Timeline of electronic music genres

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A timeline of electronic music genres with date of origin, locale of origin, and music samples.

Genre Date of origin Local of origin Music sample
Ambient Early 1970s
Industrial music September 3, 1975 [1] United Kingdom
Hi-NRG 1976-77 United States
Space disco ~1977 Europe
Synthpop 1977–80 Germany, Japan, England
Breakbeat 1970s United States

Chiptune Late 1970s–early 1980s Japan
Electro Early 1980s United States (New York & Detroit)
Italo disco Early 1980s Italy, Spain
New Beat Mid-1980s Belgium
House music Mid-1980s Chicago, United States
Techno Mid-1980s Detroit, United States
Rave Late 1980s United Kingdom
Drum and bass early 1990s United Kingdom
Goa-trance, Trance music Late 1980s, Early 1990s Germany

Hardcore techno (or simply Hardcore) early 1990s Netherlands
Dubstep Late 1990s—early 2000s London, England, United Kingdom

Glitch music 1990s Germany

References[edit]

  1. ^ In the interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-52cFgFNlRc at 21:46, Genesis P-Orridge, for the first time, specifies the origin date and origin location of the term Industrial Music - Monte Cazassa and Genesis P-Orridge coined the term Industrial Music on Sept 3, 1975 in a park in The London Borough of Hackney, UK.