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Gerald Rydel Simpson (born 16 February 1967, Moss Side, Manchester, England), better known as A Guy Called Gerald, is a British musician, record producer and DJ.
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Ableton Live is a software music sequencer and digital audio workstation for OS X and Windows.
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Acid house is a subgenre of house music developed around the mid-1980s by DJs from Chicago.
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Acid techno is a genre of techno that developed out of late 1980s Chicago acid house.
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Adam Beyer (born 15 May 1976 in Stockholm, Sweden) is a Swedish techno producer and DJ.
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Aesthetics (also spelled æsthetics and esthetics also known in Greek as Αισθητική, or "Aisthētiké") is a branch of philosophy dealing with the nature of art, beauty, and taste, with the creation and appreciation of beauty.
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In the pre-modern tradition, the aesthetics of music or musical aesthetics explored the mathematical and cosmological dimensions of rhythmic and harmonic organization.
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African-American music is an umbrella term covering a diverse range of musics and musical genres largely developed by African Americans.
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Kevin Donovan (born April 17, 1957), better known by the stage name Afrika Bambaataa, is an American DJ from the South Bronx, New York.
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Afrofuturism is a literary and cultural aesthetic that combines elements of science fiction, historical fiction, fantasy, Afrocentricity, and magic realism with non-Western cosmologies in order to critique not only the present-day dilemmas of people of color, but also to revise, interrogate, and re-examine the historical events of the past.
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Akai (Akai in rōmaji) is a consumer electronics brand, now headquartered in Singapore.
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Alexander Robotnick (a.k.a. Maurizio Dami) is an Italian electronic musician.
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Alfredo Fiorito, usually known professionally simply as Alfredo, is a DJ who was born in the town of Rosario in Argentina.
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Algorithmic composition is the technique of using algorithms to create music.
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Alternative dance or indie dance (also referred to as underground dance in the US) is a musical genre that mixes various rock subgenres with electronic dance music.
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Alvin Toffler (born October 4, 1928) is an American writer and futurist, known for his works discussing the digital revolution, communication revolution and technological singularity.
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Amsterdam is the capital city and most populous city of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
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Anthony "Shake" Shakir, who also uses the aliases Sequence 10 and Da Sampla, is an American techno producer, best known for his contributions to Detroit techno.
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Richard David James (born 18 August 1971), best known by his alias Aphex Twin, is an Irish-born British electronic musician and composer.
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Artificial Intelligence was a compilation album released on Warp Records on 9 July 1992 (see 1992 in music), and subsequently for America in 1993 on the Wax Trax label.
Artists and repertoire (A&R) is the division of a record label or music publishing company that is responsible for talent scouting and overseeing the artistic development of recording artists and/or songwriters.
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An audio filter is a frequency dependent amplifier circuit, working in the audio frequency range, 0 Hz to beyond 20 kHz.
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Mastering, a form of audio post-production, is the process of preparing and transferring recorded audio from a source containing the final mix to a data storage device (the master); the source from which all copies will be produced (via methods such as pressing, duplication or replication).
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Australia (colloquially), officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is an Oceanian country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands.
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Autechre is an English electronic music duo consisting of Rob Brown and Sean Booth, both from Rochdale, Greater Manchester.
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Balearic beat, also known as Balearic house, initially was an eclectic blend of DJ-led dance music that emerged in the mid-1980s.
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Bandulu are a British electronic music and reggae group consisting of Jamie Bissmire, John O'Connell & Lucien Thompson.
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In musical notation, a bar (or measure) is a segment of time corresponding to a specific number of beats in which each beat is represented by a particular note value and the boundaries of the bar are indicated by vertical bar lines.
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Basic Channel is a production team and record label, composed of Moritz Von Oswald and Mark Ernestus, that originated in Berlin, Germany in 1993.
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A bass drum is a large drum that produces a note of low definite or indefinite pitch.
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In music and music theory, the beat is the basic unit of time, the pulse (regularly repeating event), of the mensural level (or beat level).
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Belgium (België; Belgique; Belgien), officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a sovereign state in Western Europe.
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Belleville High School is a public high school located in Belleville, Michigan and the only zoned high school in the Van Buren School District.
Belleville is a city in Wayne County in the State of Michigan.
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Berlin is the capital of Germany and one of the 16 states of Germany.
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The Berlin Wall (Berliner Mauer) was a barrier that divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989.
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"Big Fun" is a song by American electronic music group Inner City.
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Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.
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The Birmingham sound is a subgenre of techno that emerged in Birmingham, England in the early 1990s.
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Blake Baxter is an American techno musician, associated with the first wave of Detroit techno.
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Breakbeat hardcore (a.k.a. oldskool rave hardcore) is a genre of electronic dance music and a derivative of acid house and techno music, of the late 1980s and early 1990s, that combines four-on-the-floor rhythms with breakbeats, and is associated with the UK rave scene.
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Brighton is a seaside resort and the largest part of the city of Brighton and Hove situated in East Sussex, England.
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Cabaret Voltaire are an English music group formed in Sheffield in 1973 and initially composed of Stephen Mallinder, Richard H. Kirk, and Chris Watson The group was named after Cabaret Voltaire, a nightclub in Zürich, Switzerland that served as a centre for the early Dada movement.
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Capitalism is an economic system in which trade, industry, and the means of production are privately owned and operated via profit and loss calculation (price signals) through the price system.
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Carl Cox (born 29 July 1962, Barbados) is a British house and techno DJ and producer.
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Carl Craig is a Detroit-based producer of techno music, and is considered to be one of the most important names in the Detroit second generation of techno producers and DJs.
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The Castlemorton Common Festival was a week-long free festival and rave held in the Malvern Hills near Malvern, Worcestershire, England in 1992.
Marc Cerrone (born 1952 in Vitry-sur-Seine, near Paris, France) is a French disco drummer, composer, record producer and creator of major concert shows.
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Chicago house generally refers to house music produced during the mid-1980s and late-1980s within Chicago.
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Chris Liebing (born Christopher Liebing on 11 December 1968 in Gießen, Hesse, Germany) is a techno DJ, music producer, radio host and founder of the record label CLR.
