ShareTweetDubstep writer Sarah Bennett contributed to this post. It’s another week in the dubstep universe and another death of an iconic musician. News of the death of Beastie Boys member MCA (a.k.a. Adam Yauch) has us dusting off the New York trio’s groundbreaking hip hop albums and breaking out the best of the Beasties —… [MORE]
ShareTweetSure, Nate Ruess has come a long way since his folk-loving power pop days as Phoenix’s The Format, but does the Fun. frontman hate Dubstep now? The band best known for its current Janelle-Monae-featuring single “We Are Young” is unabashedly pop friendly, harking back to 70s rock bands with some modern theatrical production magic worked… [MORE]
ShareTweet Dubstep dates back to 1998, and originated in South London, United Kingdom. Since its inception, it has seen a tremendous growth not only as its own genre of music, but has also branched out into different forms within its own genre. (See our dubstep glossary). The sound has even infiltrated modern music as… [MORE]
ShareTweetThe RIZO is a dubstep crew from Los Angeles responsible for parties like Pussy Power and many other shows throughout the year. “RIZO” stands for Respect, Inspire, Zen and Optimism and the crew is looking for more than just throwing themed parties – a lot of the times they jam for charities like The Downtown… [MORE]
ShareTweetToday’s dubstep as it pertains to the pop world has seen a dramatic shift. The most notable is from the Princess of Pop herself, Britney Spears. Her hit single “Hold It Against Me,” has integrated dubstep into the bridge of the song. The simple yet effective dubstep break happens (around 2:19 in the video below)… [MORE]
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