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Index Techno

Techno is a form of electronic dance music that emerged in Detroit, Michigan, in the United States during the mid-to-late 1980s. [1]

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A Guy Called Gerald

Gerald Simpson (born 16 February 1967), better known as A Guy Called Gerald, is a British DJ, record producer and musician.

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A Thousand Plateaus

A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia (Mille plateaux) is a 1980 philosophy book by the French philosopher Gilles Deleuze and the French psychoanalyst Félix Guattari.

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Ableton Live

Ableton Live is a software music sequencer and digital audio workstation for macOS and Windows.

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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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Acid techno

Acid techno is a genre of techno that developed out of late 1980s Chicago acid house.

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Adam Beyer

Adam Beyer (born 15 May 1976 in Stockholm, Sweden) is a Swedish techno producer and DJ.

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Aesthetics (also spelled esthetics) is a branch of philosophy that explores the nature of art, beauty, and taste, with the creation and appreciation of beauty.

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Aesthetics of music

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

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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Afrika Bambaataa

Afrika Bambaataa (born Lance Taylor; April 17, 1957) is an American disc jockey, singer, songwriter and producer from the South Bronx, New York.

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Afrofuturism is a cultural aesthetic, philosophy of science, and philosophy of history that explores the developing intersection of African/African Diaspora culture with technology.

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Akai (アカイ) is a consumer electronics brand name.

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Alexander Robotnick

Alexander Robotnick (a.k.a. Maurizio Dami) is an Italian electronic musician.

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Alfredo Fiorito

Alfredo Fiorito is a DJ who was born in the town of Rosario in Argentina.

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Algorithmic composition

Algorithmic composition is the technique of using algorithms to create music.

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Alternative dance

Alternative dance is a genre that mixes alternative or indie rock with post-disco dance music.

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Alvin Toffler

Alvin Toffler (October 4, 1928 – June 27, 2016) was an American writer, futurist, and businessman known for his works discussing modern technologies, including the digital revolution and the communication revolution, with emphasis on their effects on cultures worldwide.

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Ambient techno

Ambient techno (also known as intelligent techno) is a 1990s offshoot of techno and ambient house that united the atmospheric textures of ambient music with the melodic and rhythmic elements of techno and electro.

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Amsterdam is the capital and most populous municipality of the Netherlands.

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Anthony Shakir

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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Aphex Twin

Richard David James (born 18 August 1971), best known by his main alias Aphex Twin, is an Irish-born Cornish electronic musician best known for his influential and idiosyncratic work in styles such as ambient techno and IDM during the 1990s.

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Artificial Intelligence (compilation album)

Artificial Intelligence is a compilation album released via Warp on 9 July 1992.

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Artists and repertoire

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 songwriters.

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Audio filter

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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Audio mastering

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, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Autechre are an English electronic music duo consisting of Rob Brown and Sean Booth, both from Rochdale, Greater Manchester.

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Balearic beat

Balearic beat, also known as Balearic house, or simply Balearic initially is 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 and Lucien Thompson.

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Bar (music)

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

Basic Channel is a production team and record label, composed of Moritz von Oswald and Mark Ernestus, that originated in Berlin in 1993.

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Bass drum

A bass drum, or kick drum, is a large drum that produces a note of low definite or indefinite pitch.

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Beat (music)

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, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.

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Belleville High School (Michigan)

Belleville High School is a public high school located in Belleville, Michigan and the only zoned high school in the Van Buren School District.

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Belleville, Michigan

Belleville is a town in Wayne County in the State of Michigan.

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Berghain is a nightclub in Berlin, Germany.

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Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.

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Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall (Berliner Mauer) was a guarded concrete barrier that physically and ideologically divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989.

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Big Fun (song)

"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, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Birmingham sound

The Birmingham sound is a subgenre of techno that emerged in Birmingham, England in the early 1990s.

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Bizarre Inc

Bizarre Inc were an English electronic music group.

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Blake Baxter

Blake Baxter (born 1963) is an American techno musician, associated with the first wave of Detroit techno.

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Breakbeat hardcore

Breakbeat hardcore (also called 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 on the south coast of England which is part of the city of Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, 47 miles (75 km) south of London.

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C. J. Bolland


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Cabaret Voltaire (band)

Cabaret Voltaire are an English music group formed in Sheffield in 1973 and initially composed of Stephen Mallinder, Richard H. Kirk, and Chris Watson.

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Capitalism is an economic system based upon private ownership of the means of production and their operation for profit.

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Carl Cox

Carl Cox (born 29 July 1962) is a British DJ, and house and techno producer.

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Carl Craig

Carl Craig (born May 22, 1969) is an American electronic music producer, considered to be one of the most important names in the Detroit second generation of techno musicians.

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Castlemorton Common Festival

The Castlemorton Common Festival was a week-long free festival and rave held in the Malvern Hills near Malvern, Worcestershire, England between 22–29 May 1992.

