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Electronic music originated in the distant seventies, when the DJs, who played Disco and Funk, used these styles for creation of different “fancy features” to record electronic tracks. Eventually, Electronica became a separate genre of music that won the hearts of the listeners.

It is commonly believed that the founders of this genre are the followers of Post-disco, which was developing rapidly in Chicago, New York and Detroit. House and Techno developed in these cities and later on these genres became the engine of this music style. At first, majority of electronic tracks were created for the dance floor, but at the beginning of the ninetieth producers started to record the tracks for the listeners. This is how such genres appeared: Ambient-House, Experimental-Techno, Techno-House and Electro-Techno. Free structure and record of dance compositions were always typical for the style, which electronic music gave rise to.

To create a minimal track of electronic music you just need a laptop and a pair of speakers, because this is not a concert with many performers and instruments required for a huge concert hall. Electronic music is oriented towards popular styles and traditions of club culture, even though in revised version. But at the same time there is one more direction that we should mention — Academic electronic music. Of course, it is less known, but it is “solid pivot” of electronic music. This notion surprises many people. The fact that electronic music originated not in pop-music is well-known, but it is difficult for understanding by the great masses of listeners. For example, the style IDM as well as the style “noise” electronic music, despite their names, is meant for listening and not for dancing. You don’t need any special education to create the composition for these styles; it’s more useful to have technical skills in this sphere.

Invention of CD and digital methods of sound synthesis and sound transmission contributed greatly to the development of electronic music. This gave rise to concern among live music lovers who are dissatisfied with the lack of contact between the musician and the instrument. However, despite this fact electronic music became popular and separate direction that generated many fascinating and beautiful genres.

Feb 24

Maceo Plex Maceo’s Mosaic of Sound

Artist: VA
Title: Maceo Plex Maceo’s Mosaic of Sound
Genre: Electronica / Downtempo, Techno, Deep House
Quality: 320 kbps

Architectural – Dream Driver (Original Mix)
Raxon – Majoris (Original Mix)
Ben Klock, Marcel Dettmann – Bad Boy (Original Mix)
XDB – My Secret Garden (Original Mix)
Rafa Arjona – Minestrone (Original Mix)
Fiberroot – Soul For Sale (Original Mix)
Jepe – Amaebi (Iron Curtis Remix)
Danny Wolfers, Gladio – Calligula (Original Mix)
Publicist – Artists & Models (Original)
Fearvence – Enhancements 2 (Original Mix)

Feb 24

John Monkman Epoch Chart

Artist: VA
Title: John Monkman Epoch Chart
Genre: Deep House, Tech House, Electronica / Downtempo, Techno, Indie Dance / Nu Disco
Quality: 320 kbps

John Monkman – EPOCH (Original Mix)
Weval – You’re Mine (Kasper Bjorke Mix)
John Monkman – XAILO (Original Mix)
Olaf – Era Terminal (Original Mix)
Alex Niggemann – Hurricane Feat. The Shadow Self (Deetron Dub Remix)
John Monkman – KISOMMA (Original Mix)
DJ Koze – Driven (Original Mix)
Monkey Safari – Boris (Guy Mantzur Remix)
Pete Tong, John Monkman – AURORA (Chaim Remix)
Adriatique – Quadrivia (Original Mix)

Feb 24

Eric Sneo Sound Traveler Chart

Artist: VA
Title: Eric Sneo Sound Traveler Chart
Genre: Techno, Electronica / Downtempo
Quality: 320 kbps

Eric Sneo – Zissle (Original Mix)
Pablo Say – Green Melody (Original Mix)
Julian Jeweil – Venice (Original Mix)
Eric Sneo – Brainwashed (Original Mix)
Redshape – London (Original Mix)
Sin Sin – Gone (Original Mix)
Eric Sneo – Just Born (Original Mix)
Nicole Moudaber – Move a Little Closer (Original Mix)
Silvina Romero – Room For Everyone Dub
Eric Sneo – Sound Traveler (Original Mix)

Feb 24

ANNA Women In Music

Artist: VA
Title: ANNA Women In Music
Genre: Tech House, Techno, Electronica / Downtempo
Quality: 320 kbps

ANNA – Odd Concept (Original Mix)
Wehbba – View of Delft (Original Mix)
Theo Parrish – Falling Up (Carl Craig remix)
NERVO – Haute Mess (ANNA Remix)
Agoria – La Onzieme Marche (Phil Kieran Remix)
Robert Hood – Unix (Original Mix)
ANNA – Artha (Original Mix)
Laurent Garnier – Crispy Bacon (Original Mix)
Christian Smith, John Selway – Total Departure (Original Mix)
Anne Clark, Murat Parlak – Sleeper in Metropolis (Original Mix)

Feb 24

Robotaki – Automaton

Artist: Robotaki
Title: Automaton
Genre: Electronica
Label: Monstercat
Quality: 320 kbps

Robotaki – Automaton (Original Mix)

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Feb 24

Young Franco – Miss You

Artist: Young Franco
Title: Miss You
Genre: Electronica / House
Label: Universal Music
Quality: 320 kbps

Young Franco – Miss You (NVOY Remix)
Young Franco – Miss You (Pastel Remix)

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Feb 24

Guido (DE) – Atmosphere EP

Artist: Guido (DE)
Title: Atmosphere EP
Genre: Deep House / Electronica
Label: URS
Quality: 320 kbps

Guido (DE) – Accumulator (Original Mix)
Guido (DE) – Lost Planet (Original Mix)
Guido (DE) – RAND (Original Mix)
Guido (DE) – Two Rivers (Original Mix)

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Feb 24

Mikael Wills – Empire

Artist: Mikael Wills
Title: Empire
Genre: Electronica
Label: Get Loaded Records
Quality: 320 kbps

Mikael Wills – Empire (Original Mix)

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Feb 24

Kalibo, Alivea Arele – Dandelion

Artist: Kalibo, Alivea Arele
Title: Dandelion
Genre: Electronica / House
Label: LOVER OR MATE
Quality: 320 kbps

Kalibo, Alivea Arele – Dandelion (Diana Boss Remix)
Kalibo, Alivea Arele – Dandelion (Future Access Remix)
Kalibo, Alivea Arele – Dandelion (Original Mix)
Kalibo, Alivea Arele – Dandelion (Woodhead Remix)

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Feb 23

Groove Tools – Sunset

Artist: Groove Tools
Title: Sunset
Genre: Deep House / Electronica
Label: Lisztomania Records
Quality: 320 kbps

Groove Tools – Sunrise (Original Mix)
Groove Tools – Sunset (Arian Doko, Akar Remix)
Groove Tools – Sunset (Original Mix)
Groove Tools – Sunset (Phasen Remix)

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