Electronic body music (EBM) is a music genre that combines elements of post-industrial music and electropunk. It first came to prominence in Belgium and was considered a part of the European new wave movement.
Electronic body music artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes.
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.
Music video by Nitzer Ebb performing Murderous. (C) 1987 Geffen Records.
Nitzer Ebb were influenced by bands like Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft and Cabaret Voltaire.
Electronic body music (EBM, also known as aggrepo) is a music genre that combines elements of industrial music and electronic dance music. It first came to prominence in Belgium.
Track 1 from Advance and Follow.
The album Advance and Follow (1995) was influenced by Front 242 and Nitzer Ebb and helped establish the "futurepop" offshoot of EBM.
The term “industrial” was adopted to embrace a wide range of experimental, predominantly electronic music. From this came the specifically dance-oriented Electronic Body Music. A brave and exotic sound, ranging from high-octane pop to raw, minimal beats, EBM is characterized by its stark, sexual aesthetic.