mathcore

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

math +‎ -core, after math rock.

Noun[edit]

mathcore ‎(uncountable)

  1. (music) A rhythmically complex and dissonant style of metalcore music.
    • 2006, CMJ New Music Monthly
      While all that herky-jerky mathcore in your collection might not fit the bill, put some Portishead on your Pod and the attached OhMiBod will respond rhythmically in kind.