Definition of electronica
: dance music featuring extensive use of synthesizers, electronic percussion, and samples of recorded music or sound
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Meanwhile the late-90s major label electronica boom began to fade.
As the crowd tightened and hushed for the set, which included Vernon's falsetto, Dessner's guitar, and flute and French horn electronica, the mood felt decidedly inclusive, collaborative and experimental.
Successive Washed Out releases expanded Mr. Greene’s vocabulary across additional decades, incorporating live instruments and invoking psychedelia, trip-hop and ambient electronica: anything that could dissolve into a midtempo haze.
An artistic and commercial success created with producer Joel Little, it was distinguished by its innovative blend of electronica and dream pop as the platform for her distinctive lyrical perspective.
The highs and lows of navigating his new fatherhood is what Estornel poured into the record, a deep dive of ambient electronica, breakbeats and melodies, with dub and techno flourishes and guest vocalists.
A collider of classical music, rock, and electronica, Planetarium is unfailingly ambitious and intermittently dazzling.
With an emphasis on rock, rap and electronica, the Halloween weekend festival will roar into New Orleans' City Park, Oct. 27-29.
Led by composer and vibraphonist Matt DiBiase, this eight-piece collective of Oberlin Conservatory graduates combines jazz, fusion, R&B, rock and electronica.
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Origin and Etymology of electronica
probably from New Electronica, recording label of the British firm Beechwood Music Ltd.
First Known Use: 1980See Words from the same year
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Definition of electronica for English Language Learners
: a kind of popular dance music that is produced using electronic equipment (such as synthesizers)
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