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  UKG: UK Garage and Two-step - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the UK, where jungle and techno were strong at the time, Garage was played in the second room at Jungle parties (as counterpart to chill-out rooms at techno parties).
4x4 Garage is a variety of UK garage with a 4/4 time signature and drums consisting of a bass drum on each beat in the bar, similar in style to house music.
Since the "death" of garage in the mainstream and the increased popularity of grime, 4x4 has once again become the favoured drum pattern for producers of UK garage.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Speed_garage   (1845 words)

 A history of garage music
Garage is any of several different varieties of modern electronic dance music generally connected to house or disco.
What we now call garage is music which has evolved from the more soulful, more gospel-inspired parts of disco and it owes its emergence to the taste-making of DJ Tony Humphries at his club Zanzibar in Newark, New Jersey.
Garage is not to be confused with "garage rock", a genre of punk music.
www.jahsonic.com /Garage.html   (1137 words)

 A history of dance music
Nowhere is the influence of electronic music on popular music greater than in the field of dance music.
Four to the floor or four-on-the-floor is a type of dance music characterized by a steady, uniformly accented beat in 4/4 time, popularized in 1960s, and disco music of 1970s.
Tracing the history of ideas about music and dance in Western culture and the ways in which dance music is produced and received, the authors assess the importance and relevance of dance culture in the 1990s and beyond.
www.jahsonic.com /Dance.html   (975 words)

 And We Danced - Paradise Garage
DJ Larry Levan presided over the Garage (as it was lovingly known) and inspired a reverence from club audiences unsurpassed in the history of Dance music.
The Dance music genre Garage is a lasting tribute to the club's importance to Dance music history.
Throughout its history, the clientele of Paradise Garage was predominately fl, Latin, and gay, but as its reputation grew, key figures in Dance music from all backgrounds came for the Paradise Garage experience.
www.andwedanced.com /venues/pgarage.htm   (757 words)

 Garage - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Garage (house), a building or a residence for storing a car
Parking garage, a building serving as a public parking facility
Garage (dance music), a form of electronic dance music
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Garage_(disambiguation)   (137 words)

 dance music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
One of the interesting things about dance music is that if you heard a song, say techno, it would be impossible to identify who it was by (as is possible in other forms of music, such as rock or jazz,) unless you knew.
Since dance music was invented vinyl (large fl plastic disks with the analogue sound cut into it) has been the preferred format of, for one simple reason: it paves the way for the DJ.
And they do not have to be playing dance music- rock, jazz, vocal, even classical are often used (sometimes humorously.) Another aspect of turntableism in scratching: when the record is pulled and pushed backwards and forwards under the needle, creating an extremely distinctive and rhythmic sound.
www.sonicattack.com /dance2.htm   (1038 words)

 What is UK Garage? SoulChampion.com
UK Underground Garage is a blanket term that comprises some of the most original forms of underground dance music to ever come out of the UK.
Garage on the other hand was wide open and basically became the public outlet for new ideas in music and a pathway for British youth interested in music and sound production to make something of themselves.
The scene and music went back underground and re-invented themselves again several times, spawning other variations including Breakstep or Breakbeat Garage a combination of what was going on with 2-Step UK Garage at the time with heavier breakbeats and an emphasis on the bassline.
www.soulchampion.com /what-is-uk-garage.html   (2042 words)

 UKGarage music, Garage wars
UK garage, the freshest British dance music for a decade, is in the throes of an improbable revolt.
Amazingly, for a form of music that defined the urban underground, there is now even that most British of institutions, a UK garage committee.
Just as the music is moving closer to rave, so there are echoes of a similar storm that beset drum'n'bass, another urban British music form with close links to garage that grew out of the early 90s rave scene and threw up the celebrity producer Goldie.
www.ukgaragechat.com /articles/garagewars.html   (1655 words)

 Music » Styles » Hip-Hop » House | All About Jazz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Intrafunk - Intrafunk is a series of nights featuring the most creative and innovative artists all across the dance music spectrum, with a specific focus on the fusion of house, soul, funk and jazz, utilizing new school technology tools to bring out old school moves and grooves.
Spiritualized Music - Promoting all the good soulful and spiritual music out there that is seemingly lost amid all the standard-formula club music prevalent in the UK and US.
Vybemuzik - A dance music magazine and resource center on the web, specializing in house, tribal, techno, jungle, garage, trance, drum and bass and trip hop beats.
www.allaboutjazz.com /cgi-bin/bands_artists.cgi/musician_seek/Styles/Hip-Hop/House   (891 words)

 EuroDanceHits.com - Dance Dictionary
With today's fusion of so many varied music styles, many titles that could be classified as trance-techno, techno-house, disco, deep-dub and acid house (the original and purest form of progressive house), have been lumped together in the nondescript progressive house.
Garage started in New York's club “Paradise Garage” located in Greenwich Village and thus term: "Garage" music was used to describe the style of music that was played there.
This is music that is too progressive to fit the general house definition yet not as dark or hard as trance or techno-house.
www.eurodancehits.com /dict.html   (2800 words)

 History and music archive of Classic House, Rave, Garage and Disco Classics
European music, spanning English electronic pop like Depeche Mode and Soft Cell and the earlier, more disco based sounds of Giorgio Moroder, Klein and MBO and a thousand Italian productions were immensely popular in urban areas like New York and Chicago.
One of the reasons for their popularity was two clubs that had simultaneously broken the barriers of race and sexual preference, two clubs that were to pass on into dance music legend - Chicago's Warehouse and New York's Paradise Garage.
Although the scene was later to degenerate with an increasingly narrow musical policy, ludicrously numerous DJ line-ups and suffer from gangster style promoters who saw how much money could be made, at the time it was incredibly broad.
www.anthems.com /archive.php   (771 words)

 SJSU School of Music & Dance - Events
All School of Music and Dance concerts and other listed events below are open to the public in addition to the university community.
Event parking is $8 and is available in the SJSU 7th Street Parking Garage, located at the corner of 7th Street and San Salvador in downtown San Jose.
The School of Music and Dance is located just beyond the Event Center building, and faces a double row of palm trees.
www.music.sjsu.edu /admin/events/index.html   (189 words)

 Crisis in House Music? - The Official Report
While reports of the death of House music may be premature, there's definitely a widespread feeling that things are pretty bad at he moment.
People who claim that we don't need categories in dance music, that there's only 2 types of music - good or bad - are natives idealists who never had to handle the realities of writing about selling dance music.
It was an attempt to clarify the differences between the camps; an attempt to guide real "garage" lovers towards a music that was becoming sullied by the unsoulful outpourings of those who had no understanding of musical history or of what "we" look for in uptempo dance music.
www.keme.net /~carl/crisis.htm   (1551 words)

 Larry Heard, Usa - Official Interview
To share an observation, it's not "house and garage in America" and "house and garage in Europe", it's "house and garage on a GLOBAL level".
A magazine in England, that I have recently gone back to and read from a few years back used to run a music column that was devoted to USA House and Garage.
I've worked with a lot of vocalists in my musical pursuits, including Donell Rush, Sheila Hutchinson [lead singer of The Emotions], David Hollister [formerly with Teddy Riley's "Blackstreet"], Kriss Coleman and numerous others and I think that Robert is one of the few who is not trying to be like some other singer.
www.garage-music.com /larryheard.htm   (2707 words)

 Matt Jam Lamont - UK Garage Music
In common with many Djs who fell in love with music at that time, he was captivated by the sounds of Grand Master Flash and the Hip Hop greats.
Heavily influenced by his older brothers' musical tastes (he bought the records), Matt was brought up on a staple diet of Hip Hop, Rare Groove and the sounds of the Disco legends like Earth Wind and Fire.
Karl was engineering and dancing with the pop group "Double Trouble" and Matt was producing with Spreadlove and Justin Cantor.
www.2step-garage.co.uk /dj_profile/matt_jam_lamont.htm   (1013 words)

 Dance Music Resource   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The sound of UK Garage Music had started to develop around about1995 and had been given a number of different names that described the music, for example Speed Garage, London Garage and the Sunday scene.
The term Speed Garage is a term that was used by people who didn't really know much or even understand much about the music.
There were a number of club nights in and around the London area that were promoting the sound of UK Garage Music with the likes of Release the Pressure, The Loft, and Garage City, playing out the best in UK Garage in order to build up the UK Garage vibe.
www.undergroundtunes.net   (163 words)

 Dance Music - Encyclopedia FunTrivia
N Trance was one of the first bands to combine electronic and rap music together.
The "MTV Music Generator" had DJ Skribble as the spokesperson and appeared in a very funny commercial as well.
Responsible for classic dance tracks such as "My Beat" and "Do You Remember House?", Josh Milan and Kevin Hedge form the duo Blaze, which have almost become a quality certificate in the house music scene.
www.funtrivia.com /en/Music/Dance-Music-6736.html   (1368 words)