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ChucK is a concurrent, strongly timed audio programming language for real-time synthesis, composition, and performance, which runs on Linux, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, and iOS.
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Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western music, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music.
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Claudio Simonetti (born February 19, 1952 in São Paulo) is a Brazil-born Italian composer who has specialized in the scores for Italian and American horror films since the 1970s.
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"Clear" is a 1983 electro song performed by the American group Cybotron, and composed by Cybotron members Juan Atkins and Richard Davis.
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Computer music is the applications of computing technology in music composition.
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Continental Europe, also referred to as mainland Europe or simply the Continent (particularly by Britons, Azores and Madeira Portuguese, Balearic and Canary Spaniards, Icelanders and other European island nations, and peninsular Scandinavians), is the continent of Europe, explicitly excluding the islands of Europe.
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A counterculture (also written counter-culture) is a subculture whose values and norms of behavior differ substantially from those of mainstream society, often in opposition to mainstream cultural mores.Eric Donald Hirsch.
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The Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (c.33) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Cristian Vogel (born 1972) is an experimental electronic musician.
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Crossover is a term applied to musical works or performers appearing on two or more of the record charts which track differing musical tastes, or genres.
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The term 'crusties' can refer to two distinct, but not entirely separate, subcultural groups.
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Cybotron was an early techno group formed in 1980 by Juan Atkins and Richard "3070" Davis in Detroit, Michigan.
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CzechTek was an annual teknival normally held on the weekend at the end of July in the Czech Republic.
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Dance Music Report, initially Disco News and later DMR, was a biweekly U.S. trade magazine oriented toward nightclub and radio DJs in the dance music industry.
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Daniel Bell (May 10, 1919 – January 25, 2011) was an American sociologist, writer, editor, and professor emeritus at Harvard University, best known for his contributions to the study of post-industrialism.
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Danny Rampling is a British house music DJ and is widely credited as one of the original founders of the UK's rave/club scene.
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Darren Emerson (born 30 April 1971, Hornchurch, Greater London, England) is a dance music DJ, and former member of the UK electronic music outfit Underworld.
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Dave Angel (born David Angelico Nicholas Gooden; 13 May 1966) is an English techno musician.
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Dave Clarke (born 19 September 1968) is an English techno DJ, producer and radio presenter.
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Düsseldorf (Düsseldörp) is the capital city of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia and center of the Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region with a population of 11 million people.
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Deep house is a subgenre of house music that originated in the 1980s, initially fusing elements of Chicago house with 1980s jazz-funk and touches of soul music.
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Delia Ann Derbyshire (5 May 1937 – 3 July 2001) was an English musician and composer of electronic music and musique concrète.
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Depeche Mode are an English electronic band formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex.
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Derrick May (born April 6, 1963), also known as Mayday and Rhythim is Rhythim, is an electronic musician from Belleville, Michigan, United States.
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Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the largest city on the United States–Canada border.
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The Detroit Electronic Music Archive (DEMA) began in June 2005 in Detroit, Michigan.
Movement Electronic Music Festival is an annual electronic dance music event held in Detroit each Memorial Day weekend since 2000.
Detroit techno is a type of techno music that generally includes the first techno productions by Detroit-based artists during the 1980s and early 1990s.
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Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft or D.A.F. is an influential German electropunk/Neue Deutsche Welle band from Düsseldorf, formed in 1978 featuring Gabriel "Gabi" Delgado-López (vocals), Robert Görl (drums, percussion, electronic instruments), Kurt "Pyrolator" Dahlke (electronic instruments), Michael Kemner (bass-guitar) and Wolfgang Spelmans (guitar).
Devo (originally) is an American rock band formed in 1972, consisting of members from Kent and Akron, Ohio.
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A digital audio workstation (D.A.W.) is an electronic device or computer software application for recording, editing and producing audio files.
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Digital hardcore is a music genre that melds hardcore punk with electronic music such as hardcore techno, industrial, breakcore and drum and bass.
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Digital signal processing (DSP) is the numerical manipulation of signals, usually with the intention to measure, filter, produce or compress continuous analog signals.
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The DIN sync standard, often called "SYNC" or "Sync24" (more rarely "Sync48"), defines an interface for electronic music instruments.
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A disc jockey (abbreviated DJ, D.J. or deejay) is a person who plays recorded music for an audience, either a radio audience if the mix is broadcast or the audience in a venue such as a bar or nightclub.
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Disco is a genre of dance music containing elements of funk, soul, pop, and salsa that was most popular in the mid to late 1970s, though it has had brief resurgences.
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DIY ethic refers to the ethic of self-sufficiency through completing tasks without the aid of a paid expert.
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Helmut Josef Geier, professionally known as DJ Hell (born September 6, 1962 in Altenmarkt an der Alz, Bavaria, DE), is a German house / techno DJ.
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A DJ mix or DJ mixset is a sequence of musical tracks typically mixed together to appear as one continuous track.
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Uroš Umek (born May 16, 1976 in Ljubljana, Slovenia), better known as DJ Umek or simply Umek, is a Slovenian dance music composer and DJ.
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Doctor Who is a British science-fiction television programme produced by the BBC from 1963 to the present day.
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LaDonna Adrian Gaines (December 31, 1948May 17, 2012), better known by her stage name, Donna Summer, was an American singer, songwriter, and painter.
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Drexciya was an American electronic music duo from Detroit, Michigan, consisting of James Stinson (1969 - 2002) and Gerald Donald.
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Drum & Bass (also written as Drum 'n' Bass or Drum and Bass and commonly abbreviated to D&B, DnB or D'n'B) is a genre of electronic music also known as Jungle which emerged in England in the early 1990s.
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A drum beat or drum pattern is a rhythmic pattern, or repeated rhythm establishing the meter and groove through the pulse and subdivision, played on drum kits and other percussion instruments.
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A drum machine is an electronic musical instrument designed to imitate the sound of drums, cymbals or other percussion instruments.
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Dub techno is a subgenre of techno.
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Dynamic range compression (DRC) or simply compression reduces the volume of loud sounds or amplifies quiet sounds by narrowing or "compressing" an audio signal's dynamic range.
