01) Deeperise, Mr.Nu & Tolgah – Just To Me (Original Mix)
02) Toly Braun – What You Want (Roman Depthsound Remix)
03) Robosonic, Masta Ace – Good Old Feel feat. Masta Ace (Original Mix)
04) Markus Quittner – Sneaky Keys (Original Mix)
05) Heston – Some More
06) Micky More, Andy Tee – Soul Heaven (Alright) (Right To Life Remix)
07) Tom Ferry – Ralla (CASSIMM Remix)
08) Roland Nights – The Tribe
09) Addex – The Line Control (Original Mix)
10) The Manuel Portio – Risky Business (Original Mix)
Tags: House, Deep House, Vocal House, Sensual House, Sexy Deep House, Podcast, DJing, DJ Set, DJ Mix, Live DJ Set, Live DJ Mix,
Time: 60 Min
House music is a genre of electronic dance music (EDM) that originated in Chicago during the early 1980s. It is characterized by its repetitive 4/4 beat, which typically ranges from 120 to 130 beats per minute (BPM), and features a strong emphasis on rhythm and groove. House music is known for its infectious basslines, soulful vocals, and the use of synthesizers and drum machines.
Key features and subgenres of house music include:
- Four-on-the-Floor Beat: House music is built around a consistent four-on-the-floor beat, where a kick drum hits on each downbeat (1, 2, 3, 4). This steady rhythm provides the foundation for dancing and is a hallmark of the genre.
- Melodic and Harmonic Elements: Many house tracks incorporate melodic and harmonic elements, including catchy piano chords, vocal hooks, and soulful melodies. These elements add depth and emotion to the music.
- Subgenres: House music has evolved over the years, giving rise to numerous subgenres such as deep house, tech house, progressive house, and vocal house, each with its own distinct characteristics and influences.
- Vocals: While not all house tracks include vocals, many feature vocalists delivering lyrics that can range from introspective and emotional to uplifting and anthemic. Vocal house is a subgenre that places a strong emphasis on vocals.
- Sampling: House music often incorporates samples from classic disco tracks, funk, and R&B songs. Producers use these samples to create recognizable hooks and pay homage to the roots of dance music.
- Acid House: Acid house is a subgenre of house music known for its use of the Roland TB-303 synthesizer, which produces distinctive “acid” sounds. It emerged in the late 1980s and played a significant role in the evolution of electronic dance music.
- DJ Culture: House music is closely associated with DJ culture, and many house tracks are designed for mixing and blending in a DJ set. Extended versions with long instrumental sections are common.
- Global Influence: House music quickly spread from its Chicago roots to become a global phenomenon. It has influenced many other electronic music genres and remains a foundational element of modern dance music.
Prominent house music artists and DJs include Frankie Knuckles, Larry Heard (Mr. Fingers), Frankie Bones, Derrick May, and newer artists like Disclosure, Calvin Harris, and Martin Garrix. House music continues to evolve and adapt to new trends while maintaining its core elements of rhythm, groove, and soul.
Whether in clubs, festivals, or underground scenes, house music remains a beloved genre for dancers and electronic music enthusiasts worldwide.