Welcome to the “Best of Electro Swing” collection. Here you will find a list of the most popular and best electro swing tracks.
The Electro Swing genre began in about 2005, as a combination of old and new electronic music with vintage jazz, swing, brass and electro beats. Its influence is from Electro house, Nu jazz and Swing revival. The style has also crossed into mainstream pop music through collaborations with artists such as Caro Emerald.
If you like this list, check out a more recently updated version: Top Electro Swing Songs of 2018!
The following is a list of the top 100 most-streamed electro swing songs on SoundCloud. The numbers are based on the play count for each track from March 1st to August 28th, 2017.
These are the most popular electro swing tracks on SoundCloud right now.
Electro swing is a modern genre of music that combines the influences of vintage or modern swing and jazz mixed with house, hip hop and EDM. The style emerged in the early 2000s and has enjoyed a resurgence since 2010.
There are many different styles of electro swing, with some artists and songs leaning more towards traditional jazz sounds while others incorporate more modern and electronic elements into their tracks.
The music originated in the East London club scene around 2003. It was pioneered by bands like Parov Stelar, Caravan Palace and Para One from France, who produced instrumental music that combined the influence of vintage or modern swing with house and breakbeat. Parov Stelar has become one of the most successful electro swing acts in recent years, with his albums topping the charts in several European countries.
The first releases featuring vocals were produced by singer/songwriter Alice Francis from Berlin and Thomas ‘Bacao’ Sauerland from Hamburg (Nostalgia 77).
The genre has also been popularised by British performers such as Jamie Berry, Waldeck and Caravan Palace as well as American artist**
Electro swing is a music genre fusing swing styles of jazz and the influences of electronic dance music. Usually, the term “electro swing” refers to style that remixed old jazz samples and put them over an electronic house beat.
A new electro swing wave was born around 2006 in the UK with artists like Parov Stelar, Skeewiff, Waldeck and Caravan Palace, followed by China in 2010. Electro Swing mixes with modern beats are making a comeback in today’s mainstream music scene with artists such as: The Cat Empire, Kitten & The Hip, Caro Emerald and Jamie Berry.
Electro swing is a musical genre fusing retro swing styles of the 1920s-1940s with modern dance music and EDM. It includes elements ranging from vintage sampling to modern synthesizer sounds, as well as mixing dance beats with the sounds of traditional jazz bands.
Electro-swing combines the influence of vintage or modernized swing and jazz mixed with house, hip hop, and EDM. Electro Swing employs a variety of samples from the pre-WWII era and mixes them with modern dance arrangement. The style is seen as having specific roots in Hip Hop and House. In the US, bands like Groove Collective and Soulive were among the first to blend elements of electronic music with more traditional musical genres such as jazz. Artists such as Parov Stelar are credited with expanding on this movement between 2005 and 2010.
The style emerged in 2008 in England where producers began combining old gramophone recordings with new beats similar to trip hop. The genre gained popularity in the mid to late 2000s in France, the UK, Germany, Austria (Parov Stelar), Switzerland (DJ Farrapo), Australia (Bart&Baker), Italy (Gabin Dabiré) and Hungary (DJ Zsu
Electro swing is a music genre that combines the influence of vintage or modern swing and jazz mixed with house, hip hop and EDM. Electro swing combines these genres to incorporate their uses of bass and rhythm into swing music. Often samples of retro musical styles are combined with modern electronic music beats. The style emerged during the mid 2000s in the UK, where it developed a scene centred on clubs such as the Electric Swing Circus club in Birmingham, England. Electro Swing artists include Caravan Palace, Parov Stelar, Bart&Baker, Club des Belugas, The Correspondents and Tape Five.
Electro Swing is a music genre based on the fusion of Swing and Jazz from the 20’s and 30’s with contemporary club culture. The typical electro swing sound is created by using modern production techniques and combining those with samples from old jazz and swing recordings, with a particular focus on the more upbeat and danceable rhythms.
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