IDM
"Intelligent Dance Music", an often debated term for a style of electronic music (as "intelligent" sounds pretentious and it's not really "dance music") that encompasses a confusingly wide area of music. Mostly enjoyed by computer nerds and LSD-heads, mostly a combination of both. Known for being more cerebral than many forms of music, thus "intelligent". Listeners of this form of music are generally stereotyped as pretentious musical afficionado pricks.
Popular artists include Aphex Twin (Richard D. James), Squarepusher, Autechre, Amon Tobin, and on the harder side, Venetian Snares.

Popular labels include WARP Records, Planet Mu, Merck, and Rephlex.
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IDM
"It doesn't matter
Girl1: Hey, what kind of ♫ did you listento last year?

Girl2: IDM
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IDM
i disgust myself
guy: whats wrong?
me: idm
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IDM
Intelligent Dance Music.
Genre's such as Electronica, Trip-Hop, Ambient, Chillout/Lounge, Acid Jazz.
IDM is great for chilling.
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IDM
1. Intelligent Dance Music

2. Illegally Downloaded Music
1. Man, that was some sweet IDM to chill to!

2. I've got every single 50 Cent album. It's all IDM, but it's all good!
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IDM
Acronym for "Intelligent Dance Music", a quirky form a electronic "music" enjoyed by hipster wanks who grew up in the rave scene but decided to go indie like all the emo whores were doing.
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