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Club Dance Stylistic Fingerprints

Instrumentation:

Drum machines
Drums and percussion
Synthesizers
Samplers
Turntables
Vocals

Performance and Arrangement:

House, trance and techno have upbeat tempos in excess of 120bpm and up to
140bpm
Fourtothefloor bass drum and hihat emphasis on the offbeat quavers (similar
to disco)
Synth stabs or syncopated staccato…

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Dub Step


THE DEVELOPMENT OF CLUB DANCE MUSIC

Club/Dance music comes in many different forms, from disco to hiphop. Though
there have been various dance crazes throughout the history of popular music,
club/dance music became its own genre in the mid'70s, as soul mutated into disco
and whole clubs were…

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