|Stylistic origins||Electronica, alternative rock, punk rock, trip hop, drum and bass, psychedelic rock, beat music, house|
|Cultural origins||mid-1990s United Kingdom|
|Typical instruments||Keyboards, turntables, synthesizer, guitar, bass, drums, drum machine, sequencer, sampler, digital effects|
|Mainstream popularity||Late 1990s to early 2000s|
Big beat is a genre of dance music, which includes various genres of music, including drum and bass, alternative rock, trip-hop, acid house, beat music, punk rock and psychedelic rock.