Styles and Tempo of Electronic Music

Different styles of Electronic Music [Electronica] can be determined by the tempo of the music. Here is a generalized chart of the style of electronica and their associated tempo.

Style and Tempo of Electronic Music
Electronica Style Tempo [in Beats per Minute (BPM)] Traditional Tempo Marking
Down Tempo 65-95
  • Larghetto
  • Adagio
  • Adagietto
  • Andante moderato
Hip Hop 85-110
  • Andante
  • Andantino
House 100-130
  • Moderato
  • Allegretto
  • Allegro moderato
Breaks 125-135
  • Allegro
Trance 135-150
  • Allegro
  • Vivace
Drum & Bass 150-170
  • Presto