Vorwerk - Vietnam/Cambodia by DarkOscillators in Hardstyle

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Genre: Jumpstyle

Year: 2006

Vinyl Version is called Vietnam, while CD version is called Cambodia. Both are the same song though.

Davide Sonar - Techno Boheme (Davide Sonar Mix) by DarkOscillators in Hardstyle

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Year: 2006

Julian DJ & Davide Sonar - Beat by DarkOscillators in Hardstyle

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Year: 2004

Fun Fact: This is the first ever Hardstyle Album

We Are The People of the Apocalypse by DarkOscillators in collapse

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In my opinion this is one of the better opinion pieces and analysis on Collapse and our current situation. Thoughts?

Southstylers - Pounding Senses (Deeper Inside Remix) by DarkOscillators in Hardstyle

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Original Mix is from 2003, This remix is from 2007. My personal favorite Hardstyle Song :D

Coca - Extreme Voice (2004) by DarkOscillators in Hardstyle

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Year: 2003

Dark Oscillators - Stereophobia (2006) by DarkOscillators in Hardstyle

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Lol no, just chose my username to be that of one of my favorite Hardstyle Groups that were active in the 2000s. Probably should of made it something else, haha. I thought I'd post one of my favorite tracks from the group and It would be fitting with the username.

Well there is no one definition of Hardstyle, really. It's a very broad genre that got its influence early on from Hard Trance and Hardcore, with BPM around 150-175, the kicks being hard, reversed bass and dark melodies. This in-depth video is really good about the history. And then you have Q-Dance which is the major organization of Hardstyle Raves, Festivals, etc. (and Other Harder Styles Genres). There is also b2s, Bass Events and much more. To sum it up Hardstyle is the parent term, with there being specific "styles" of Hardstyle, Such as Euphoric, Raw, Early (~1999-2006), and Classic (2007~2011)

And then there are the other genres of Hard Dance Music like Hardcore/Gabber which has much faster BPM (175+). Rawstyle is pretty much Hardstyle, in the same BPM range but with kicks being "Raw" and Harder as well as having more aggressive sounds. There is also Frenchcore which has a bit softer kicks but very fast BPM. Uptempo/Terror which has very aggressive sounds, hard, fast, distorted kicks (Uno Doi Hai La Noi). Jumpstyle is both a dance and a genre of music (Which unfortunately died, though the dance is still alive). The Genre lived from ~2003-~2009 and consisted of a slower BPM and an unique kicks. Hard Trance I don't know too much about, this would explain it better. Hard Tekk, I know nothing about other than the fact that it seems like all the songs are in German and that it is very underground.

That sounds really cool! I'll check out some of that stuff. I know about Happy Hardcore but not the others.