This "EDM" thing

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  1. sonicjunglist

    sonicjunglist :Sounds of Intelligence:

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    I don't know about you lot but it makes me cringe
     
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    ScottyEightSix HUGE EARS > COMEDY CHIN

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    evermind Broken Symmetry

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    Rusket Mix an blend

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    this thread is fucking gay.
     
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    Rich Pitchshift Active Member

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    "Sounds like Optimus Prime & Bumble Bee got together and fucked and had a baby" :tosser:

    EDM / Bass Music... annoying term coined by the Americans to make it sound new.
     
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    Rusket Mix an blend

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    I was wondering, if someone is playing an electric guitar and people are dancing to it...is this EDM?

    What a ridiculous term.
     
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    Busta move @ 1.36. Whataspeng.
     
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  8. evermind

    evermind Broken Symmetry

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    by this logic drum & bass is a ridiculous term too ;)
     
  9. Rusket

    Rusket Mix an blend

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    how so? I would argue that the main components of DnB are drums and some sort of bass?
     
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    rj_dnb Well-Known Member

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    Same logic. It's dance music. Made electronically. In both genres the clue is in the name.
     
  11. evermind

    evermind Broken Symmetry

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    there are loads of genres with percussions and bass elements. You say electric guitar with dancing people to it is not EDM. I'm telling you, let's say Rock music - is not drum & bass, even though it contains these two elements :confused: Get where I'm going? Stupid arguing about this though:)
     
  12. Rusket

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    Yeah I sort of see what you mean. But I was saying by definition, if someone is dancing to music that is coming from an electronic instrument, then surely that music is EDM? I was trying to show how stupid categorising music is. Music is just fucking music, if the sound hits my eardrums and I like what I hear then it's music to me and that's all that matters :).
     
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    the term edm greatly pisses me off
     
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    that thing is definitely fucked on something.
     
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    EDM actually means Electronic Death Metal, that's why they mosh in raves.
     
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    could not give a shit.
     
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    I wonder what happens if you put 1210s in front of him.