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Marc Cerrone (born 24 May 1952) is a French disco drummer, composer, record producer and creator of major concert shows.

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Chicago house

Chicago house refers to house music produced during the mid to late 1980s within Chicago.

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Chris Liebing

Chris Liebling (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

Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western culture, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music.

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Claudio Simonetti

Claudio Simonetti (born 19 February 1952, São Paulo) is a Brazilian-born Italian musician and film composer.

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Clear (Cybotron song)

"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

Computer music is the application of computing technology in music composition, to help human composers create new music or to have computers independently create music, such as with algorithmic composition programs.

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Continental Europe

Continental or mainland Europe is the continuous continent of Europe excluding its surrounding islands.

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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.

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Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994

The Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (c.33) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Cristian Vogel

Cristian Vogel (born 1972) is an experimental electronic musician.

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Crossover music

Crossover is a term applied to musical works or performers who appeal to different types of audience, for example (especially in the United States) by appearing on two or more of the record charts which track differing musical styles 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 (American band)

Cybotron were a pioneering and influential American electro music group formed in 1980 by Juan Atkins and Richard "3070" Davis in Detroit.

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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

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

Daniel Bell (May 10, 1919 – January 25, 2011) was an American sociologist, writer, editor, and professor at Harvard University, best known for his contributions to the study of post-industrialism.

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Danny Rampling

Danny Rampling is an English 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

Darren Paul Emerson (born 30 April 1971, Hornchurch, Greater London, England) is a former member of the English electronic music group Underworld.

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Dave Angel

Dave Angel (born David Angelico Nicholas Gooden; 13 May 1966) is an English techno musician.

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Dave Clarke (DJ)

David Maurice "Dave" Clarke (born 19 September 1968) is an English electronic music DJ, producer and radio presenter.

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Düsseldorf (Low Franconian, Ripuarian: Düsseldörp), often Dusseldorf in English sources, is the capital city of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the seventh most populous city in Germany. Düsseldorf is an international business and financial centre, renowned for its fashion and trade fairs.

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Deep house

Deep house is a subgenre of house music.

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Delia Derbyshire

Delia Ann Derbyshire (5 May 1937 – 3 July 2001) was an English musician and composer of electronic music.

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Depeche Mode

Depeche Mode are an English electronic band formed in Basildon, Essex in 1980.

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Derrick May (musician)

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, the largest city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County.

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Detroit Electronic Music Archive

The Detroit Electronic Music Archive (DEMA) began in June 2005 in Detroit, Michigan.

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Detroit Electronic Music Festival

Movement Electronic Music Festival is an annual electronic dance music event held in Detroit each Memorial Day weekend since 2006.

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Detroit techno

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

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).

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Devo (originally) is an American rock band from Akron, Ohio formed in 1973.

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Digital audio workstation

A digital audio workstation (DAW) is an electronic device or application software used for recording, editing and producing audio files.

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Digital hardcore

Digital hardcore is a fusion genre of hardcore punk, industrial metal, and electronic music such as hardcore techno, breakcore and drum and bass.

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Digital signal processing

Digital signal processing (DSP) is the use of digital processing, such as by computers or more specialized digital signal processors, to perform a wide variety of signal processing operations.

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DIN sync

The DIN sync standard, also called Sync24, defines an interface for electronic music instruments.

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Disc jockey

A disc jockey, often abbreviated as DJ, is a person who plays existing recorded music for a live audience.

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Disco is a musical style that emerged in the mid 1960s and early 1970s from America's urban nightlife scene, where it originated in house parties and makeshift discothèques, reaching its peak popularity between the mid-1970s and early 1980s.

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DIY ethic

DIY ethic refers to the ethic of self-sufficiency through completing tasks without the aid of a paid expert.

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DJ Hell

Helmut Josef Geier (born September 6, 1962), known professionally as DJ Hell, is a German DJ.

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DJ mix

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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DJ Umek

Uroš Umek (born May 16, 1976), better known as DJ Umek or simply Umek, is a Slovenian dance music composer and DJ.

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Doctor Who

Doctor Who is a British science-fiction television programme produced by the BBC since 1963.

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Donna Summer

LaDonna Adrian Gaines (December 31, 1948May 17, 2012), widely known by her stage name Donna Summer, was an American singer, songwriter, and painter.

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Dorian Gray (club)

Dorian Gray was a popular nightclub in the 1980s and 1990s, located in Frankfurt Airport in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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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 and bass

Drum and bass (also written as "drum 'n' bass" or "drum & bass"; commonly abbreviated as "D&B", "DnB" or "D'n'B"), is a genre and branch of electronic music which emerged from rave and jungle scenes in Britain during the early 1990s.

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Drum beat

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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Drum machine

A drum machine is an electronic musical instrument that creates percussion.

