List of Average Tempo (BPM) By Genre

If you need reference on the average BPM of any genre of music normally spun by DJ’s then use the list below as reference:

  • dub/reggae: 60-90 bpm
  • downtempo/chillout: 90-120 bpm
  • deep house: 120-125 bpm
  • house: 120-130 bpm
  • tech house: 120-130 bpm
  • electro house: 125-130 bpm
  • progressive house: 125-130 bpm
  • trance: 130-135 bpm
  • dubstep: 130-145 bpm
  • techno: 130-150 bpm
  • hard house: 145-150 bpm
  • jungle: 155-180 bpm
  • drum and bass: 165-185 bpm
  • hardcore/gabber: 160-200 bpm

These are just some rough estimates. You could assume that an average track within each genre will fall in this range, but there are always outliers.

 

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