A genre of electronic dance music originating in Chicago in the early 1980s which is generally dance-based music characterized by repetitive 4/4 beats, rhythms mainly provided by drum machines, off-beat hi-hat cymbals, and synthesized basslines.
A form of electronic dance music that emerged in Detroit during the mid-to-late 1980s, resulting from the melding of African American music including with electronic music by artists such as Kraftwerk, Giorgio Moroder, and Yellow Magic Orchestra.
A genre of electronic dance music that originated in South London in the late 1990s which generally features sparse, syncopated drum and percussion patterns with bass lines that contain prominent sub bass frequencies.
A genre of electronic music and early hip hop influenced by funk and German and Japanese electropop which typically features drum machines and heavy electronic sounds, usually without vocals. If vocals are present they are delivered in a deadpan manner, often through electronic distortion such as vocoding and talkboxing.
A genre of electronic music that emerged from rave and oldschool jungle scenes in England during the early 1990s characterized by fast, syncopated breakbeats with heavy bass and sub-bass lines, sampled sources, and synthesizers.
A broad range of percussive electronic music genres including techno, house, trance, drum and bass, dubstep, and Jersey club produced largely for nightclubs, raves, and festivals, or by disc jockeys in the context of a live mix.
A genre of electronic dance music that developed in Germany during the 1990s characterized by a tempo between 125 and 150 beats per minute, repeating melodic phrases, and a musical form that distinctly builds tension throughout a track by mixing layers with distinctly foreshadowed build-up and release.
A genre of electronic music from England in the early 1990s that featuress a tempo around 130 beats per minute with a distinctive 4/4 percussive rhythm, syncopated hi-hats, cymbals, and snares, and occasionally beat-skipping kick drums and altered vocal samples.