Tuesday, January 26, 2010


For the longest time I worked in a techno club in sl. One of my oldest friends in sl became a dj and still is. Now I like almost any style of music. I don’t go a minute in the day without something playing in the background. But I never did understand the different styles of electronic music. Maybe because before I had worked there I had never listened to any of it. And, truth be told, I still can’t stand some of it. But with the clubs in the Village I keep running into new styles and sounds so I was reading an article about techno music and found a list of styles. This is just a partial list ….

ambient house, ambient techno, dark ambient, psybient, breakbeat, big beat, nu skool, progressive breaks, eurodance, eurobeat, spacesynth, acid jazz, chillout, new age, new jazz, trip hop, electro backbeat, electro pop, europop, euro trance, hardcore, darkcore, breakcore, speedcore, terror core, house, acid house, electronica, freestyle, progressive house, tribal house, techno, synergy, industrial, ambient industrial, death electro, dark industrial, death industrial, electro industrial, industrial metal, jungle, transcore, darkstep, neurofunk, cybermetal, darkwave, electro rock, electropunk, new wave, synthpunk, acid techno, minimal, tech house, tech trance, acid trance, dream trance, euro trance, hardstyle, new rave, hardcore breaks, rave breaks ….

And my personal fav that I think the world could do without, christian industrial.

I still don’t get it and it makes my head spin.


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