Electronica

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  1. Squarepusher

    Squarepusher Member

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    So I've been getting into electronica recently and was wondering if anybody had any recommendations for songs and artists in this genre? And by electronica I mean the background music oriented kind rather than the dance type.

    Sorry if this doesn't belong in this section, still a newb here, thanks

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  2. hydra3019

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    Define "electronica"
     
  3. Squarepusher

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    It's hard to define but generally it's an electronic genre with very diverse musical features, usually though it's meant for background listening
     
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    Alright, I'm very picky when it comes to terms like this as this sub probably knows, but that's not right. Electronica was a term created to describe electronic music as a whole. If it's based on synths it's electronica. You mention background music, perhaps you're thinking of ambient?
     
  5. Squarepusher

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    Something along those lines yeah
     
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    Ah. Ambient is nice. Actually, here is a really nice track that starts off ambient and then goes all acid breakcore at the end:

     
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    I produce ambient... a lot! check if ya like folks...

     
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  8. hydra3019

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    Nice track mate
     
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    cheers bud... loads stuff there
     
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    That is a nice track, Manu. Maybe we could join our forces on a ambient song in the future?

    To the OP: there are lots of chilled songs out there, I think every genre has a "chilled" sub-genre. You just need to search at the right place.
     
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    Yeah fo sure... ive sent a private message
     
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    Good chance you've heard of both of them already but Boards Of Canada and Jon Hopkins are a must if you haven't





    It also may be worth your while to dig through this label (Ghostly) Perfect background type stuff
    https://www.youtube.com/user/ghostlyintl/videos
     
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