Electronic dance music

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Electronic dance music (EDM), also known as dance music, club music, or simply dance, is a broad range of percussive electronic music genres made largely for nightclubs, raves and festivals.wikipedia
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House music

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Despite the industry's attempt to create a specific EDM brand, the initialism remains in use as an umbrella term for multiple genres, including dance-pop, house, techno, trance, drum and bass, dubstep, trap and footwork as well as their respective subgenres. [14] Other dance styles that began to become popular during the post-disco era include dance-pop, [19][20] boogie, [14] electro, Hi-NRG, Italo disco, house, [19][21][22][23] and techno. The Roland TR-909, TB-303 and Juno-60 similarly influenced electronic dance music such as techno, house and acid.
House is a genre of electronic dance music.

Techno

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Despite the industry's attempt to create a specific EDM brand, the initialism remains in use as an umbrella term for multiple genres, including dance-pop, house, techno, trance, drum and bass, dubstep, trap and footwork as well as their respective subgenres. [14] Other dance styles that began to become popular during the post-disco era include dance-pop, [19][20] boogie, [14] electro, Hi-NRG, Italo disco, house, [19][21][22][23] and techno. The Roland TR-909, TB-303 and Juno-60 similarly influenced electronic dance music such as techno, house and acid.
Techno is a form of electronic dance music that emerged in Detroit, Michigan, in the United States in the mid-to-late 1980s.

Electronic music

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Electronic dance music (EDM), also known as dance music, club music, or simply dance, is a broad range of percussive electronic music genres made largely for nightclubs, raves and festivals.
In the 1970s, electronic music began having a significant influence on popular music, with the adoption of polyphonic synthesizers, electronic drums, drum machines, and turntables, through the emergence of genres such as disco, krautrock, new wave, synth-pop, hip hop and EDM.

Trap music (EDM)

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Despite the industry's attempt to create a specific EDM brand, the initialism remains in use as an umbrella term for multiple genres, including dance-pop, house, techno, trance, drum and bass, dubstep, trap and footwork as well as their respective subgenres.
EDM trap is a style of electronic dance music (EDM) that originated in the mid-2000s and early 2010s.

Giorgio Moroder

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Other early examples of music that influenced later electronic dance music include Jamaican dub music during the late 1960s to 1970s, the synthesizer-based disco music of Italian producer Giorgio Moroder in the late 1970s, and the electro-pop of Kraftwerk and Yellow Magic Orchestra in the mid-to-late 1970s.
Dubbed the "Father of Disco", Moroder is credited with pioneering Italo disco and electronic dance music, and his work with synthesizers heavily influenced several music genres such as new wave, house and techno music.

Kraftwerk

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Other early examples of music that influenced later electronic dance music include Jamaican dub music during the late 1960s to 1970s, the synthesizer-based disco music of Italian producer Giorgio Moroder in the late 1970s, and the electro-pop of Kraftwerk and Yellow Magic Orchestra in the mid-to-late 1970s.
The band's work has influenced a diverse range of artists and many genres of modern music, including synthpop, hip hop, post-punk, techno, ambient, and club music.

Live PA

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EDM producers also perform their music live in a concert or festival setting in what is sometimes called a live PA.
In a performative context, the term was originally used to refer to live appearances, initially at rave events in the late 1980s, of studio based producers of electronic dance music who released music using fixed media formats such as 12-inch single, CD, or music download The concept of the Live PA helped provide a public face for a scene that was criticized as faceless by the mainstream music press.

Break (music)

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A technique developed by DJ Kool Herc that became popular in hip hop culture was playing two copies of the same record on two turntables, in alternation, and at the point where a track featured a break.
In DJ parlance, in disco, hip hop music, and electronic dance music, a break is where all the elements of a song (e.g., synth pads, basslines, vocals), except for percussion, disappear; as such, the break is also called a "percussion break".

Donna Summer

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European acts Silver Convention, Love and Kisses, Munich Machine, and American acts Donna Summer and the Village People were acts that defined the late 1970s Euro disco sound.
Moroder described Summer's work with them on the song "I Feel Love" as "really the start of electronic dance" music.

Biddu

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Disco producer Biddu used synthesizers in several disco songs from 1976 to 1977, including "Bionic Boogie" from Rain Forest (1976), "Soul Coaxing" (1977), and Eastern Man and Futuristic Journey (recorded from 1976 to 1977).
Biddu also experimented with electronic disco and Hi-NRG music from the mid-1970s, and influenced British new wave bands such as The Buggles, founded by two of his former session musicians Trevor Horn and Geoff Downes.

