Music genres similar to or like Disco

Genre of dance music and a subculture that emerged in the 1970s from the United States' urban nightlife scene. Wikipedia

  • Hip hop music

    Genre of popular music developed in the United States by inner-city African Americans and Latino Americans in the Bronx borough of New York City in the 1970s. Chanted. Wikipedia

  • House music

    Genre of electronic dance music. Created by disc jockeys and music producers from Chicago's underground club culture in the early and mid 1980s, as DJs from the subculture began altering disco dance tracks to give them a more mechanical beat and deeper basslines. Wikipedia

  • Techno

    Form of electronic dance music that emerged in Detroit, Michigan, in the United States in the mid-to-late 1980s. Generally repetitive instrumental music, often produced for use in a continuous DJ set. Wikipedia

  • Post-disco

    Term to describe an aftermath in popular music history circa 1979–1984, imprecisely beginning with an unprecedented backlash against disco music in the United States, leading to civil unrest and a riot in Chicago known as the Disco Demolition Night on July 12, 1979, and indistinctly ending with the mainstream appearance of house music in the early 1980s. Increasingly electronic character that soon served as a stepping stone to new wave, old-school hip hop, euro disco and was succeeded by an underground club music called hi-NRG, which was its direct continuation. Wikipedia

  • Dance-pop

    Popular music sub-genre that originated in the early 1980s. Generally uptempo music intended for nightclubs with the intention of being danceable but also suitable for contemporary hit radio. Wikipedia

  • Heavy metal music

    Genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom. With roots in blues rock, psychedelic rock, and acid rock, the bands that created heavy metal developed a thick, massive sound, characterized by highly amplified distortion, extended guitar solos, emphatic beats, and overall loudness. Wikipedia

  • Boogie (genre)

    Rhythm and blues genre of electronic dance music with close ties to the post-disco style, that first emerged in the United States during the late 1970s to mid-1980s. The sound of boogie defined by bridging acoustic and electronic musical instruments with emphasis on vocals and miscellaneous effects later evolved into electro and house music. Wikipedia

  • Rock music

    Broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United States and the United Kingdom. It has its roots in 1940s and 1950s rock and roll, a style which drew heavily from the genres of blues, rhythm and blues, and from country music. Wikipedia

  • Soul music

    Popular music genre that originated in the African American community in the United States in the 1950s and early 1960s. It combines elements of African-American gospel music, rhythm and blues and jazz. Wikipedia

  • Genre of uptempo disco or electronic dance music (EDM) that originated in the United States during the late 1970s and early 1980s. Particularly influential on the disco scene. Wikipedia

  • Form of electronic dance music that emerged in the New York metropolitan area in the 1980s. It experienced its greatest popularity from the late 1980s until the early 1990s. Wikipedia

  • Northern soul

    Music and dance movement that emerged in Northern England and the English Midlands in the late 1960s from the British mod scene, based on a particular style of black American soul music, especially from the mid-1960s, with a heavy beat and fast tempo . The northern soul movement generally eschews Motown or Motown-influenced music that has had significant mainstream commercial success. Wikipedia

  • Punk rock

    Rock music genre that emerged in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia. Now known as "proto-punk" music, punk rock bands rejected perceived excesses of mainstream 1970s rock. Wikipedia

  • Grunge

    Rock music genre and subculture that emerged during the mid-1980s in the Pacific Northwest U.S. state of Washington, particularly in Seattle and nearby towns. The early grunge movement revolved around Seattle's independent record label Sub Pop and the region's underground music scene. Wikipedia

  • Dance music

    Music composed specifically to facilitate or accompany dancing. It can be either a whole musical piece or part of a larger musical arrangement. Wikipedia

  • Variety of European forms of electronic dance music that evolved from disco in the later 1970s; incorporating elements of pop and rock into a disco-like continuous dance atmosphere. Many Euro disco compositions feature lyrics sung in English, although the singers often share a different mother tongue. Wikipedia

  • Genre of popular dance music, created in Poland in the late 1980s, initially known as sidewalk music or backyard music (muzyka podwórkowa). It is an urban folk music, popular in the mid-late 1990s, with its popularity peaking around 1995–1997. Language Dictionary Polish Publishing PWN defines the genre as a Polish variant of disco music, with simple melodies, and often indecent lyrics. Wikipedia

  • K-pop

    Genre of popular music originating in South Korea. While the modern form of K-pop can be traced back to the early 90s, the term itself has been popularized since the 2000s, replacing the term Gayo (가요), which also refers to domestic pop music in South Korea. Wikipedia

