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Electronic music Sub-genres?

Can someone give me a detailed explained of the sub-genres of electronic music?

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Just the main types and explanation not every single name copied from wikipedia.

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  • 10 years ago
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    This is a list of electronic music genres, subgenres and styles.

    Ambient

    Ambient house

    Ambient techno

    Dark ambient

    Drone music

    Illbient

    Isolationism

    Lowercase

    Rave music

    Breakbeat

    Acid breaks

    Baltimore Club

    Big beat

    Breakbeat hardcore

    Hardcore breaks

    Oldschool jungle

    Darkside jungle

    Ragga-jungle

    Hardcore Jungle

    Drum and bass (Intelligent jungle)

    Darkcore

    Darkstep

    Drumfunk

    Drumstep

    Hardstep

    Intelligent drum and bass (Intelligent jungle)

    Jump-Up

    Liquid funk

    Neurofunk

    Raggacore

    Sambass

    Trancestep

    Progressive drum & bass

    Broken beat

    Chemical breaks

    Florida breaks

    Nu skool breaks

    4-beat

    Turntablism

    Progressive breaks

    Chiptune

    Bitpop

    Game Boy music

    Nintendocore

    Video game music

    Yorkshire Bleeps and Bass

    Disco

    Cosmic disco

    Europop

    Euro disco

    Space disco

    Italo disco

    Nu-disco

    Downtempo

    Acid jazz

    Balearic Beat

    Chill out

    Dubtronica

    Ethnic electronica

    Moombahton

    New age music

    Nu jazz

    Trip hop

    Dub music

    Reggae

    Rocksteady

    Dancehall

    Electro

    Crunk

    Electro backbeat

    Electro-grime

    Electro hop

    Electropop

    Nightcore

    Electroacoustic

    Acousmatic music

    Computer music

    Electroacoustic improvisation

    Field recording

    Live electronics

    Live coding

    Musique concrète

    Soundscape composition

    Tape music

    IDM

    Experimental

    Glitch

    Electronica

    Berlin school

    Chillwave

    Electronic art music

    Electronic dance music

    Folktronica

    Freestyle music

    Laptronica

    Rave breaks

    Skweee

    Sound art

    Synthcore

    Electronic rock

    Alternative dance

    Dance-punk

    Dance-rock

    Dark Wave

    Electroclash

    Electropunk

    Ethereal Wave

    Grind

    Indietronica

    New rave

    Space rock

    Synthpop

    Synthpunk

    Trip rock

    Shoegaze

    Eurodance

    Bubblegum dance

    Eurotrance

    J-pop

    Italo dance

    Hardcore/Hard dance

    UK Hardcore

    Bouncy house

    Bouncy techno

    Breakcore

    Darkcore

    Digital hardcore

    Doomcore

    Dubstyle

    Gabber

    Happy hardcore

    Hardstyle

    Jumpstyle

    Makina

    Speedcore

    Terrorcore

    UK hardcore

    Hi-NRG

    Eurobeat

    Hard NRG

    New Beat

    House

    Acid house

    Chicago house

    Deep house

    Disco house

    Diva house

    Dutch house

    Electro house

    French house

    Freestyle house

    Funky house

    Ghetto house

    Hardbag

    Hip house

    Italo house

    Latin house

    Minimal house/Microhouse

    Progressive House

    Dream house

    Space house

    Swing house

    Tech house

    Tribal house

    US garage

    Vocal house

    Industrial

    Aggrotech

    Coldwave

    Cybergrind

    Dark electro

    Death industrial

    Electronic body music

    Futurepop

    Electro-Industrial

    Industrial metal

    Neue Deutsche Härte

    Industrial rock

    Noise

    Japanoise

    Power noise

    Power electronics

    Witch House/Drag

    Post-disco

    Boogie

    Dance-pop

    K-pop

    Progressive

    Techno

    Acid techno

    Detroit techno

    Free tekno

    Ghettotech

    Minimal

    Nortec

    Rotterdam techno

    Schranz / Hardtechno

    Symphonic techno

    Tecno brega

    Techno-DNB

    Techstep

    Toytown Techno

    Progressive techno

    Trance

    Acid trance

    Classic trance

    Dream trance

    Euro-trance

    Goa trance / Psychedelic trance

    Dark psytrance

    Full on

    Psyprog

    Psybient

    Psybreaks

    Suomisaundi

    Hard trance

    Neo-trance

    Tech trance

    Uplifting trance

    Orchestral Uplifting

    Vocal trance

    Progressive House/Trance

    UK garage

    2-step

    Bassline

    Breakstep

    Dubstep

    Funky

    Grime

    Speed garage (4x4)

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