Techstep or Neurofunk need help?

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  1. TerraWave

    TerraWave New Member

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    I could use someones help! I’m struggling at the moment to differentiate between Techstep or Neurofunk. Maybe I haven’t trained my ears well enough yet to hear the difference but could someone suggest a couple of tracks new or old that represent quintessentially the Techstep or Neurofunk genres. As sometimes when I listen to Audio, Noisia or Phace I can’t tell??

    As I love both styles equally lets please not start another genre war, save the hatred for chart music (or the over ground scene lol).
     
  2. Teddy

    Teddy 60% Staff Member

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    tbh ...

    It's really not worth differentiating between.

    Techstep = more sci fi samples
    Neurofunk = more funk/jazz influences.

    Obviously some berk could make a track with audio of captain kirk licking an orange from episode 78 scene 178363. Mix it with some funky flute samples and an amen break and voila! Berkman B has created a new subgenre, but now he's remixed it with a reggae vocals and soundclash horn so now its classed as nuerotechfunkjungleclashsambassstep. Which is why nobody really takes sub genres seriously.
     
  3. sam the dnb man

    sam the dnb man Variation

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    The only genres you really need to consider learning are either 14th floor lift Jazz or inside out t shirt baroque
     
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    deaneg Active Member

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    There ain't no such thing as styles of music. There ain't but two kinds, Good or bad. That's all.
     
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    Techstep is more regimented and breakbeat orientated with choppy drum patterns and edits, rolling tech (neurospunk) has more straightforward drums and more twisty bass trickery etc

    Techstep = No U Turn
    Rolling tech = Virus

    Crude but reasonably accurate way to compare them
     
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