Originally Posted by Fincore
Well yeah, I'm not gonna say HS is a sub-genre of Trance. But like ya said, everyone has their own way seeing these things. Funny you mentioned Italy, i see, that somewhere around 99-00 the Italians started merging their HT & HH and then the Dutch(fe. The Prophet & Neophyte) came along and threw the HC stuff in the mix and voila! I guess in 2001 we had Hardstyle
The Italians seem to explode in the edm scene every 10 years. In 81 they blow up with Italo. In 91 they blew up with the Italian hard techno and in 01 they blew up with Italian hardstyle.
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