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Darkcore or darkside is a music subgenre of jungle (not be confused with the more recent developments of hardcore) that became popular in the United Kingdom. It is recognized as being one of the direct precursors of the genre now known as drum and bass. Popular from late 1992 and through 1993, Darkcore was a counter movement to happy hardcore, which also evolved from breakbeat hardcore.

It is characterized by aggressive, often syncopated breakbeats; low frequency bass lines; and a strong 4-to-the-floor beat, owing to the subgenre's hardcore origins. Tracks are generally between 150 and 167 BPM, with 160 BPM being especially common. Many tracks feature dark-themed samples such as choirs, synthesizer notes, horror movie theme music, or cries for help.

As the style evolved, the use of horror elements was dropped as producers relied more on simple effects such as reverb, delay, pitch shifting and time stretching to create a chaotic and sinister mood. The use of time-stretching features on many tracks and gives a scratchy, metallic quality to some samples, particularly breakbeats.
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Translations: ダークコア

Aliases: hardcore jungle, darkside


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Addition date: 3/4/2016 6:49:57 PM


Top artists (1 total)

Thumb AVTechNO! (Music producer)
Momo'n'ga-Jump!

Top albums (8 total)

Cover レメアリネス (Original album)
AVTechNO! feat. 初音ミク
Cover CORE (Original album)
AVTechNO! feat. 鏡音リン, 初音ミク
Cover AVTechNO↑ (Physical ver.) (Original album)
AVTechNO! feat. various
Cover EXLIUM (Split album)
AVTechNO!, Dog tails feat. various
Cover Crystalloid 2013 (Original album)
Various artists
Cover REVERSUS (Original album)
Treow, ELECTROCUTICA feat. various
Cover Re:quiem [Melas] (Single)
Treow, ELECTROCUTICA feat. various
Cover レメアリネス (Original album)
AVTechNO! feat. 初音ミク

Top songs (5 total)

Cover my name ~起動00~ O
マイんド feat. 初音ミク
Cover 恐怖ガーデン O
ちゃぁ feat. 鏡音リン
Cover miku you, fxxk you O
REDALiCE feat. 初音ミク
Remestance (Dog tails Stanced Remix) R
Dog tails feat. 初音ミク
Melaleuca O
Treow feat. 初音ミク Append (Dark)
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