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E-Werk was a techno music club in Berlin, Germany that was held in a former Abspannwerk Buchhändlerhof electrical substation.
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E2-E4, released in 1984, is a solo recording by Ash Ra Tempel/Ashra guitarist Manuel Göttsching.
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East Berlin existed between 1949 and 1990.
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Eastern Europe is the eastern part of the European continent.
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eBay Inc. is an American multinational corporation and e-commerce company, providing consumer to consumer & business to consumer sales services via Internet.
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An economy (Greek οίκος-household and νέμoμαι - manage) or economic system consists of the production, distribution or trade, and consumption of limited goods and services by different agents in a given geographical location.
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Eddie "Flashin'" Fowlkes (born 1962) is a techno DJ from Detroit, Michigan, influential to the early Detroit techno scene.
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'''Figure 1.''' An eighth note with stem facing up, an eighth note with stem facing down, and an eighth rest. '''Figure 2.''' Four eighth notes beamed together. An eighth note (American) or a quaver (British) is a musical note played for half the value of a quarter note (crotchet) and twice that of the sixteenth note (semiquaver), which amounts to one quarter the duration of a half note (minim), one eighth the duration of whole note (semibreve), one sixteenth the duration of a double whole note (breve), and one thirty-second the duration of a longa, hence the name.
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Electro (short for either electro-funk, or electro-boogie).
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Electroclash, also known as retro electro, tech pop, nouveau disco, the new new wave, and Neo-Electro, is a genre of music that fuses 1980s electro, new wave and synthpop with 1990s techno, retro-style electropop and electronic dance music.
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Electronic body music (EBM) is a music genre that combines elements of post-industrial music and electropunk.
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Electronic dance music (also known as EDM, electronic dance, dance music, club music, or simply dance) is a broad range of percussive electronic music genres produced largely for nightclubs, raves, and festivals.
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Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments and electronic music technology in its production, an electronic musician being a musician who composes and/or performs such music.
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An electronic musical instrument is a musical instrument that produces sound using electronics.
Electronica is an umbrella term that encompasses a broad group of electronic-based styles such as techno, house, ambient, drum and bass, jungle, and industrial dance, among others.
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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
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Equalization (British: equalisation) is the process of adjusting the balance between frequency components within an electronic signal.
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Euro disco (or Eurodisco) is the variety of European forms of electronic dance music that evolved from disco in the 1970s; incorporating elements of pop, new wave and rock into a disco-like continuous dance atmosphere.
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Eurodance (sometimes known as Euro-NRG or Euro) is a genre of electronic music that originated in the late 1980s primarily in Europe.
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The flexi disc (also known as a phonosheet or Soundsheet, a trademark) is a phonograph record made of a thin, flexible vinyl sheet with a molded-in spiral stylus groove, and is designed to be playable on a normal phonograph turntable.
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Fluke are an English electronic music group formed in the late 1980s by Mike Bryant, Jon Fugler and Mike Tournier with Julian Nugent as the band's manager.
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The Ford Focus is a compact car (C-segment in Europe) manufactured by the Ford Motor Company since 1998.
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The Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to as simply Ford) is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.
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Frankfurt Airport (Flughafen Frankfurt am Main, also known as Rhein-Main-Flughafen) is a major international airport located in Frankfurt, the fifth-largest city of Germany and one of the world's leading financial centers.
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Frankie Bones (real name Frank Mitchell) is an American techno and house music disc jockey from New York City.
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Francis Nicholls, better known by his stage name Frankie Knuckles (January 18, 1955 – March 31, 2014), was an American DJ and record producer.
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A free party is a party "free" from the restrictions of the legal club scene, similar to the free festival movement.
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Freetekno is the name of a cultural movement that is present in Europe, Australia and North America.
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Freeware is computer software that is available for use at no monetary cost, which may have restrictions such as redistribution prohibited, and for which source code is not available.
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Front 242 is a Belgian electronic music group that came into prominence during the 1980s.
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Funk is a music genre that originated in the mid- to late 1960s when African American musicians created a rhythmic, danceable new form of music through a mixture of soul music, jazz, and rhythm and blues (R&B).
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Funkadelic is an American band that was most prominent during the 1970s.
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Future Shock is a book written by the futurist Alvin Toffler in 1970.
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Futurism (Futurismo) was an artistic and social movement that originated in Italy in the early 20th century.
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Futurists or futurologists are scientists and social scientists whose specialty is futurology, or the attempt to systematically explore predictions and possibilities about the future and how they can emerge from the present, whether that of human society in particular or of life on Earth in general.
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Gabber, gabba, (from), Rotterdam techno, Rotterdam hardcore or retrospectively called early hardcore, is a style of electronic music and a subgenre of hardcore.
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Galaxy 2 Galaxy is a live electronic and jazz music collective featuring members of Underground Resistance.
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Gary Anthony James Webb (born 8 March 1958), better known by his stage name Gary Numan, is an English singer, songwriter, musician and record producer.
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Genre (or; from French genre, "kind" or "sort", from Latin genus (stem gener-), Greek γένος, génos) is any category of literature or other forms of art or entertainment, e.g. music, whether written or spoken, audial or visual, based on some set of stylistic criteria.
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George Clinton (born July 22, 1941) is an American singer, songwriter, bandleader, and music producer.
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Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe.
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Ghent (Gent; Gand) is a city and a municipality located in the Flemish Region of Belgium.
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Ghettotech (also known as Detroit club music or Chicago club music) is a genre of electronic music originating from Detroit and Chicago.
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Giovanni Giorgio Moroder (born 26 April 1940) is an Italian record producer, songwriter, performer and DJ.
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Glitch is a genre of electronic music that emerged in the late 1990s.
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Goa is a state located in the western region of India, it is bounded by the state of Maharashtra to the north, and by Karnataka to the east and south, while the Arabian Sea forms its western coast.
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Graeme Park is an historic site in Horsham, Montgomery County.
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Graham Massey (born 4 August 1960, Manchester) was a member of experimental jazz rock group Biting Tongues once signed to Factory Records.
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A Grammy Award (originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry.
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Hal Leonard Corporation is a United States music publishing company founded in Winona, Minnesota, by Harold "Hal" Edstrom, his brother, Everett "Leonard" Edstrom, and fellow musician Roger Busdicker.
