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  Electronica - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Electronica is a rather vague term that covers a wide range of electronic or electronic-influenced music.
Prior to the adoption of "electronica" as a blanket term for more experimental dance music, terms such as electronic listening music, braindance and intelligent dance music (IDM) were common.
In the mid-1990s electronica began to be used by MTV and major record labels to describe mainstream electronic dance music made by such artists as The Chemical Brothers (who had previously been described as big beat or chemical breaks) and The Prodigy, although even at this stage it was not a particularly incisive term.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Electronica   (859 words)

 CEC - eContact! 6.3
Third, and most significant to electronica as a whole, was his creation of the first studio-based dance 'tracks'.
'Electronica', as a loosely defined genre, is the synthesis of two indistinct lineages: studio innovation, and the commercialisation of the synthesizer (and to a somewhat lesser extent, the drum machine).
Electronica has changed in the 90s, but the changes have been closely guided through time by releases of commercial technology and the resultant ripples sent throughout our society.
cec.concordia.ca /econtact/Issues_in_ea/Digs.htm   (5218 words)

Electronica is a rather vague term (which appears to have originated in the United States) that covers a wide range of electronic or electronic-influenced music.
In the early 1990s electronica began being played in clubs in Europe and North America, and although known for being more abstract and experimental than techno, it often has an underlying rhythm.
In the mid-1990s it began to be used used by MTV and major record labels to describe the professionally produced and more single oriented electronic dance music made by such artists as Chemical Brothers and The Prodigy.
www.jahsonic.com /Electronica.html   (1155 words)

 PIXELSURGEON | Reviews | Events | Ars Electronica 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Prix Ars Electronica has developped into the most important prize in media art - Golden Nicas are for media art what the Oscars are for movies.
The Ars Electronica Festival is putting in a considerable effort to not only address the visiting nerds and geeks, but to offer also a program geared more towards the general public.
For its 25 year celebration the Ars Electronica Festival avoided the most obvious trap and was not overly self-celebratory.
www.pixelsurgeon.com /reviews/review.php?id=514   (1507 words)

 Urban Dictionary: electronica
Electronica, commonly called techno, is more or less a form of electronic/computer based dance music that is popular with younger crowds.
Its not known who exactly started electronica, but several DJs and artists from Detriot, Germany, France, and the UK have helped evolve the music form since the late 60s and early 70s when it first appeared to larger amounts of listeners.
Generally, it will be found next to an equally small "dance" section that carries the more danceable stuff, while electronica section carries more listening music.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=electronica&f=1   (416 words)

 The Roots of Electronica
These activities form the real roots of electronica and make it - which may sound trivial - music from the 20th century.
There were some important pioneers (Kraftwerk), there was the dark European electronic music (New Order, Front 242), there was the light American Disco (Giorgio Moroder), and there was the Funk (James Brown).
Electronica evoluted from these European and American electronical and rhythmical roots into House, Techno, Breakbeat and Jungle.
phobos.plato.nl /e-primer/theroots.htm   (805 words)

 CD Baby: CD Baby: ELECTRONIC music you will love. - from indiepro
A direct and no-nonsense meeting of ambient and glitchy electronica, Soft Rendition specializes in "freeform post-rock-jazz-IDM for contemplation and blissful uncertainty".
Demonstrating influences as varied and wide as Pink Floyd, Boards of Canada and Mogwai, their feel for setting an atmosphere and bringing it to life with creativity and innovation is rock solid.
One of the all-time classic electro tracks - which, since its original release in 1981 has influenced a whole generation of producers and groups - is here reinterpreted by some of the foremost contemporary exponents of the electronica genre.
www.cdbaby.com /style/electronic/from/indiepro   (749 words)

 A Review by The Phantom Tollbooth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Electronica '98 is the second title released by the unnamed performers, the first being a decent ska album.
Though Electronica lacks the big-name talent of My King, Audio X does a good job of placing the right music with the right message to bring a message of hope and salvation to the listener.
I would suggest you take the time to listen to Electronica ?98 on your next visit to your local Christian bookstore if you are interested in something different from the norm or if you need a four-minute pick-me-up sermon.
www.tollbooth.org /reviewm/audiox.html   (328 words)

 Electronica's Trip to the Country By Gerald Marzorati
It gets called "organic electronic music" or "folksy electronica" or, more frequently, "electronic pastoral." None of it sells much, even by modest electronic-music standards, though its influence can be heard and felt in two of the most adventurous hit albums of the last two years: Radiohead's Kid A and Björk's Vespertine.
It has nothing at all to do with the songs of the rural American South, and only intermittently with songs, period—like all electronica, it's mostly a music of soundscapes, of mounting and ebbing atmospherics and grooves.
Edwards' music ranges from a kind of English-folk electronica, with pretty melodic passages that echo sea shanties and the like, to sunny (and witty) computer-beep evocations of nature at work: Wayfarer happens upon keypad.
www.slate.com /?id=2065610   (1188 words)

 Urban Dictionary: electronica
electronica music ravers techno dance dj beat match cdj deejay disc jockey indie rave scratch spin
It comes in many forms including trance, acid jazz, jungle, trip-hop, drum and bass, house, and countless other sub genres.
Electronica has been around longer than Ravers know.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=electronica&f=1   (416 words)

 The History of Electronica
The term ‘Electronica' is used to describe a genre of music that relies on the digital and analogue manipulation of sound.
The groups 1991 release of ‘Charly' which ‘captured the euphoria, the energy, the sense of humour, and the shared excitement of being part of a massive underground adventure.'became the first crossover ‘rave' hit on the British pop charts.
Ambient is a blanket term used to describe a broad range of music from the experimental ‘background' compositions of the late-'70s by Brian Eno, to the experimental electronica of the 1990's and beyond.
www.geocities.com /EnchantedForest/Meadow/8887/elect   (7452 words)

