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  • Detroit sound

    Detroit techno is an offshoot of Chicago house music. It was developed starting in the late 80s, one of the earliest hits being "Big Fun" by Inner City. Detroit techno developed as the legendary disc jockey The Electrifying Mojo conducted his own radio program at this time, influencing the fusion of eclectic sounds into the signature Detroit techno sound. This sound, also influenced by European electronica (Kraftwerk, Art of Noise), Japanese technopop (Yellow Magic Orchestra), early B-boy Hip-Ho
  • UK: 1986–early 1990s

    In January 1987, Chicago artist Steve "Silk" Hurley's "Jack Your Body" reached number one in the UK, showing it was possible for house music to cross over. The same month also saw Raze enter the top 20 with "Jack the Groove", and several further house hits reached the top ten that year. Stock Aitken Waterman's productions for Mel and Kim, including the number-one hit "Respectable", added elements of house to their previous europop sound, and session group Mirage scored top-ten hits with "Jack Mi
  • MUSIC-early 1990s

    The early 1990s additionally saw the rise in mainstream US popularity for house music. Pop recording artist Madonna released the house single "Vogue" in 1990, which became an international hit single and topped the US charts.[37] The single is credited as helping to bring house music mainstream

    A new generation of clubs like, Liverpool's Cream and the Ministry of Sound were opened to provide a venue for more commercial sounds. Major record companies began to open "superclubs" promoting their own acts. These superclubs entered into sponsorship deals initially with fast food, soft drinks, and clothing companies. Flyers in clubs in Ibiza often sported many corporate logos. A new sub-genre, Chicago Hard House, was developed by DJs such as Bad Boy Bill, DJ Lynnwood, DJ Irene, Richard "Humpt

    Towards the end of the 1990s and into the 2000s, producers like Daft Punk, Stardust, Cassius, St. Germain and DJ Falcon began producing a new sound out of Paris's house scene. Together, they laid the groundwork for what would be known as the French House movement. By combining the harder-edged-yet-soulful philosophy of Chicago House with the melodies of obscure Funk, state-of-the-art production techniques and the sound of analog synthesizers, they began to create the standards that would shape p

    2010s saw multiple new sounds in house music developed by numerous DJs. Sweden knew a prominence of snare-less minimal Swedish house with the emergence of Sebastian Ingrosso, Axwell, Alesso, Steve Angello, (These three formed a trio called Swedish House Mafia) Avicii, etc. Netherlands brought together a concept of "Dirty Dutch" house subgenre characterized by very abrasive leads and darker arpeggios, with prominent DJs Laidback Luke, Madeon, Mat Zo, Nicky Romero, Porter Robinson, Bingo Players,