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EDM a $7B Industry

The origins of EDM

Electronic dance music is not a new genre. In fact, it’s been around for more than three decades. David Guetta, whose DJ days began in Paris in the late 80’s, recalls how the house/electronic music movement began when the disco era was ending. “There was a movement called ‘disco sucks’,” he says. “It was a shame to like disco, but then there was no music to dance to, so some DJs started to use old disco records, but the B-sides and the acapellas, and we began producing beats with drum machines.”

For more .. http://www.cnn.com/2014/12/18/world/how-did-edm-get-so-popular/index.html