Acronym standing for "Intelligent Dance Music
," founded by acts from labels such as Warp Records, Rephlex Records and Ninja
Tune Records. Electronic music
made to listen to instead
of just dance to.
A catch-all term for electronic music utilizing
a typical 4/4 beat and a tired, rehashed melody looped for 7 minutes.
Aphex Twin, L.F.O., Boards of Canada
are some of the best-known IDM acts.