House music is a genre of electronic dance music that originated in the 1980s in Chicago. It is characterized by a repetitive four-on-the-floor beat, a prominent kick drum on every beat, and a variety of electronic synthesizers and samples. House music is often accompanied by a strong bassline and a variety of percussion instruments. It is often characterized by its use of soulful vocals, catchy melodies, and a wide range of musical styles, from disco and funk to jazz and hip-hop. House music is popular in clubs and dance parties around the world.
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