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Dub techno

Dub techno is a subgenre of techno that combines the style with elements of dub music, including its production techniques and cultural influences.

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Dynamic range compression

Dynamic range compression (DRC) or simply compression is an audio signal processing operation that reduces the volume of loud sounds or amplifies quiet sounds thus reducing or compressing an audio signal's dynamic range.

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E-Werk (Erlangen)

E-Werk is a music venue located in Erlangen, Germany.

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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

East Berlin existed from 1949 to 1990 and consisted of the Soviet sector of Berlin established in 1945.

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Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe is the eastern part of the European continent.

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eBay Inc. is a multinational e-commerce corporation based in San Jose, California that facilitates consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer sales through its website.

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An economy (from Greek οίκος – "household" and νέμoμαι – "manage") is an area of the production, distribution, or trade, and consumption of goods and services by different agents.

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Eddie Fowlkes

Eddie Fowlkes is a techno DJ from Detroit, Michigan, influential to the early Detroit techno scene.

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Egg London

Egg London or Egg LDN is an electronic music venue and superclub based in Kings Cross, North London.

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Eighth note

'''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 (music)

Electro (or electro-funk).

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Electroclash (also known as synthcore, retro-electro, tech-pop, nouveau disco, and the new new wave) is a genre of music that fuses 1980s electro, new wave and synth-pop with 1990s techno, retro-style electropop and electronic dance music.

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Electronic body music

Electronic body music (EBM) is a genre of electronic musicDan Sicko, Techno Rebels: The Renegades of Electronic Funk, Billboard Books, 1999, p. 142.

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Electronic dance music

Electronic dance music (also known as EDM, dance music, club music, or simply dance) is a broad range of percussive electronic music genres made largely for nightclubs, raves, and festivals.

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Electronic music

Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments, digital instruments and circuitry-based music technology.

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Electronic musical instrument

An electronic musical instrument is a musical instrument that produces sound using electronic circuitry.

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Electronica encompasses a broad group of electronic-based styles such as techno, house, ambient, jungle and other electronic music styles intended not just for dancing.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Equalization (audio)

Equalization or equalisation is the process of adjusting the balance between frequency components within an electronic signal.

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Euro disco

Euro disco (or Eurodisco) is the variety of European forms of electronic dance music that evolved from disco in the later 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 dance music that originated in the late 1980s in Europe.

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Fabric (club)

Fabric is a nightclub in Farringdon, London, England.

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Flexi disc

The flexi disc (also known as a phonosheet, Sonosheet 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 (band)

Fluke is an English electronic music group formed in the late 1980s by Mike Bryant, Jon Fugler and Mike Tournier.

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Ford Focus

The Ford Focus is a compact car (C-segment in Europe) manufactured by the Ford Motor Company since 1998.

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Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.

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Frankfurt Airport

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 centres.

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Frankie Bones

Frankie Bones (real name Frank Mitchell; born 1966) is an American techno and house music disc jockey from New York City.

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Frankie Knuckles

Frankie Warren Knuckles Jr. (January 18, 1955 – March 31, 2014), was an American DJ, record producer and remixer.

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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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Freeware is software that is available for use at no monetary cost.

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Front 242

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 African American communities in the mid-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 was an American band that was most prominent during the 1970s.

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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 is a style of electronic music and a subgenre of hardcore techno.

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Galaxy 2 Galaxy

Galaxy 2 Galaxy is a live electronic and jazz music collective featuring members of Underground Resistance.

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Gary Numan

Gary Anthony James Webb (born 8 March 1958), known professionally as Gary Numan, is an English singer, songwriter, composer, musician and record producer.

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Genre is any form or type of communication in any mode (written, spoken, digital, artistic, etc.) with socially-agreed upon conventions developed over time.

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George Clinton (musician)

George Edward Clinton (born July 22, 1941) is an American singer, songwriter, bandleader, and record producer.

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Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Ghent (Gent; Gand) is a city and a municipality in the Flemish Region of Belgium.

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Ghettotech (also known as Detroit club music) is a genre of electronic music originating from Detroit.

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Giorgio Moroder

Giovanni Giorgio Moroder (born 26 April 1940) is an Italian singer, songwriter, DJ and record producer.

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Glasgow (Glesga; Glaschu) is the largest city in Scotland, and third most populous in the United Kingdom.

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Glitch (music)

Glitch is a genre of electronic music that emerged in the late 1990s.

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Goa is a state in India within the coastal region known as the Konkan, in Western India.

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Graeme Park

Graeme Park is an historic site and National Historic Landmark at 859 County Line Road in Horsham, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

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Graham Massey

Graham Vernon Massey (born 4 August 1960 in Manchester) is a British record producer, musician, and remixer.

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Grammy Award

A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.

