Shoutbox

  • nospr

    Intelligent dance music is not intelligent nor danceable nor really that musical. It is good though.

    February 2009
  • CLYF

    Nice!

    February 2009
  • cvr70

    Check: http://label.idmforums.com/ :) With two downloadable compilations ....

    February 2009
  • ryanblessed

    UIDM

    February 2009
  • occupantof

    jajajajajajajajajajajajajajjjjjjjjaaaaaaaaajjjjjaaaaaaaa..............jaaaaaaaaaa

    February 2009
  • finflwr

    Thank you super_tanker, for opening my eyes to the phenomenon of this Hitler-youth type fanaticism in connection with this tag/genre. I have now duly removed all my idm tags to avoid being associated with your and your peers narrowminded drivel... ; ) Have a nice day!

    February 2009
  • dontNOTlisten

    should have chosen another name for this genre.

    February 2009
  • super_tanker

    Throughout human history, we have been dependent on IDM to survive. Fate, it seems, is not without a sense of irony. I'm trying to free your mind. But I can only show you the door. You're the one that has to walk through it. Tag IDM to protect the vast intelligence of our music from thick ppl

    February 2009
  • finflwr

    Oh, so nice to see everyone getting on... It's music!!! By narrowing the criteria for our interests, there is less to be interested in.. Is this the way to further our intelligence? There are comets in nearly every genre, the rest are tails, as a chap once said.. ; ) Walk thy narrow corridors if thy must!

    February 2009
  • superandy

    my god super_tanker. you are by far the biggest arse i have ever heard of, in any capacity. ever.

    February 2009
  • valo69

    Did you mean braindance?

    February 2009
  • Carnivrs

    I agree with you ClickBeepCreak. Its like saying Ludwig was ICM[intelligent classical music]

    February 2009
  • sirdirk

    Intelligent dance music ( IDM) is a popular name for an electronic music genre that emerged in the early 1990s at the end of the British rave era. The genre is influenced by a wide range of musical styles particularly electronic dance music (EDM) such as Detroit Techno. Stylistically, IDM tends to rely upon individualistic experimentation rather than on a particular set of musical characteristics. The range of post-techno styles to emerge in the early 1990s were described variously as ambient techno, intelligent techno, and electronica. In America the latter term is now used by the music industry as a catchall to describe EDM and its many derivatives. The term is still seen by some as being particular to the U.S. but it is routinely used by music journalists, record labels, and fans on both sides on the Atlantic. thank you Wikipedia now lets all just enjoy the tunes and stop the pointless bickering, music is for fun not for fighting over ~be well

    January 2009
  • maaaddhatterr

    My understanding of the term is that idm is a sub genre of electronica. Simplified, it's electronic music you don't dance to, I know, it's kind of an oxymoron. I think they call it intelligent in that you absorb the music more so with your mind and actually think about it rather than with your body i.e. dancing. That being said, I absolutely disagree that it's better or "smarter" than any other electronic music. The body, i.e. the sense of touch, is another form of taking in information, thereby it's intelligent. It all comes down to individual preference. IDM is meant to let the music dance mentally inside as opposed to physically out. It's sad to see the term slandered and censored by others because elitist extremists give it such a bad name and completely twist its concept. Regardless, it's electronic music made to be enjoyed by anyone and everyone and shutting others out proves nothing but your own ignorance. Don't complicate a simple concept and take it for what it is. That's all.

    January 2009
  • ClickBleepCreak

    Lol btw, americans and dance music, haha, what a joke. They don't know shit, comparing to Europe.

    January 2009
  • ClickBleepCreak

    idm isn't a genre, nor a tag.

    January 2009
  • super_tanker

    But Joyrex censored IDM to Electronic Music

    January 2009
  • randomizeme

    stupid tag

    January 2009
  • super_tanker

    IDM is a philosophy of intellectual musical approach that differentiates us from the inferior classes of trance, drum and bass, techno, and club music. IDM permeates the home listening scene. We cant let IDM be censored. If IDM is replaced with electronics the music will change for the worst. It will be less intelligent and more stupid. And you shouldnt call me a fanatic it's hurtful you should be more polite. Im just chasing the truth and Im defending Intelligent Dance Music

    January 2009
  • Marquart

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intelligent_dance_music IDM :-)

    January 2009
  • Arisa_Arakida

    c'mon, guys! just enjoy the sounds!

    January 2009
  • super_tanker

    sirmajkel: scared of an debate?

    January 2009
  • super_tanker

    computer hackers do "elite" culture as well it is better. no offence 2 trance fans out there, but its not intelligent is it? listen to proem: you can just feel how it is intelligent. dont you get the emotion of intelligence when you listen to it? you cant understand idm as a name but you still use it so i dont care. im just trying to stop WATMM.com. they censored idm to stop people saying idm. they want people to say electronic. the true enemey is them not me so stop picking on me

    January 2009
  • super_tanker

    the name is because we must push away stupid people from our music. we should just create an elite environment.

