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Hardcore Rave

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In early 1990s rave culture, the term hardcore was used to describe the second wave of electronic dance music that developed after the arrival of house and techno in European club culture during the acid house phenomenon. In popular music...

Avant-pop

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In the broad field of popular music since the 1960s there have been a number of musical artists who have breached the boundaries between art music and popular music. These are musicians who locate themselves creatively in a liminal space...

Electronic Body Music

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... Weil. 1980. Germany. 55 mins. Documentary. Sean Albiez Electronic Dance Music, see Electronic Dance Music (Vol. XIII, International)...

New Romantics

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The term ‘New Romantics’ appeared in late summer 1980 to denote the London-based club scene established by Steve Strange and Rusty Egan, who had been running club nights in a number of venues, including ‘Bowie nights’ at the club Billy...

Synthpop

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Synthpop is a collective, meta-generic term that emerged in the 1979–82 period and is now used historically to identify an eclectic range of bands and artists who foregrounded synthesizers in a pop and rock context in innovative ways....

Trance

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... 2015. 2000: Belgium. Väth, Sven. The Harlequin – The Robot and the Ballet Dancer. Eye Q Records.4509-97534-2. 1994: Germany. Sean Albiez Trap, see Trap (Vol. XIII, International)...

High-Energy (Hi-NRG)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...High-Energy (often written as Hi-NRG) is a genre of post-disco electronic dance music (EDM) that simultaneously emerged from gay club culture in Europe and the USA in the early 1980s. The genre integrated a four-to-the-floor basic disco...

Glitch

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Glitch is a term used to describe areas of electronic music production that foreground the accidental or purposeful destruction of sounds in the pursuit of integrating digital noise materials into music. Through exploring the limitations...

Chillout

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The chillout genre emerged in the UK in the late 1980s in the back rooms of electronic dance music (EDM) clubs and raves that provided a relaxed and relatively quiet space for clubbers to socialize, away from the high volume and energy...

Hauntology

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...A genre of British electronic popular music, hauntology emerged in the middle of the first decade of the twenty-first century. The genre draws musical inspiration from a relatively eccentric array of sources from the 1940s through...