The Little Big Beat Book (Paperback)
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The Little Big Beat Book (Paperback)

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Paperback 292 Pages / Published: 10/09/2018
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Big Beat was once one of the biggest, but ironically, perhaps most misunderstood musical movements of the Mid-Late 1990's, lead by some of the biggest artists the Electronic Dance Music scene has ever seen, such as Fatboy Slim (AKA Norman Cook), The Chemical Brothers and The Prodigy. It's loud, eclectic sound with it's syncopated beats was a smash around the world, leading to nights of boozy (but good natured) hedonism, and it was the soundtrack to the advertising world of the late 1990's and early 2000's. But, somewhere along the way, the genre got a massive backlash from critics, leading to a very quick and painful death, and became the very victim of it's own success. Where did it go wrong and is there a chance for the scene to experience a revival? With new and exclusive interviews with Rory Hoy from 120 of those who were in the thick of it (including Fatboy Slim and Liam Howlett and Keith Flint from The Prodigy) - this is a celebratory (and sometimes humorous) look at a music scene that was short lived . . but had a very big impact.

Publisher: New Haven Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781912587094
Number of pages: 292

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“A must for fans of this genre”

Not knowing much about this field of of music, I was keen to learn more, and boy, does Rory deliver!
So much information packed into one book, you will be both educated and entertained.
Would definitely recommend!

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“A Must for 1990s Music Fans”

I don't believe there is another book out there charting the success and subsequent downfall of the iconic Big Beat era of the 1990s, which formed the soundtrack to many films and adverts of the time. The author... More

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