Educational dance music (EduDM) is a genre of dance music created by DJ Kronotrope. This is essentially dance music that doubles up as an educational tool by imparting valuable knowledge to specialist groups and/or the general public through song.

Songs have been used as a medium for imparting knowledge for centuries. Though inferior in many respects to more traditional forms of learning, they remain especially potent for delivering small pieces of important information – especially the kind that needs to be memorised. This is because most songs contain loops. Usually, melodies constitute such loops; but for many songs with vocals, even lyrics loop. Looped lyrics assail the listener's mind and 'drill the information into one's head', so to speak.

EduDM songs must satisfy the conditions listed below:

1. The song qualifies as dance music
2. The knowledge imparted is valuable
3. The knowledge is 100% factually correct based on authoritative sources such as recognised academic journals
4. The knowledge imparted is not revisable within the foreseeable future
5. The song features no vulgar content (e.g. vulgar songs about sex and drugs cannot qualify as EduDM)
1. Educational dance music songs can save lives. It's true!

2. Educational dance music provides a means by which specialists in their respective fields of work can show off how much knowledge they possess about a subject to people that don't really care.

3. Tom: "I was so drunk last night that I couldn't even remember whether or not I was making out with Anne or Sarah. For some reason, though, I seem to know all about Heideggerian metaphysics, quantum mechanics, and how to perform a total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral saphingo-oophorectomy. Word."

Brad: "It was the EduDM, man. EduDM was being played at that club all night."

Sarah: "I LOVE EduDM!"
by DJ Kronotrope January 13, 2014

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