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Hal Leonard Corporation

Hal Leonard Corporation is a United States music publishing and distribution 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

Happy hardcore, also known as happy rave, happycore or happy gabber, is a genre of hard dance typified by a very fast tempo (usually around 160–190 BPM), often coupled with solo vocals or sentimental lyrics.

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Hardcore (electronic dance music genre)

Hardcore/Gabber is one of the many sides of electronic dance music that originated in the Netherlands from the emergent raves in the 1990s.

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Hardfloor is a German electronic music duo, consisting of Oliver Bondzio and Ramon Zenker.

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Hardstyle is an electronic dance genre mixing influences from techno and hardcore.

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Hardvapour is an Internet-based microgenre that emerged in late 2015 as a tongue-in-cheek response to vaporwave, departing from the calm, muzak-sampling capitalist utopia concept of the latter in favor of a gabber- and punk-influenced sound.

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In music, harmony considers the process by which the composition of individual sounds, or superpositions of sounds, is analysed by hearing.

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Harthouse is a German record label specializing in techno music.

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Heaven 17

Heaven 17 are an English new wave and synth-pop band that formed in Sheffield in 1980.

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A hi-hat, also spelled hihat or high-hat, is a combination of two cymbals, a foot-operated pedal which moves a rod which in turn moves one of the cymbals, all mounted on a metal stand.

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Hi-NRG (pronounced "high energy") is a genre of uptempo disco or electronic dance music (EDM) that originated in the United States during the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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Hip hop

Hip hop, or hip-hop, is a subculture and art movement developed in the Bronx in New York City during the late 1970s.

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Hip hop music

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 (sometimes spelled hippy) is a member of a counterculture, originally a youth movement that began in the United States during the mid-1960s and spread to other countries around the world.

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House music

House music is a genre of electronic dance music created by club DJs and music producers in Chicago in the early 1980s.

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India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Industrial music

Industrial music is a fusion genre of electronic and experimental music which draws on harsh, transgressive or provocative sounds and themes.

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Industrial techno

Industrial techno is a subgenre of techno and industrial dance music that originated from United Kingdom in the 1990s.

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Inner City (band)

Inner City is an American electronic music 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 vocals, such as shouted backup vocals in a Big Band setting.

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Instrumentation (music)

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

Intelligent dance music (commonly abbreviated as IDM) is a form of electronic music that emerged in the early 1990s, characterized by an abstract or "cerebral" sound better suited for home listening than dancing.

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International Standard Serial Number

An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is an eight-digit serial number used to uniquely identify a serial publication.

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Italo disco

Italo disco (sometimes hyphenated, such as Italo-disco, subjected to varying capitalization, or abbreviated as Italo) is a music genre which originated in Italy and was mainly produced from the late 1970s to the late 1980s.

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James Pennington

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

Jazz fusion (also known as fusion) is a musical genre that developed in the late 1960s when musicians combined aspects of jazz harmony and improvisation with styles such as funk, rock, rhythm and blues, and Latin jazz.

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Jeff Mills

Jeff Mills (born June 18, 1963, in Detroit, Michigan) is an American DJ, record producer and composer Mills is a founder of Underground Resistance, a techno collective formed with 'Mad' Mike Banks in the late 1980s.

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Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis

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

Joey Beltram (born September 6, 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" and for remixing Human Resource's "Dominator".

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John Acquaviva

John Acquaviva (born 1963) is an Italian Canadian DJ, producer, artist, and musical entrepreneur.

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John Peel

John Robert Parker Ravenscroft, (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

Juan Atkins (born December 9, 1962) is an American musician.

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Jungle music

Jungle is a genre of electronic music derived from breakbeat hardcore that developed in England in the early 1990s as part of UK rave scenes.

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Keith Tucker

Keith Tucker is an American electronic musician and DJ from Detroit, Michigan.

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Ken Ishii

is a Japanese DJ and record producer from Sapporo.

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Kenny Larkin

Kenny Larkin (who also releases as Dark Comedy) is an American techno producer from Detroit.

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Kevin Saunderson

Kevin Maurice Saunderson (born September 5, 1964) is an American electronic music producer.

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Keyboard (magazine)

Keyboard 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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Keyboard instrument

A keyboard instrument is a musical instrument played using a keyboard, a row of levers which are pressed by the fingers.

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Kirk Degiorgio

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

Ko Pha-ngan (เกาะพะงัน) is an island in the Gulf of Thailand in southeast Thailand in Surat Thani Province.

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Kodwo Eshun

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 band formed in Düsseldorf in 1970 by Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider.

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A laptop, also called a notebook computer or just notebook, is a small, portable personal computer with a "clamshell" form factor, having, typically, a thin LCD or LED computer screen mounted on the inside of the upper lid of the "clamshell" and an alphanumeric keyboard on the inside of the lower lid.

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Laurent Garnier

Laurent Garnier (born 1 February 1966 in Boulogne-Billancourt, France), also known as Choice, is a French electronic music producer and DJ.

