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EDM Culture: 7 Electronic Body Music (EBM) Artists You Need To Know

Synth-driven, post-punk, industrial analogue sounds comprise the brainchild of electronic music umbrella better known as EBM (Electronic Body Music). A European novelty, particularly popular in Belgium in the 80s, it is the rebelling hipster nemesis of EDM. It is a breed of inventive, pulsating progressions curated by popular names like The Cure, Kraftwerk, KMFDM and more.

Nitzer Ebb - Murderous

Music video by Nitzer Ebb performing Murderous. (C) 1987 Geffen Records.

Cassie Muniz
Nitzer Ebb were influenced by bands like Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft and Cabaret Voltaire.

VNV Nation - Anthem

Track 1 from Advance and Follow.

Cassie Muniz
The album Advance and Follow (1995) was influenced by Front 242 and Nitzer Ebb and helped establish the "futurepop" offshoot of EBM.
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