The Prodigy

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The Prodigy
  Формирование  
1990, Braintree Essex
 England
  Жанр  
Techno
  Страна  
 England
  Альбомы  
  Год       Название       Жанр       Лейбл       Рейтинг  
  1992       Experience       Techno                  
  1995       Music for the Jilted Generation       Electronica       Mute          

  Автор биографии: John Bush  

The Prodigy navigated the high-wire, balancing artistic merit and mainstream visibility with more flair than any electronica act of the 1990s. Ably defeating the image-unconscious attitude of most electronic artists in favor of a focus on nominal frontman Keith Flint, the group crossed over to the mainstream of pop music with an incendiary live experience that approximated the original atmosphere of the British rave scene even while leaning uncomfortably close to arena-rock showmanship and punk theatrics. True, Flint's spiky hairstyle and numerous piercings often made for better advertising, but it was producer Liam Howlett whose studio wizardry launched the Prodigy to the top of the charts, spinning a web of hard-hitting breakbeat techno with king-sized hooks and unmissable samples. Despite electronic music's diversity and quick progression during the 1990s -- from rave/hardcore to ambient/downtempo and back again, thanks to the breakbeat/drum'n'bass movement -- Howlett modified the Prodigy's sound only spar Далее...

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