House music started in Chicago back in the early 1980s. Its style is electronic dance that was started by club DJs in Chicago. During that time house music was popular among Latino-American, African-American and the gay community. From the United States it slowly spread all over the world.
The word house music came from the Chicago club called “The Warehouse”. It was a dancing hub for Latino men and gay black people. The club ran from 1977 up to 1983. There was a sign written on the club “We play house music” hence the term house music was born.
In England, the music was received very well. From there, England started the spread and development of the music which helped other neighboring European countries accept it as well. This happened in the early 90s and peaked in the mind 90s.
If you have heard of a house music, you will know that there are different kinds of genres that are visible in a house music track. Many of which include funk and soul. The disco percussion is evident because of the use of bass drum on the bears. Aside from the drums, it mixes well with synthesizer baseline, funk, pop and electronic effects. Through the years, the music evolved and had generated sub-genres. Many of the subgenres include tropical house mix, deep house mix, disco house mix, electro house mix, funky house mix and garage house mix. All these genres incorporate the style of repetitive 4/4 beats format.
When compared to modern dance you can say that house music is a little off, but it is still designed for up-tempo dancing. The main element is the kick drum that is normally generated by either a sample or drum machine. The tempo usually range from 119 to 135 beats per minute.