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Happy hardcore, also known as happy rave or happycore, is a genre of hard dance typified by a very fast tempo (usually around 160–180 BPM), often coupled with solo vocals and sentimental lyrics.
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Hardcore, formerly called hardcore techno, is a subgenre of electronic dance music originating in Europe from the emergent raves in the 1990s.
Hardfloor is a German techno and acid trance duo, consisting of Oliver Bondzio and Ramon Zenker from Cologne.
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Hardstyle is an electronic dance genre mixing influences from hardtechno and hardcore.
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In music, harmony is the use of simultaneous pitches (tones, notes), or chords.
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Harthouse is a German record label specializing in techno music.
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Heaven 17 are an English new wave synthpop band originating from Sheffield in the early 1980s.
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A hi-hat, also spelled hihat, is a type of cymbal and stand used as a typical part of a drum kit by percussionists in rhythm and blues, hip-hop, disco, jazz, metal, rock and roll, house, reggae and other forms of contemporary popular music.
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Hi-NRG (pronounced "high energy") is a genre of uptempo disco or EDM that originated in the United States and United Kingdom during the late 1970s.
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Hip hop or hip-hop is a Black sub-cultural movement that formed during the early 1970s exclusively by African Americans residing in the South Bronx in New York City.
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Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
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A hippie (or hippy) is a member of a subculture that was originally a youth movement that started in the United States during the mid-1960s and spread to other countries around the world.
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House music is a genre of electronic dance music that originated in Chicago in the early 1980s.
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India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.
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Industrial music is a genre of experimental music that draws on transgressive and provocative themes.
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Inner City is an American house and techno group that formed in Detroit, Michigan, in 1987.
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An instrumental is a musical composition or recording without lyrics, or singing, although it might include some inarticulate vocal input; the music is primarily or exclusively produced by musical instruments.
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In music, instrumentation is the particular combination of musical instruments employed in a composition, and the properties of those instruments individually.
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Intelligent dance music (commonly IDM) is a genre of electronic music that emerged in the early 1990s.
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An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is an eight-digit serial number used to uniquely identify a serial publication.
Italo disco (sometimes hyphenated, such as Italo-disco, subjected to varying capitalization, or abbreviated as Italo) is a genre of music which originated in Italy and was mainly produced at the end of the 1970s to mid-1980s.
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James Pennington, also known as Suburban Knight, is an artist and DJ and producer with Underground Resistance (UR), an independent record label based in Detroit, United States.
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Jazz fusion, fusion, or jazz-rock is a musical fusion genre that developed from mixing funk and rhythm and blues rhythms and the amplification and electronic effects of rock music, complex time signatures derived from non-Western music and extended, typically instrumental compositions with a jazz approach to lengthy group improvisations, often using wind and brass and displaying a high level of instrumental technique.
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Jeff Mills (born 18 June 1963, Detroit, Michigan) is an American techno DJ and producer He has performed internationally and is known as one of the world's most revered DJs and techno performers.
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James Samuel "Jimmy Jam" Harris III (born June 6, 1959) and Terry Steven Lewis (born November 24, 1956) are an American R&B songwriting and record production team.
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Joey Beltram (born September 2, 1971 in Queens, New York City, United States) is an American DJ and record producer, best known for the pioneering recordings "Energy Flash" and "Mentasm".
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John Acquaviva (born in 1963) is an Italian-born Canadian DJ, producer, artist, and musical entrepreneur.
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John Robert Parker Ravenscroft, OBE (30 August 1939 – 25 October 2004), known professionally as John Peel, was an English disc jockey, radio presenter, record producer and journalist.
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Juan Atkins (born September 12th, 1962) is an American musician.
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Keith Tucker is an American electronic musician and DJ from Detroit, Michigan.
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is a Japanese techno DJ and producer from Sapporo.
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Kenny Larkin (who also releases as Dark Comedy) is an American techno producer from Detroit.
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Kevin Maurice Saunderson (born September 5, 1964) is an American electronic music producer.
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Keyboard magazine is a magazine that originally covered electronic keyboard instruments and keyboardists, though with the advent of computer-based recording and audio technology, they have added digital music technology to their regular coverage, including those not strictly pertaining to the keyboard-related instruments.
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A keyboard instrument is a musical instrument played using a keyboard.
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Kirk Degiorgio, better known as As One, is a British techno producer and DJ.
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Klangfarbenmelodie (German for sound-color melody) is a musical technique that involves splitting a musical line or melody between several instruments, rather than assigning it to just one instrument (or set of instruments), thereby adding color (timbre) and texture to the melodic line.
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Ko Pha Ngan (or Koh Phangan, เกาะพะงัน) is an island in the Gulf of Thailand in southeast Thailand in Surat Thani Province.
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Kodwo Eshun (born 1967) is a British-Ghanaian writer, theorist and filmmaker.
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KPCC (89.3 MHz FM) is a public radio station based in Pasadena, California.
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Kraftwerk ("power station") is a German electronic music band formed by Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider in 1970 in Düsseldorf, and fronted by them until Schneider's departure in 2008.
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Kuduro (or kuduru) is a type of music and dance originally developed in Angola in the 1980s.
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A laptop or a notebook is a portable:personal computer with a clamshell form factor, suitable for mobile use.
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Laurent Garnier (born 1 February 1966, Boulogne-sur-Seine, France), also known as Choice, is a French electronic music producer and DJ.
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Leeds is a city in West Yorkshire, England.
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LFO was a British electronic music act on the Warp Records label.
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This is a list of notable electronic music record labels.
Live coding (sometimes referred to as 'on-the-fly programming', 'just in time programming' and related term 'live programming') is a programming practice centred upon the use of improvised interactive programming.
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The Love Parade (Loveparade) was a popular electronic dance music festival and parade that originated in 1989 in West Berlin, Germany.
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Low Spirit Recordings was a German techno record label.
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Luke Slater (born 12 June 1968, Reading, Berkshire, England) is an English electronic musician, DJ and record producer, who has concentrated on techno since the beginning of the 1990s.
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Madonna Louise Ciccone (born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.
