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House And Techno Are Comically Easy To Make

House, techno and hip-hop top the list of musical styles that are so easy to make that a child could produce them.

There’s a terrifying moment that happens sometimes in nightclubs. It’s a feeling of sober clarity—the mystery of the music evaporates and the realization dawns that the beats, whirrs, hoovers and stabs are all so stupidly simple that anyone could put them together. You’ve probably thought, “Jesus christ, a child could have made this!”

And, in fact, they probably could’ve. A new list on Music Radar compiles the easiest genres to produce as a novice musician. We bet a lot of your favorite styles are on there. Give it a read.


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