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EDM

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Translator - EDM
By Vincent PollardWhat is it?
An abbreviation of Electronic Dance Music used as an umbrella term incorporating techno, house, dubstep and all electronic club music. Sometimes specifically used to describe the new wave of arena-filling producers like deadmau5 (pictured) and Kaskade. It's electronic? You can dance to it? Then it's EDM.

Who's doing it?
Everyone from Skrillex to Azari & III, retrospectively applied to acts like Chemical Brothers and Daft Punk through dubstep, jungle and all the way back to house and techno.

Where should I start?
Whatever genre of EDM takes your fancy or go to its beginnings with Frankie Knuckles and Juan Atkins.

What's next?
In the '90s we had IDM (Intelligent Dance Music). Now we have EDM. Maybe they'll amalgamate into EM. Or maybe we should just forget the whole thing and just be into M.

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That Is A Pretty Bad Translator & Article

EDM Is A Made Up Industry/Sales Term Similar To Urban, Bass, Global Bass, Tropical Bass Etc It Is For People Who Don't Know About The Real Names Of The Music

Frankie Knuckles And Juan Atkins Have Nothing To Do With Electronic Music Never Have Only People Who Don't Know The History/Roots Would Say That

House Techno Dubstep Are Not EDM Or Electronic Music They Are Sub Genres Of Another Genre

This Is Very Bad Reporting On @Exclaim Part
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Ditto.
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Really, Higha Level? Juan Atkins and Frankie Knuckles have nothing to do with electronic music? Granted, this is a rather useless translator, but you really need a history lesson, bro.
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Hey Alan I Think You Need A History Lesson So I Will Give It To You

Juan Atkins Did Techno Music Which Is Black Music From Michigan That Is A Sub Genre Of Electronic Music & Hip Hop Go Do Your Research His Influence Was Electronic & Funk Music

Frankie Knuckles Did House Music From Chicago Which Is Black Music That Is A Sub Genre Of Hip Hop & Disco For A Crowd That Wasn't Accepted In The Hip Hop Community

House & Techno Have Nothing To Do With Electronic Music Outside Of Being Influenced By It Electronic Music Is Not American

You Guys Who Claim To Be Journalist Need To Do Your Research Before You Talk Pretend Journalist Ruin Music Scenes Don't Be One

If You Have Alterior Motives For Articles You Write Say It But Don't Lie In Them Or Write About Things You Don't Know
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So "black music" can't be electronic music? Wow... Someone's "alterior motives" are shining trough.
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LOL

You Pretend Journalist Are Funny When Trying To Twist Words

You Don't Know The History Of Black Music To Talk On It If You Did You Wouldn't Be Talking About "EDM" & People Like Mickey Mouse

Go Learn About Black Music Then Talk Go Ask Afrika Bambattaa Or AThe Detroit 3 About What Electronic Music Influenced Them Then Talk Here

House Has Nothing To Do With Electronic Music That Is Why You Pretend Journalist You Don't Study Music But You Talk Like You Do Then Twist Words When Educated
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The fact that this dude capitalizes every word tells you a lot about the nut above. I think the whole point of this very brief article was to point how EDM is simply used as a big general "umbrella term" for basically all electronic music now. The writer didn't make that up, the music industry did. So if you have a bone to pick, bitch at the music industry, not the writer who is simply explaining how people use this term nowadays.
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Hey Jim Jim

I Know My Writing & Grammar Are Horrible I Apologize

The Only Reason I Type Like This IS Because The Device I Am Using

Jim Please Also Dont Call People Names When You Cant Back Up Your Argument With Actual Facts You Sound Like Someone Upset Because He Got Educated On Music

The Author Stated That What EDM Is "techno, house, dubstep" Yet None Of Thoose Are Electronic Music

Techno Dubstep & House Are Sub Genres Of Another Genre Only Techno Is Partly A Sub Genre Of Electronic Music

That Is Called Misinformation If The Author Just Repeats What The Industry Tells Him Without Research He Maybe Shouldn't Be A Journalist A Bag Boy Lying About Music Might Be A Better Profession