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Mainz (Mogontiacum) (Mayence), formerly known in English as Mentz, is the capital of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany.
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Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 514,417 in 2013.
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Manhattan Research Inc. is a two-CD compilation of electronic music created by the musician, composer and inventor, Raymond Scott and his company, "Manhattan Research Inc." Posthumously released in 2000 by Basta Music of Holland, the album contains selected samples of Scott's work from the 1950s and 1960s for film soundtracks, commercials, and for his own technical and musical experiments.
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Manuel Göttsching (born September 9, 1952) is a German musician and composer.
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Marco Carola (born 7 February 1975, Naples, Italy) is an Italian electronic musician and DJ.
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Mark Moore (born 12 January 1965) is a British dance music record producer and DJ.
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Marshall Jefferson (born September 19, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American musician, working in house music, in particular, the subgenres of Chicago house and deep house.
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Marusha Aphrodite Gleiß (born 18 November 1966), known by her stage name Marusha, is a German techno, happy hardcore, rave and eurodance artist/DJ, who had several European hits in the mid-1990s.
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Max is a visual programming language for music and multimedia developed and maintained by San Francisco-based software company Cycling '74.
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MDMA (contracted from) is a psychoactive drug of the substituted methylenedioxyphenethylamine and substituted amphetamine classes of drugs that is consumed primarily for its euphoric and empathogenic effects.
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Metroplex is a techno record label in Detroit, founded in 1985 by techno pioneer Juan Atkins.
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Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes region of the Midwestern United States.
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A microprocessor is a computer processor that incorporates the functions of a computer's central processing unit (CPU) on a single integrated circuit (IC), or at most a few integrated circuits.
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MIDI (short for Musical Instrument Digital Interface) is a technical standard that describes a protocol, digital interface and connectors and allows a wide variety of electronic musical instruments, computers and other related devices to connect and communicate with one another.
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Michael Anthony Banks, better known as "Mad" Mike Banks, is an American techno producer.
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Michael Pickering (born 24 February 1958, Accrington, Lancashire, England) has DJed at The Haçienda's infamous "Nude" and "Hot" nights and later "Shine".
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Mille Plateaux is an influential electronica record label founded 1993 by Achim Szepanski in Frankfurt, Germany.
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Minimal techno is a minimalist subgenre of techno.
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Miss E… So Addictive is the third studio album by American rapper, Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott.
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Melissa Arnette "Missy" Elliott (born July 1, 1971) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper and record producer.
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In audio, a mixing console, or audio mixer, also called a mixing desk, audio production console, soundboard or simply mixer, is an electronic device for combining (also called "mixing"), routing, and changing the level, timbre and/or dynamics of audio signals.
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Mixmag is a British electronic dance and clubbing magazine, published in London, England.
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Richard Melville Hall (born September 11, 1965), better known by his stage name Moby, is an American singer-songwriter, musician, DJ and photographer.
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Moritz von Oswald (born 1962), who was one half of both Basic Channel and Maurizio, is a German multi-instrumentalist who went on to become one of the most influential record producers of techno music in the 1990s.
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In music, a motif or motive is a short musical idea, a salient recurring figure, musical fragment or succession of notes that has some special importance in or is characteristic of a composition: "The motive is the smallest structural unit possessing thematic identity".
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Motown is an American record company.
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MTV (formerly an initialism of Music Television) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel which is a part of the "Viacom Music and Entertainment Group" unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom, which it is a subsidiary of.
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McKinley Morganfield (April 4, 1913April 30, 1983), known by his stage name Muddy Waters, was an American blues musician.
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Multitrack recording (MTR)—also known as multitracking, double tracking, or tracking—is a method of sound recording that allows for the separate recording of multiple sound sources to create a cohesive whole.
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Munich (also in UK English; München,, Minga) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps.
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A music genre is a conventional category that identifies some pieces of music as belonging to a shared tradition or set of conventions.
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A music sequencer (or simply sequencer) is a device or application software that can record, edit, or play back music, by handling note and performance information in several forms, typically CV/Gate, MIDI, or Open Sound Control (OSC), and possibly audio and automation data for DAWs and plug-ins.
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Music software is the internal programming of computers that supports musical production.
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Music technology is any technology, such as a computer, an effects unit or a piece of software, that is used by a musician to help make music, especially the use of electronic devices and computer software to facilitate playback, recording, composition, storage, mixing, analysis, editing, and performance.
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Musical composition can refer to an original piece of music, the structure of a musical piece, or the process of creating a new piece of music.
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Musical improvisation (also known as musical extemporization) is the creative activity of immediate ("in the moment") musical composition, which combines performance with communication of emotions and instrumental technique as well as spontaneous response to other musicians.
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Muzik was a UK dance music magazine published by IPC Media from June 1995 to August 2003.
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Napalm Death are a British-American extreme punk band formed in Meriden, West Midlands, England, in 1981.
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Neil Rushton is a British journalist, DJ, record dealer, record label entrepreneur, event promoter and author who is closely associated with the Northern soul scene.
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The Netherlands (Nederland) is the main "constituent country" (land) of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
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Network Records, originally called Kool Kat Records, was an independent record label founded in Birmingham, England, in 1988 by Neil Rushton and Dave Barker.
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New Age travelers are persons who often espouse New Age and hippie beliefs, and travel between music festivals and fairs, in order to live in a community with others who hold similar beliefs.
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New beat is an electronic dance music term that was used in the 1980s with two different meanings, one a collective term used in the U.S. for various electronic music styles, and the other a reference to the new beat sound: a particular electronic music genre that flourished in Western Europe during the mid-1980s.
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New Order are an English rock band formed in 1980 and currently consisting of Bernard Sumner, Stephen Morris, Gillian Gilbert, Phil Cunningham and Tom Chapman.
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New Romanticism (also called Blitz kids and a variety of other names)T.
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New wave music is a musical genre of pop/rock created in the late-1970s to mid-1980s with ties to 1970s punk rock.
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New York is a state in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.
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A nightclub (also known as a discothèque, disco, dance club or club) is an entertainment venue which usually operates late into the night.
