Electronic music uses digital technology and electronic instruments to create new and exciting sounds. It often includes devices like synthesizers and turntables.

One of the earliest types of electronic instrument was the Theremin, which used electromagnetic fields to create sounds at different pitches. It was invented in 1920 in Soviet Russia.

The genre of electronic music expanded massively in the 20th century. In the 1970s, it led to the emergence of hip-hop, new wave and synth-pop!