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Progressive House

Progressive House

If there’s anything that we can learn from the history of music it is that we should never stereotype styles of music. We can never say for sure that certain instruments cater to the musical needs of certain people. We should never assume that a particular style of music will only sound enjoyable to a particular group of people. Standardizing ...

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Breakbeat: The Lesser Known Genre of EDM

Breakbeat

Electronic Dance Music (EDM) has taken the world by storm. Whether it be through the indispensable albums of the commercially successful artists, or the can’t miss sets of the most electrifying stage performers, people are finally beginning to accept Electronic music as a constant presence on their record shelves, iTunes track list or audio albums. Even the artists of Electronic ...

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Mainstream Limelight on Nu-Disco

Nu Disco

 Music genres are unstable entities. One day you find one of them at the peak of the charts, and the next day that genre becomes a sound of the distant past. You never know when a music genre can fade into obscurity or spring back to life. Genre Revival Certain genres such as rock and pop can be referred to ...

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Shedding Light on the Soulful Tech House

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The diversity of genres in the world of music is mind boggling. Music has more variety today than it ever did. Each genre of music caters to a specific set of listeners. Musicians are constantly perfecting the art of these genres to appease these listeners. Not all genres have an equal level of popularity or exposure. Some are more loved ...

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Trance

Trance Music

TRANCE MUSIC Trance music became extremely popular during the 1990’s and reference can be traced back to Great Britain’s band, The KLF, on their 1988 track ‘What Time is Love’. In fact, the record sleeve was annotated “pure trance”. Still, there is even earlier evidence of the music slowly morphing into what is now labeled trance. French electronic musician Jean ...

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Drum and Bass

drum and bass

Grooving to the Beat of the Drum and Bass Music has no finite shape or form. It constantly shifts, changes and evolves. The sheer diversity of music perplexes the mind. Counting the number of concentrations in music is indeed a steep task. This is because there are literally hundreds and thousands of genres in music. Each of these genres has ...

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House Music

House Music

House Music – Genre Spotlight Every decade ushers in a style or brand of music that practically dominates the airways and minds of teenagers and young adults. Rock and roll ruled the 1950’s. Pop and R&B reigned in the 60’s while the 70’s took musical creativity to another level with funk, soul and eventually disco. However, by the time the ...

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Deep House

Deep House Music on Global Sound Authority

Deep House Explained Deep house is a sub-genre of a larger “house” electronic music movement. Deep house first appeared in the early 1980’s out of the Chicago house music scene with jazz and soul influences making their way into dance-inspired songs.   Sound Characteristics Using complicated melodies and chromatic chord progressions under vocal or synthesizer melodies, deep house emphasizes soul ...

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