    January 2009
  • super_tanker

    bundle of pricks and twit friends: nobody is even gonna bother tagging British Electronic Music so dont ever bother WANKER. all your posts are a waste of time. IDM will survive a nuclear explosion theres NOTHING you can do. join IDM zone, new forum comeing soon. OR join www.idmforums.com Make sure IDM survives. Yes we can!!

    January 2009
  • super_tanker

    only twats say electronic music. cool people say IDM. joyrex censored IDM on WATMM.com when you write IDM it changes to electronic music. he is the biggest twit. IDM is the best. if you agree write "IDM IS THE BEST!!!" IDM IS THE BEST!!! I LOVE IDM I LOVE IDM IT IS AWESOME im starting a new forum soon called "IDM zone" so watch out for it!! we will make IDM survive the war. IDM FOREVER>

    January 2009
  • STNNLSN

    redevil1990: autehchre's intelligent, autechre's music, so autechre's intelligent music. :p They'd hate to admit it, tho. And nobody likes the IDM label, including the performers. And I'd say the same about Bach. Funny how people who don't care for some kind of music tend to feel a strong need to comment on it in negative terms. Not saying there's something wrong about it, just that I find it a somewhat peculiar way of spending your time. :)

    January 2009
  • ugomonio

    Pyramidek: And who the hell would dance to these beats? :P LOL It's not necessary to understand IDM as foot dancing = is a dancing of a brain ,)

    January 2009
  • billnepill2

    I don't get this tag as well , I hate the idea of listening to music that is called "Intelligent dance" , very annoying...

    January 2009
  • metanarrator

    Cuz it's "intelligent" "dance" "music"! Somehow though, it doesn't make early Autechre any less exceptional.

    January 2009
  • dutchdoctor

    Agreed that IDM is a complete joke. Since when is any genre more 'intelligent' than another.

    January 2009
  • Pyramidek

    IDM = stupidest tag ever. Who the fuck invented this snobbish term? And who the hell would dance to these beats? :P

    January 2009
  • down-tempo

    http://www.lastfm.pl/music/NINES+(PL)/+albums

    January 2009
  • gibranlab

    IDM jajaja!

    December 2008
  • tinosoft89

    http://www.last.fm/music/Tinosoft

    December 2008
  • Neuroburner

    yep 2h is great.

    December 2008
  • drontstyle

    2h company) this is super idm hip-hop

    December 2008
  • varkatza

    i agree with bundleofsticks and idm is a tagged stereotype, the american name for british electronic music.. its an american term which they use to describe ppl who r making electronica yet thinking 'outside the square' oppose to rythmic 4 quarter dance beats

    December 2008
  • e_patrice

    www.myspace.com/patricebeats some goooood shit

    December 2008
  • riukiu

    i hate the fucking stereotipes,we talk about sound,eso es todo amigos,modulacion,creacion,coposicion...soNIdo my friend!

    December 2008
  • RickdeGreef

    lol, a discussion about artists from which country make the best IDM...that's stupid. Like all IDM from American artists is ''Fucking glitchy clicky crap'' ? And all British IDM is the best IDM ever? You should see it global dude, every country has his good artists.

    December 2008
  • the_doomsayer

    Strange how your recently listened tracks contain no Aphex Twin just Flashbulb and Proem. ;)

    December 2008
  • the_doomsayer

    Oh dear, youre ranting like some sort of xenophobic evangelistic Aphex Twin loony. "How they think of Aphex Twin has taken over the internet, but they have their own version of it." They havent taken over the internet and their own version of what ? The internet? "We need to free our minds as a culture, so we can stop copying the American idea of what Aphex Twin is and let others make their own interpretation." Whos copying the American idea of what Aphex is? Let others make their interpretation? Do you mean copy him then? "I want more ceephax acid crews and less proems and flashbulbs." Sorry but thats not for you to decide who should make music and release it. Put some music on and relax a bit, it'll do you good.

    December 2008
  • the_doomsayer

    Hardly as Ive never been to the site, I appreciate the music, not so much who made it or the country its made in. Having a blinkered and xenophobic view such as yours excludes hundreds of artists that you might actually like. Making music has never been about building barriers its about freedom of thought and creativity. Do you think people like RDJ think along a narrow path when making music or do they let their creativity and imagination take over?

    December 2008
  • the_doomsayer

    If that was referring to my post, well I'm English :)

    December 2008
  • the_doomsayer

    Yes Aphex is great but hes not the be all and end all of the ridiculously named IDM. Casino Versus Japan is an American artist I would never have heard of if not for here, dig around, listen to stuff and forget all these stupid genres that pigenhole a sound and especially forget which country its made in. When people ask me what music I like I just say "anything thats good" Genres suck.

    December 2008
  • Luisillo_87

    nICE

    November 2008
  • norfjell

    AUdioTECHnologyREsearch

    November 2008
  • FarCrysss

    Aphex Twin forever

    November 2008
  • antigenR

    Magnificent!

    November 2008