So, what exactly IS Dubstep? <br />Dubstep originated in south London, England. Its overall sound has been described as "tightly coiled productions with overwhelming bass lines and reverberant drum patterns, clipped samples, and occasional vocals”<br />Dubsetp is produced using sequencers, synthesizers, turntables, samplers, drum machines and computers. <br />
More on dubstep…<br />Like Techno and House music, dubstep is another genre of electronic dance music. The underlying sound is extremely similar to House music, but dubstep artists feature more clipped samples and occasional vocals, while House music is typically only instrumentals.<br />Dubstep is a genre of electronic dance music which includes bass drops, which is when the percussion pauses and resumes with a greater intensity, and wobble bass.<br /> The genre's feel is typically dark; tracks frequently use a minor key and can feature dissonant harmonies such as the tri-tone interval within a riff. Other features often found are the use of samples of other songs, a propulsive, sparse rhythm,and an almost omnipresent sub-bass.<br />
DEADMAU5<br /><ul><li>Born in Niagra Falls, Ontario, Canada on January 5, 1981.
He is a Canadian progressive, electro, and house producer based in Toronto.
The name "deadmau5" originated when Zimmerman found a dead mouse in his computer while he was replacing his video card. He discussed this with chat room users and became known as "that dead mouse guy." His nickname "Dead Mouse" was too long for the IRC character limit, and was then shortened to deadmau5.
His work can be debated as a few genres, including Electronica, Neo-trance, Progressive house, Electro house and Dubstep.</li></li></ul><li>Sonny Moore was born January 15, 1988 <br />He is professionally known as Skrillex,.<br />Skrillex is an electro house/dubstep producer from Los Angeles, California.<br />Skrillex has produced three CD’s, My Name Is Skrilles,Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites, More Monsters and Sprites, and his EP, Gypsyhook. <br />SKRILLEX<br />
real name LorinAshton<br />BornFebruary 16, 1978 (age 33)<br />OriginSanta Cruz, California<br />His style is Eclectic electronic mixing,which combines mainstream music with underground dubs and the common "wobble" bass used by many dubstep musicians<br />BASSNECTAR<br />
Magnetic Man is an electronic music project consisting of dubstep producers and DJs, Benga, Skream and Artwork.<br />They first met in the late 1990s at the Big Apple Records store in Croydon,England.<br />They perform using three computers, one playing drum samples, one playing bassesand the third playing leads and samples<br />They have one album out, called Magnetic Man, which was released: 11 October 2010<br />Magnetic Man<br />
Christopher Mercer, more commonly known as Rusko, is an English dubstep record producer and DJ who was born on 26 January 1985 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.<br />Rusko graduated from Leeds College of Music with a degree in Music Production.<br />Rusko'snewest album release is titled OMG and was released on Mad Decent Records on 3 May 2010 in the United Kingdom and 4 May 2010 in the United States<br />Rusko<br />
Chase & Status are an electronic production duo from London consisting of Saul "Chase" Milton and Will "Status" Kennard.<br />Their album More Than Alot received the Best Album Award at the 2009 Drum and Bass awards, Birmingham, UK.<br />In 2009 Chase & Status founded the independent record label MTA Records, specialising in drum and bass and dubstep music.<br />Saul Milton (Chase) – guitar, keyboards, programming, DJ (2003–present)<br />Will Kennard (Status) – keyboards, programming, DJ (2003–present)<br />Live members<br />Rage – MC, vocals (2009–present)<br />Andy Gangadeen – drums (2009–present)<br />Chase and Status<br />