Drum&BassArena - Bringing you the full spectrum of D&BPlease note that for the paperback that postage is charged separately. There is no postage charge for the ebook option. He was part of the editorial team that produced legendary dance music magazine Muzik and has written for DJ, Mixmag, Electronic Sound and Urb. Martin has written several books about urban and electronic music and culture including French Connections: from discotheque to discovery, an account of the emergence of the late 90s French Touch scene that he first defined through his early coverage of the Parisian rave, house and hip hop scenes. Martin is also the author of the definitive biography of The Prodigy. The second part of the biography We Live for the Beats will be published in Martin is Professor of Creative and Cultural Industries at Solent University, Southampton where he lectures on underground music and the music industry.
STATE OF BASS
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The style grew out of breakbeat hardcore and jungle in the United Kingdom during the early s. A major influence was the original Jamaican dub and reggae sound. Another feature of the style is the complex syncopation of the drum tracks' breakbeat. Drum and bass subgenres include breakcore , ragga jungle , hardstep , darkstep , techstep , neurofunk , ambient drum and bass, liquid funk aka liquid drum and bass , jump up, drumfunk, funkstep , sambass , and drill 'n' bass. From its roots in the UK, the style has established itself around the world. Drum and bass has influenced many other genres like hip hop , big beat , dubstep , house , trip hop , ambient music , techno , jazz , rock and pop. Drum and bass is dominated by a relatively small group of record labels.
The genre would go on to become one of the most popular genres of electronic dance music , becoming international and spawning multiple different derivatives and subgenres. Drum and bass began as a musical paradigm shift of the United Kingdom breakbeat hardcore and rave scene of the mid s; and over the first decade and a half of its existence there have been many permutations in its style, incorporating elements from dancehall , electro , funk , hip hop , house , jazz , pop -created fusion of hardcore, house and techno with a strong accent of both the UK industrial and Belgian New Beat sounds , pioneered by Nat Kirk and others. This scene existed briefly from approximately , a period of cross-pollination with the UK hardcore sound. London and Bristol are the two cities which are most associated with Drum and Bass. Returning to the UK, drum and bass as jungle has its direct origins in the breakbeat hardcore part of the UK acid house rave scene. Hardcore DJs typically played their records at fast tempos, and breakbeat hardcore emphasised breakbeats over the 4-to-the-floor beat structure common to house music. Some hardcore tracks at the time were extremely light and upbeat; the most extreme examples of this were the so-called "toy-town" tracks such as Smart E's ' "Sesame's Treat" which features the children's show " Sesame Street " theme song.