Deep House

Deep house, a subgenre of house music, was born out of Chicago house music and 1980s jazz-funk and soul. Its origins are attributed to the music of Larry Heard. Heard released Mystery of Love in 1985 under the moniker “Mr. Fingers”. Thus, he set the stage...

Grime

Grime is a sub-genre of electronic music that originated in the early 2000s in London. It evolved from the style known as UK garage and incorporates elements of jungle, dancehall, and hip hop. The style is characterized by fast, syncopated breakbeats, typically at a...

UK Garage

UK garage, known as UKG, is an electronic dance music genre that debuted in England in the early to mid-1990s. Since then it has spread around the world. Garage house was the genre’s primary influence, although it also combines elements of R&B, jungle, and...

Chillstep

Chillstep is a subgenre of Dubstep dance music. It’s arguably more laid-back and less frenetic than its parent genre. The style blends the steady rhythms of Deep House, the strong basslines of Dub and Dubstep, and the laid-back elements of ambient music....

Breakbeat

Breakbeat is a concept and style that encompasses a variety of music sub-genres and originated in the UK. A “break” — a sequence of syncopated 4/4 drum beats that are typically sampled from Rock, Jazz, Hip-Hop, and Funk — defines it. Since the 1970s, the...