Most Important Moments of Electronic Music History

It is not a surprise that electronic music is extremely popular among young people these days. Electronic music is played in many disco clubs and has a lot of fans in different countries all over the world.

The electronic music style actively develops and increases its popularity year after year. Special attention should be drawn to the fact that electronic music has an interesting history. There are the modern electronic music and the electronic music styles of the 20th century, and now in the 21st Century, its evolution has continued. In this article, let’s look at some of the most important moments of electronic music.

A lot of important events in electronic music history happened during the 1960’s. For example, the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center released its legendary album in 1961. The album included the songs of Babbitt, other 5 composers. As it is known, the album quickly gained the popularity among lovers of electronic music. Elektronmusikstudion is the center of electronic music that was established in 1964. The national center of electronic music is also known as “Sweden Electroacoustic Music.” Dr. Robert Moog is regarded one of the most famous people in the world of electronic music. He played a very important role in the development of the style. Dr. Moog invented the Moog Modular Synthesizer that was successfully applied in the electronic music.

Recently, some friends and I rented a limousine and had an amazing time (kudos to They had electronic music pumping on our excursion, and I haven’t had that much fun in a long time.

Electronic music actively developed during the 1970’s. The popular music group, Kraftwerk, was founded in 1970. Speech synthesis and music sequencers were actively used by musicians during 1972. The “Autobahn” album released by Kraftwerk began to gain the popularity in the world of electronic music in 1974.

The Winter Music Conference took place in Miami in 1985. The event was organized by Bill Kelly and Louis Possenti. Recording and editing software programs were introduced during the conference as well. In 1986, Marshall Jefferson produced its famous song called “Move Your Body,” which is best known for being the very first electronic music song with piano in its usage. Then in 1989, the electronic dance festival called “Love Parade” took place in West Berlin.

Ultra Music Festival (UMF) took place for the first time in Miami in 1999. Beatport online music store was launched in 2004.

The History of Electronic Music – Part II

Modern Electronic Music and Electronic Music of 20th Century
Electronic music appeared in the beginning of the 20th century. It is necessary to say that Electronic music developed very quickly. Today, electronic music continues to develop and attracts a lot of music lovers from all over the world. In this guide, we are going to talk about the modern electronic music and the range of electronic music in the 20th century.

The Electronic Music of the 20th Century
The electronic music of the 20th century appeared in 1916. A well-known art movement, Dada, played a very important role in the development of the 20th-century electronic music. The Dada movement was Continue reading The History of Electronic Music – Part II

The History of Electronic Music – Part I

Today, it is hard to imagine the world without electronic music. Electronic music is very diverse and has many styles. House, techno and trance are considered to be the most popular styles of electronic music. Obviously, electronic music is very popular among people of all ages these days. However, it is especially popular among young people. Moreover, its popularity continues to increase year after year.

A lot of people suggest that the electronic music has been invented recently. However, this opinion is absolutely mistaken. Special attention should be drawn to the fact that electronic music has a long and very interesting history. The history of electronic music began 50 years ago. Do you like electronic music and want to study its history? Here, we are going to tell you about the most important moments of the electronic music history.

Some artists started using electronic instruments in the 1960s. Electronic instruments were actively used by artists of such pop rock bands as The Beatles, Pink Floyd and others. Electronic instruments helped composers create great and very unusual sounds. So, they played a key role in the process of creating their music. It is necessary to say that the electronic music developed quickly and became very popular during 1970s. The electronic music developed especially quickly at the end of 1970s and beginning of 1980s.

For the first time the electronic music was introduced to a wide audience by Kraftwerk during the 1970s. Such bands as Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin also impressed the world with its new, interesting and very unusual music. Musicians of these bands actively used such instruments as synthesizer and vocoder in their work. Electronic music made a good first impression on musicians and music lovers from all over the world. So, it started gaining the popularity very quickly after being introduced into the music scene. Moreover, it turned into the disco music trend in the end of the ’70’s.

The electronic music style became more popular during 1980s. It would be interesting to know that most of the most well-known styles of electronic music like house and trance appeared during 1980s (this period of time is also known as the Synth Era in the history of electronic music).

The musicians of such legendary bands as A-Ha, Depeche Mode and Pet Shop Boys also played a very important role in the history of electronic music. So, music lovers could hear new sounds in the rock music produced by the musicians of these bands. Later, the electronic music was also used by the popular hard rock bands such as The Sisters of Mercy. As a result, a new form of music appeared.

The modern electronic music appeared during the 1990s. New genres of electronic music such as drum ‘n bass, and trance emerged during that period of time. The popular Fruity Loops software (also known as FL Studio) also was developed during the 1990s. This software allowed people to produce their own electronic music easily.

The popularity of Electronic Dance Music significantly increased during the 2000s (this period is also known as the EDM era in the history of electronic music). A lot of new songs and albums came out during this decade. Such genres of electronic dance music as dubstep and trance became very popular in the 2000s as well.

Obviously, the Internet has a huge influence on the development of electronic music. Popular social sites such as FaceBook, YouTube, SoundCloud and many others allow people to share electronic music with each other quickly. Promotion of electronic music has never been so easy. Today, everyone can create the own music and make it available to others in the Internet. You can even sell your electronic music on iTunes store and similar websites.

Dance music and dropping of the bass

Hey. This is Raven. I’m a big fan of electronic dance music. Big fan of raves, dancing til 6am, making friends, and enjoying my life.

I just want to blog about cool stuff since I like to write. Dance music has always been a passion, so as I was learning more about the history, I thought to write about it.

Stop back soon and I’ll get you some cool info. Thanks.

~ R