Genre BPM’s

HIP HOP – 80BPM-115BPM

TRIP HOP – 90BPM-110BPM

CONCERT MARCHES – 120BPM

HOUSE – 118BPM-135BPM

UK GARAGE – 130BPM – 135BPM

UK FUNKY – 130BPM

GRIME – 130BPM – 140BPM

TECHNO – 120BPM – 160BPM

ACID TECHNO – 135BPM – 150BPM

SCHRANZ – 150BPM

DUBSTEP – 70BPM – 100BPM (Double time 140-200)

TRAP – 140BPM

SCREAMERS – 130BPM – 150BPM

HARDSTYLE – 150BPM

JUKE/FOOTWORK – 160BPM

DRUM&BASS – 160BPM – 180BPM

JUNGLE – 160BPM – 170BPM

DRUMSTEP/NEUROFUNK – 170BPM – 180BPM

In terms of tempos for different genres, they have a general region in which the BPM operates and gives it it’s distinctive sound, but don’t be trapped in a box be creative and stretch the limits to theories, that is how we create new sounds and become great so just use this as a guideline.

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