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Nitzer Ebb (pronounced or) are a British EBM group formed in 1982 by Essex school friends Vaughan "Bon" Harris (programming, synthesizers, drums, vocals), Douglas McCarthy (vocals), and David Gooday (drums).
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Nortec (from the combination of "norteño" and "techno") is a genre of electronic dance music developed in Tijuana (a border city in Baja California, Mexico) that first gained popularity in 2001.
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Northern soul is a music and dance movement that emerged independently in Northern England, the English Midlands, Scotland and Wales in the late 1960s from the British mod scene.
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Nottingham is a city in Nottinghamshire, England, south of Sheffield and north of Leicester.
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Octave One is a group of American techno musicians composed of siblings Lenny Burden and Lawrence Burden, sometimes associated with their three other brothers, Lorne Burden, Lynell Burden and Lance Burden.
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The Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) is the body responsible for the operation of Her Majesty's Stationery Office (usually abbreviated as HMSO) and of other public information services of the United Kingdom.
Oldschool jungle, or simply jungle, is a genre of electronic music that incorporates influences from other genres, including breakbeat hardcore and reggae/dub/dancehall.
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Oliver Lieb (born 1969, Frankfurt, Germany) is a German electronic music producer and DJ.
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Optimo (Espacio) ('Optimum Space') was a weekly Sunday-night club based in Glasgow, Scotland at the Sub Club on Jamaica Street, as well as a collective moniker for the night's resident DJ duo.
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Orbital was an English electronic dance music duo from Sevenoaks, Kent, consisting of brothers Phil and Paul Hartnoll.
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Overdubbing (the process of making an overdub, or overdubs) is a technique used in audio recording, whereby a performer listens to an existing recorded performance (usually through headphones in a recording studio) and simultaneously plays a new performance along with it, which is also recorded.
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"Pacific State" is a single by 808 State released in 1989.
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Pacou (real name: Lars Lewandowski) is a German techno music producer.
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Pan Sonic were a Finnish electronic music group founded in Turku in 1993.
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In science and epistemology (the theory of knowledge), a paradigm is a distinct set of concepts or thought patterns, including theories, research methods, postulates, and standards for what constitutes legitimate contributions to a field.
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Paris Grey (born Shanna Jackson, November 5, 1965, Glencoe, Illinois, United States) is an American singer, most known for her work with the Detroit-based techno-music producer Kevin Saunderson, as Inner City.
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Parliament was a funk band most prominent during the 1970s.
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Parliament-Funkadelic is a funk, soul and rock music collective headed by George Clinton.
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Paul Hartnoll (born 19 May 1968, Dartford, Kent, England, and grew up in Sevenoaks) is one of two brothers (the other being Phil Hartnoll), who make up the electronic dance act Orbital.
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Paul Mark Oakenfold (born 30 August 1963) is an English record producer and trance DJ.
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Matthias Paul, better known by his stage name Paul van Dyk (born 16 December 1971 in Eisenhüttenstadt, East Germany) is a German Grammy Award-winning electronic dance music DJ, musician and record producer.
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A performance, in the performing arts, generally comprises an event in which a performer or group of performers present one or more works of art to an audience.
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A personal computer is a general-purpose computer whose size, capabilities and original sale price make it useful for individuals, and is intended to be operated directly by an end-user with no intervening computer operator.
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Pet Shop Boys are a British electronic pop duo, formed in London in 1981 and consisting of Neil Tennant (main vocals, keyboards, occasional guitar) and Chris Lowe (keyboards, occasional vocals).
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Pete Shelley (born Peter Campbell McNeish, 17 April 1955 in Leigh, Lancashire) is an English singer, songwriter and guitarist, best known as the leader of Buzzcocks.
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"Planet Rock" is a 1982 song by Afrika Bambaataa & the Soulsonic Force.
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Plus 8 (also spelled as Plus8, without the space) is a Canadian techno record label, based in Windsor, Ontario and founded in 1990 by DJs Richie Hawtin and John Acquaviva.
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The Polka is a Central European dance and genre of dance music familiar throughout Europe and the Americas.
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Polyrhythm is the simultaneous use of two or more conflicting rhythms, that are not readily perceived as deriving from one another, or as simple manifestations of the same meter.
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Power noise (also known as rhythmic noise, noize and occasionally as distorted beat music) is a form of Industrial music and a fusion genre between noise music and various styles of electronic dance music.
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Propellerhead Software is a music software company, based in Stockholm, Sweden, and founded in 1994.
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Public Enemy is an American hip hop group consisting of Chuck D, Flavor Flav, Professor Griff, The S1W group, Khari Wynn and DJ Lord.
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In music and music theory, the pulse consists of beatsWinold, Allen (1975).
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Pure Data (Pd) is a visual programming language developed by Miller Puckette in the 1990s for creating interactive computer music and multimedia works.
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Quadrastate is a 12" extended play by 808 State, released in 1989 on the Creed Records label.
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A quarter note (American) or crotchet (British, from the sense 'hook') is a note played for one quarter of the duration of a whole note (or semibreve).
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R&S Records is an independent record label.
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A rave (from the verb: to rave) is a large dance party featuring performances by DJs and occasionally live performers playing electronic music, particularly EDM.
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Raymond Scott (born Harry Warnow, September 10, 1908 – February 8, 1994) was an American composer, band leader, pianist, engineer, recording studio maverick, and electronic instrument inventor.
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Reaktor is a graphical modular software music studio developed by Native Instruments (NI).
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Reason is a digital audio workstation for creating and editing music and audio developed by Swedish software developers Propellerhead Software.
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ReBirth RB-338 is a software synthesizer for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS 8-9 and iOS for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.
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A record producer is an individual working within the music industry, whose job is to oversee and manage the recording (i.e. "production") of an artist's music.
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A recording studio is a facility for sound recording and mixing.
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Recoupment is the practice, common in the music industry, of claiming an advance provided to an artist back from that artist rather than (or, as well as) from related sources.
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The Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA) is a world-traveling series of music workshops and festivals, founded in 1998.
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Reggae is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s.
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Regis (real name Karl O'Connor) is a British techno musician and record label boss.
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Retro style (also known as revival) is style that is consciously derivative or imitative of trends, music, modes, fashions, or attitudes of the recent past, typically 15–20 years old.
