Produced by the Médiatheque (www.lamediatheque.be)
Bang Beat is an app that invites you to play in order to discover hundreds of electronic music references from 1988 to today.
The essential of the electronic music on your smartphone or tablet
With Beat Bang, the Médiathèque presents hundreds of electro music leading albums, from 1988 to 2012, illustrated with musical excerpts of 30 seconds, artist profiles, articles, links ...
Beat bang is the history of electronic music from techno to the industrial dance floor, classified according to a single criterion: the BPM. As its name suggests, Beat Bang is this magical moment in time, right in the heart of the musical texture, where an explosion occurred and continues to produce its effects.
The beat bang is in you!
Starting from a constellation of several hundred albums where beats vary between 0 and 180 BPM, each creates its own path. Blowing up a random cluster of bubbles (a bubble corresponding to an album) and then another and so on... we met an artist, we return to his birth place, we discover a mythical place, we dissect his musical influences, we discover his culture, his socio-economic background ...
Beat Bang renews the listening and the vision of electronic music of the past 25 years foiling conditional approaches such as genre and other labels ranking that stick to the mainstream music: Electronica, Trip Hop, Techno, Breakbeat, ...
Entertaining, instructive and practical
Fun and informative, the app is also very practical, the Beat Bang albums listed are available for purchase on Amazon, a very easy way to build a reference play-list on your smart phone or tablet, available everywhere, all the time .
Let electro lovers be reassured, Beat Bang will not set the limits between 1988-2012, the Médiathèque plans to go back to the origins in the early twentieth century. Beat Bang will focus on a city, a musical gender, a selection of new releases, ... To be continued!
All information are on www.beatbang.be
Freely available in French and English on Google Playstore and Appstore.