EDM for the unenlightened


Electronic Dance Music (EDM) is a vast and unending genre of music. Many people aren’t sure what to listen to. Here is a short introduction to EDM for those who haven’t enjoyed it before

Let’s leave the history and the technicality out of the equation. Just enjoy these songs and branch out, starting from a slower tempo (beats per minute – BPM) to a quicker and more intense sound.


Downtempo (average 90 BPM)
Bonobo – Kong

Air – Alone in Kyoto

House (100-135 BPM)
David Guetta and Avicii – Sunshine

Swedish House Mafia – Don’t You Worry Child

Trance (130-160 BPM)
Above & Beyond – Alchemy

Armin Van Buuren – Drowning

Drum and bass (150-170 BPM)
DJ Fresh – The Feeling

Rudimental – Powerless

Dubstep (average 140 BPM)
Mord Fustang – A New World

Arkasia – Fall of the Republic


EDM festivals to attend before you die

Goa, India




Boom, Belgium




Amsterdam, The Netherlands




Ultra Music Festival
Miami, The United States of America



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