Feel The Volume: Beatport Launches New Genre Category, Bass House

Beatport adds another category to its growing stable of genres.
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Beatport has announced a new genre, bass house. Beatport becomes the first digital music download store to add the category.

The genre’s history spans back to the 1990s and has evolved into the 2010s, taking on many different forms. It has grown from a UK sound into something that has been espoused internationally and is played regularly at festivals and in clubs.

“Bass house is a very useful sub-genre for browsing on Beatport,” says AC Slater. “It fills in all the gaps between garage/bassline and future house/electro. The bass house section will undoubtedly include loads of exciting releases and artists."

Some of the artists currently on the chart now include Malaa, Anna Lunoe, AC Slater, Born Dirty and Le Duke. Check out the page here.

This follows Beatport’s other recent additions in the past two years, adding genres like Afro House, melodic house & techno, garage/bassline/grime and leftfield bass.

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