  • Blues

    Music genre and musical form which was originated in the Deep South of the United States around the 1870s by African-Americans from roots in African musical traditions, African-American work songs, and spirituals. Blues incorporated spirituals, work songs, field hollers, shouts, chants, and rhymed simple narrative ballads. Wikipedia

  • Indie rock

    Genre of rock music that originated in the United States and United Kingdom in the 1970s. Initially used interchangeably with alternative rock. Wikipedia

  • Trance music

    Genre of electronic music that emerged from the British new-age music scene and the early 1990s German techno and hardcore scenes. Developing in Europe, the genre was also gathering a following in the Indian state of Goa. Wikipedia

  • Drum and bass

    Genre of electronic music characterised by fast breakbeats (typically 160–180 beats per minute ) with heavy bass and sub-bass lines, sampled sources, and synthesizers. The style grew out of breakbeat hardcore and jungle in the United Kingdom during the early 1990s. Wikipedia

  • Jazz

    Music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States. It originated in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime. Wikipedia

  • 21st-century dance music genre associated with a renewed interest in 1970s US disco, as well as synthesizer-heavy 1980s European dance music styles. Especially popular in the mid-2000s, and experienced another small resurgence in the early to mid-2010s. Wikipedia

  • Musical genre that mixes rock subgenres with electronic dance music. Although largely confined to the British Isles, it has gained American and worldwide exposure through acts such as New Order in the 1980s and The Prodigy in the 1990s. Wikipedia

  • Style of house music originally produced by French artists, a popular strand of the late 1990s and 2000s European dance music scene and a form of Euro disco. The genre has also been referred to as "French touch", "filter house" and "tekfunk" over the years. Wikipedia

  • Genre of electronic music that developed in England in the early 1990s as part of UK rave scenes. Characterized by rapid breakbeats , dub reggae basslines, heavily syncopated percussive loops, samples, and synthesized effects. Wikipedia

  • Reggae

    Music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s. The term also denotes the modern popular music of Jamaica and its diaspora. Wikipedia

  • Genre of breakbeat dance music that originated in the central region of the State of Florida, United States. Florida Breaks originates from a mixture of hip-hop, Miami bass and electro that often includes recognizable sampling of early jazz or funk beats from rare groove or popular film. Wikipedia

  • Electro (music)

    Genre of electronic music and early hip hop directly influenced by the use of the Roland TR-808 drum machines, and funk. Records in the genre typically feature drum machines and heavy electronic sounds, usually without vocals, although if vocals are present they are delivered in a deadpan manner, often through electronic distortion such as vocoding and talkboxing. Wikipedia

