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Artist: TAG underground

Composition/Arrangement: TAG

BPM: 192 (beatmania IIDX), 96-192 (REFLEC BEAT) 192-384 (DDR)

Length: 2:01

Genre: ASTRAL HARDCORE

VJ: Steins

First DDR Appearance: DanceDanceRevolution (2013)


Lyrics[]

None.

Song Connections / Remixes[]

  • ÆTHER shares some similarities with Cosmic Hurricane.
  • The beat structure at the end is similar to a section of PARANOiA Revolution.
  • The beatmania IIDX version of ÆTHER has louder piano sounds in the middle of the song.

Trivia[]

  • ÆTHER is one of the unlockable songs of the second phase of REFLEC BEAT colette -Summer-'s colette Fishing unlocking system.
  • ÆTHER is Yasuhiro Taguchi's first non-DanceDanceRevolution original song under his TAG underground alias.
  • According to ancient and medieval science, æther or ether is the material that fills the region of the universe above the terrestrial sphere.
  • In REFLEC BEAT, ÆTHER'S BPM halves to 96 in the middle of the song.
    • In beatmaniaIIDX, the song runs at 192 BPM with no changes
      • In DanceDanceRevolution, the song's BPM is the same as REFLEC BEAT, but it is doubled (96 x 2 = 192) (192 x 2 = 384)
  • ÆTHER was added as a default song to beatmania IIDX 21 SPADA on March 25th, 2014, as part of the TAG's Birthday event.
  • ÆTHER is one of DanceDanceRevolution (2013)'s special EXTRA STAGE songs. It was added on March 25th, 2014, as part of the TAG's Birthday event.
    • ÆTHER and esrev:eR are the first BEMANI crossover songs in the arcade DanceDanceRevolution series that are used as EXTRA STAGE songs.
    • As of Dance Dance Revolution (2014), it can be unlocked via the EXTRA ATTACK unlocking method.
  • In DanceDanceRevolution (2014), before June 17th, 2014, ÆTHER was sorted alphabetically after A Stupid Barber, which meant it was sorted as "ATHER". It is now sorted between ACROSS WORLD and AFRONOVA, as "AETHER".

Song Production Information[]

None.

Video Production Information[]

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Difficulty & Notecounts[]

DanceDanceRevolution difficulty rated from 1 to 20 from X onwards.

Game Single Doubles
BEG BAS DIF EXP CHA BAS DIF EXP CHA
Notecounts / Freeze Arrows / Shock Arrows 215 / 11 372 / 26 551 / 23 704 / 6 - / - / - 368 / 25 550 / 19 688 / 9 - / - / -
DanceDanceRevolution (2013)→Present 6 9 14 17 9 14 17
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