house music

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house music

A style of electronic dance music with a heavy, synthesized bass and drum lines and rapid tempos, originally popularized at parties held in abandoned warehouses.

[After (The Ware)house, nightclub in Chicago where it was first popularized.]

House music



(Music, other) a type of disco music originating in the late 1980s, based on funk, with fragments of other recordings edited in electronically

house′ mu`sic

an up-tempo style of disco music characterized by deep bass rhythms, piano or synthesizer melodies, and soul-music singing.
[1985–90; probably after the Warehouse, a dance club in Chicago]
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Elisha Muyengwa, popularly known as Muyengwa, the nation's notable male house music songster has released his single titled Ke go e Neele featuring Teddy Ghost.
I wanted to give the whole song a very commercial feel and that is the reason why I kept the beat of the song focused on house music style.
ACID house music exploded on the Manchester scene in the late 1980s at clubs like the Thunderdome in Miles Platting and the Hacienda in Whitworth Street.
Flashmob, meanwhile, is one of the most acclaimed and instantly recognisable producers in house music.
com)-- Anahata Love Recordings releases a new double-album from DJ & house music producer OM Daddy this month titled "Chicago House Honey," donating 11% of profits to charity, and launches a record release party at Downtown Los Angeles art gallery - The Garage Gallery on Saturday, August 5th from 9pm-3am.
This year has seen a food fair, blockbuster films (alcohol and "street food" available of course) and, worst of all, on July 30 an event billed as "Ruins - Coventry's Newest Open Air House Music Festival".
A British independent record label specialising in house music recordings, events, artist booking and management, Defected Records, since 1999, have delivered track after track that has defined the scene, all adding up to hail them now as the ultimate global authority within the genre.
He may have started out DJing in Bristol and playing mainly reggae and indie music but it didn't take long for house music to become the means for him to show the world exactly what he was made of.
Middle Eastern hotels don't seem to realise how inappropriate their music choices are, with an almost obsessive adherence to playing house music at all hours of the day and night and at all venues.
BARRY: On Hubert Street showcases soul, boogie, disco and house music to a crowd brought up on a dancefloor diet of black american music, played at underground soul and house music events, Northern Soul all-nighters and such massive overground affairs as the Southport and Minehead Weekenders.
HOUSE music fans can look forward to the return of DJ Liam Farrell behind the decks at Blaq Velvet tomorrow night.
Retro at Tall Trees in Yarm was a monthly house music extravaganza adored by an army of fans - with as many as 6,000 people packing out the famous venue at each event.