Hard Dance is an electronic dance genre mixing influences from hardtechno and hardcore. Hardstyle typically consists of a deep, hard-sounding kick drum, intense faded or reversed basslines accompanying the beat, a dissonant synth melody, and detuned and distorted sounds.

Hardcore is typically faster than hardstyle, ranging from 160 - 200+ BPM. Hardcore songs usually have less distorted and more compressed kicks than hardstyle. Hardcore songs, such as Rock the House and The Pressure, have been mislabeled as Hard Dance when in reality they are actually hardcore.

The color associated with this genre for Monstercat is green. It is important to note that the following sub genres are classified as Hard Dance under Monstercat, for labeling purposes. These include:

  • Hardstyle
  • Hardcore
  • Happy Hardcore
  • Freeform
  • Gabber
  • UK Hardcore

Hard Dance is one of the fewest released genres on Monstercat.

[ vte ] Alphabetical List of Hard Dance Songs (Genre)
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