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Electro swing

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Electro swing, or swing house, is an electronic dance music genre that combines the influence of vintage or modern swing and jazz mixed with house and hip hop.[1] Successful examples of the genre create a modern and dance-floor focused sound that is more readily accessible to the modern ear, but that also retains the energetic excitement of live brass and early swing recordings. Electro swing groups typically include singers, musicians playing traditional jazz instruments (e.g. trumpet, trombone, clarinet, saxophone) and at least one DJ.

Some notable songs in the electro swing genre include "We No Speak Americano" by Yolanda Be Cool and DCUP, "Emergency" by Icona Pop, "Doop" by Doop, "A Little Party Never Killed Nobody (All We Got)" by Fergie, Q-Tip and GoonRock and "Bboom Bboom" by Momoland.

Notable artists

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  1. ^ "Electro-swing - Tonight we're going to party like it's 1929". The Independent. October 23, 2011. Retrieved September 8, 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Deluxe Interview (Chinese Man Records)". 2012. Archived from the original on February 5, 2015. Retrieved April 29, 2018.
  3. ^ "CARAVAN PALACE: CHART HISTORY". Billboard. Archived from the original on May 20, 2018.
  4. ^ "Yolanda Be Cool We No Speak Americano Chart History". Billboard. Archived from the original on November 19, 2017. Retrieved June 27, 2018.

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