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Features

In Defense of Big Beat, the Annoying 90s Music Genre That Snobs Love to Hate

Embracing the good bits of a widely-dismissed music moment that gave us The Prodigy, The Chemical Brothers, and Fatboy Slim.
Jonny Coleman
10.14.16
deep dives

Why Hackers' Cyberpunk Soundtrack Still Matters, According to Director Iain Softley

“I saw Hackers as a music revolution. Their laptops were customized like guitars.”
Gigen Mammoser
10.26.15
The Crystal Method

Meet The Crystal Method, the Big Beat Duo That Soundtracked Every Early-Aughts Movie That Mattered

...Except that one song.
Kip Davis
10.8.15
electro

Axwell Protégé NEW_ID and Funk Machine Drop Groovy Electro Heater

"I Wanna Move" slaps the bass all the way from space.
Ellena Basada
7.14.15
The Day is My Enemy

Caspa Remixes The Prodigy into Some Heavy, Dark Rave Madness

"I wanted to keep that strong Prodigy edge and style, so I avoided the obvious build-up and crappy dubstep drop."
Jemayel Khawaja
7.14.15
miike snow

Galantis is Ready for a Power Move with Debut Album

'Pharmacy' could be the tipping point for the duo of hitmakers.
Zel McCarthy
6.5.15
the chemical brothers

Here are the Best The Chemical Brothers Collaborations Ever, Ranked

If the Flaming Lips, Miguel, and Spank Rock don't even make the cut, the ones who do are probably pretty special.
THUMP Staff
5.11.15
Words

10 Dance Labels That Won 2014

This countdown isn't about how big, established, or hip a label is. It's about how much they killed it this year.
THUMP Staff
12.19.14
Words

Nicada’s New Record Reminds Us Why We Love Dance Music

The Oslo-based producer just inked a deal with Big Beat and drops some sickness on “Zuma”
Zel McCarthy
8.22.14
Words

Walden's "Airodime" Soars

Out of the woods and up in the sky.
Jemayel Khawaja
6.3.14
Words

Feel the Funk with these Two New Tracks from Yeah Boy

Feel-good jams for your springtime house parties.
Max Pearl
5.2.14