big beat


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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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A Big Beat source said last night: "The company lost millions and there was a lot of bad publicity after the club was branded a drugs den.
Freddy makes a notorious appearance on Fatboy Slim's album, but he says the big beat genius nicked the vocal sample from a message Freddy left saying how much he wanted Fatboy to do a remix.
The laid-back club night for big beat seekers is normally resident in Belfast's Katy Dalys.
But promoter Sam, who organised Operation Big Beat at the Tower ballroom, New Brighton, in 1961, has defended Sir Paul's decision.
Operation Big Beat II has been set up by Sam Leach, who organised a series of Beatles concerts in Wirral in the early 1960s.
The head of the Big Beat leisure empire welcomed the conditions drawn up by London's special clubs squad police.
Big beat clashes with the orchestra pit and turns up a dancefloor monster of a tune for these Tarantino fans.
Rattling the windows on the night with Damien will be big beat veterans FC Kahuna (above), Ben Fat Trucker, and Lo-Fi Allstars.
Sam Leach, who organised Beatles concerts in Wirral before they found international fame, set up Operation Big Beat II.
1961, 4,300 fans packed into New Brighton's Tower Ballroom for the first in a series of Sam Leach's Operation Big Beat shows with The Beatles topping the bill.
Several buyers are interested in McCulloch's pounds 26million Big Beat empire, now in the hands of receivers KPMG.
Big beat boys hit the black country to plug decksandrumsandrockandroll, the new long-titled long-player.