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Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of Leeds, in the county of West Yorkshire, England.

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LFO (British band)

LFO were a British electronic music act on the Warp label.

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List of electronic music record labels

This is a list of notable electronic music record labels.

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Live coding

Live coding (sometimes referred to as 'on-the-fly programming', 'just in time programming' and 'conversational programming') makes programming an integral part of the running program.

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

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Love Parade

The Love Parade (Loveparade) was a popular electronic dance music festival and technoparade that originated in 1989 in West Berlin, Germany.

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Low Spirit

Low Spirit Recordings was a German techno record label.

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Luke Slater

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 (entertainer)

Madonna Louise Ciccone (born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.

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Satellite view of Mainz (south of the Rhine) and Wiesbaden Mainz (Mogontiacum, Mayence) is the capital and largest city 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 530,300.

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Manhattan Research Inc.

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

Manuel Göttsching (born September 9, 1952) is a German musician and composer.

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Marco Carola

Marco Carola (born 7 February 1975, Naples, Italy) is an Italian electronic musician and DJ.

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Mark Moore

Mark Moore (born 12 January 1965) is a British dance music record producer and DJ.

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Marshall Jefferson

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 electronic music producer who had several European hits in the mid-1990s.

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Max (software)

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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3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), commonly known as ecstasy (E), is a psychoactive drug used primarily as a recreational drug.

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Metroplex (record label)

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 and Midwestern regions of the United States.

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A microprocessor is a computer processor that incorporates the functions of a central processing unit 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 communications protocol, digital interface, and electrical connectors that connect a wide variety of electronic musical instruments, computers, and related music and audio devices.

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Mike Banks (musician)

Michael Anthony Banks, better known as "Mad" Mike Banks, is an American record producer.

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Mike Pickering

Mike Pickering (born 24 February 1958) has DJed at The Haçienda's "Nude" and "Hot" nights and later "Shine".

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Minimal techno

Minimal Techno is a minimalist subgenre of techno music.

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Miss E... So Addictive

Miss E… So Addictive is the third studio album by American rapper, Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott.

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Missy Elliott

Melissa Arnette Elliott (born July 1, 1971), better known as Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott, is an American rapper, singer, dancer and record producer.

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Mixing console

In sound recording and reproduction, and sound reinforcement systems, a mixing console is an electronic device for combining sounds of many different 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 musician, DJ, record producer, singer, songwriter, and photographer known for his electronic music, veganism, and support of animal rights.

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Moritz von Oswald

Moritz von Oswald (born 1962) is a German multi-instrumentalist who went on to become one of the most influential record producers of dub techno in the 1990s.

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Motif (music)

In music, a motif (also 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 (originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City.

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Muddy Waters

McKinley Morganfield (April 4, 1913April 30, 1983), known professionally as Muddy Waters, was an American blues musician who is often cited as the "father of modern Chicago blues".

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Multitrack recording

Multitrack recording (MTR)—also known as multitracking, double tracking, or tracking—is a method of sound recording developed in 1955 that allows for the separate recording of multiple sound sources or of sound sources recorded at different times to create a cohesive whole.

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Munich (München; Minga) is the capital and the most populated city in the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps.

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Music genre

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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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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Music software

Music software is software used for musical composition, digital recording, the creation of electronic music, and other musical applications.

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Music technology

Music technology is the use of any device, mechanism, machine or tool by a musician or composer to make or perform music; to compose, notate, play back or record songs or pieces; or to analyze or edit music.

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Musical composition

Musical composition can refer to an original piece of music, either a song or an instrumental music piece, the structure of a musical piece, or the process of creating or writing a new song or piece of music.

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Musical improvisation

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 British dance music magazine published by IPC Media from June 1995 to August 2003.

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Napalm Death

Napalm Death are a British extreme metal band formed in Meriden, West Midlands, England, in 1981.

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Neil Rushton

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), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.

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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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New Age travellers

New Age travellers 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

New Beat is a style of Belgian underground music and subculture that fused techno and acid genres and flourished in Western Europe during the late-1980s.

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New Order (band)

New Order are an English rock band formed in 1980 by vocalist and guitarist Bernard Sumner, bassist Peter Hook and drummer Stephen Morris.

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New Romantic

The New Romantic movement was a pop culture movement that originated in the United Kingdom in the early 1980s.

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New wave music

New wave is a genre of rock music popular in the late 1970s and the 1980s with ties to mid-1970s punk rock.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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A nightclub, music club or club, is an entertainment venue and bar that usually operates late into the night.

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Nitzer Ebb

Nitzer Ebb 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

Northern soul is a music and dance movement that emerged in Northern England in the late 1960s from the British mod scene, based on a particular style of black American soul music, especially in the mid-1960s, with a heavy beat and fast tempo.