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Rhythm (from Greek ῥυθμός, rhythmos, "any regular recurring motion, symmetry") generally means a "movement marked by the regulated succession of strong and weak elements, or of opposite or different conditions".
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Rhythm and blues, often abbreviated as R&B or RnB, is a genre of popular African-American music that originated in the 1940s.
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Ricardo Villalobos (born 1970) is a German-Chilean electronic music producer and DJ.
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Richard Davis (born 1952) is a composer and producer of techno music from Detroit.
Richard "Richie" Hawtin (born June 4, 1970) is an English-born Canadian electronic musician and DJ and three times DJ Awards winner.
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Robert Hood is an American electronic music producer and DJ.
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is a Japanese manufacturer of electronic musical instruments, electronic equipment and software.
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Roland SH-101 is a synthesizer from the early 1980s, manufactured by Roland.
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The Roland TB-303 Bass Line is a bass synthesizer with built-in sequencer manufactured by the Roland Corporation from 1982 to 1984 that had a defining role in the development of contemporary electronic dance music.
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The Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer (a.k.a. the "808") was one of the first programmable drum machines ("TR" standing for Transistor Rhythm).
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The Roland TR-909 Rhythm Composer is a partially analog, partially sample-based, drum machine introduced by the Japanese Roland Corporation in 1984.
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() is a Japanese musician, activist, composer, record producer, writer, singer, pianist, and actor based in Tokyo and New York.
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A sampler (or, in the case of only playback, called sample player or Rompler), is an electronic musical instrument similar in some respects to a synthesizer but, instead of generating sounds, it uses recordings (or "samples") of sounds that are loaded or recorded into it by the user, and then played back by means of the sampler program itself, a keyboard, sequencer or other triggering device, to perform or compose music.
In music, sampling is the act of taking a portion, or sample, of one sound recording and reusing it as an instrument or a sound recording in a different song or piece.
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The Second Summer of Love is a name given to the period in 1988–89 in Britain, during the rise of acid house music and the euphoric explosion of unlicensed MDMA-fuelled rave parties.
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A segue is a smooth transition from one topic or section to the next.
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Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England.
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Si Begg (born 1972) is electronic dance music DJ, musician and record producer Simon Begg, from Leicester, England.
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Slam is a producer/DJ duo group from Glasgow, consisting of Stuart McMillan (born 1966, Glasgow) and Orde Meikle (born 1964, Oxford).
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Slant Magazine is an online publication that features reviews of movies, music, TV, DVDs, theater, and video games, as well as interviews with actors, directors, and musicians.
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Smart drinks, also known as nootropic drinks, are beverages made from a mix of fruit juices, vitamins, herbal supplements, and a variety of amino acid supplements.
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The snare drum or side drum is a ubiquitous percussion instrument known for its cylindrical shape and powerful, staccato sound.
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Solid State Survivor was the second album by Japanese electronic music band Yellow Magic Orchestra, released in 1979.
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Work Music A prominent origin for 'Soul' music as far as the currently known United States were early Slavery year.
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Sound on Sound is an independently owned monthly music technology magazine published by SOS Publications Group, based in Cambridge, United Kingdom.
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A sound reinforcement system is the combination of microphones, signal processors, amplifiers, and loudspeakers that makes live or pre-recorded sounds louder and may also distribute those sounds to a larger or more distant audience.
A sound system is a group of DJs and engineers contributing and working together as one, playing and producing music.
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In the context of Jamaican popular culture, a sound system is a group of disc jockeys, engineers and MCs playing ska, rocksteady or reggae music.
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Jochem George Paap (born 1969 in Rotterdam), known by his stage name Speedy J, is a Dutch electronic music producer based in the city of Rotterdam.
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Spin is a music magazine founded in 1985 by publisher Bob Guccione, Jr..
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Spiral Tribe is a free party sound system which existed in the first half of the 1990s, and became active again in 2007.
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Spirituality may refer to almost any kind of meaningful activity, personal growth, or blissful experience.
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Squatting is an action of occupying an abandoned or unoccupied area of land or a building – usually residential – that the squatter does not own, rent or otherwise have lawful permission to use.
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Stacey Pullen is an American techno musician based in Detroit.
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In sociology and cultural studies, a subculture is a group of people within a culture that differentiates itself from the parent culture to which it belongs, often maintaining some of its founding principles.
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Suicide is an American electronic musical duo, intermittently active since 1970 and composed of vocalist Alan Vega and Martin Rev on synthesizers and drum machines.
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SuperCollider is an environment and programming language originally released in 1996 by James McCartney for real-time audio synthesis and algorithmic composition.
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A supergroup is a music group whose members are already successful as solo artists or as part of other groups or well known in other musical professions.
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Surgeon is the pseudonym of Anthony Child (born 1 May 1971), an English electronic musician and DJ.
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Sven Väth (born 26 October 1964) is a German DJ/producer in the electronic music scene since 1981.
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Synchronization is the coordination of events to operate a system in unison.
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In music, syncopation involves a variety of rhythms which are in some way unexpected which make part or all of a tune or piece of music off-beat.
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A sound synthesizer (usually abbreviated as "synthesizer" or "synth", also spelled "synthesiser") is an electronic musical instrument that generates electric signals converted to sound through loudspeakers or headphones.
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Synthpop (also known as technopop) is a genre of popular music that first became prominent in the 1980s, features the synthesizer as the dominant musical instrument.
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System 7 (codenamed "Big Bang" and sometimes retroactively called Mac OS 7) is a single-user graphical user interface-based operating system for Macintosh computers.
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Andreas Tomalla (born 13 March 1963), better known by his stage name Talla 2XLC, is an electronic music producer and DJ whose work has spanned from industrial music to trance music.
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Tangerine Dream are a German electronic music group founded in 1967 by Edgar Froese.
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Thomas Andrezak (born August 4, 1962 in Bad Kreuznach), better known as Tanith, is a German DJ and producer of electronic dance music.
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Tech house is a subgenre of house music that mixes elements of techno with house.
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Techstep is a subgenre of drum and bass that was popular in the late 1990s.