Drum and bass

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Despite the industry's attempt to create a specific EDM brand, the initialism remains in use as an umbrella term for multiple genres, including dance-pop, house, techno, trance, drum and bass, dubstep, trap and footwork as well as their respective subgenres.
Clearly, drum and bass has been influenced by other music genres, though influences from sources external to the electronic dance music scene perhaps lessened following the shifts from jungle to drum and bass, and through to so-called "intelligent drum and bass" and techstep.

Miami bass

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The track informed the development of electronic dance music, and subgenres including Miami bass and Detroit techno, and popularized the 808 as a "fundamental element of futuristic sound".
The use of the Roland TR-808, sustained kick drum, heavy bass, raised dance tempos, and frequently sexually explicit lyrical content differentiate it from other hip hop subgenres.

DJ mix

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It is generally produced for playback by disc jockeys who create seamless selections of tracks, called a mix, by segueing from one recording to another.
A DJ mixes music from genres that fit into the more general term electronic dance music.

Dance music

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The development of inexpensive polyphonic synthesizers, the definition of MIDI and the use of dance beats, led to a more commercial and accessible sound for synth-pop.
By the late 1970s, electronic dance music was developing.

Hi-NRG

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[14] Other dance styles that began to become popular during the post-disco era include dance-pop, [19][20] boogie, [14] electro, Hi-NRG, Italo disco, house, [19][21][22][23] and techno.
Hi-NRG (pronounced "high energy") is a genre of uptempo disco or electronic dance music (EDM) that originated in the United States during the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Chicago

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During the post-disco era that followed the backlash against "disco" which began in the mid to late 1979, which in the United States lead to civil unrest and a riot in Chicago known as the Disco Demolition Night, [13] an underground movement of "stripped-down" disco inspired music featuring "radically different sounds" [14] started to emerge on the East Coast.
Chicago's culture includes the visual arts, literature, film, theatre, comedy (especially improvisational comedy), food, and music, particularly jazz, blues, soul, hip-hop, gospel, and electronic dance music including house music.

Roland TR-808

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The Roland TR-808 (often abbreviated as the "808") notably played an important role in the evolution of dance music, after Afrika Bambaataa's "Planet Rock" (1982) made it very popular on dancefloors.
It became a cornerstone of the emerging electronic, dance, and hip hop genres, popularized by early hits such as "Sexual Healing" by Marvin Gaye and "Planet Rock" by Afrika Bambaataa and the Soulsonic Force.

Electronic musical instrument

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The emergence of electronic dance music in the 1980s was shaped by the development of several new electronic musical instruments, particularly those from the Japanese Roland Corporation.
In popular music styles such as electronic dance music, almost all of the instrument sounds used in recordings are electronic instruments (e.g., bass synth, synthesizer, drum machine).

Clubbing (subculture)

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In the late 1980s and early 1990s, following the emergence of raving, pirate radios and an upsurge of interest in club culture, EDM achieved widespread mainstream popularity in Europe.
Club music varies from a wide range of electronic dance music (EDM), which is a form of electronic music, such as house (and especially Deep house), techno, drum and bass, hip hop, electro, trance, funk, breakbeat, dubstep, disco.

Boogie (genre)

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[14] Other dance styles that began to become popular during the post-disco era include dance-pop, [19][20] boogie, [14] electro, Hi-NRG, Italo disco, house, [19][21][22][23] and techno. In the early 1980s, electro (short for "electro-funk") emerged as a fusion of electro-pop, funk, and boogie.
Boogie (sometimes called post-disco) is a rhythm and blues genre of electronic dance music with close ties to the post-disco style, that first emerged in the United States during the late 1970s to mid-1980s.

Roland TB-303

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The Roland TR-909, TB-303 and Juno-60 similarly influenced electronic dance music such as techno, house and acid.
However, cheap second-hand units were adopted by electronic musicians, and its "squelching" or "chirping" sound became a foundation of electronic dance music genres such as house and techno.

Drum machine

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In 1974, George McCrae's early disco hit "Rock Your Baby" was one of the first records to use a drum machine, an early Roland rhythm machine.
The Roland TR-808, introduced in 1980, significantly influenced the development of dance music and hip hop.

Roland TR-909

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The Roland TR-909, TB-303 and Juno-60 similarly influenced electronic dance music such as techno, house and acid.
Though it was a commercial failure, the 909 became influential in the development of electronic dance music such as techno, house and acid.

Funk

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In the early 1980s, electro (short for "electro-funk") emerged as a fusion of electro-pop, funk, and boogie.
Funk samples and breakbeats have been used extensively in hip hop and various forms of electronic dance music, such as house music, and Detroit techno.

Italo disco

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[14] Other dance styles that began to become popular during the post-disco era include dance-pop, [19][20] boogie, [14] electro, Hi-NRG, Italo disco, house, [19][21][22][23] and techno.
The entry of synthesizers and other electronic effects into the disco genre produced electronic dance music, including America's Hi-NRG and Europe's space disco.