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Nottingham is a city and unitary authority area in Nottinghamshire, England, north of London, in the East Midlands.

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Octave One

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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Office of Public Sector Information

The Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) is the body responsible for the operation of Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO) and of other public information services of the United Kingdom.

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Oliver Lieb

Oliver Lieb (born 1969 in 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 (band)

Orbital are an English electronic dance music duo from Sevenoaks, Kent, England 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 musical passage is recorded twice.

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Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is the main historical dictionary of the English language, published by the Oxford University Press.

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Pacific State (song)

"Pacific" is a techno single by English electronic music group 808 State, released in 1989.

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Pacou is a German techno music producer.

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Pan Sonic

Pan Sonic were a Finnish electronic music group founded in Turku in 1993.

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In science and philosophy, 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

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 (band)

Parliament is a funk band formed in the late 1960s by George Clinton as part of his Parliament-Funkadelic collective.

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Parliament-Funkadelic (abbreviated as P-Funk) is an American funk music collective of rotating musicians headed by George Clinton, primarily consisting of the individual bands Parliament and Funkadelic, both active since the 1960s.

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Paul Hartnoll

Paul Hartnoll (born 19 May 1968) is one of two brothers (the other being Phil Hartnoll) who make up the electronic dance act Orbital.

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Paul Oakenfold

Paul Mark Oakenfold (born 30 August 1963), formerly known mononymously as Oakenfold, is an English record producer and trance DJ.

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Paul van Dyk

Matthias Paul, better known by his stage name Paul van Dyk (born 16 December 1971 in Eisenhüttenstadt, East Germany) is a German DJ, record producer and musician.

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Performance is completion of a task with application of knowledge, skills and abilities.

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Pet Shop Boys

The Pet Shop Boys are an English synthpop duo, formed in London in 1981 and consisting of Neil Tennant (lead vocals, keyboards, occasional guitar) and Chris Lowe (keyboards, vocals).

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Pete Shelley

Peter Campbell McNeish (born 17 April 1955 in Leigh, Lancashire), known professionally as Pete Shelley, is an English singer, songwriter and guitarist, best known as the leader of Buzzcocks.

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Pitchfork (website)

Pitchfork is an American online magazine launched in 1995 by Ryan Schreiber, based in Chicago, Illinois and owned by Condé Nast.

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Planet Rock (song)

"Planet Rock" (also known as 'Don't Stop... Planet Rock') is a 1982 song by Afrika Bambaataa & the Soulsonic Force.

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Plus 8

Plus 8 (also spelled as Plus8) is a Canadian techno record label, based in Windsor, Ontario.

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The polka is originally a Czech 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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Propellerhead Software

Propellerhead Software is a music software company, based in Stockholm, Sweden, and founded in 1994.

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Public Enemy (band)

Public Enemy is an American hip hop group consisting of Chuck D, Flavor Flav, Professor Griff, Khari Wynn, DJ Lord, and the S1W group.

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Pulse (music)

In music and music theory, the pulse consists of beatsWinold, Allen (1975).

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Pure Data

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 (EP) by English electronic music group 808 State, released in 1989 on the Creed Records label.

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Quarter note

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

R&S Records is an independent record label founded in 1984 in Ghent, Belgium, R&S represents the initials of Renaat Vandepapeliere and Sabine Maes, the couple that created the label.

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A rave (from the verb: to rave) is an organized dance party at a nightclub, outdoor festival, warehouse, or other private property typically featuring performances by DJs, playing a seamless flow of electronic dance music.

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Raymond Scott

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 (software)

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

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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Record producer

A record producer or track producer or music producer oversees and manages the sound recording and production of a band or performer's music, which may range from recording one song to recording a lengthy concept album.

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Recording studio

A recording studio is a specialized facility for sound recording, mixing, and audio production of instrumental or vocal musical performances, spoken words, and other sounds.

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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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Red Bull Music Academy

The Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA) is a world-traveling series of music workshops and festivals, founded in 1998 by Red Bull.

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Reggae is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s.

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Regis (musician)

Regis (real name Karl O'Connor) is a British techno musician and record label owner.

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Retro style

Retro style (also known as "vintage inspired") is a style that is consciously derivative or imitative of trends, music, modes, fashions, or attitudes of the past.

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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

Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.

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Ricardo Villalobos

Ricardo Villalobos (born 6 August 1970) is a Chilean-born German electronic music producer and DJ.

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Richard Davis (techno artist)

Richard Davis (born 1952) is an American composer and producer of techno music from Detroit.

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Richie Hawtin

Richard "Richie" Hawtin (born June 4, 1970) is a Canadian electronic musician and DJ.

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Robert Hood

Robert Hood is an American electronic music producer and DJ.

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Roland Corporation

is a Japanese manufacturer of electronic musical instruments, electronic equipment and software.

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Roland SH-101

Roland SH-101 is a synthesizer from the early 1980s, manufactured by Roland.

