electronic music

The Hottest Genres of Electronic Music in 2008

No pun intended here: the EDM-pop that dominated the first half of this decade has begun morphing into more downcast depressive pop. Krewella’s “Alive” shows us this change; with its pizzicato string plucks and moody vocal loops driving an inebriating drop. Modern EDM has become a multibillion-dollar industry with the advent of large music festivals, […]

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Electronic Music Vs Rock

Many rock songs incorporate electronic elements, which add new depth and vibrancy to their genre. Nickelback’s song shatter, for instance, features a synth-led riff amplified by drum beats to add new dimensions of sound to their tracks. Many Top-40 EDM songs forgoing the traditional pop-rock chorus and replacing it with a riserchorus section instead, which

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Zulu Music Is a Unique Blend of Throbbing Beats and Compelling Melodies

Zulu Lion’s music takes you into another world and can evoke all kinds of feelings, from pure blissful happiness and exhilaration, to pensive contemplation. His creative blending of musical styles makes him one of the most exciting artists to watch today. MC ZULU crafts dancehall reggae that sounds out-of-this-world. His progressive form of electro bass

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The Origins of Electronic Music and Musique Concrete

Pierre Schaeffer was struck with inspiration while working on radiodiffusion-Television Francaise (RTF) sound effects when he realized they could also be utilized musically. That was when musique concrete first made its debut. This form of composition served as the precursor of hip-hop sampler virtuosity where deejays would manipulate vinyl samples live to create rough, groove-driven

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