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Best House Music Scene Cities around the world?

Discussion in 'House Room' started by T_Dot_House, Jun 26, 2010.

  1. T_Dot_House

    T_Dot_House TRIBE Member

    What does everyone think the best house music scenes are currently around the world? Let's say top 5 or 10 cities?

    Might have to plan some future travels around some recommendations. :)
  2. rawd

    rawd TRIBE Member

  3. diablo

    diablo TRIBE Member

  4. erika

    erika TRIBE Member

    Well, your location says Mississauga - you might want to consider Toronto once in a while :p
  5. diablo

    diablo TRIBE Member

    Seriously, though...

    ...Boise, Idaho.
  6. djsubrock

    djsubrock TRIBE Promoter

    house is dead

  7. SubMissioN

    SubMissioN TRIBE Member

    I don't know about that however electronic music is evolving towards improved song structure and composition. Instead of style. It could very well be a just an impressive song that starts off downtempo that builds up to a house style, or dancefloor that has electro break beat breakdowns and RNB back up vocal elements and a Beck feature with a guitar and harmonica. lol, don't forget your cowboy hat.
  8. rawd

    rawd TRIBE Member

    North Tonawanda
  9. deevah

    deevah TRIBE Member

    i'm struggling with this question...what defines a "good" house scene? Is it the clubs? The residencies? The artists? There are many places where the "scene" is extraordinary only for a short-lived period of time. What kind of house are we talking about?
  10. SubMissioN

    SubMissioN TRIBE Member

    Its all about the moment when it comes to house, I'm going back but I remember the house music that struck me at first in Toronto was when Matt C was spinning hiphouse, which had funky elements in it. That was around the same time that trip hop was doing really well...from there I ventured more into a garage style that then eventually turned into speed garage, which I'm sure a lot of the older guys remember. Then came in a more filtered style of disco house which evolved into electro house after the whole chicago booty and LA hard house period.
    Last edited: Jun 30, 2010
  11. SubMissioN

    SubMissioN TRIBE Member

    snapshots of time.
  12. Sal De Ban

    Sal De Ban TRIBE Member

    at the moment? maybe NYC??
  13. Mocean District

    Mocean District New Member

  14. SubMissioN

    SubMissioN TRIBE Member

    Cameras Ready!, prepare to Flash. Green Velvet, Relief Records
    Cajmere played the Electronic Picnic in Montreal last weekend.
  15. derek

    derek TRIBE Member

    clearly you haven't been to lackawanna.
  16. Bernnie Federko

    Bernnie Federko TRIBE Member

  17. JAR

    JAR TRIBE Member

    shameless self-promotion, but the music at keating channel pub today was unbelievably good! thank god we recorded it all!
  18. diablo

    diablo TRIBE Member

  19. [- FuNKtiOn -]

    [- FuNKtiOn -] TRIBE Member

    while I didnt ask the original question...
    I'd define "good scene" as anywhere that actually has a scene with all 3 of the following: good clubs (and a variety to choose from), good dj's (not neccesarily residents, but headliners coming through on the regular), and attendance (lots of people who come to party and bring the "vibe").
  20. diablo

    diablo TRIBE Member

    Don't forget drugs.
  21. T_Dot_House

    T_Dot_House TRIBE Member

    Agreed.. this is what I'm looking for.
  22. erika

    erika TRIBE Member

    I wouldn't put Paris on that list
    For shoe-shopping yes
    For house music? Yes, there are the one offs, but a thriving ongoing variety? Not so much (plenty of crap music too).
  23. RumRogerz

    RumRogerz TRIBE Member

    Chicago was pretty awesome
  24. deevah

    deevah TRIBE Member

    in no particular order (some from personal experience, some from hearsay):

    - NYC
    - London
    - Manchester
    - Tokyo
    - Bogota
    - Beirut
    - Dubai
    - Naples (Italy, not FL)
    - Singapore
    - Shanghai

    Toronto needs a mention just b/c we're so spoiled.
  25. diablo

    diablo TRIBE Member

    Machu Picchu

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