dance music

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dance music

n
1. (Music, other) music that is suitable for dancing
2. (Pop Music) Also called: dance pop music with a strong electronic rhythm
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dance music - a genre of popular music composed for ballroom dancingdance music - a genre of popular music composed for ballroom dancing
popular music, popular music genre - any genre of music having wide appeal (but usually only for a short time)
2.dance music - music to dance to
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
beguine - music written in the bolero rhythm of the beguine dance
bolero - music written in the rhythm of the bolero dance
carioca - music composed for dancing the carioca
conga - music composed for dancing the conga
flamenco - guitar music composed for dancing the flamenco
gavotte - music composed in quadruple time for dancing the gavotte
habanera - music composed in duple time for dancing the habanera
hornpipe - music for dancing the hornpipe
gigue, jig - music in three-four time for dancing a jig
landler - music in triple time for dancing the landler
mazurka - music composed for dancing the mazurka
minuet - a stately piece of music composed for dancing the minuet; often incorporated into a sonata or suite
paso doble - music in march time composed for dancing the paso doble; often played at bull fights
pavan, pavane - music composed for dancing the pavane
polka - music performed for dancing the polka
quadrille - music for dancing the quadrille
reel - music composed for dancing a reel
rhumba, rumba - syncopated music in duple time for dancing the rumba
samba - music composed for dancing the samba
saraband - music composed for dancing the saraband
tango - music written in duple time for dancing the tango
tarantella - music composed in six-eight time for dancing the tarantella
techno - a style of fast heavy electronic dance music usually without vocals
waltz - music composed in triple time for waltzing
ragtime, rag - music with a syncopated melody (usually for the piano)
jazz - a style of dance music popular in the 1920s; similar to New Orleans jazz but played by large bands
kwela - a kind of danceable music popular among black South Africans; includes a whistle among its instruments
Translations
tánczene

dance music

nmusica da ballo
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Possessing the sleek individuality of bands such as Crowded House and The Chills, Give Up Your Dreams does what it says on the tin - allowing the band's subconscious psychedelic dance rock to fly free.
Originally from the USA, Jupiter transplanted to the UK for a spell where he put together his sound that he calls Electro Dance Rock.
That's not necessarily a bad thing; Doves albums The Last Broadcast and Some Cities were amongst the finest of their era and Diamond Days and The Forest's psychedelic dance rock would sit comfortably on either.
Bombay Bicycle Club's fourth long-player is going great guns for its first five tracks of ecstatic dance rock in the Doves/Spiritualized vein.
Rolling Stone Magazine called the debut "spritely and melodic," while MTV said of the album "anthemic summer-ready dance rock.
The encore featured trumpet and guitars of almost violent intensity on French Open, before the band broke into the rhythmic dance rock of Two Steps, Twice.
Around 10,000 fans crammed in to the tent at RockNess and were treated to a frenetic set of highoctane futuristic dance rock mayhem.
As the return of Brian Eno to the production team promises, No Line is long on his signature moody atmospherics and astral blips and bleeps, and there's enough hard-edged dance rock ("Put on Your Boots" and "Stand Up Comedy") to maintain interest.
They've been described as `Chinatown dance rock,' but the Slants are far from a novelty act," Seattle music magazine The Stranger says.
Sharing the limelight at the Queens Hall will be Coventry's dance rock fusion pioneers Trailer, delivering blistering, brutal behemoths of sonic assault.
This guy's progressive dance rock has been used in Sony's PSP ads.
Their first long-play release is vindication for the fluoro-wearing masses who've been waiting for dance rock greatness to happen, because happen it does.