A Primer on Electro-Soul


Electro-soul is the name of the sub-genre halfway between trip-hop and UK Garage with heaping spoonfuls of blues, funk, disco, dubstep and bass pushed into it. Pretty Lights is one of the pioneers of this style, and he can be seen describing it 10 seconds into his appearance at Counterpoint Festival here:

This style has started to make it’s way into the public consciousness slowly over the last several years, and White Raver Rafting does a great job discussing its roots and some of its more dedicated players such as GRiZ, Gramatik, Break Science and Artifakts.


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