House

I am currently researching House music, so I have temporarily placed Wikipedia’s definition of it here. Don’t forget to also check my blog posts in relation to House music. Thanks!

House
Stylistic origins: electro, funk, disco, synthpop, soul
Cultural origins: 1980s; Chicago, New York City, United States; London, United Kingdom; Germany
Typical instruments: synthesizer, drum machine, sequencer, keyboard, sampler
Mainstream popularity: Large, especially late 1980s and early 1990s United States, United Kingdom and Australia. Still popular among Australian, American and British club goers. The genre has enjoyed a new upswing since the mid-2000s.
Derivative forms: rave, nu jazz, madchester
Subgenres: acid, Chicago, click, deep, French, garage, microhouse, progressive, electro, dream, gabber, hard, Italo, Latin, minimal, pumpin’, pumping, scouse, tribal, UK Hard, vocal
Fusion genres: ambient, ghetto, hip, tech

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/House_music

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