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Funktronica[1] is a musical genre derived from the fusion of electronica and funk.

Funktronica bands[edit]

According to Billboard, Particle is a "funktronica" band lead by artists such as GRiZ, Big Gigantic, and Gramatik.[2]

A popular leader of the Funktronia movement is GRiZ, a electronic saxophone-wielding producer hailing from Detroit Michigan. At 25 years old, he's already hailed as the leader of the genre, combining traditional elements with pop, hip hop, and bass.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Seymour, Jane Jansen (Nov 30, 2010). "Funktronica Jams: An Interview with Freekbass of Headtronics". PopMatters. Retrieved 16 May 2014. 
  2. ^ Waddell, Ray. "Particle To Fuel 'Beats of Peace' Tour". Billboard. Retrieved 16 May 2014.