Hardstyle

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Hardstyle festival Qlimax in 2008

Hardstyle is a kind of electronic dance music (EDM).[1] It mixes techno and hardcore styles of EDM. Hardstyle started in the late 1990s to early 2000s in the Netherlands. As it has aged, hardstyle has mellowed out. It has developed new kinds of hardstyle over the years. "Euphoric hardstyle" contains melodies and often vocals tell stories. Famous hardstyle artists include The Prophet, Headhunterz, Brennan Heart and D-Block & S-te-Fan.

There are many hardstyle festivals around the world. Defqon.1 is held every year in the Netherlands and Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.[2] Qlimax is also held in the Netherlands yearly.

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  1. "Hardstyle". Q-dance. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  2. "Defqon.1". Q-dance. Retrieved 15 September 2018.