Disco, House, And Techno Music, Jesénia M. Jackson

Disco, House, and Techno music all originated from European and Italian origins. They all used shifted the use of technology in the music industry by making it a prominent and dominant factor in their music. House music bean in the Southside of Chicago in the 1970s. Compared to Disco and Techno music, House music was known to be “deeper”, “rawer” and was constructed for people to dance. Disco music on the other hand, emerged in the 1970s as well, and incorporated dance, flamboyant outfits, and bright lights. Disco music’s success came through the movie, Saturday Night Fever (1977), where the soundtrack featured music from the Bee Gees. Finally, Techno music is a form of electronic dance music and emerged in the 1980s. Techno music merged the sounds of synth, pop, and Italo-disco with funk. Additionally, they used synthesized beats and vocoder voices.

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