Musicians The Best Breakbeat Groups/DJs  

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Breakbeat artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good breakbeat bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top breakbeat bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Breakbeat groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all breakbeat bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest breakbeat bands of all time, since the most famous breakbeat artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best breakbeat music.

You can click on the breakbeat band names to see more information about that particular notable breakbeat group. If they're near the top of the best breakbeat artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top breakbeat bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the breakbeat band names themselves.

Breakbeat djs list is made up of many different artists, including Bassnectar and Fatboy Slim. Upvote your favorites to see them rise to the top. Show your appreciation for artists like Portishead or Sasha by voting for them.

All important, significant and iconic names in breakbeat music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new breakbeat bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of breakbeat, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into breakbeat music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good breakbeat bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent breakbeat bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best breakbeat bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest breakbeat musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular breakbeat bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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The Prodigy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Breakbeat Groups/DJs
Synthpunk, Alternative hip hop, Electronic dance music

2
52 10
The Crystal Method is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Breakbeat Groups/DJs
Electronic music, Alternative dance, Electronic dance music

3
34 5
Freestylers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Breakbeat Groups/DJs
Electronic music, Breakbeat

4
40 7
DJ Baby Anne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Breakbeat Groups/DJs
cwoods80 added Downtempo, Dubstep, Electro

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50 19
DJ Sharaz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Breakbeat Groups/DJs
Disco, House music, Florida breaks

6
36 10
DJ Icey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Breakbeat Groups/DJs
cwoods80 added Electronic music, Florida breaks, Hip house

7
33 9
The Chemical Brothers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Breakbeat Groups/DJs
Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

8
31 9
Krafty Kuts is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Breakbeat Groups/DJs
Electronic music, Dance-pop, House music

9
47 22
Fake Flowers Real Dirt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Breakbeat Groups/DJs
electrojazzpunk added "Funktronic Breakbeat Soul-Jazz"  Baltimore, MD USA 

10
23 4
Stanton Warriors is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Breakbeat Groups/DJs
House music, Breakbeat, Nu skool breaks

11
22 4
Plump DJs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Breakbeat Groups/DJs
House music, Electronic dance music, Breakbeat

12
19 4
Adam Freeland is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Breakbeat Groups/DJs
Electro, Electronic dance music, Breakbeat

13
26 10
Propellerheads is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Breakbeat Groups/DJs
Trip hop, Electronic music, Breakbeat

14
22 8
Rabbit in the Moon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Breakbeat Groups/DJs
Electronic music, House music, Electronic dance music

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15 3
Aquasky & The Autobots is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Breakbeat Groups/DJs

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6 0
DJ Santana is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Breakbeat Groups/DJs
cwoods80 added

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13 3
Dynamix II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Breakbeat Groups/DJs
Electro, Electronic music

18
16 6
Kosheen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Breakbeat Groups/DJs
Synthpop, Trip hop, Rock music

19
16 6
Bassnectar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Breakbeat Groups/DJs
Hip hop music, Electro hop, Electronic dance music

20
17 7
DJ Rick West is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Breakbeat Groups/DJs
cwoods80 added

21
18 8
Pendulum is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Breakbeat Groups/DJs
Darkcore, Rock music, Electronic music

22
13 5
Bomfunk MC's is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Breakbeat Groups/DJs
Hip hop music, Electro hop, Electro

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14 6
Portishead is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Breakbeat Groups/DJs
Krautrock, Breakbeat, Folktronica

24
14 6
Noisia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Breakbeat Groups/DJs
Dubstep, Techstep, Neurofunk

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8 1
Cereal Killaz is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Breakbeat Groups/DJs
Electronic music, Electronic dance music, Breakbeat