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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. [1]

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Acen Razvi

Acen Razvi is a former early 1990s UK rave and breakbeat hardcore/jungle producer.

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Acid house

Acid house is a subgenre of house music developed around the mid-1980s by DJs from Chicago.

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Altern-8 is a British rave duo, featuring Mark Archer and Chris Peat.

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Amen break

The Amen break is a 6 to 7 second (4 bar) drum solo performed in 1969 by Gregory Cylvester "G. C." Coleman in the song "Amen, Brother" performed by the 1960s funk and soul outfit The Winstons.

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Basement Records

Basement Records is an American independent record label founded by Chuck Dietrich in 2000.

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Big beat

Big beat is a style of electronic dance music that typically uses heavy breakbeats and synthesizer-generated loops and patterns common to acid house.

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Bouncy techno

Bouncy techno is a hardcore dance music rave style that developed in the early 1990s from Scotland and North England.

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Breakbeat as a term refers to one of two distinct things.

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Breakcore or noisecore is a style of electronic dance music influenced by hardcore, jungle, digital hardcore and industrial music.

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British hip hop

British hip hop is a genre of music, and a culture that covers a variety of styles of hip hop music made in Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland (The United Kingdom).

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Danny Breaks

Danny Breaks (born Daniel Whidett) is a British drum and bass DJ, record producer, and record label owner.

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Darkcore or darkside is a music subgenre of jungle (not be confused with the more recent developments of hardcore) that became popular in the United Kingdom.

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DJ SS (born Leroy Small, 27 August 1970, Leicester, England) is an English drum and bass DJ and record producer.

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Drum and bass

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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Drum machine

A drum machine is an electronic musical instrument designed to imitate the sound of drums, cymbals or other percussion instruments.

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Electronic dance music

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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Experience (The Prodigy album)

Experience is the debut studio album by English electronic dance music band The Prodigy.

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Four on the floor (music)

Four-on-the-floor (or four-to-the-floor) is a rhythm pattern used in disco and electronic dance music.

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Free party

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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Happy hardcore

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 (electronic dance music genre)

Hardcore, formerly called hardcore techno, is a subgenre of electronic dance music originating in Europe from the emergent raves in the 1990s.

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House music

House music is a genre of electronic dance music that originated in Chicago in the early 1980s.

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Jack Smooth

Jack Smooth, real name Ron Wells, born in London 1970.

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Keyboard instrument

A keyboard instrument is a musical instrument played using a keyboard.

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Kickin Records

Kickin Records is an independent record label founded by Peter Harris (who died in 2008) in 1988.

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List of electronic music genres

This is a list of electronic music genres, consisting of genres of electronic music, primarily created with electronic musical instruments or electronic music technology.

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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Lords of Acid

Lords of Acid is a Belgian and American post-industrial/techno band, led by musician Praga Khan.

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M25 motorway

The M25 or London Orbital Motorway is a motorway which almost encircles Greater London, England (with the exception of North Ockendon), in the United Kingdom.

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Moving Shadow

Moving Shadow was an influential UK-based jungle/drum and bass record label which was started in 1990 by Rob Playford.

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Music sequencer

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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Network Records

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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Oldschool jungle

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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Power noise

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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Production House Records

Production House Records was formed in 1987 by Phil Fearon.

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Raggamuffin music, usually abbreviated as ragga, is a subgenre of dancehall music and reggae, in which the instrumentation primarily consists of electronic music.

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Rave music

Rave music may either refer to the late 1980s/early 1990s genres of house, acid house and techno, the first genres of music in the world to be played at raves, or any other genre of electronic dance music that may be played at a rave, such as electro house, progressive house, acid techno, trance, psychedelic trance, drum and bass, jungle, dubstep, big beat, breakbeat, breakbeat hardcore, hardcore techno, makina, moombahton, gabber, industrial, jumpstyle, hardstyle and speedcore.

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Sampler (musical instrument)

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.

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Shut Up and Dance (band)

Shut Up and Dance are an English music duo that fused hip hop, house and hardcore, and are best known for their single "Raving I'm Raving", which reached No.

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Simon Reynolds

Simon Reynolds (born 19 June 1963) is an English music journalist, critic, and author.

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SL2 (group)

SL2 are an English breakbeat hardcore group active in the early 1990s from London, England.

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Spiral Tribe

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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Suburban Base

Suburban Base Records is one of the biggest BritishHardcore Rave jungle/drum and bass record labels based in Romford, Havering, UK.

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Sweet Harmony (song)

"Sweet Harmony" is a song by British dance act Liquid, originally released on the "Liquid EP" in 1991, and as a single in 1992.

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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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Techno is a form of electronic dance music that emerged in Detroit, Michigan, in the United States during the mid-to-late 1980s.

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The Prodigy

The Prodigy is an English electronic dance music group from Braintree, Essex, formed by Liam Howlett in 1990.

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UK garage

UK garage (also known as UKG) is a genre of electronic music originating from England in the early 1990s.

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United Kingdom

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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XL Recordings

XL Recordings is a British independent record label owned by Richard Russell.

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ZTT Records

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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4-beat (also known as hardcore or happy hardcore) is a breakbeat style of music that emerged around 1993.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breakbeat_hardcore

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