Spotify Traces The Origins Of The American EDM Boom



It truly is incredible how far electronic dance music has come. Starting from nearly nothing to becoming the catalyst behind some of the world’s biggest festivals, electronic dance music has played a massive role in the evolution of our culture. While it’s amazing how so many people participate in the events surrounding the music, very few actually understand its history and why the culture is the way it is. Seeing this, Spotify, made a short animation that will take viewers back to EDM’s origins in the United States and follow its progression to the beginning of PLUR, which many argue are the four pillars of dance music culture. Check it out below: