While some people are confused and call it downbeat, other confused people call it downtempo. I just call it good wholesome grooves.

Very similar to trip-hop and acid-jazz, which it grow out of. Downtempo is a bit more abstract, providing laid back beats. The boundaries between the three can be very foggy, as all three styles tend to overlap at the edges.

A good example of downtempo is Kruder and Dorfmeister.

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