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Roland TB-303

The Roland TB-303 Bass Line is a bass synthesizer released by the Roland Corporation in 1981.

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Roland TR-808

The Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer is a drum machine introduced by the Roland Corporation in 1980 and discontinued in 1983.

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Roland TR-909

The Roland TR-909 Rhythm Composer is a drum machine introduced by the Roland Corporation in 1983.

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Ryuichi Sakamoto

() is a Japanese musician, singer, composer, record producer, activist, writer, actor and dancer, based in Tokyo and New York.

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Sampling (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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Second Summer of Love

The Second Summer of Love is a name given to the period in 1988 and 1989 in the United Kingdom, 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

Si Begg (born 1972) is an English electronic dance music DJ, musician and record producer.

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Slam (DJs)

Slam is a producer/DJ duo from Glasgow, consisting of Stuart McMillan (born 1966, Glasgow) and Orde Meikle (born 1964, Oxford).

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine is an American 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 drink

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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Snare drum

A snare drum or side drum is a percussion instrument that produces a sharp staccato sound when the head is struck with a drum stick, due to the use of a series of stiff wires held under tension against the lower skin.

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Solid State Survivor

Solid State Survivor is the second album by Japanese electronic music band Yellow Magic Orchestra, released in 1979.

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Soul music

Soul music (often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the African American community in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

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Sound on Sound

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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Sound reinforcement system

A sound reinforcement system is the combination of microphones, signal processors, amplifiers, and loudspeakers in enclosures all controlled by a mixing console that makes live or pre-recorded sounds louder and may also distribute those sounds to a larger or more distant audience.

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Sound system (DJ)

A sound system is a group of DJs and audio engineers contributing and working together as one, playing and producing music over a large PA system or sound reinforcement system, typically for a dance event or party.

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Sound system (Jamaican)

In 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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Speedy J

Jochem George Paap (born 14/02/1969 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 (magazine)

Spin is an American music magazine founded in 1985 by publisher Bob Guccione, Jr. The magazine stopped running in print in 2012 and currently runs as a webzine.

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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 and continues to host club nights and parties in the UK and across Europe.

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Traditionally, spirituality refers to a religious process of re-formation which "aims to recover the original shape of man," oriented at "the image of God" as exemplified by the founders and sacred texts of the religions of the world.

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Squatting is the 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

Stacey Pullen is an American techno musician based in Detroit.

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Sub Club

The Sub Club is a club and music venue located at 22 Jamaica Street in Glasgow, Scotland.

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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 (band)

Suicide was an American musical duo intermittently active between 1970 and 2016, composed of vocalist Alan Vega and instrumentalist Martin Rev.

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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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Supergroup (music)

A supergroup is a music group whose members have successful solo careers or are part of other groups or well known in other musical professions.

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Surgeon (musician)

Surgeon is the pseudonym of Anthony Child (born 1 May 1971), an English electronic musician and DJ.

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Sven Väth

Sven Väth (born 26 October 1964) is a German DJ/producer and three time DJ Awards winner whose career in electronic music spans well over 30 years.

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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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Synth-pop (short for synthesizer pop; also called techno-pop) is a subgenre of new wave music that first became prominent in the late 1970s and features the synthesizer as the dominant musical instrument.

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A synthesizer (often abbreviated as synth, also spelled synthesiser) is an electronic musical instrument that generates electric signals that are converted to sound through instrument amplifiers and loudspeakers or headphones.

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Tangerine Dream

Tangerine Dream is a German electronic music band founded in 1967 by Edgar Froese.

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Tanith (DJ)

Thomas Andrezak (born 4 August 1962 in Bad Kreuznach), better known as Tanith, is a German DJ and producer of electronic dance music.

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Tech house

Tech house is a subgenre of house music that combines stylistic features 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 (band)

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.

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Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand and formerly known as Siam, is a unitary state at the center of the Southeast Asian Indochinese peninsula composed of 76 provinces.

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The Advent

The Advent is a British electronic music act.

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The B-52's

The B-52s (styled as The B-52's prior to 2008) are an American rock band, formed in Athens, Georgia, in 1976.

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The Belleville Three

The Belleville Three are Juan Atkins, Derrick May and Kevin Saunderson, three Detroit-based musicians credited with inventing the musical style known as Detroit techno.

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The Black Dog (band)

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

The DiY Sound System was one of Britain's first house sound systems.

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The Electrifying Mojo

The Electrifying Mojo (born Charles Johnson in Little Rock, Arkansas) is an American radio personality.

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The Future Sound of London

The Future Sound of London (often abbreviated to FSOL) is a British electronic music group composed of Garry Cobain (sometimes stylised as Gaz Cobain) and Brian Dougans.

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The Haçienda

The Haçienda was a nightclub and music venue in Manchester, England, which became famous in the Madchester years of the 1980s and early 1990s.

