House-music definition

A style of electronic dance music with a heavy, synthesized bass and drum lines and rapid tempos, originally popularized at parties held in abandoned warehouses.
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A kind of synthesized electronic dance music with heavily syncopated rhythms, very low-pitched bass tones, and lyrics in a rap style.
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A particular type of electronic dance music with an uptempo beat and recurring kickdrum.
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Origin of house-music

  • After (The Ware)house nightclub in Chicago where it was first popularized

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the name of the Warehouse club in Chicago, where this style of music was invented

    From Wiktionary