Electro house is a form of
characterized by a prominent
between 125 and 135 beats per minute, usually 128.
Its origins were influenced by
The term has been used to describe the music of many
DJ Mag Top 100 DJs
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike
, with his track “
” released in 2002, is seen as the forerunner of electro-house who brought it to the mainstream.
By the mid 2000s, electro-house saw an increase in popularity, with hits such as the Tom Neville remix of Studio B’s I See Girls in 2005 (UK #11). In November 2006, electro-house tracks “
Put Your Hands Up For Detroit
Fedde Le Grand
remix of “
held the number one and number two spots, respectively, in the UK Top 40 singles charts.
Since then, electro-house producers such as
The M Machine