Music genres

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Welcome to the main music genre's page. Below is a list of main genre's that are known to us as well as information on how to better explore the genre in question.


Electronica is an umbrella term that includes a number of music genre's. It is generally music that involves the use of synthesizers and drum machines. Some refer to this as EDM (Electronic Dance Music), though electronica is a much more generally accepted term.

Drum and Bass

Drum and Bass (also commonly referred to as Drum n' Bass or DnB) is a genre of electronic music. It generally utilizes a break as part of its beat structure. This is sometimes referred to as "broken beat". There are multiple breaks that can be found in the genre, though the most well known break is known as the "amen break". A typical tempo for Drum and Bass usually hovers around 140 - 160BPM. You can get a general idea via the Wikipedia page.

Discovery and Exploration

For many fans of Drum and Bass, one method of discovering new music is through word of mouth. Two other common methods is by exploring different labels and podcast shows. You can check out a list of various Drum and Bass shows. Alternatively, you can check out a list of various Drum and Bass Labels as well.


Synth-Pop is a genre of music that doesn't necessarily conform uniformly to a specific construction. A lot of Synth-Pop tracks utilizes a four to the floor beat structure, but not always. Numerous tracks in this genre do utilize vocals (sometimes "vocoded"). Probably the most common feature is the use of synthesizers, however. Synth-Pop is known to have influenced mainstream pop music throughout the 90's and 2000's. You can read more information about this genre on Wikipedia.

Discovery and Exploration

One artist known to produce synth-pop is Psy'Aviah. There are also podcast and radio shows devoted to this and similar genres. One show is known as Synth City. Another method of discovery is browsing labels that release synth-pop music. You can do this by browsing our list of synth-pop labels.


Trance is a genre of electronic music that typically employs a "4 to the floor" beat structure. It generally ranges from 110 BPM to 150 BPM (Beats Per Minute). You can get a general idea via the WikiPedia page.

Discovery and Exploration

For many fans of Trance, the best way to discover new music is through various radio shows and podcasts. You can check out a list of various Trance shows. Alternatively, you can browse the list of known Trance Labels as well.