3 Part BBC Series, “How Dance Music Conquered The World”, Airs This Friday


An all new, 3-part BBC series titled Can You Feel It – How Dance Music Conquered The World, is set to air this Friday, September 21st.

This new series follows the history of dance music from its origins in disco to house, techno, acid house and the current mainstream EDM explosion. As BBC describes it:

House music is now one of the most popular music genres on the planet. The charts are packed with 4/4 tunes made or remixed by superstar DJs. The irresistible and relentless groove of the dance floor fills clubs and stadiums, themes the biggest TV shows and is the soundtrack to mega advertising. You can’t escape the beat. But how did we get here?

The first episode will will air on BBC 4 at 10pm on Friday. “The Beat” explores the evolution of dance music’s signature 4/4, or four on the floor, beat pattern through. It features interviews and insights from Nicky Siano, Marshall Jefferson, Juan Atkins, Derrick May, Fatboy Slim and more.

You can watch a trailer for the series below.