 The-Arena - Arts and Entertainment - Music - Styles - Dance - House - Garage Category   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A UK record label producing garage music with producers such as DJ Para, Dirty Rascal, Highly Skilled and Anita Kelsey n Gordon Hulbert as Toyshop.
A young female UK Garage MC representing the garage scene, with pictures, sound files and her own lyrics.
Garage Net by Adrian Champion and Marcia Carr, with DJ profiles, artist profiles and label profiles.
www.the-arena.co.uk /directory.asp?Category_ID=1521   (524 words)

 Reggae Music? - WWW.GARAGE-MUSIC.COM - Soulful House | Deep House | Uk/2-Step Garage | Disco House | Funky House |
When Djs and Dj/producers of the UK started making their own brands of dance music, dub and remix techniques and bass-heavy sound balances of Reggae gave them the "blueprint" of how things should shape up.
When "roots reggae -or back to africa topical music" - music carried the "swing" in the 1970s in Britain’s young fl communities, there were a large number of fl kids in the UK who didn’t feel part of roots and culture.
Lovers Rock Reggae was one of the few times when UK Reggae gown Reggae music has influenced t Jamaica Reggae music to such an extent, that artists of the nature as Dennis Brown (RIP), Gregory Isaacs and Johnny Osbourne spent more of their time in London than Jamaica.
www.garage-music.com /reggae2.html   (1127 words)

 Talking Music
Of all forms of electronic dance music, house arguably has the richest tradition of colorful DJs and legendary clubs.
These early DJs, like Larry Levan at the Paradise Garage in New York City, or Frankie Knuckles at the Warehouse in Chicago, would loop the drum breaks of disco records, so as to provide seamless hours of dance music.
Many attribute the name "house" to the Warehouse, where the music was being defined.
partners.nytimes.com /library/music/031300dj-house.html   (486 words)

 Reggae Music? - WWW.GARAGE-MUSIC.COM - Soulful House | Deep House | Uk/2-Step Garage | Disco House | Funky House |
I'm not saying that "other music's" haven't played their part in shaping the "English dance music sound and culture" and the Usa - Rap/Hip Hop culture that is a multi - million dollar industry today.
With that Jamaica music culture that was transported to England,Canada and the Usa during those times was always going to have a massive effect on how fl dance music culture shaped itself in those countries.
Please listen to this wonderful doucmentary that was done by BBC radio (here in England) about the music scene and culture that is Reggae music.
www.keme.net /~carl/reggae.html   (820 words)

 Mirago : Arts: Music: Styles: Dance
About.com: Dance Music - Weekly guide to dance music with artist and DJ interviews, contests, MP3s, CD and vinyl reviews, top ten charts with RealAudio, new release picks and message board.
Djhistory.com - Last Night a DJ Saved my Life, a book telling the story of dance music from the perspective of the DJs.
Resource of Dance Music - Guide to UK releases and information on all types of dance music including trance, house, rap, drum, and bass.
www.mirago.com /scripts/dir.aspx?cat=Top/Arts/Music/Styles/Dance   (444 words)

 house - dance Music - Peoplesound   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
House and garage music share the same origins, and both have a similar backbone - the flat four beat.
While house often features elements of electronic synth pop, Latin soul or jazz, garage has a more gospel-influenced, organic feel.
Garage music is named after the club where the music is thought to have originated - the Paradise Garage in New York.
www.peoplesound.com /music/dance/house   (83 words)

 Dance Music Shop - Software Services DJ Gear Distribution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
We stock house music, techno, trance, drum & bass, progressive house, breakbeat, tech house, electro, deep house, broken beat, hip hop, hard house, rap, garage, hardstyle, downtempo, happy hardcore, gabba, gabber, meappen, jungle, funk, rare groove, dub, reissues, CD, 2 step, acid, electronica, IDM, ambient, disco, breaks and much more.
Purchase records and CDs by category [house music, techno music, trance, drum and bass, jungle, breaks and beats, nu skool breaks, garage, downtempo, ambient, experimental, hiphop, roots, electro, hard house, progressive house, booty house, electronic and more.] DMS is a specialist record shop catering for DJ's looking for new releases and back catalog.
Enjoy browsing our massive catalog, buy music [vinyl or CD] from the mailorder shop Okay, so now you see why virtual instruments can be a boon to any studio, even one loaded up with hardware synths and drum machines.
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