] both live in ...


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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, when I went to the Wikipedia pages for the songs, both "Love Yourself" and "Dancing On My Own" have a genre of Acoustic Pop. In addition, AllMusic said that ...


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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 method was first experimented with success by Delia Derbyshire in the early 1960s back at the BBC Radiophonic. In this example, Delia was using reversing and ...


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Knife Partys official YouTube channel lists the song name as "Destroy Them With Lazers" making Last.FM the correct spelling.


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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-digital era. A few minutes of experimentation with a parametric equaliser and you can easily find the band of frequency response that sounds authentic as an "...


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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 considered experimental, futuristic, novelty music --not something you would hear on the radio, or at a club. The creation of EDM as a viable genre was still at ...


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According to this chart, you'll probably want to stick with Rock, R&B/Hip-Hop, Pop and Country, as those 4 make up the widest spread of popular music. It really wouldn't make any sense to program something that few people would be interested in hearing, like Jazz or Classical. Not that those genres aren't good, it's just that they make up a very slim ...


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If you into electronic then i can suggest to check out CHVRCHES new single called "Leave a trace" they have great beat and also awesome lyric! For classical one, if you know Yiruma--he had a great album that you can listen, I suggest "First Love [Repacked]". It's his popular album. But I personally like his latest album called "Blind Film". Hope it helps :)


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This question is a bit opinion based, but here are a few I would recommend: Yo Yo Ma & Bobby McFerrin, "Air on a G String" Yo Yo Ma - "Soledad" Pachelbel's Canon in D Palestrina - Sicut Cervus (technically, this does have lyrics, but they're in Latin) Turtle Island String Quartet - Because Apocalyptica - "Nothing Else Matters" Faure - Pavane ...


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How do people dance to drum and bass? Really fast! That's the most obvious answer, anyway. And I'm not joking. The other option is to dance half-time, i.e. on the snare (2 + 4). There is no pronounced 1 + 3 in DnB anyway. Most people do a combination of both: steps and larger body moves in half-time, smaller hand moves and quick steps in between. How do ...


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