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  Hardcore gets happy on The Final Chapter
Hardcore, the bad boy of techno music, surfaced in the late '80s and early '90s, and with the popularity of groups such as the Prodigy, the genre became all the rage in London.
One significant offshoot that evolved from hardcore is happy hardcore, which stands on the lighter side of its fiercer relatives.
Happy hardcore is repetitious and thrives on its ability to take listeners on a voyage of pure dance tracks it takes adrenaline and a love of dance to get into this album.
www.usc.edu /student-affairs/dt/V144/N52/04-hard.52d.html   (398 words)

  
 What Happy Hardcore is
Happy hardcore also features lots of break beats, although they are being dropped in favour of more techno sounds and stompy dutch inspired kicks.
Happy Hardcore is still on the 160, with loads of vocals and piano to lift it up and give it strength.
The reason for happy hardcore's tough climb to success on this side of the pond is mostly due to the unavailability of hardcore vinyl.
www.angelfire.com /ca3/corey/happecore.html   (1046 words)

  
  Happy Hardcore - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Happy Hardcore (aka israeli full on) is an offshoot of Psytrance, albiet one which takes itself more seriously and in general is treated with a far greater deal of gravitas than similar techno genres, including IDM and fnord trance fnord.
Happy Hardcore producers are reknowned for working with some of the most talented singers on the planet including Shakin' Stevens, Enya and Raptor Jesus and as such has possibly the widest appeal of any genre of dance music with fans including the Queen of England, Donald Rumsfeld and Metallica.
While Happy Hardcore legislation action groups such as DJ Hixxy, Scott Brown, and David Hasselhoff continue to fight for revision in legislation, their ties to fl nationalism groups like the National Front and Alchoholics Anonymous keeps them from being taken seriously.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Happy_hardcore   (351 words)

  
  Happy hardcore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Happy hardcore is a form of dance music typified by a very fast BPM (usually around 165-180), often coupled with male or female vocals, and saccharine lyrics.
Happy hardcore evolved from rave music around 1991–1993, as the original house music-based rave became faster and began to include breakbeats, evolving into breakbeat hardcore.
It was this merging of trance influences with hardcore that caused the birth of a new genre Freeform Hardcore.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Happy_hardcore   (1054 words)

  
 Hardcore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hardcore Emo, a style of music that existed primarily in the early-mid 90s, also known as Chaotic Emo
Happy hardcore, a form of dance music typified by a very fast tempo, female vocals, and saccharine lyrics
Hardcore (film), a 1979 film written and directed by Paul Schrader and starring George C. Scott.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hardcore   (359 words)

  
 - what is happy hardcore music?
Happy Hardcore is played at clubs and raves (big parties with several thousand people, sometimes outdoors) by DJs.
Initially Happy Hardcore and Jungle DJs would play side by side, but this has become less and less common - whether this is good or bad depends on who you speak to.
Initially a lot of the vocals on Happy Hardcore tracks were just short snippets taken from sample CDs or other tracks, but now original vocals are very common.
dcforum.whathelps.com /musichelps/forums/MellysMusic/1.html   (406 words)

  
 Rave.ca - Your Nightlife Network
Happy hardcore is a form of dance music typified by a very fast tempo (usually around 165-180 BPM), often coupled with male or female vocals, and sentimental lyrics.
Its characteristically 4/4 beat "happy" sound distinguishes it from most other forms of breakbeat hardcore, which tend to be "darker".
Happy hardcore evolved from rave music around 1991—1993, as the original house music-based rave became faster and began to include breakbeats, evolving into breakbeat hardcore.
www.rave.ca /?s=songs   (259 words)

  
 You'll be spinning to the sounds of Happy Hardcore   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Happy Hardcore is an ecstatic, furiously beat-driven combination of pianos, over-the-top vocals and high speed breaks, all clocking in at approximately 170 - 175 BPM (beats per minute).
DJ Anabolic Frolic is currently pushing Happy Hardcore across the state, spinning tracks on a massive club tour that, unfortunately, will not be hitting our area anytime soon.
Happy 2b Hardcore provides a winning sampler of the sound, most of which is nearly impossible to find domestically on vinyl in the United States.
www.stp.uh.edu /vol62/90/Lifestyl/Life1/Life1.html   (359 words)

  
 Urban Dictionary: Happy Hardcore
Happy hardcore is known as a fairly un-pretentious, D.I.Y. genre, with a dedicated group of listeners and DJ's.
Where happy hardcore is known for it's happy, almost cheesy, lyrics and sounds, Drum and Bass is a much more aggressive, hard-edged sound that is a much harder pill to swallow, so to speak.
Happy Hardcore was at it's peak in 1996.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=Happy+Hardcore   (821 words)

