Peter-Paul Pigmans (January 31, 1961 – August 27, 2003) was a Dutch gabber music producer, best recognized for his manufacturing under the pseudonym 3 Steps Forward.
Two of his songs have been used inside the soundtrack for Brüno (2009): Thunderdome Until We Die and Stravinsky’s Bass.
He is been elected into the Thunderdome Corridor of Fame.
Pigmans was acknowledged with thoughts most cancers in 1999. On July 18, 2003 in Zaandam on the Hemkade stadium, fellow Dutch producers organized a fundraising event for him generally known as “3 Steps Forward 4 Life” the place the cream of the Dutch gabber scene carried out (freed from cost – all income was spent on his remedy in hope of curing him) and paid respect to him. Just a few weeks later, he died. Two months later the annual Thunderdome started with a one-minute silence in his memory.
Born in Berkel and primarily based out of Rotterdam, Pigmans’ music is extensively thought-about in all probability essentially the most progressive specimens of the gabber fashion; whereas many gabber producers favor raw stress and little virtuosity when making a tune, Pigmans’ music always had a robust technical side, and his songs usually featured atmospherical elements, an unusual issue inside the fashion on the time. He was moreover recognized for his terribly wild keep reveals.