Trance music is a form of electronic dance music (EDM) characterized by hypnotic rhythms and sounds, with the aim of helping you reach a heightened consciousness.
It is characterized by song tempo ranging generally between 128 and 142 beats per minute (BPM). It has a musical form that builds tension and sonic elements till it reaches its climax, peaks or drops. Generally, a typical trance track has 1 to 2 “drops”.
A characteristic feature of most trance music is a “breakdown” with only the melody and atmospheric or hypnotic elements, which builds up for a substantial period.