  
 N.C. Raves: Hardcore
Hardcore techno, for instance, is a rawer, faster form of techno music.
Hardcore isn't just an adjective, though, and "hardcore" [Audio] by itself is used to denote a fusion of punk, heavy metal, and techno, and was responsible for bringing over many in the industrial and metal crowd to the rave scene.
Happy hardcore [Audio] is a hybrid of hardcore and house music, in which piano riffs are juxtaposed with fast, pounding beats.
www.ibiblio.org /raves/stories/electronica/pages/hardcore.shtml   (155 words)

  
 What is Happy Hardcore?
Happy Hardcore is played at clubs and raves (big parties with several thousand people, sometimes outdoors) by DJs.
Initially Happy Hardcore and Jungle DJs would play side by side, but this has become less and less common - whether this is good or bad depends on who you speak to.
Initially a lot of the vocals on Happy Hardcore tracks were just short snippets taken from sample CDs or other tracks, but now original vocals are very common.
www.markwhite.com /HappyNET/links.html   (406 words)

  
 Happy Hardcore Rave Music MP3 & Gabber Techno :: Supporthardcore.com
If you're new to the rave scene you might be asking, "what is happy hardcore and gabber music?." Well, we're here to answer that question and bring happy hardcore music to the mainstream in the American rave scene.
Happy hardcore music is a form of rave music typified by a very fast tempo (usually around 165-180 BPM).
In the more recent past happy hardcore music has made a large re-emergence into the mainstream thanks in part to the efforts of the folks here at supporthardcore.com and our record label Thumper Records.
supporthardcore.com   (670 words)

  
 Happy Hardcore - Free Music Downloads - MP3 Downloads - Download.com Music
Hardcore, gabba, speedcore - fast but not always hard.
Happy hardcore hails from the U.K. breakbeat/hardcore culture of the mid-'90s.
Gabber (or gabba) is a related offshoot of the hardcore techno scene, with tempos often exceeding 200 bpm.
music.download.com /2001-8366_32-0.html   (147 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Happy 2B Hardcore, Vol. 4: Various Artists: Music
Happy 2b Hardcore: Chapter 4, a compilation mixed by Anabolic Frolic, brings all the frenetic thrills associated with this extreme subgenre.
Aggressively tactless, happy hardcore embraces all that is cheesy.
Happy hardcore is probably one of the sub-genres of techno music I haven't really looked into but really should.
www.amazon.com /Happy-2B-Hardcore-Vol-4/dp/B00004HYKY   (556 words)

  
 HappyHardcore.com - The most popular hardcore dance music site in the world
Happy Hardcore was thought to be started with a track by Slipmatt called SMD.
There was the happy side that bands like q-tex, ultrasonic, ratpack who were bringing out the happier side to dance music, then there people like grooveryder and co who started off the jungle scene.
But real happy harecore did start to evlove from 2 step hardcore into 4 beat about 94, and by 95 it all started coming in.
www.happyhardcore.com /forums/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=1233   (289 words)

  
 Happy Hardcore {FYI} – mizi303’s Journal – Users at Last.fm   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Happy hardcore is a form of dance music typified by a very fast BPM (usually around 165-180), female vocals, and saccharine lyrics.
Its characteristically 4/4 beat "happy" sound distinguishes it from most other forms of breakbeat hardcore, which tend to be darker.
Happy hardcore evolved from rave music around 1991–1993, as the original house music-based rave became faster and began to include breakbeats, evolving into breakbeat hardcore.
www.last.fm /user/mizi303/journal/2005/12/20/46765   (377 words)

  
 Happy Hardcore   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Happy Hardcore, often categorized by the bouncing bass-lines and the rolling piano breaks.
Happy Hardcore is one of the fastest growing types of Hardcore in Europe, it being popular with our Dutch, Spanish, Italian and German neighbours.
Happy Hardcore is a loose description for many different styles of music, but mostly it is categorized by the bouncing bass, piano breaks, soul stiring string riffs and happy-trippy lyrics.
website.lineone.net /~proffitts/happy.htm   (242 words)

