Electronic Music Genres

Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments and electronic music technology in its production. Today existing electronic music genres include many varieties of electronic music and range from experimental art music to popular forms such as electronic dance music. Below you can see some of the main electronic music genres.


Music genre

Trance music genres: 11


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House music genres: 22


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Progressive music genres: 4


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Techno music genres: 13

Drum and Bass

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Drum and Bass genres: 11

Music Styles

On this music site you can find a wide range of tunes from different electronic music styles. Although sometimes it's not easy to classify a tune either in on style or another, Opentracklist's intelligent music search engine is able to find similarities between different tunes after reviewing and analyzing them. This process ensures that Opentracklist's music search engine will only suggest those tunes that could really have a close match with the tunes you are looking for.

Below you will find the list of the most popular music styles in electronic music that are currently supported by Opentracklist's music search engine. This number is constantly growing, so more music styles will be supported soon!

Trance Music Styles

Acid trance, Classic trance, Dream trance, Euro-trance, Goa trance, Psychedelic trance, Hard trance, Neo-trance, Tech trance, Uplifting trance, Vocal trance.

Progressive Music Styles

Progressive breaks, Progressive drum & bass, Progressive House/Trance, Progressive techno.

Drum and bass Music Styles

Darkcore, Darkstep, Drumfunk, Drumstep, Hardstep, Intelligent drum and bass, Jump-Up, Liquid funk, Raggacore, Sambass, Trancestep.

Techno Music Styles

Acid techno, Detroit techno, Free tekno, Ghettotech, Minimal, Nortec, Rotterdam techno, Schranz / Hardtechno, Symphonic techno, Tecno brega, Techno-DNB, Techstep, Toytown Techno.

House Music Styles

Acid house, Chicago house, Deep house, Diva house, Electro house, Fidget house, French house, Freestyle house, Funky house, Ghetto house, Hardbag, Hip house, Italo house, Latin house, Minimal house/Microhouse, Rave music, Swing house, Tech house, Tribal house, UK Hard house, US garage, Vocal house.

Learning more about electronic music and the different music styles

Trance is a genre of electronic dance music that developed in the 1990s generally characterized by a tempo of between 125 and 150 bpm, repeating melodic synthesizer phrases, and a musical form that builds up and breaks down throughout a track. Read more about Trance music on Wikipedia.

Progressive is the term in electronic dance music that is often used to denote a novel stylistic development within a specific genre of dance music. For Progressive House and Progressive Trance the tempo generally ranges from 120 to 135 bpm. For Progressive Techno the range tend to be between 100 to 120 bpm. Read more about Progressive electronic dance music on Wikipedia.

House music is uptempo music for dancing, although by modern dance-music standards it is mid-tempo, generally ranging between 118 and 135 bpm. Tempos tended to be slower in the early years of house. Read more about House music on Wikipedia.

Drum and bass is a type of electronic music which emerged in the mid 1990s. The genre is characterized by fast breakbeats, typically between 160 and 180 bpm, occasional variation is noted in older compositions, with heavy bass and sub-bass lines. Read more about Drum and bass music on Wikipedia.

Techno is a type of electronic music that emphasizes the role of rhythm over other musical parameters being the design of synthetic timbres and the creative use of music production technology in general important aspects of the overall aesthetic practice. The tempo tends to vary between approximately 120 and 150 bpm, depending on the style of techno. Read more about Techno music on Wikipedia.