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Electronic music is going crazy?

Hands and feet ready to move. Agile sneakers ready for a workout. A dose of adrenaline as the CD goes in, max volume, bass up. Go! Beat and dance! A playlist in which you can find a selection of electronic music, the best big beat songs with artists like Fatboy Slim, Chemical Brothers, Groove Armada and Moby.
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2018-12-13

The electronic big beats of Fatboy Slim

English DJ Fatboy slim, first hit the 'big beats' genre by releasing his first single, "Dub be good to me", which was a number one hit single for Norman Cook, the creator and number one DJ known on stage as Fatboy Slim. Launching his own record label in the 1990's ‘Beats International', bringing awareness and popularity to the 'big beats' genre of that time. In the 1990's the English rave scene took off with the introduction of popular music subcultures, chill out, British hip hop, acid house, and big beats a style of electronic music.

Big beats was described and used to identify the DJ music style by the use of synthesizer generated hoops and heavy breakbeats, with a European influence of trance style. This style of mixing came a favorite amongst DJ artists Chemical Brothers, Monkey Mafia and many other British hip-hop and electronic pop genres mixing and forming a new and exciting combination of dance and rave.

Fatboy Slim, came across 'big beats' with Damien Harris back in the days of the club night, 'The Big Beat Boutique', between 1995 and 2001. Held at the Concorde club in Brighton, United Kingdom. With a laid back open-minded approach, Fatboy slim had an audience who wanted to feel the vibration and beats of the mixed attribute dance music, experimenting amongst various genres, bringing a new dance culture of the 90’s.

Over a nine-year run of releasing over 6 successful albums from 1996 – 2008, Norman Cook launched the Brighton Port Authority in 2008, collaborating and cutting re-mixes of the artists such as Beastie Boys, Corner Shop, Groove Armada and many other artists. This lead to over 10 successful MTV video awards, and being nominated and receiving over 2 Brit Awards. Fatboy Slim is a renowned worldwide as not only a DJ but also a creator and deviator in the word of mixing unique songs and artist, he is a legend within the rave scene of the 90’s.
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