So Jim Please Dont Call Me Names When You Can't Disprove Me & Can't Back Up Your Argument

Most Canadian Music Journalist In Canada Already Have A Bad Rap For Being Pretend Journalist These Types Of Articles Give Music Journalism A Even Worse Name In Canada
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I Know My Writing & Grammar Are Horrible I Apologize

The Only Reason I Type Like This IS Because The Device I Am Using

Jim Please Also Dont Call People Names When You Cant Back Up Your Argument With Actual Facts You Sound Like Someone Upset Because He Got Educated On Music

The Author Stated That "Where should I start?
Whatever genre of EDM takes your fancy or go to its beginnings with Frankie Knuckles and Juan Atkins."

If He Stated That He Hasn't Done The Research Because Neither Are The Beginnings That Is A Misinformation The Author DIdn't Do His Research

That Is Called Misinformation If The Author Just Repeats What The Industry Tells Him Without Research He Maybe Shouldn't Be A Journalist A Bag Boy Lying About Music Might Be A Better Profession

So Jim Please Dont Call Me Names When You Can't Disprove Me & Can't Back Up Your Argument

Most Canadian Music Journalist In Canada Already Have A Bad Rap For Being Pretend Journalist These Types Of Articles Give Music Journalism A Even Worse Name In Canada
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Higha Level, since you're obviously the expert, here's your assignment. Write an article explaining EDM, telling us What is it?, Who's doing it?, Where should I start? and What's next? Oh, and you only have 140 words to do it. Anymore than that, and you fail. Submit please.

As an aside, nice one on just trashing Canadian music journalists as a whole. I'm sure that kind of umbrella negativity is getting you real far in life.
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JimJim

I Am Not A Expert It Just Looks That Way Compared To The Journalist Who Wrote The Article & His Friend Alan Who Is Also A Journalist That Chimed In

I Would Love To Write About Music & Could Teach You Alot About It In All Genres Not Just Electronic Music However As You Can tell My Grammar & Writing Are Horrible

I Am Not Trashing Anyone Or Saying Anything Negative I Am Just Stating The Truth If The Truth Is Negative I Am Sorry But You Should Face It

Everyone In Canada That Follows Music Already Knows That Most Canadian Music Journalists Don't Do Research They Either Just Repeat What They Are Told Without Research Or Spread Lies InThe Media About Their Own Vested Interests)

If You Disagree With Me On Anything Please Show Me Some Facts That Show I Am Incorrect
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In The Real World People Respect The Truth & They Also Respect Knowledge & Not Misinformation Because They Don't want To Sound Ignorant About Subjects

You Should Find Out How Far I Have Gootten Before You Talk I Am Canadas Only $5000 DJ Producer & Selector For A Reason
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Fail.
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JimJim

The Only Fail Is I Couldn't Do It In 140 Words But This Isn't Twitter

Like I Said I Would Love To Write About Music & Could Teach You Alot About It In All Genres Not Just Electronic Music However As You Can tell My Grammar & Writing Are Horrible

I Am Not Trashing Anyone Or Saying Anything Negative I Am Just Stating The Truth If The Truth Is Negative I Am Sorry But You Should Face It

Everyone In Canada That Follows Music Already Knows That Most Canadian Music Journalists Don't Do Research They Either Just Repeat What They Are Told Without Research Or Spread Lies In The Media About Their Own Vested Interests

If You Disagree With Me On Anything Please Show Me Some Facts That Show I Am Incorrect

In The Real World People Respect The Truth & They Also Respect Knowledge & Not Misinformation Because They Don't want To Sound Ignorant About Subjects

You Should Find Out How Far I Have Gootten Before You Talk I Am Canadas Only $5000 DJ Producer & Selector For A Reason

If You Can't Refute Or Show Facts To Prove Me Wrong Then You Have To Face The Truth

PS: Why Use The Fake Handle JimJim Say Who You Really Are
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