Along with the use of computers, electronic music became an accessible art form that could be replicated and transformed by anyone with musical experience and a computer. Synthesizer music, or synthpop, was developed along with house music and electronic music during the “post-disco era” of the 80s. The music industry through artists like Skrillex, a Grammy-winning EDM artist with dubstep, house, trap and more. Electronic Dance Music is a compilation of electronic music subgenres aimed at crowds of dancers, such as disco music, synthpop, techno, house music, trance music, drum and bass, dubstep, trap, hardstyle and more.
The first sounds of electronic dance music that current EDM rave fans would recognize are those of techno music, house music, hardcore rave (hardstyle), dub, trance and drum and bass.