  
 DJmag.com Clubbing News: Happy Hardcore Clubbing 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: )
You may think it sounds like marbles rattling inside a metal dustbin, but nothing it seems will be able to stop the happy hardcore juggernaut from dominating the UK clubscene in 2006.
The number of hardcore clubnights has certainly increased in the last 12 months, and hardcore events are now some of the most well attended parties in the country.
“Hardcore events have the most electric of all atmospheres, it’s just like it was back in the day,” she adds.
www.djmag.com /clubbing023   (836 words)

  
 Ink 19 :: Happy 2b Hardcore
Canadian DJ Anabolic Frolic released the purported final Happy 2b Hardcore mix album back in 2001, but in the finest horror movie tradition, he manages to squeeze just a little bit more life out of a buried zombie.
Rather, this is a dizzy club ride through incessantly gleeful hardcore, with, as the cover promises, a lower speed limit of 140 bpm.
If psychotically happy, chemically induced grinning is your idea of a good time, then invite your friends over, tell 'em to bring the strobe lights, and put this one on.
ink19.com /issues/april2003/musicReviews/musicH/happy2bHardcore.html   (178 words)

  
 DJ Shaun - Xperience Happy Hardcore mixed by Scott Brown
At its release this was one of the very few happy hardcore albums that were widely available in North-America.
For those of you who are big fans of the Happy 2b Hardcore series you will surely enjoy this album.
Happy 2b Hardcore Chapter Six – The Final Chapter mixed by Anabolic Frolic (2001)
www.djshaun.net /xperiencehappyhardcore.htm   (139 words)

  
 Happy Hardcore
Happy Hardcore (which I will refer to as HHC often) is "a sub-genre of Hardcore that maintains the fast-pace, hard hitting rhythms, but adds similarly-fast synthesizer/piano runs and vocal samples altered to make the most soulful diva sound like a warbling chipmunk.
The Happy Hardcore genre has been slowing down recently (hence Final Chapter perhaps?), and I'm glad for this shift to a softer, less abrasive style.
Let's see, how to put this: Not as good as most of the Happy 2b Hardcore(s), but as good as (maybe a little better than) most of the Happy Hardcore Foundation(s).
www.kungfo0.org /cgi-bin/cd.cgi   (1323 words)

  
 spacekitten.org: What is Happy Hardcore?
Basically, it is a sub-genre of dance music that is hard (160-185 beats per minute, kickdrums, 4/4 time signature) and happy (cheesey lyrics, piano lines, and an emphasis on the melody).
I enjoy other types of hardcore too, but the "death death death!" of the gabber-types is too grating.
(my quintissential classic happy hardcore record) I have a genuine physical reaction, the tracks I love can always make me smile so when I'm having a shitty day it is what I turn to.
www.spacekitten.org /2004/10/what-is-happy-hardcore.html   (679 words)

  
 Uk Happy Hardcore - Welcome to the core of hardcore - Massive update coming very soon! - Music
Welcome to my Happy Hardcore web site, if you don't know what Happy Hardcore is. Well its the best form of music known to man. Hardcore is better than Dance, house or Club music because its better and doesn't depress you like the others.
This site is totally about hardcore if you are not from the Uk.
Happy Hardcore is also called 4 Beat,Hard Techno or something like that.
maxpages.com /happyhardcore - http://www.maxpages.com/happyhardcore   (183 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: The Ultimate Happy Hardcore Album: Mixed By Dougal & Vibes: Music: Various Artists   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This album is a MUST have for all happy hardcore fans, for a tenner its a bargin.
I come from trance, and this was my intro to hardcore, and I love the synths and beats, especially Disc.
this is definitely and excellent hardcore album, and a bargain at only £9.99, i would recommend it to anyone.
www.amazon.co.uk /Ultimate-Happy-Hardcore-Album-Dougal/dp/B0000AM6P6   (744 words)

  
 Uk Happy Hardcore - Welcome to the core of hardcore - Massive update coming very soon! - Music   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Welcome to my Happy Hardcore web site, if you don't know what Happy Hardcore is. Well its the best form of music known to man. Hardcore is better than Dance, house or Club music because its better and doesn't depress you like the others.
This site is totally about hardcore if you are not from the Uk.
Happy Hardcore is also called 4 Beat,Hard Techno or something like that.
maxpages.com /happyhardcore - !http://www.maxpages.com/happyhardcore   (183 words)

  
 UM City - Happy Hardcore   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Happy hardcore is a genre of electronica which can be between 160-190 beats per minute.
I've been listening to Happy Hardcore since 1996.
Seems like you don't like the chipmunky voice, but there are a lot of labels pushing the harder side of happy hardcore.
www.u-magazine.com /city/threads.php?threadid=6154   (602 words)

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