Tag Archives: EBM

Here is an as-yet-unreleased remix by JD Twitch (of Glasgow’s world-renown Optimo club night) of HRH, a live act currently making waves in Edinburgh. HRH’s sound sits somewhere between the post-punk of PiL (front-woman Heather Craig’s tortured vocal style and impassioned live performances coming … Continue reading

  Balearic, or Balearic beat, adjective Spanish origin but formally cultivated by British DJs, Balearic came to be identified with a certain kind of mid-tempo (i.e. 100 – 120 BPM) dance music. Origins: Pioneered in the late-Eighties by certain key DJs on … Continue reading

Clubbers’ Decktionary: EBM

15 November 2011

EBM, proper noun, aka electronic body music, also industrial dance European, characterised by minimal composition, synthesised sound, metallic tones, socialist realist and sexual aesthetics and often a lot of irony, c. 1978 – 1987; heavily influenced by (and usually classified with) industrial; some cross … Continue reading