Electronic music genres

2017-07-27T19:36:14+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Downtempo, UK garage, Dub techno, Skweee, Lento Violento, Dubtronica, Wonky (music), Electroacoustic music, Soundscape, Electropunk, Space music, Electronicore, Drone music, Nu jazz, Electronic body music, 2-step garage, Grime music, Chillwave, Future garage, Trap music, Digital hardcore, Ethnic electronica, Hardstep, Hardbag, Electronics in rock music, Neurohop, Psydub, Vaporwave, Future bass, Funky house, Mákina, Synthwave, Live electronic music, Footwork (genre), Nu-funk, Shangaan electro, History of drum and bass, Sampledelia flashcards Electronic music genres
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  • Downtempo
    Downtempo is a genre of electronic music similar to ambient, but with a greater emphasis on rhythm, and is not as earthy as trip-hop.
  • UK garage
    UK garage (also known as UKG) is a genre of electronic music originating from the United Kingdom in the early 1990s.
  • Dub techno
    Dub techno is a subgenre of techno that combines minimal techno with elements of dub music.
  • Skweee
    Skweee is a musical style, with origin in Sweden and Finland.
  • Lento Violento
    Lento Violento, sometimes shortened to simply Lento, is a style of electronic dance music that developed in Italy.
  • Dubtronica
    Dubtronica is electronic music influenced by dub music.
  • Wonky (music)
    Wonky (also known as street bass, aquacrunk, lazer hip hop or purple sound) is an often-debated and unique/experimental genre of electronic music that uses mid-range unstable synths as well as complex and unusual time signatures.
  • Electroacoustic music
    Electroacoustic music originated in Western art music around the middle of the 20th century, following the incorporation of electric sound production into compositional practice.
  • Soundscape
    The soundscape is the component of the acoustic environment that can be perceived by humans.
  • Electropunk
    Electropunk is a music genre combining elements of electronic music and punk rock.
  • Space music
    Space music, also called spacemusic, is a subgenre of new-age music and is described as "tranquil, hypnotic and moving".
  • Electronicore
    Electronicore (also known as synthcore and trancecore) describes a stylistic fusion of metalcore and/or post-hardcore with electronic music, specifically electronica.
  • Drone music
    Drone music, drone-based music, or simply drone, is a minimalist musical genre that emphasizes the use of sustained or repeated sounds, notes, or tone-clusters – called drones.
  • Nu jazz
    Nu jazz, also known as jazztronica, is a genre of contemporary electronic music.
  • Electronic body music
    Electronic body music (EBM) is a music genre that combines elements of post-industrial music and electropunk.
  • 2-step garage
    2-step garage, or simply 2-step, is a typically English genre of modern electronic music and a relatively popular subgenre of UK garage.
  • Grime music
    Grime is a genre of music that emerged in East London in the early 2000s.
  • Chillwave
    Chillwave (also referred to as glo-fi, downtempo pop, or hypnagogic pop) is a genre of music characterized by a faded or dreamy retro pop sound and use of lo-fi recording techniques, effects processing, vintage synthesizers, and other attempts to loosely emulate 1980s electronic music aesthetics as well as engage with notions of memory and nostalgia.
  • Future garage
    Future garage is a genre of electronic music that incorporates a variety of influences from UK garage and softer elements from 2-step garage.
  • Trap music
    Trap music is a subgenre that originated during 1990s from Southern hip hop in the Southern United States.
  • Digital hardcore
    Digital hardcore is a music genre that melds hardcore punk with electronic music such as hardcore techno, industrial, breakcore and drum and bass.
  • Ethnic electronica
    Ethnic electronica (also known as ethnotronica, ethno electronica or ethno techno) combines elements of electronic and world music and was developed in the 1990s.
  • Hardstep
    Hardstep is a subgenre of drum and bass which emerged in 1994.
  • Hardbag
    Hardbag is a genre of electronic dance music popular in the mid-1990s.
  • Electronics in rock music
    Electronic rock, also commonly referred to as synthrock, electrorock, techno-rock or digital rock, is rock music generated with electronic instruments.
  • Neurohop
    Neurohop (also known as Neuro) is a genre of music that originated around mid 2011 to 2012.
  • Psydub
    Psydub or Ambient Dub is a fusiongenre of electronic music that has its roots in Psychedelic Trance, Ambient- and Dub music.
  • Vaporwave
    Vaporwave (British English: vapourwave) is an electronic music genre that emerged in the early 2010s, and spread over the next half of the decade among various Internet communities.
  • Future bass
    Future bass is a music genre that arose near the year of 2006 in the United Kingdom, United States, Japan, and Australia.
  • Funky house
    Funky house is a subgenre of house music that uses funk samples, a funk-inspired bass line or a strong soul influence, combined with drum breaks that draw inspiration from 1970s and 1980s funk records.
  • Mákina
    Mákina is a subgenre of hardcore techno, originating in Spain.
  • Synthwave
    Synthwave, also called retrowave, is a musical style that emerged in the mid-2000s, influenced by 1980s soundtrack music.
  • Live electronic music
    Live electronic music (also known as live electronics and electroacoustic improvisation) is any kind of music that can include the use of electroacoustic instruments, various electronic sound-generating devices, and computers, but which generally excludes the use of prerecorded or sampled material.
  • Footwork (genre)
    Footwork is a genre of related music and street dance that originated in Chicago during the 1980s.
  • Nu-funk
    Nu funk is a contemporary genre of funk.
  • Shangaan electro
    Shangaan Electro is a dance movement and musical style born from a 21st-century reboot of local folk traditions in South African townships, Tsonga Disco and Kwaito House.
  • History of drum and bass
    Drum and bass (commonly abbreviated to DnB, Drum n Bass and Drum & Bass) is a type of electronic dance music.
  • Sampledelia
    Sampledelia music is an electronica subgenre that is composed of music samples that were originally unrelated but have been combined into a new piece of music.