Hardstyle Radio Stations

Hardstyle (or hardbass) is genre of electronic dance music (edm). It draws upon influence from other dance genres such as hard trance, hard house, gabber and hardcore. Its heavier style incorporates a four to the floor kick drum pattern, an off-beat gabber style bassline and hard trance inspired synth lines and chord progressions. Hardstyle was influenced by gabber. Hardstyle has its origins in the Netherlands where artists like DJ Zany, Lady Dana, DJ Isaac, DJ Pavo, DJ Luna and The Prophet, who produced hardcore, started experimenting while playing their hardcore records. The first Hardstyle events, like Qlubtempo, took place at the beginning of the 21st century. The first few years of hardstyle were characterized by a tempo of around 140–150 BPM, a compressed kick drum sound, a short vocal sample, a screech and the use of a “reverse bass”, which can be heard on the offbeat after each kick. After several successful editions of Qlubtempo and Qlimax, Q-dance registered the word hardstyle as their brand on the 4th of July 2002. Around 2002, more hardstyle labels emerged. Fusion (with artist as DJ Zany and Donkey Rollers) and Scantraxx (founded by Dov Elkabas) are two of the Dutch labels that started to bring out hardstyle tracks around that time.

Studio Sounds Radio

Düsseldorf, Germany

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