Nu skool breaks Origins The term "Nu Skool Breaks" is widely attributed to Rennie Pilgrem and Adam Freeland, who used it to describe the sound at their night Friction, which was launched at Bar Rumba in 1996, with promoter Ian Williams. The tracks Renegades by Uptown Connection, and Double Impact by Boundarie Hunters are considered to be the earliest produced to formally adopt the genre. In 1998, the term "Nu Skool Breaks" was used on two compilations, Nu Skool Breakz, Volume 1 and 2, compiled with Danny McMillan and released through UK-based Kickin Records. Artists Industry awards The breaks genre is well served by the breakspoll international breakbeat awards, held annually in London for many years. Radio and Forums There are a few forums and online radio stations dedicated to this genre, the most prominent being nsbradio.co.uk and nuskoolbreaks.co.uk but others include NuBreaks, Ghettofunk.co.uk and Rough Tempo. External links References
Ways of seeing John Berger The Art of Noise-Dreaming in Colour New Zealand Shapeshifter - Monarch - Official Video Jonny L - Back to Your Roots (Friction & K-Tee Remix) HD HQ Jonny L - Hurt You So. Glitch (music) Glitch is a style of electronic music that emerged in the late 1990s. It has been described as a genre that adheres to an "aesthetic of failure," where the deliberate use of glitch-based audio media, and other sonic artifacts, is a central concern. The origins of the glitch aesthetic can be traced to the early 20th century, with Luigi Russolo's Futurist manifesto The Art of Noises, the basis of noise music. He also constructed noise generators, which he named intonarumori. Oval's Wohnton, produced in 1993, helped define the genre by adding ambient aesthetics to it. The mid-nineties work of Warp Records artists Aphex Twin (Richard D. ^ Jump up to: a b "The glitch genre arrived on the back of the electronica movement, an umbrella term for alternative, largely dance-based electronic music (including house, techno, electro, drum'n'bass, ambient) that has come into vogue in the past five years.
Big beat Big beat is a style of music that typically uses heavy breakbeats and synthesizer-generated loops and patterns common to techno and acid house. The term has been used since the mid-1990s by the British music press to describe music by artists such as The Prodigy, Cut La Roc, Fatboy Slim, The Chemical Brothers, The Crystal Method, and Propellerheads. Style History The name came from our club, the Big Beat Boutique, which I'm tremendously proud of. I always thought the formula of big beat was the breakbeats of hip-hop, the energy of acid house, and the pop sensibilities of the Beatles, with a little bit of punk sensibility, all rolled into one. Notable big beat artists References External links Big beat at AllMusic