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The Human League

The Human League are an English synth-pop band formed in Sheffield in 1977.

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The Independent

The Independent is a British online newspaper.

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The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.

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The Spectator

The Spectator is a weekly British magazine on politics, culture, and current affairs.

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The Third Wave (Toffler book)

The Third Wave is a 1980 book by Alvin Toffler.

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The Wire (magazine)

The Wire (sometimes stylised as WIRE) is a British avant garde music magazine, founded in May 1982 by jazz promoter Anthony Wood and journalist Chrissie Murray.

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Theodor W. Adorno

Theodor W. Adorno (born Theodor Ludwig Wiesengrund; September 11, 1903 – August 6, 1969) was a German philosopher, sociologist, and composer known for his critical theory of society.

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Thirty-two-bar form

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 American popular music, especially in the first half of the 20th century.

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Thomas Brinkmann

Thomas Brinkmann (born 1959) is a German producer of experimental minimal techno music.

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Thomas Fehlmann

Thomas Fehlmann (born 1957 in Zürich, Switzerland), is a Swiss-born composer/producer who lives in Berlin, Germany, 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 perceived sound quality of a musical note, sound or tone.

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Time is the indefinite continued progress of existence and events that occur in apparently irreversible succession from the past through the present to the future.

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Time signature

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 measure (bar) and which note value is equivalent to one beat.

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, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.

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Top of the Pops

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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Trade (nightclub)

Trade was an influential gay London nightclub started in 1990 by Laurence Malice.

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Trance music

Trance is a genre of electronic<!-- The source says electronic music, not electronic dance music ---> music that emerged from the rave scene in the United Kingdom in the late 1980s and developed further during the early 1990s in Germany before spreading throughout the rest of Europe, as a more melodic offshoot from techno and house.

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Tresor (club)

Tresor (German for safe or vault) is an underground techno nightclub in Berlin and a record label.

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Trevor Horn

Trevor Charles Horn (born 15 July 1949) is an English bassist, singer, songwriter, music producer, and recording studio and label owner.

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Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks is an American mystery horror drama television series created by Mark Frost and David Lynch that premiered on April 8, 1990, on ABC.

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U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin formed in 1976.

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Ufo (Club, Berlin)

The Ufo (lit. UFO) was the first acid house club in Berlin.

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UK Singles Chart

The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.

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Ultravox (earlier stylized as Ultravox!) were a British new wave band, formed in London in 1973 as Tiger Lily.

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Underground music

Underground music comprises musical genres beyond mainstream culture.

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Underground Resistance (band)

Underground Resistance (commonly abbreviated to UR) is a musical collective from Detroit, Michigan, in the United States of America.

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Underworld (band)

Underworld are a British electronic music 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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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Virgin Records

Virgin Records Ltd. was a British record label founded by entrepreneurs Richard Branson, Simon Draper, Nik Powell, and musician Tom Newman in 1972.

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Visage (band)

Visage were a British synthpop band, formed in London in 1978.

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VIVA Germany

VIVA (abbreviation for: Videoverwertungsanstalt) is a free-to-air German-language music television channel, first broadcast on 1 December 1993.

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Vladislav Delay

Vladislav Delay is the most frequently used pseudonym of Sasu Ripatti (born 1976), a Finnish electronic musician.

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Warp (record label)

Warp (also known as Warp Records) is an English independent record label, founded in Sheffield in 1989 by record store workers Steve Beckett, Rob Mitchell and record producer Robert Gordon.

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Maximilian Lenz (born 4 March 1965), known by his stage name WestBam, is a German DJ and musician from Germany.

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WGPR is an FM radio station in Detroit, Michigan broadcasting a Mainstream Urban format.

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Windsor, Ontario

Windsor is a city in Ontario and the southernmost city in Canada.

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WMKM is an AM radio station broadcasting at 1440 kHz licensed to Inkster, Michigan, and serving the Detroit radio market.

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Yamaha DX7

The Yamaha DX7 is an FM synthesis-based digital synthesizer and electronic keyboard manufactured by the Yamaha Corporation from 1983 to 1989.

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Yellow Magic Orchestra

Yellow Magic Orchestra (YMO) is a Japanese electronic music band formed in Tokyo in 1978 by 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 (YMCA), often simply called the Y, is a worldwide organization based in Geneva, Switzerland, with more than 58 million beneficiaries from 125 national associations.

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YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.

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The Zeitgeist is a concept from 18th to 19th-century German philosophy, translated as "spirit of the age" or "spirit of the times".

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ZTT Records

ZTT Records is a British record label founded in 1983 by record producer Trevor Horn, Horn's wife, businesswoman Jill Sinclair, and NME journalist Paul Morley.

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808 State

808 State are an English electronic music group, formed in 1987 in Manchester, taking their name from the Roland TR-808 drum machine.

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