Once those sounds came together, it sounded new and it sounded hard. Hardcore is the progenitor of more EDM and rave subgenres than any other. Almost from the moment the term was coined, it split into virulent subgenres: hardcore breakbeat in the U. I have ranked 10 hardcore techno tracks in order of impact. Southern California legend Ron D.
Hardcore also known as hardcore techno is a subgenre of electronic dance music that originated in the Netherlands and Germany  in the s. It is distinguished by faster tempos to BPM or more  , the intensity of the kicks and the synthesized bass in some subgenres ,  the rhythm and the atmosphere of the themes sometimes violent ,  the usage of saturation and experimentation close to that of industrial dance music. It would spawn subgenres such as gabber. To understand the emergence of hardcore one has to go back to the s and early s , to find signs of hard electronic dance music within industrial music.
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