House music is a genre of electronic dance music that originated in the American city of Chicago, Illinois in the early 1980s. Became very popular in the mid 1980s. Early house music was generally dance-based music characterised by repetitive 4/4 beats and rhythms centred around drum machines. In 2012 House is the most popular form of dance music in the world, evident by the worlds most popular DJ, House DJ David Guetta, claiming the #1 Poll position of the DJ Mag 100 popularity poll.
House music has came about from different styles of music genres. Here they are: -Garage house -Boogie -Hi-NRG -Soul -Funk -Synthpop -Dub -Hip Hop DJ David Guetta #1 poll position of the DJ mag.
In the last year films like ‘Drive’ have been pushing the genre (House Music) forward. Because when people come and watch the film they will listen to House Music, and then the popularity of the House Music genre will grow even more.
Songs normal last between 3-4 minutes long. Normal played in bars and clubs by DJs. Album art work is very colourful, lots colours and a digital image as well as of the artist.
Deadmau5 (2005–present)Joel Thomas Zimmerman (born January 5, 1981), better known by his stage name deadmau5.In 2009, he was the best-selling artist on Beatport with more than 30,000 digital downloads with his singles "Not Exactly," "Faxing Berlin," and "Ghosts N Stuff”.
DJ David Guetta (1984-present)Pierre David Guetta (7 November 1967), known professionally as David Guetta. is a French house music producer and DJ. Originally a DJ at nightclubs during the 1980s and 1990s, he co-founded Gum Productions and released his first album, Just a Little More Love, in 2002.
The typical instruments used in a typical House music song are:- Sampler-Drum machine-Synthesizer-Turntables-Sequencer-Personal computer
SamplerA sampler (or, in the case of only playback, called sample player or Rompler) is an electronic musical instrument similar in some respects to a synthesizer but, instead of generating sounds, it uses recordings (or "samples") of sounds that are loaded or recorded into it by the user and then played back by means of the sampler program itself, a keyboard, sequencer or other triggering device to perform or compose music.
Drum machineA drum machine is an electronic musical instrument designed to imitate the sound of drums or other percussion instruments.
Synthesizer-Synthesizers: is a electronic instrument, what is able to produce sound by generating electrical signals of different frequencies. These electrical signals are played though a loudspeaker.-Synthesizer can usually produce a wide range of sounds.
TurntablesTurntablism is the art of manipulating sounds and creating music using phonograph turntables and a DJ mixer.The word turntablist was coined in 1995 by DJ Babu to describe the difference between a DJ who just plays records, and one who performs by touching and moving the records
SequencerA music sequencer (or simply sequencer) is a device or application software that can record, edit, or play back music, by handling note and performance information in several forms.
Personal computerA personal computer is any general-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and original sales price make it useful for individuals, and which is intended to be operated directly by an end-user with no intervening computer operator.