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What is your favorite EDM sub genre??

Hello everyone - let's do something fun!

I am not that great at differentiating the types of sub genres within the electronic music realm, but I know a lot of you out there are!

Share with me your favorite sub genres and post a great song as the example.

I can't wait to see what you guys got! :D





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Reply by Fluid Dynamic

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Currently, Psybient which is like an off shoot of GOA/Psytrance & Progressive combined with Ambient 

Here's a good example :) 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3eW1Oq947Y&list=PLhJZG6ReZGI8xAHIrxi3_emMV9n773sn2&index=29


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Reply by Relish Ubiquitous

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I like Psytrance and dubstep.  But I'm out of the loop on a lot of current stuff.







I also like psybient and more chillout type stuff.


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Reply by WyerD

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Infected Mushroom is dope!

I think I’m really into cyberpunk, dark tech ? With some metalstep
Idk if that makes sense lol I’m not great with differentiating I just like grunge sound 
I actually mix using those type of artists!
I can send you mix if you want


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Reply by Relish Ubiquitous

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That would be cool!

I remember listening to stuff in people's cars which was current at the time in the late 2000s and not being able to track much of it down.  Most of it was Bay Area stuff, some happy hardcore and other genres.  There was a lot of really good material from this timeframe.


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Reply by Maurice

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Wow, such a small community of electronic fans. Hope this site blows up so there's more content.

Lately I'm into minimal stuff and dubtechno, a bit of deep house. Sometimes when I need more energetic stuff I resort to drum and bass.

From minimal I absolutely cannot get Till Kruger's Notice out of my head. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2NG0Hl59NP8&ab_channel=Techno4ThePeople


From dnb, something from Break or Bou always gets me poppin. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALIvKEYFW54&ab_channel=ShogunAudio


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Reply by ☁︎ ︎nuno

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Reply by Семён Семененко

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Have been enjoying Mindtalk's music lately (dnb), heres my favorite from him


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Reply by sugars.not.so.sweet

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hardstyle, riddim, swingstep and drum and bass oh and sad boi (illenium, william black n said the sky)


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Reply by Clindian

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I'm big into synthpop and future bass, also more dubstep recently. By the likes of Grimes, Chvrches, Louis The Child, Odesza, Flume, Alison Wonderland, Audien, 3LAU, Rezz, Slander, Subtronics, NGHTMRE, and GRiZ


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Reply by Nihilgorath

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electro, techno, french house, electro house, tech house just to name a few :)


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Reply by Supa Troopa

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70s Disco, 90s Techno, Eurodance and Lofi House! Been dancing to most of that stuff since 30 years!


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Reply by veronicaa♥

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House, big room house, dubstep 


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Reply by FROGGYFLEXX

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Tech-House, Techno, & Happy Hardcore.


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Reply by johnni iam

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Revolution Rave Dome (DJ Set)

@EDM @Dubstep @Trance @Electro @Housemusic @Techno @jumpstyle @Hardstyle










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Reply by JAMEO

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I'm super into melodic dubstep/future bass. But I also love midtempo, riddim, dubstep, and dnb! All of the subgenre's are amazing and I can have a blast at any set but those are my favorites.


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Reply by Didrick

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I'm into vocal house, piano house, eurodance (the sub-genre that got me into EDM from early teen years and into adulthood), eurotrance (similar to eurodance but with more of an agressive trance sound), speed garage and 2 step. I'm also into club/house remixes of top 40 pop songs and Discogs is the perfect place to get hard-to-find gems in that specific genre for releases that were either never commerically released or released in other territories.


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Reply by Suspence

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electrohouse 100% gimmie those 2012 vibez

flashback calvin harris
deadmau5
hardwell
Swedish house mafia 


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Reply by kayceejoy255

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I don't really know what I'm into. The first real genre I handpicked
myself was break-beat, but I fell out of it after hearing the same old
drums for the 12th time.
Then I settled on some D&B, but that didn't
scratch the itch I was looking for. I found big beat, which was a
pretty good step-up from drum-and-bass, and I also found techno.
I had some acid trance but then I moved on for a bit before stumbling into trance.
At
this point I haven't heard enough trance or techno to
tell them apart, and I'm also still eyeing up some acid once in a while;
there's also eurodance, which ridrick pointed out, that I have a few
copies of, and overall I haven't spent enough time digging into the
genres to really mark a standout one.

For the song, I pick Darren Price's Blueprint from 1996. It's one of the most immersive electronic sounds I have ever heard.


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Reply by ✧ 𝙈 𝙖 𝙧 𝙯 火だ ✧

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as of late, melodic dubstep, future bass, and psytrance. really powerful stuff.


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Reply by 【Megaalith】

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Liquid funk and Color Bass have been my favorites lately.


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Reply by Phil

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I'm a dj in DC and I spin mostly Vocal House and Disco, like Italo House, Tech House, Classic Handbag House, nu disco, etc.


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Reply by DJ Jonnas

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Afro, Deep, Electro, Mostly all of it...

Check ou this Spotify Playlist to get an idea of what I mean

https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3XWJxGCzLH6GqHcDmou2HZ?si=rEjCWf5DQJiwmkwHLidJ1g&utm_source=copy-link



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Reply by Oser

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Not sure if this counts, but witch house. Its great


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Reply by The Messenger

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i'm a sucker for french touch, that stuff is really addicting. for recommendations on artists in that space: basically all of ed banger, daft punk, modjo, all the classics.


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Reply by susu.jpg

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I got rlly into edm when I was a kid! I would get discs full of european dance hits and trance music!! Sooner or later I got into big room and progressive house through Zedd!! But what really hit was hardstyle!! I would watch shuffling/jumpstyle vids very often!


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Reply by disuko =w=

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futurecore for sure, stuff like psyqui and YUC'e is just wonderful


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Reply by kablaziken

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breakcore (and everything adjacent) rulez and you will not tell me otherwise.

what i mostly recommend is Venetian Snares, rory in early 20s, and Hysia.(also myself, which you can find on my soundcloud)

also idm but tbh i like mixing everything very much

i mostly like the classics like Aphex Twin, Autechre, then i also got into Squarepusher.

Venetian Snares also sometimes goes under IDM, and Machine Girl mixes genres so much i only think of putting her here.


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Reply by JulianK

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Electro house! but I also like progressive house and sometimes dubstep


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Reply by disuko =w=

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hard techno/schranz has been super awesome to listen to recently


not really an actual genre but full flavor music that incorperates a bunch of different genres is so sick, like form camellia or reek


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Reply by miki

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Drum N Bass, Dubstep, and House from 2008 - 2014. That's all I ever listen to! I seldom listen to anything else.

DnB: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51qTe_h1Zq8

Dubstep: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Q9rewnLFYw

House: https://youtu.be/UOuxTQpxawc?si=eDIu_drvBtBBVdgv


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