By freewave freewave
updated 4 days ago

Originally known as Trancecore, nowadays the genre is commonly referred as freeform or freeform hardcore. Emerging in the early 1990s, it shares its BPM range (140–160) with the closely related genre Acidcore (130–170). As its original name implies it's a combination of Trance and Hardcore [EDM]. It formed in the UK with artists like Kevin Energy and Sharkey.The Dutch scene also developed a Trancecore sound of its own which was more Gabber influenced. Freeform has many different influences, from Trance to Psy to Hardcore.

There have been 3 different eras and regions of Trancecore, this one deals with the UK. This thread details the other 2 and its history.

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Good Mixtape
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  1. Various - Chemical Generation

    4 For Sale from $1.88

    Mixed by Fury and Dj Energy

  2. Various - Chemical Generation Volume 2

    3 For Sale from $5.62

    (1999) DJ Mix – DJ Fury (tracks: 1-01 to 1-08), DJ Druid (tracks: 1-09 to 1-15), Energy* (tracks: 2-01 to 2-08), Sharkey (tracks: 2-09 to 2-15)