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‘A Brief History of House Music’, The Evolution of Electronic Music in 4 Minutes [VIDEO]

Ever wonder how today’s electronic music came to be? The Eclectic Method blog has the answer with an interesting video entitled “A Brief History of House Music,” which takes us on a musical journey through the latter half of the 20th century.

The video begins with disco but quickly jumps to the music of the late 1970s to 1980s, the music that came to be known as electronica. It was during this time that American DJ and record producer Frankie Knuckles of Chicago’s “Warehouse” club launched this global house movement.

Curious what made the cut? You can find the full track list below as well as on the video’s Vimeo page.
 
Get transported back in time and then make your way to the electronic sounds of today!

Full track list

Donna Summer – I Feel Love (1977)
Jesse Saunders – On and ON (1984)
Jamie Principle – Your Love (1984)
Mr Fingers – Can You Feel It (1986)
Marshall Jefferson – Move Your Body (1986)
Phuture – Acid Tracks (1987)
The Night Writers – Let The Music (Use You) (1987)
A Guy Called Gerald – Voodoo Ray (1988)
Rhythim is Rhythim – Strings of Life (1989)
Black Box – Ride on Time (1989)
Ten City – That’s thw way Love is (1989)
Lil Louis – French Kiss (1989)
808 State – Pacific State (1989)
Joey Beltram – Energy Flash (1990)
KLF – What Time Is Love (1991)
Kerri Chandler – I got That Feeling (1992)
Robin S – Show Me Love (1993)
Reel 2 Real – I Like To Move It (1994)
Todd Terry – Jumpin (1994)
The Bucketheads – The Bomb (1995)
Josh Wink – Higher State of Consciousness (1995)
DJ Sneak – You C an’t Hide from your bud (1997)
Stardust – Music Sounds Better With You (1998)
David Morales – Needin U (1998)
Darude – Sandstorm (1999)
Felix Da Housecat – Silver Screen (2001)
Hary Choo Choo Romero – Night At The Black (2001)
Burufunk vs Cabon Community – Community Funk (Deadmau5 remix) (2007)  

 
 
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