This blog was written for primeloops.com – check them out for some ace samples and to see my blogs 2 months earlier!

Electronic Music has, to put it bluntly, changed the world.

Imagine a world without pumping 4-on-the-floor beats, soaring euphoric synths and bathroom-break-inducing basslines.   Sure we’d have sturdier bladders, but at what cost?

I’m Dave – the new recruit here at primeloops and I’ll be blogging twice weekly about all things electronica.   Since this is my first comissioned post, a history of dance music’s progression seems a logical and fun choice!

I’ll even make it a story for you.   Once upon a time, there was a misunderstood little genre called…

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I have been dancing to this genre for years without realising it.

Only recently after starting to research it have I twigged – there are a lot of artists that use the same sexy sound on their club bangers. This genre can keep the people dancing without missing a beat, taking them from the funky to the robotic and everything in between.

Electro House is the sound of the late 2000 decade. It’s time to understand it. Let’s ask some questions…

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I was fortunate enough to be able to test out the “Nexus” VSTi recently and I just HAVE to say something about it.

It is absolutely incredible.   The quality of the presets is unrivalled.   As a Reason user I just wish it was build into reason to avoid playing around with too many plugins, but it is definately worth the hassle.

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At the request of a message on Youtube, my third tutorial video has been uploaded!

Video Tutorial – Building a Trance Loop in Reason

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