As early as the early s, musicians such as the Greenskeepers and Mike Dixon began recording Jazz and Swing elements in their contemporary productions. However, the sound of the tracks produced reminded more of Funky House than Swing House. Only the French label G-Swing brought in an album on the market, which could be called Swing House. An early chart success was the song Doop of the Dutch House duo Doop in End of the s, the Swing House enjoyed great popularity until it disappeared in early One of the most famous representatives is the Frenchman Ludovic Navarre aka St. The first Electro Swing works by artists such as Jurassic 5 or Mr. Scruff were mostly unique experiments and were not referred to as Electro Swing, but rather declared as Swing House or Nu-Jazz.
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This website is a place where the worlds Electro Swing Community can meet and chat and share their enthusiasm for all things in the genre. Since this genre has exploded and continues to find fans daily. Electro Swing as a genre can mean many things depending on the individual defining it. Skip to content. Caravan Palace It all started with a double bass player, a guitarist and a violinist; all highly talented musicians who are really into swing, Django addicts who enjoy tinkering with electro. Electro Swing Circus A powerful combination of vintage samples, electro beats, gypsy-jazz guitar, electric double bass, keys, live drums and dirty synths. Fronted by an engaging female double-act, who perform an extensive variety of vocal styles, the ESC delivers a consistently dazzling show. Parov Stelar lives and works in Linz, Austria. The freedom of Jazz combined with the groove of House and Breakbeat describes the character of Parov Stelar.
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Cheese's second and third albums Tuxicity and I'd Like a Virgin were independently released in and by Cheese's own label, Ideatown Entertainment later renamed to Coverage Records. From —, Surfdog Records released three new Richard Cheese CDs: Aperitif for Destruction , an all-new studio album, Silent Nightclub , a collection of songs tangentially related to the holiday season, and The Sunny Side of the Moon: The Best of Richard Cheese , which included newly re-recorded versions of six Richard Cheese classics plus three all-new covers. Cheese also produced an album in as Johnny Aloha called Lavapalooza , with a band of Hawaiian music musicians performing tiki-style versions of rock and rap songs. The album cover artwork was created by the artist Shag. In , because Richard Cheese sang two songs in the motion picture Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice , the band released a one-track parody album called Richard Cheese: Live at Wayne Financial Tower in which the band's performance is cut short by Superman 's heat vision.
Swing music is a form of jazz that developed in the United States in the s and s. The name came from the emphasis on the off—beat, or weaker pulse. Swing bands usually featured soloists who would improvise on the melody over the arrangement. The danceable swing style of big bands and bandleaders such as Benny Goodman was the dominant form of American popular music from to , known as the swing era. The verb "to swing " is also used as a term of praise for playing that has a strong groove or drive. Swing has its roots in s dance music ensembles , which began using new styles of written arrangements, incorporating rhythmic innovations pioneered by Louis Armstrong and Earl Hines. A typical song played in swing style would feature a strong, anchoring rhythm section in support of more loosely tied wind and brass.