Downtempo or Chillout

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Fri Oct 11 17:23:45 UTC 2002


   From the WALL STREET JOURNAL, 11 October 2002, pg. W10, col. 4:

_Clubs Go Upscale With "Downtempo"_
(...)  However, since the mid-1990s, a new strain of dance music has emerged and it couldn't be more different.  It's a lush, cinematic musical style called downtempo or chillout, and its creators dote more on the nuanced sounds of jazz, bossa nova and dub (instrumental) reggae than hip-hop, rock or R&B.  (...)

(NYC has also celebrated recently a one-year anniversary of "electroclash"--ed.)

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