Rise of Electronic Music – created by disk jockeys

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Electronic Dance music EDM was born in the discos and nightclubs nationwide in the early eighties. Today, this genre of music is largely created by disk jockeys with a purpose of creating environment for dance-based entertainment.

EDM soon became one of the most popular music genres all around the world.  Some of the forms of electronic music are Breakbeat, Dance-punk, Eurodance, Freestyle, House, Techno and Trance. Though disco music laid the roots for electronic music and was very popular in the 1970s, it wasn’t until the 1990s that this genre gained wide acceptance and became one of the contemporary music styles in the following years. And instruments like synthesizers, drum machines and sequencers and it mimics the unique sounds of the traditional acoustic instrumentation.

Apart from electro music genres like trance, techno, house and breakbeat which are primarily intended for dancing. Some genres of electronic music like IDM and trip hop are more associated with listening rather than body movements. Trance also one of the forms of electronic genre of music, is a combination of techno, house and industrial music. Undoubtedly, the name links to the ability of music to induce an altered state of consciousness.

The Rise Of Electronic Music: With the growth of computers and music technologies, and reduction in the cost of music equipments, a number of upcoming artists and disk jockeys have emerged, showcasing their talent and taking electronic music to the next level. Also, with the advent of hard disk recording system, it is possible for any computer user to become a musician, hence we see a rising trend of bedroom bands where often only single player is the band himself.

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