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  1. a style of electronic dance music initially popularized in mid-1980s discothèques catering to the African-American, Latino, and gay communities, first in Chicago, then in New York, Detroit, and eventually Europe before becoming infused in mainstream

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  2. strongly influenced by elements of soul- and funk-infused varieties of disco

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  3. generally mimics disco's percussion, especially the use of a prominent bass drum on every beat, but may feature a prominent synthesizer bassline, electronic drums, electronic effects, funk and pop samples, and reverb- or delay-enhanced vocals

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  4. uptempo music for dancing, although by modern dance music standards it is mid-tempo, generally ranging between 118 and 135 bpm — about 10 bpm slower than disco

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  5. the descendant of the 1970s dance style of disco, which blended soul, R&B, funk, salsa, rock and pop with a progressive, pro-diversity message

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