 Electronica: Prequel
Finally, after a year and a half, I've finished the next installation of Electronica.
This is only a prequel, so you don't neccessarily NEED to watch the rest of the series, but it would help a lot.
That game was pretty good but i don't think you need that mortal enemys room in the end and the ending suckes..........
www.newgrounds.com /portal/view.php?id=84449   (112 words)

 Electronic music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In house, techno and drum and bass pioneers such as Juan Atkins, Derrick May, Goldie, A Guy Called Gerald and LTJ Bukem are still active as of 2003.
Commercially successful artists working under the "electronica" rubric such as Fatboy Slim, Faithless, Fluke, The Chemical Brothers, Daft Punk, The Crystal Method, Massive Attack, The Prodigy, Orbital, Propellerheads, Underworld, Überzone, Björk and Moby continue to release albums and perform regularly (sometimes in stadium-sized arenas, such has the popularity of electronic dance music grown).
Some DJs such as Paul Oakenfold and John Digweed have reached true superstar status and can command five-figure salaries for a single performance.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Electronic_music   (3039 words)

 IndieFeed: Electronica/Dance
Gaudi and Antonio Testa on IndieFeed Electronica Dance

Phasic is feeding at the IndieFeed Electronica channel.
Pants Pants Pants is feeding on IndieFeed's San Fransisco, Alternative/Modern Rock and Electronica Channel.
radio.weblogs.com /0141318/categories/electronica/rss.xml   (988 words)

 Ambient / Chillout / Electronica : Point of Good Origins   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ambient / chillout / downtempo / techno / electronica free mp3 samples to download brought to you by the Point of Good Origins, composer of electronica.
Calling all TV/Game/Film producers/Directors, remixers, DJ's, producers, artists and electronica fans - All title tracks from the "Road to Mandelbrot" are available for download for non-commercial use or remixing possibilities.
Please contact for terms and conditions regarding both commercial and non-commercial use of the music as permission must be granted by myself before use.
www.goodorigins.co.uk   (602 words)

 Laidback Electronica / Home
After his first release here at Laidback Electronica, which has been highly appreciated by a lot of downloaders, this new release will finally bring more of his great music to us.
Laidback Electronica is proud to present a remix by master of laidback electronica, Lackluster, of another one of those great artists, Ilkae.
The second release on Laidback Electronica will be an EP by Icotec.
www.laidbackelectronica.com   (1068 words)

 Electronica - Free Music Downloads - MP3 Downloads - Download.com Music
He injects the old-school PLUR idealism with light-hearted samples and radiant, early morning synth chording before shifting gears to a more fist-pumping rave style locked down with some hard-hitting, four-to-the-floor beats.
Electronica is a blanket term that describes electronic music, but it mainly references a style in which the use of electronic technology (drum machines, synthesizers, samplers) takes a role in the creative process.
Experiments by such pioneers as Russian physicist Leon Theremin and later Robert Moog and Don Buchla brought electronic sounds and keyboard synthesizers to the public arena.
music.download.com /2001-8362_32-0.html   (268 words)

 AmbionicA Productions - Ambient Electronic Music, Industrial, Electronica, EBM
The sounds of AmbionicA© are a unique blend of dance, industrial, EBM, and new age electronica.
The music is combined with the all new concept of playing LIVE video, together to create a full multimedia, sensory overload presentation.
Neurogod - hybrid of dark electronica and darker industrial.
www.ambionica.com   (757 words)

 :: Arts :: Music :: Styles :: Electronica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Electronica is a term used to describe all sampler, computer and turntable based music, except for Hip Hop.
It has quicky fragmented into a number of smaller sub-genres, like Intelligent Dance Music, Trip Hop, Ambient, Jungle, Drum N Bass, Bigbeat etc.Some of the prominent electronica bands are Moby, The Prodigy, The Chemical Brothers, Fatboy Slim, Tricky, Massive Attack, The Future Sound of London, The Crystal Method, Orbital and Leftfield.
A point to be noted is that Electronica is a very vast term, and the bands mentioned above illustrate this very feature of electronica music.
www.localadsearch.com /Arts/Music/Styles/Electronica   (423 words)

 Real Radio Guide - Electronica/Dance Radio Stations
A variety of chill electronica and trip-hop for the sophisticated lounge cat.
Popular dance tunes cross-pollinated with the most chart-impacting elements of hip-hop and electronica.
A bold mix of progressive electronica ranging from Techno to Trance.
radio.real.com /electronica_dance?pageid=radio.home-ns&pageregion=nav   (229 words)

 Technorati Tag: electronica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
ClubThings.com: for Ravers and Clubbers All the rave, club, and circuit music, toys, gear, gadgets, goodies you are looking for.
This page shows blog posts, photos, and links that have been tagged electronica.
Posts tagged Electronica per day for the last 30 days.
www.technorati.com /tag/electronica   (500 words)

 Electronica music. World-wide Orders.
We stock a small but high quality (and expanding) selection of electronica music CDs.
Influenced from scenes of Antarctica and barren tundric wastelands of snow blizzards and Ice capped mountains, Thin Films captures a beauty in the harsh reality of life in extremes.
The self titled release from the wonderfully named 'Rumpistol' (Danish for Spacegun), blends intricate beats, synths and samples into an addictive soup of electronica and chillout!
www.ambientmusic.co.uk /electronica_music.html   (289 words)

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