2013 saw a boom in EDM music - giving young, talented DJs an opportunity to unleash their soundscapes and get the crowd thumping on the dance floor. While they were out experimenting and keeping it fresh, electronic music further branched out into these new breeds of sounds.
Here’s us giving you the inside scoop on the genres that made it big this year. If you’re a music geek like me, you’ll love bragging about this to friends. And if not, it’s still worth a listen!
From the early times of the PC comes this genre of synthesized electronic sounds, which takes you back to your Legend of Zelda and Contra! So just imagine the Super Mario soundtrack with some massive drops and an amazing bassline.
This is what we're talking about:
When house music meets reggaeton, we get a two-step soundfest called 'Moombahton', courtesy Dave Nada. So we hope you like Electronica and Reggae because this mashup will keep your head bobbing and your foot tapping.
Lend a ear:
What do you call a mistake onstage that turns into a genre?
With intentional goof-ups in an electronic track, this genre drops some unexpected beats at the absolute wrong time and guess what? We just love it.
Try it out:
Low bass. And beats at a slow pace. Meet Dubstep's fly cousin, Chillstep.
Just what you need when you’re relaxing on that couch and want to set the perfect relaxing electronica mood.
Sink into these mellow notes:
Hope you liked this potpourri of innovative, new genres. If you know of any such little known gems, drop us a line in the comments below!
Article written by Neville Mathews