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The Best Oldschool Jungle Bands/Artists

Updated June 19, 2019 83 votes 30 voters 5.4k views12 items

Oldschool jungle artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good oldschool jungle 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 oldschool jungle bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Oldschool jungle 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 oldschool jungle bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest oldschool jungle bands of all time, since the most famous oldschool jungle artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best oldschool jungle music.

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

This list features David Guetta, The Prodigy and more. Make sure to upvote your favorite artists to see them get to the top of the list. Make sure to give artists you like (Andy C and Chase & Status, for example) votes.

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

The list includes all new oldschool jungle 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 oldschool jungle, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into oldschool jungle 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 oldschool jungle bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent oldschool jungle bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best oldschool jungle bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest oldschool jungle 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 oldschool jungle bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Clifford Joseph Price, MBE (born 19 September 1965), better known by his stage name Goldie, is an English musician, DJ, visual artist and actor from Wolverhampton, United Kingdom. Initially gaining exposure for his work as a graffiti artist, Goldie became well known for his pioneering role in the 1990s UK jungle, drum and bass and breakbeat hardcore scene. He released a variety of singles under the pseudonym Rufige Kru and co-founded the label Metalheadz. He would later release several albums under his own name, including the 1995 album Timeless, which entered the UK charts at number 7. Goldie's acting credits include the 1999 James Bond film The World Is Not Enough, Guy Ritchie's Snatch...  more
    • Genres (Music): Oldschool jungle, Electronic music, Dance music, Drum and bass
    • Albums: Timeless, Ring of Saturn, INCredible Sound of Drum 'n' Bass, The Alchemist: The Best of Goldie 1992-2012, goldie.co.uk
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    Andrew John Clarke (born 7 April 1976) is an English DJ and record producer. He is the co-founder of RAM Records, a pioneering force in the drum and bass genre. In 2011, Andy C won the Best DJ title in the 2011 Drum and Bass Arena Awards, and since the awards' inception in 2009, he has won the people's vote in the awards for Best DJ each year. He specialises in fast mixing, often employing three turntables. A signature mixing style of Andy is what he refers to as the "Double Drop": lining up two tunes so that both basslines drop at the same time. Andy C has often organised events where he DJs continuously for six hours. In January 2011, Mixmag UK announced the result of 14 month global poll...  more
    • Genres (Music): Oldschool jungle, Drum and bass
    • Albums: Nightlife 6, FabricLive.18, Nightlife, Drum & Bass Arena: Andy C, Nightlife 3
  • The Prodigy are an English electronic dance music band from Braintree, Essex, formed in 1990 by keyboardist and songwriter Liam Howlett. The line-up of the band has included MC and vocalist Maxim, dancer and vocalist Keith Flint (until his death in March 2019), dancer and live keyboardist Leeroy Thornhill (who left to pursue a solo career in 1999), and dancer and vocalist Sharky (1990-1991). Howlett's rock inspired drum rhythms infused with electronic rave music beats/breaks were combined with Maxim's omnipresent mystique, Thornhill's shuffle dancing style and Flint's modern punk appearance.They earned titles like "the premiere dance act for the alternative masses" and "the Godfathers of...  more
    • Genres (Music): Electronica, Big Beat, Rave
    • Albums: The Fat of the Land, More Music for the Jilted Generation, Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned, Invaders Must Die
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    Black Sun Empire are a Dutch drum and bass group that formed in Utrecht, Netherlands in 1997 by producers Rene Verdult and brothers Micha and Milan Heyboer. The group has received much praise from critics, even being referred to as "the kings of all things neuro". Since their inception, the group has released five full-length albums and have operated three independent record labels: Black Sun Empire Recordings, Obsessions, and Blackout Music NL....  more
    • Genres (Music): Dubstep, Oldschool jungle, Techstep, Neurofunk, Darkstep
    • Albums: Cruel & Unusual, Endangered Species, From the Shadows, Variations on Black, Spill Your Guts