3Doc Gabbers Nederland 3 HD
3Doc Gabbers Nederland 3 HD
De term gabber/gappie komt oorspronkelijk uit het Jiddisch en betekent maat, maatje, vrienden, vriend of makker. Sinds de jaren 90 van de 20e eeuw wordt de term echter ook gebruikt als aanduiding voor de bezoekers van feesten waarop gabbermuziek gedraaid wordt, een muziekstijl gekenmerkt door een snel ritme. Gabberen, de hakkerige manier van dansen op gabbermuziek, wordt ook wel hakken genoemd. De stijl ontstond in de late jaren tachtig, begin jaren negentig. Het genre kreeg in 1991 zijn naam door de Nederlandse houseproducer D-Shake, die in een VPRO muziekprogramma een vroege gabberplaat liet horen en zei "Dit is nu gabberhouse". Bekende gabberfeesten zijn Thunderdome en Masters of Hardcore.
"Gabber" (/ˈɡæbər/; Dutch: [ˈxɑbər]) is an Amsterdam Bargoens slang (derived from Yiddish chaver) that means "mate", "buddy", "pal" or "friend". The music got its name from an article in which Amsterdam DJ K.C. the Funkaholic was asked how he felt about the harder Rotterdam house music scene. He's supposed to have answered "They're just a bunch of gabbers having fun". DJ Paul Elstak from Rotterdam read this article and on the first Euromasters record (released through Rotterdam Records), he engraved in the vinyl "Gabber zijn is geen schande!" translating as "it's not a disgrace to be a gabber!". The word gained popularity in the Rotterdam house scene and people started to call themselves 'gabbers'.
The Mainstream hardcore sound derives from the early hardcore (still called gabber at the time). In the late 1990s, the early hardcore became less popular than the Hardstyle. After surviving underground for a number of years, in 2002 the gabber regained some popularity in the Netherlands, although the sound is more mature, darker, and industrial. Some producers started embracing a slower style characterized by a deeper, harder bass drum that typically had a longer envelope than was possible in the traditional, faster style. In this aspect, this new form of gabber obviously cannot be considered less powerful than its precursor. This newer sound was referred to as "New Style" or "Mainstream" and as the tempo got slower and slower it began to become similar to hard house. Many hardcore enthusiasts hated hard house and the club scene it typified, and frequently DJs would be booed by one group of fans and cheered for by another at the same party, depending on the tempo and style of music they were playing. This is similar to the rivalry and mutual dislike that surfaced earlier between fans of "regular" hardcore and happy hardcore. Eventually the two styles met in the middle, and most gabber today is produced in a range of 160-180 bpm. This style is typically a bit slower than the Rotterdam style of the mid-1990s.