Electro (music)

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Electro, also known as electro-funk[1][2] is a genre with electronic music and early hip hop. It was influenced by the use of the Roland TR-808 drum machines,[3][4] and funk.[5][6]

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  1. "Electro-Funk > WHAT DID IT ALL MEAN ?". Greg Wilson on electrofunkroots.co.uk. Retrieved 2009-12-23.
  2. Rap meets Techno, with a short history of Electro. Globaldarkness.com. Retrieved on 2011-07-18.
  3. Gavin Weale (2001) The Future Sound Of Electro. Electroempire.com
  4. Reynolds, Simon (2013). Energy Flash: A Journey Through Rave Music and Dance Culture. Soft Skull Press. Retrieved October 4, 2014. The dominant style at Hard Summer, provided by artists like Zedd, Erol Alkan and Bloody Beetroots, is what's been tagged 'electro house', although to my ears it has little relationship with either house or electro (in the original eighties 808-bass-bumping sense).
  5. Electro itself is a musical style blending "funk & synthesizers with elements of hip-hop", according to Dent, Susie (2003). "The Language Report": 43. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  6. Sean 'P-Ski' P (1995) Electro – What Does It Mean?. Electroempire.com