Big Data (band)

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Big Data
Origin Brooklyn, New York, United States
Genres
Years active 2012–present
Labels
Associated acts Joywave
Website bigdata.fm
Members Alan Wilkis
Past members Daniel Armbruster[2]

Big Data is an American electronic music project created by producer, Alan Wilkis. Big Data is best known for its single "Dangerous", featuring Joywave, which reached number one on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart in August 2014,[3] and was certified gold by the RIAA in May 2015.[4]

Big Data's first EP, 1.0, was released on October 1, 2013, on Wilkis's own Wilcassettes label and features the songs "The Stroke of Return", "Dangerous", "Big Dater", and "Bombs over Brooklyn".[5][6] In early December 2013, they also released a remix EP, 1.5, which included eight remixes of the song "Dangerous",[7] including one by Joywave.[8] Another remix EP, 1.6, was released in late September 2014, and included seven remixes of "Dangerous".[9]

Big Data's first studio album, 2.0, was released on March 20, 2015.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[10]
2.0 75

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[11]
US
Alt.

[11]
US
Rock

[11]
CAN
[11]
"Dangerous"
(featuring Joywave)
2013 106 1 8 75 2.0
"The Business of Emotion"
(featuring White Sea)
2014 33
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Promotional singles[edit]

List of promotional singles
Title Year Album
"Snowed In"
(featuring Rivers Cuomo)
2015 2.0
"Clean"
(featuring Jamie Lidell)
"Get Some Freedom"
(featuring Dragonette)

Extended plays[edit]

List of extended plays, with selected chart positions
Title Details Peak chart positions
US
Heat

[11]
1.0
  • Released: October 1, 2013[6]
  • Label: Wilcassettes
  • Formats: Digital download
50
1.5
  • Released: December 3, 2013[13]
  • Label: Wilcassettes
  • Formats: Digital download
1.6
  • Released: September 30, 2014[14]
  • Label: Wilcassettes
  • Formats: Digital download
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

References[edit]

  1. ^ AllMusic - Big Data Bio
  2. ^ http://absolutepunk.net/showthread.php?t=3729922
  3. ^ "Alternative Songs: August 16, 2014". Billboard. Retrieved December 3, 2014. 
  4. ^ (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20150612140528/http://riaa.com/media/F9C00A46-E663-9ABB-A129-47230D3E7E30.pdf. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-06-12.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ "Debut Big Data EP '1.0' Out Today!". Wilcassettes. October 1, 2013. Retrieved July 19, 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "1.0 – Big Data". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved July 19, 2014. 
  7. ^ "1.5 – Big Data". iTunes Store. Apple. Archived from the original on May 11, 2014. Retrieved December 25, 2013. 
  8. ^ Joiner, James (September 24, 2013). "Exclusive: Hear Joywave Remix Big Data's 'Dangerous'". Esquire. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Amazon.com: 1.6: Big Data: MP3 Downloads". Amazon.com. Amazon.com. Retrieved April 2, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Big Data - Chart history". Billboard.com. 2015-04-11. Retrieved 2015-05-06. 
  11. ^ a b c d e "Big Data – Awards". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved September 29, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Canadian digital single certifications – Big Data – Dangerous". Music Canada. 
  13. ^ "1.5 by Big Data". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved July 19, 2014. 
  14. ^ "1.6 (Remixes) by Big Data". iTunes Store. United States: Apple. Retrieved October 27, 2014. 

External links[edit]