Electro Swing

Electro swing is an emerging genre of music, combining samples from genres such as swing, jazz, and big band with EDM, house, hip-hop, and so on. The result? Incredibly catchy.

Notable artists:

Tropes associated with the genre:

  • Anachronism Stew: Flapper girls, speakeasies, and robots often share face time in the imagery associated with electro swing.
  • Diesel Punk: By remixing vintage jazz, swing, and big band music with EDM, house, and hip-hop, electro swing achieves this effect.
  • Ear Worm: Take two genres full of catchy, danceable music, and remix them together. Could it be anything but?
  • Memetic Mutation: Parov Stelar's "Catgroove" has been remixed with numerous videos and .gifs, most frequently set to My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic.