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big beat

n.
Popular music, especially rock music, having a strong backbeat.

big beat

n
(Pop Music)
a. an eclectic type of dance music in which heavy beats and samples are layered over the songs or instrumental tracks of other performers or bands
b. (as modifier): a big-beat compilation.
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Bringing the festival to a close on Sunday July 19 are the original big beat pioneers of dance music The Chemical Brothers.
The schedule and lineup for The Big Beat Broadcast show -- featuring local writers reading the works of the great poets accompanied by jazz music -- scheduled for this weekend has changed.
Extra Curricular, Big Beat Bronson, Jamie Squire and Pikey Beatz were among the other acts in performing in the grounds of Tynedale Rugby Club.
The festival, co-ordinated by Kirklees Music School, will see bands such as the KMS Big Beat Project and Holme Valley Music Centre senior wind band perform on Saturday.
The Big Beat was made by Inverness film-makers HCVF, who claim Grampian TV are responsible for the footage broadcast.
The laid-back club night for big beat seekers is normally resident in Belfast's Katy Dalys.
Rattling the windows on the night with Damien will be big beat veterans FC Kahuna (above), Ben Fat Trucker, and Lo-Fi Allstars.
It was the culmination of Operation Big Beat II, held to mark two momentous nights in November 1961 when the Fab Four played before their biggest British audiences at the Tower Ballroom in New Brighton.
Operation Big Beat, featuring The Beatles, rocked the Tower Ballroom in New Brighton in November 1961 - and now the man who promoted the record-breaking shows is about to launch a week-long festival to celebrate the anniversary.
The head of the Big Beat leisure empire welcomed the conditions drawn up by London's special clubs squad police.
And she sobbed last night as she told how she tuned into the Big Beat last Tuesday.
Big beat clashes with the orchestra pit and turns up a dancefloor monster of a tune for these Tarantino fans.