Definition of downtempo in English:


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adjective & adverb

  • Played at a slow tempo.
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    • This album was more downtempo than some of your earlier work, and possibly more intricate too.
    • The bland title and its awful subheading - ‘an excursion into the world of downtempo grooves’ - don't help much either.
    • Old Filter Records artists Boxsaga's remix of the ‘Second Movement’, a laid-back downtempo track, lets the string work flow over the top of the subtle rhythm.

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