Definitions

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  • n. A genre of music that fuses emo and electronic music, typically combining emotional lyrics with instruments such as synthesizers, bass guitars, and sequencer.

Etymologies

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Blend of emo and electronic, referring to electronic music.

Examples

  • MySpace page describes Seim's sound as "emotronic", which one would assume to be a portmanteau of "emo" and "electronic".

    PopMatters

  • For all I know, 'emotronic' could mean 'sounds exactly like Fall Out Boy', which would be kind of awesome. "

    PopMatters

  • No longer taken seriously, Lex started an evil empire and now moonlights with his evil emotronic alternapop band.

    Quick Stop Entertainment

  • On his MySpace the labels he attaches to his music are "shoegaze" and "emotronic".

    Music news, reviews, comment and features | guardian.co.uk

  • What the critic said: "If you like your emotronic dance-rock cheesy and prefabricated, then Montreal-based the New Cities are for you.

    canada.com Top Stories

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