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The Prodigy
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The Prodigy in 2009
Background information
Origin Braintree, Essex
Genres Electronic, big beat, breakbeat, rave, dance-punk, alternative dance, alternative rock, electronic rock, industrial
Years active 1990–present
Labels Take Me to the Hospital, Ragged Flag, Cooking Vinyl, XL, Beggars Banquet, Mute, Maverick, Warner Bros., Elektra, Shock
Members Liam Howlett
Keith Flint
Maxim
Past members Leeroy Thornhill
Sharky
Moog Prodigy
The synth that the band was named after.

The Prodigy are an English electronic dance music group formed by Liam Howlett in 1990 in Braintree, Essex. Along with Fatboy Slim, The Chemical Brothers and The Crystal Method, as well as other acts, members of the Prodigy have been said as founders of the big beat genre which achieved mainstream popularity in the 1990s and 2000s. They have sold over 25 million records worldwide. They named the band after the synthesizer, Moog Prodigy.

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