Finally updated: Ishkur's Guide to Electronic Music

I think it's been a decade or two, but there's finally a new version out that doesn't require flash and has a tonne more samples that aren't at stream-on-dialup kbps quality:


The writeups are delightfully sarcastic:

Some genres are virtually unlistenable but you can still appreciate them on an artistic or technical level even if you don't like them a whole lot.

Not the case with Noise because Noise is not music. Noise is exactly what it is: Noise. It is the sonic equivalent of eating human hair dipped in vaseline, and just as enjoyable.

But that's the point. Most people don't think a microphone feedback squeal is very appealing. And then there's the type of people who are like "Make that sound louder!" probably just to spite the people who hate it.

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For comparison, the old one is here: http://techno.org/electronic-music-guide/ (needs flash, really now only useful as a museum piece.)

And, they also made a small (only 15 hours) DJ set of probably all the genres in case you want some listening:




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