Bass music is a term used to describe several genres of electronic dance music and hip hop music[1] arising from the 1980s on, focusing on a prominent bass drum and/or bassline sound. As one source notes, there are "many different types of bass music to fall into, each putting a different spin on one of music's loudest elements".[2] Typically, the bass sound is created using synthesizers and drum machines such as the influential Roland TR-808.

Electronic dance music genres of this type may include:

Hip hop genres of this type may include:

See also



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  5. ^ Richardson, Annie. "Why Future Bass is The Future of Bass Music". Relentless Beats. Retrieved 2021-02-07.
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  7. ^ "YourEDM: midtempo". Your EDM. Retrieved 2021-02-07.
  8. ^ "YourEDM: moombahton". Your EDM. Retrieved 2021-02-07.
  9. ^ Matthew Meadow (8 February 2021). "Diving Into "WAVE," The New Genre That's Destined To Blow Up In 2021". Your EDM. Wikidata Q106369426.
  10. ^ Juliane Reil (6 May 2017). ""Wave" erobert Londons Underground". Deutschlandfunk (in German). Wikidata Q106466879.