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  • A unique effect can be created by striking an open hi-hat (i.e., in which the two cymbals are apart) and then closing the cymbals with the foot pedal; this effect is widely used in disco and funk.Drum kit-Wikipedia
  • Because the percussive breaks in funk, soul and disco records were generally short, Herc and other DJs began using two turntables to extend the breaks.Hip hop music-Wikipedia
  • Hip hop music was both influenced by disco music, as disco also emphasized the key role of the DJ in creating tracks and mixes for dancers.Hip hop music-Wikipedia
  • Philly soul music of the late 1960s–1970s is a highly produced version of soul music which led to later forms of popular music such as disco and urban contemporary rhythm and blues.Philadelphia-Wikipedia
  • With the rise of disco in the US and punk rock in the UK, hard rock's mainstream dominance was rivalled toward the later part of the decade.Hard rock-Wikipedia
  • Sales of heavy metal records declined sharply in the late 1970s in the face of punk, disco, and more mainstream rock.Heavy metal music-Wikipedia
  • The New York Times compared the "grunging of America" to the mass-marketing of punk rock, disco, and hip hop in previous years.Alternative rock-Wikipedia
  • Although punk rock was a significant social and musical phenomenon, it achieved less in the way of record sales (being distributed by small specialty labels such as Stiff Records), or American radio airplay (as the radio scene continued to be dominated by mainstream formats such as disco and album-oriented rock).Rock music-Wikipedia
  • However, Lovebug Starski, Keith Cowboy, and DJ Hollywood used the term when the music was still known as disco rap.Hip hop music-Wikipedia
  • After the decline of beat groups in the late 1960s the centre of rock culture shifted to London and there were relatively few local bands who achieved national prominence until the growth of a disco funk scene and the punk rock revolution in the mid and late 1970s.Lancashire-Wikipedia
  • Munich also played a significant role in the development of electronic music, with genre pioneer Giorgio Moroder, who invented synth disco and electronic dance music, and Donna Summer, one of disco music's most important performers, both living and working in the city.Munich-Wikipedia
  • Popular during the 1960s, the style became glossier during the 1970s and led to disco.Soul music-Wikipedia
  • As disco and funk musicians had hits in the late 1970s and early 1980s, soul went in the direction of quiet storm.Soul music-Wikipedia
  • By the 1970s, the term "rhythm and blues" was being used as a blanket term for soul, funk, and disco.Rhythm and blues-Wikipedia
  • Although primarily associated with mainstream white acts in the Seventies, Warner Bros.' distribution deals with smaller labels also brought it some success in the disco, soul and funk genres in the late 1970s and early 1980s.Warner Records-Wikipedia
  • Early 1970s recordings by The Detroit Emeralds, such as Do Me Right, are a link between soul and the later disco style.Soul music-Wikipedia
  • The rise of disco music in the 1970s continued this trend with the heavy use of string instruments in popular disco orchestras (e.g., Love Unlimited Orchestra, Biddu Orchestra, Monster Orchestra, Salsoul Orchestra, MFSB).Violin-Wikipedia
  • In the late 1970s and the early 1980s, it was widely used in the emerging disco genre by artists including Abba and Giorgio Moroder.Synthesizer-Wikipedia
  • In 1978, it was covered by French singer Sheila_(singer)">Sheila accompanied by the B. Devotion group, as a disco song, once more updating it to suit the musical taste of the era.Cover version-Wikipedia
  • The censored Raul Seixas or the humorous spiritualist Jorge Ben were slowly obscured by funk carioca, axé music and Brazilian disco.Singer-songwriter-Wikipedia
  • The city is the birthplace of many cultural movements, including the Harlem Renaissance in literature and visual art; abstract expressionism (also known as the New York School) in painting; and hip hop, punk, salsa, freestyle, Tin Pan Alley, certain forms of jazz, and (along with Philadelphia) disco in music.New York City-Wikipedia
  • Italy was also an important country in the development of disco and electronic music, with Italo disco, known for its futuristic sound and prominent use of synthesisers and drum machines, being one of the earliest electronic dance genres, as well as European forms of disco aside from Euro disco (which later went on to influence several genres such as Eurodance and Nu-disco).Italy-Wikipedia
  • From the mid-1960s on, as "rock and roll" was rebranded as "rock," later dance genres followed, leading to funk, disco, house, techno, and hip hop.Rock and roll-Wikipedia
  • In the 1970s, electronic music began having a significant influence on popular music, with the adoption of polyphonic synthesizers, electronic drums, drum machines, and turntables, through the emergence of genres such as disco, krautrock, new wave, synth-pop, hip hop and EDM.Electronic music-Wikipedia
  • Disco music owed a great deal to funk.Funk-Wikipedia
  • In the late 1970s, synths were used in progressive rock, pop and disco.Synthesizer-Wikipedia
  • On October 12, 1974 WBR and Phil Spector established Warner-Spector Records, but the label was short-lived and folded in 1977; most of its releases were reissues Philles Records recordings from the 1960s and the only new material released was two singles by the disco group Calhoon and a single by Cher.Warner Records-Wikipedia
  • In Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies (1981), Robert Christgau discussed the term "pop-rock" in the context of popular music's fragmentation along stylistic lines in the 1970s; he regarded "pop-rock" as a "monolith" that "straddled" all burgeoning movements and subgenres in the popular and semipopular music marketplace at the time, including singer-songwriter music, art rock, heavy metal, boogie, country rock, jazz fusion, funk, disco, black pop, and new wave, but not punk rock.Pop rock-Wikipedia
  • Beginning with the advent of beat match DJing, in which Bronx disc jockeys) including Grandmaster Flash, Afrika Bambaataa and DJ Kool Herc extended the breaks of funk records, a major new musical genre emerged that sought to isolate the percussion breaks of hit funk, disco and soul songs.The Bronx-Wikipedia
  • Italy was also an important country in the development of disco and electronic music, with Italo disco, known for its futuristic sound and prominent usage of synthesizers and drum machines, being one of the earliest electronic dance genres, as well as European forms of disco aside from Euro disco (which later went on to influence several genres such as Eurodance and Nu-disco).Italians-Wikipedia

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