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Teknivals (the word is a portmanteau of the words tekno and festival) are large free parties which take place worldwide.
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Telex was a Belgian synthpop group formed in 1978 by Marc Moulin, Dan Lacksman and Michel Moers, with the intention of "making something really European, different from rock, without guitar — and the idea was electronic music.".
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In musical terminology, tempo ("time" in Italian; plural: tempi) is the speed or pace of a given piece or subsection thereof.
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Thailand (or; ประเทศไทย), officially the Kingdom of Thailand (ราชอาณาจักรไทย), formerly known as Siam (สยาม), is a country at the centre of the Indochinese peninsula in Mainland Southeast Asia.
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The Advent is a British electronic music act.
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The B-52s (styled as The B-52's prior to 2008) are an American new wave band, formed in Athens, Georgia in 1976.
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The Black Dog is a British electronic music group, founded by Ken Downie along with Ed Handley and Andy Turner.
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The DiY Sound System was one of Britain's first house sound systems.
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The Electrifying Mojo (b. Charles Johnson in Little Rock, Arkansas) is an American radio personality.
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The Future Sound of London (often abbreviated to FSOL) is a British electronic music band composed of Garry Cobain (sometimes styled as Gaz Cobain) and Brian Dougans.
The Haçienda was a nightclub and music venue in Manchester, England, which became famous in the Madchester years of the late 1980s and early 1990s.
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The Human League are an English electronic new wave band formed in Sheffield in 1977.
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The Independent is a British national morning newspaper published in London by Independent Print Limited, owned by Alexander Lebedev since 2010.
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The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962.
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The Spectator is a weekly British conservative magazine.
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The Third Wave is a book published in 1980 by Alvin Toffler.
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The Wire is a British avant garde music magazine, founded in 1982 by jazz promoter Anthony Wood and journalist Chrissie Murray.
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Theodor W. Adorno (born Theodor Ludwig Wiesengrund; September 11, 1903 – August 6, 1969) was a German sociologist, philosopher and composer known for his critical theory of society.
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The thirty-two-bar form, also known as the AABA song form, American popular song form and the ballad form, is a song structure commonly found in Tin Pan Alley songs and other popular music, especially in the first half of the twentieth century.
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Thomas Brinkmann (born 1959) is a German producer of experimental minimal techno music.
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Thomas Fehlmann (born 1957 in Zürich), is a Swiss-born composer/producer who currently lives in Berlin, and has been active in electronic music as far back as the 1980s.
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In music, timbre also known as tone color or tone quality from psychoacoustics, is the quality of a musical note, sound, or tone that distinguishes different types of sound production, such as voices and musical instruments, string instruments, wind instruments, and percussion instruments.
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Time is a measure in which events can be ordered from the past through the present into the future, and also the measure of durations of events and the intervals between them.
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The time signature (also known as meter signature, metre signature, or measure signature) is a notational convention used in Western musical notation to specify how many beats (pulses) are to be contained in each bar and which note value is to be given one beat.
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(), officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan, and is both the capital and largest city of Japan.
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Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, is a British music chart television programme, made by the BBC and originally broadcast weekly between 1 January 1964 and 30 July 2006.
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Trance is a genre of electronic music that developed in the 1990s in Germany.
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Tresor (German for safe or vault) is an underground techno nightclub in Berlin and a record label.
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Trevor Charles Horn, CBE (born 15 July 1949) is an English pop music record producer, songwriter, musician and singer.
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Twin Peaks is an American television serial drama created by Mark Frost and David Lynch.
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U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin.
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The Ufo (lit. UFO) was the first Acid House club in Berlin.
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The UK Singles Chart (titled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling single recordings in the United Kingdom, based upon combined record sales and download numbers, and from the week ending Saturday 5 July 2014, also includes streaming data.
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Ultravox (formerly known as Ultravox!) are a British new wave band, formed in London in 1974 as Tiger Lily.
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Underground music comprises musical genres beyond mainstream culture.
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Underground Resistance (commonly abbreviated to UR) is a musical collective from Detroit, Michigan, in the United States of America.
Underworld are a British electronic group formed in 1980 in Cardiff and the principal name under which musicians Karl Hyde and Rick Smith have recorded together.
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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.
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The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.
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Virgin Records, Ltd. was a British record label founded by English entrepreneur Richard Branson, Simon Draper, Nik Powell and Tom Newman in 1972.
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Visage were a British synthpop band, formed in London in 1978.
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Viva is owned by MTV which is owned by Viacom.
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Vladislav Delay is one of the pseudonyms of Sasu Ripatti (born 1976), a Finnish electronic musician.
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Warp, commonly referred to as Warp Records, is an independent British record label, founded in Sheffield in 1989, specialising in electronic music.
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WCHB is an American AM radio station licensed to Taylor, Michigan, at 1200 kHz, and serving the Metro Detroit market.
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Maximilian Lenz (born 4 March 1965), known by his stage name WestBam, is a German techno DJ and musician from Germany.
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WGPR is an FM radio station in Detroit, Michigan brodacasting a Mainstream Urban format.
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Windsor, Ontario is the southernmost city in Canada.
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The Yamaha DX7 is an FM (frequency modulation) based digital synthesizer manufactured by the Yamaha Corporation from 1983 to 1989.
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Yellow Magic Orchestra (abbreviated as YMO) is a Japanese electronic music band consisting of principal members Haruomi Hosono (bass, keyboards, vocals), Yukihiro Takahashi (drums, lead vocals) and Ryuichi Sakamoto (keyboards, vocals).
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The Young Men's Christian Association (commonly known as YMCA or simply the Y) is a worldwide organization based in Geneva, Switzerland with more than 57 million beneficiaries from 125 national associations.
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YouTube is a video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California, United States.
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The Zeitgeist (spirit of the age or spirit of the time) is the intellectual fashion or dominant school of thought that typifies and influences the culture of a particular period in time.
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ZTT Records is a British record label founded in 1983 by NME journalist Paul Morley, record producer Trevor Horn, and businesswoman Jill Sinclair.
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808 State are a British electronic music group, formed in 1987 in Manchester, taking their name from the Roland TR-808 drum machine and their common state of mind.
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