What Do TR-808, TR-909, and TB-303 in Music Mean?

You might have come across TR-808, TR-909, or TB-303, and you may be wondering what they mean in music. At first glance, these are only letters and numbers. However, they represent some of the most important musical instruments in the history of modern music.

The Progressive House Genre

In the late 1990s, the Progressive House genre emerged as a new, unique take on traditional house music and related electronic dance music (EDM) styles. Over the years, artists and DJs have immersed themselves in Progressive House music, both sticking to the original qualities and straying from the path a bit. So, what is Progressive… Continue reading The Progressive House Genre

Common Tempos of EDM Genres in Beats per Minute (BPM)

We can use the tempo of a song as part of classifying the music genre of the song. Knowing the common tempos of a music genre can help us understand that genre better, which can help, for example, to make songs for that genre. This post is about common EDM genre tempos.

Why Do People Like Electronic Dance Music (EDM)?

Some people don’t like electronic dance music (EDM), yet its popularity has only soared over recent years. So what is it about EDM that draws listeners in and keeps them coming back for more? Why do people like it?

Should I Learn to DJ or Produce First?

DJs and producers are the people we rely on to bring entertainment to our lives. DJs play the music that producers create. But if you want to do both, which is most important to learn first?