There are approximately 329,743,893 genres of dance music, and a few very fundamental ones were born in the USA.
Detroit techno thumped out of the Motor City in the mid-’80s, while Chicago house got its start in the underground gay dance clubs of the Windy City in the late ’70s, adopting elements from the gloriously opulent disco being created in seminal clubs like The Loft and Paradise Garage during the same era. Roughly three decades later, EDM-generation dudes like Skrillex and 12th Planet took UK dubstep and morphed it into its famous, and also infamous, drunken American cousin brostep.
Certainly all of these genres are special like every firework in the sky, but everyone has a favorite. Salute your genre of choice by voting for the best American-made dance music genre below!