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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 led by artists such as GRiZ, Big Gigantic, and Gramatik.[2]

A popular leader of the funktronica movement is GRiZ, a electronic saxophone-wielding producer hailing from Detroit Michigan. At 25 years old, he is 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.