As the 1990s began, dance music was really only subdivided into house or techno. However, another genre was forming alongside the explosion of big outdoor raves – hardcore, where extreme hedonism met a kind of underclass desperation. Hardcore has meant different things at different times. In the early 1990s, different parts of Europe had different words for hardcore dance music, such as the Belgian skizzo (schizophrenic) and the German bretter. UK ...
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