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Definition of the noun Acid house
What does Acid house mean as a name of something?
- A style of music from the early rave scene in the UK.
Acid house is a subgenre of house music developed around the mid-1980s by DJs from Chicago, Illinois. The defining feature of a 'squelching' bass sound was produced using the Roland TB-303 electronic synthesizer-sequencer. Acid house spread to the United Kingdom and continental Europe, where it was played by DJs in the acid house and later rave scenes. By the late 1980s, Acid house had moved into the British mainstream, where it had some influence on pop and dance styles.
- subgenre of Tribal house, House music
"Acid House" a.k.a. "The Acid House" is a film adaptation of Irvine Welsh's short story collection The Acid House. Welsh himself wrote the screenplay, and appears as a minor character in the film.
- also known as Viaje ácido
- countries: United Kingdom, Kingdom of Great Britain
- language: English Language
- director: Paul McGuigan
- production design by Richard Bridgland
- written by Irvine Welsh
- based on "The Acid House" by Irvine Welsh
- genres: Cult film, Black comedy, Film adaptation, Fantasy, Comedy-drama, Sex comedy, Coming of age, Comedy, Drama
- released in (17 years ago)
- award: - British Academy Television Award for Best Single Drama (Granton Star Cause) nomination for David Muir, Irvine Welsh, Alex Usborne & Paul McGuigan
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by Norman Abjorensen
ACID HOUSE. Acid house is a subgenre of house music developed in the mid-1980s by disc jockeys from Chicago, employing the defining feature ...
History+ for Edexcel A Level: Democracies in change: Britain and the USA in the twentieth century (2015)
by Nick Shepley, Vivienne Sanders, Peter Clements
Acid house is a musical style that emerged in the mid to late 1980s and led to the creation of a new dance culture. The music, which was made with drum machines, samples and synthesisers, was popularised by independent record labels ...
Altered State (2010)
The Story of Ecstasy Culture and Acid House by Matthew Collin
The Daily Mail followed up with a stern editorial entitled 'A New Threat to British Youth': 'Acid house is a façade for dealing in drugs of the worst sort ...
Dictionary of Homonyms (2007)
by David Rothwell
Acid house is a kind of dance music with a fast, repetitive beat that was apparently popular in the 1980s. As an adjective, 'acid' is applied to many nouns: acid rain, ...
by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor
acid house noun a mesmeric dance music genre characterised by electronic...
by Andrew Maunder
Work Author: Irvine Welsh Irvine Welsh's The Acid House (1994) is a collection of 21 short stories and a novella. Many of these stories bear the hallmark of Welsh's novels inthat they often take place in Scotland and have drugs, sex, and ...
by Random House
safe house, school- house, smokehouse, state- house, steakhouse, storehouse , teahouse, titmouse, tollhouse, town house, tree house, warehouse, wheelhouse , White House, whorehouse, wood louse, workhouse; acid house, barrelhouse, ...
by Thomas Nordegren
Acid House Rock music term introduced at the end of the 1980s referring to the music style of groups such as The Mob and The Royal House. The word Acid' referred to LSD while the word House' referred to the music which first appeared in ...
by Sezai Coban
Acid House (Phuture, Hardfloor) Chicago House (Frankie Knuckles, Marshall Jefferson) Deep House (Blaze, Larry Heard) Disco House (Milk & Sugar) Electro House (Fedde le Grand) French House (Daft Punk, Etienne de Crécy, Sébastien ...
by MarcAnthony Mantis Kozuh
The instruments used to create pulsing bass beat are drum machines, synthesizers, and sampling machines that electronically reproduce a voice or sound; different styles include straight house, acid house, deep house, ambient house, rap ...
pop music relating to ACID HOUSE. • acidly adverb.
by Stanley Newman, Daniel Stark
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- Acid House Slang - THEY CALL IT ACID
Mental! Tune! Top One! The lingo that defined the Acid House era, as remembered by the scene's biggest players. Taken from the forthcoming film THEY CALL ...
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