Monday, August 26, 2019

Classic EDM Beat 1

This dance is nearly 100 years old. In the 1930s a simple variation of this the basis of Swing music, in the 1970s Disco and now EDM. Cool. 

Here are some recent samples. Tempo range is 125-130 BPM.

Avicii

Wake me up https://youtu.be/IcrbM1l_BoI
Hey Brother https://youtu.be/6Cp6mKbRTQY


Deadmau5

"Right this second" uses a simple variation, the high hat is swung. The track is in 12/8 https://youtu.be/A67GQgoiinM
Strobe https://youtu.be/tKi9Z-f6qX4


Calvin Harris

Burnin' https://youtu.be/RLRtClGyGgo
Feeling so close https://youtu.be/dGghkjpNCQ8

What fun.

David

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