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Dance Music – Electronic Dance Music

What do we know about Dance Music and Electronic Dance Music, from a historical, progressive and now point of view?

Dance Music – Electronic Dance Music History.

There are early examples of electronic dancing music going back as far as the 1960’s which includes Jamaican dub music. Along with The Yellow Magic Orchestra in the late 1970’s and the disco music of Giorgio Moroder also in the 1970’s.

EDM or electronic dance music also called club music, dance and dance music is a broad range of percussive electronic music genres. Disc jockeys or DJ’s as they are now called made or created seamless selections of tracks largely for nightclubs.  Usually called a mix the skill was to play live with segueing from one recording to another.

During the 1980@s and early 90’s  raves, club culture and festivals appeared. EDM was born and the Dance Music, Electronic Dance Music industry hasn’t looked back since.  

Dance Music – Electronic Dance Music in Europe

Moving into the mid to late 1990’s EDM acquired mainstream popularity in Europe. Dance Culture and the acceptance of it was not universal with mainstream media staying hostile. Unfortunately, The Music and Electronic dance music brought with a drug culture and governments at all levels tried to stop the spread of rave culture.

However, during the early 2010’s the term “electronic dance music” and the initialism “EDM” along with “dance music” was accepted by the music industry with the music press trying to rebrand rave culture.

Today a specific EDM brand is more of an umbrella term for multiple genres, and sub-genres including trance, dubstep, house, techno, and drum and bass to name a few. You can find more on the History of Electronic Dance Music by visiting HERE


Phuket Island Radio and Dance Music – Electronic Dance Music

Our radio station was established in 2008 and has provided a mix of music genres through the last decade, not only to Phuket listeners but also via online, mobile apps and a number of specialist radio portals such as Tune In and Streema.

In 2010 following our implementation of our BBC Broadcaster agreement we were given the opportunity to represent some of the biggest International EDM and dance producers in the World.

We welcomed such names as Armin van Buuren, Carl Cox, Judge Jules, Paul Oakenfold, and have subsequently rolled out shows from Nicky Romero, Adam Beyer, John Digweed with others wanting to join our schedule. 


with John Digweed
Tuesday Night
22:00 til 00:00

Release Yourself

with Roger Sanchez
Wednesday Night
22:00 til 00:00

A State of Trance

with Armin Van Buuren
Thursday Night
22:00 til 00:00


Planet Perfecto

with Paul Oakenfold
Friday Night
22:00 til 00:00


As you can see, this is a stellar line of top names. 

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Phuket Radio Shows Dance Music every night, online and on air.

Mark Brown

presents CR2 Live & Direct
Saturday Night
20:00 til 21:00


Protocol Radio

with Nicky Romero
Saturday Night
21:00 til 22:00


Fire It Up

with Eddie Halliwell
Saturday Night
22:00 til 23:00


Drum Code

with Adam Bayer
Saturday Night
23:00 til 00:00


The Latest Dance Music and Electronic Dance music news from our providers around the World.

Global Warm Up

with Judge Jules
Saturday Night
00:00 til 02:00


In The Mood

with Nicole Moudaber
Sunday Morning
02:00 til 03:00


Catch up with all the latest Dance Music and Electronic Dance Music NEWS from around the World

  • Tiësto & John Christian Team Up For Big Room Blaster “Can You Feel It”
    Just in time for Ultra Miami Tiësto has just released ‘Can You Feel It', a big room club track collaboration with John Christian through his label Musical Freedom. “John and I have been friends for a while and when we’re in the studio together magic happens!” said Tiësto. “This will be a ... read more
    Source: EDM SaucePublished on 2019-03-23
  • Saint Gabriel Drops Tropical Infused Jam “Forever Young” featuring Michael Jo
    Mysterious new dance producer Saint Gabriel has just dropped a tropical-infused future house jam “Forever Young” featuring the sultry and seductive vocals of Michael Jo. “Forever Young” has one of the most unique drops I've heard in a while mixing tropical house and future house, and it sounded WAY better than I ... read more
    Source: EDM SaucePublished on 2019-03-23
  • Beatport Finally Adds Bass House Category & We’re Loving It
    Beatport just recognized bass house as an official genre category and to be honest — it’s about time. Part of the beauty of Beatport is its user-friendly interface and breakdown by genre. The ability a music lover has to go down the rabbit hole of any given category ... read more
    Source: Your EDM .com sitePublished on 2019-03-24
  • Listen To Deadmau5’s 2019 Essential Mix With New testpilot Music
    Deadmau5 went on BBC Radio 1 last night for his first solo Essential Mix since 2008. Over 10 years later, a lot has changed, both for deadmau5 personally and in the dance music world. For starters, Deadmau5 has a new alias to bring along for the ride: testpilot. The ... read more
    Source: Your EDM .com sitePublished on 2019-03-24