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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

  • OMAIR Talks About New Music, A/S/L EP, and New Record Label in this EDMSauce Interview
    Recently, trance/progressive house producer, OMAIR, took the stage at the Boombox Artcar this past EDC Orlando. This was the talented producer's first time performing at the festival and he sure gave it his all. If you are a Trance lover or even just a progressive house die hard, then it's ... read more
    Source: EDM SaucePublished on 2018-11-16
  • EVENT REVIEW: EDC Orlando 2018
    This past weekend, Insomniac Events put on their 7th EDC Orlando with the biggest turn out yet with 110,000 people in attendance over two days. Acts included Kaskade, Illenium, Martin Garrix, Alison Wonderland, Bassnectar, Midnight Tyrannosaurus and more. There was a great mix of house and bass music, making it ... read more
    Source: EDM SaucePublished on 2018-11-16
  • Miami City Council Votes In Favor Of Ultra Music Festival’s New Venue
    Until this morning, the fate of Ultra Music Festival hung in the balance. The organizers put forth a new proposal to host the festival on Virginia Key, 10 minutes away from Bayfront Park. Among opposition from Rapture Music Festival and the residents of Key Biscayne (who do not belong to ... read more
    Source: Your EDM .com sitePublished on 2018-11-16
  • Diplo Casually Announces Upcoming John Mayer Collaboration
    Diplo is currently involved in three major collaborative groups, Major Lazer, LSD, and Silk City, in addition to his own solo projects as Diplo and head of Mad Decent. He also has a history of producing for or working with a number of artists including Pabllo Vittar, Sia, The Death Set, ... read more
    Source: Your EDM .com sitePublished on 2018-11-16