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New Beat is a genre that appeared in the late 80's during the rise of Classic Techno & Trance. Its country of origin is Belgium, starting as an underground genre. It was later adapted into Industrial. Recently the genre has seen a mass revival thanks to people like REZZ, 1 7 8 8 - L, & INTERCOM. New Beat has seen a massive impact within the past 2 years, rivalling the likes of Trance. It's easily recognisable by its relatively slow tempo, four on the floor beat, dark synth structure & complex basswork. Besides Industrial, it was influenced by Acid House, Techno and Dark Wave.

Commonly Referenced Subgenres: Edit

  • Skizzo - Essentially New Beat at a much quicker pace, Much of Bad Computer's discography falls into this genre.
  • Industrial: Draws on harsh, transgressive or provocative sounds and themes.


[ vte ] Alphabetical List of New Beat Songs (Genre)
B
Backup
F
Freak
M
MagicMurder
N
Numb
R
Run
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