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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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