Evolution of the Beat tells the story of two decades of British dance music from 1990 to 2010, genre by genre. It paints the picture of British dance music culture, technology and the music itself. It takes in all the erspectives: from behind the decks; from the mixing desk; from the dance floor.
Building a strong narrative that utilizes exclusive interviews with leading DJs, producers, music technology companies, promoters, and clubbers themselves Evolution of the Beat is a unique, definitive and unprecedented history of British dance music. Both of the authors were originally dance music producers and are now music industry experts.
|Mark Mulligan, Vice President & Research Director at Forrester Research, is a leading global authority on digital music. He speaks regularly at leading industry events, is quoted widely in tier one press and appears regularly on TV and radio. Mark has been producing dance music since 1998 with numerous releases and remixes to his name, most on London based indie label Igloo UK. His tracks have gainednational radio play, including peak time plays from Judge Jules on Radio 1and widespread club support from DJs such as Paul Oakenfold, John '00' Flemming (who put Mark in his personal top 5), Judge Jules, Steve Lee, Ian Betts, Anthony Dean, Darren Christian and Tim Coe.|