Electro House is a fusion genre of house music and electroclash, that came into prominence in the 2000 decade. Stylistically, it combines the minimal-processed four to the floor beats commonly found in house music with harmonically rich analog or digital basslines, abrasive high-pitched leads and the occasional vocal tone, piano or string riff. The tempo of this genre ranges approximately from 120 to 135 bpm. The premises of electro house are thought to have originated from the fusion of tech house and electroclash in the early 2000s. By 2004, a subgenre known as electrotech became popular in some parts of Europe (Italy, Germany, and Austria), from where it has spread to France and the UK in 2005, before eventually reaching North America and the rest of the world in 2009. Electro house is often shortened to “electro” in informal speech. Electro House has many subgenres, my favourite one is Electro Disco.
Benny Benassi was the first DJ to have directly experimented with Electro House music in 2004, his succesful single “Satisfaction” is agood example of this music genre. Other famous DJs of the classic Electro House scene were Global Deejays, Royal Gigolos, Vinylshakerz, and Mylo. Princess Superstar & Luciana Caporaso were the first female singers to provide vocals to Electro House songs. In the present day, African American singers such as Akon, Will.i.am, Kid Cudi and Kelis are starting to work with Electro House producers, like David Guetta, who won a Grammy last year.