3. Dubstep is a genre of electronic Like Techno and House music, dubstep is
dance music which includes bass another genre of electronic dance
drops, which is when the music. The underlying sound is
percussion pauses and resumes extremely similar to House music, but
with a greater intensity, and dubstep artists feature more clipped
wobble bass. samples and occasional vocals, while
The genre's feel is House music is typically only
typically dark; tracks frequently instrumentals.
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.
4. Dubstep is a genre of electronic dance music that
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
5. Stylistic origins : Dub, Grime, 2-step, drum and bass
Cultural origins : Late 1990s,. London, England
Typical instruments :
Sequencer, turntables, samples, drum
machine, synthesizer, keyboard, personal computer.
Mainstream popularity: Mainly an underground
scene, but with an increase in mainstream popularity in the
late 2000’s and early 2010s
6. Dubstep's early roots are in the more
experimental releases of UK garage producers, seeking to
incorporate elements of drum and bass into the South
London-based 2-step garage sound Dubstep is generally
Structure, bass drops, rewinds and MCs
7. Ran a radio show on east London pirate station
Rinse FM, hosted by Kode9.
Another crucial element in the early development
of dubstep was the Big Apple Records record shop
in Croydon. Key artists such as Hatcha and later
Skream worked in the shop.
8. 1999–2002: origins:
The sound of dubstep originally came out of productions
by El-B,Steve Gurley, Oris Jay and Zed Bias in 1999-2000
Ammunition Promotions, who run the influential club and
have managed many proto dubstep record labels began to
use the term "dubstep" to describe this style of music in
The term's use in a 2002 XLR8R cover story contributed to
it becoming established as the name of the genre
9. Mainstream influence
The year 2009 saw the dubstep sound gaining further
worldwide recognition, often through the assimilation of
elements of the sound into other genres, in a manner
similar to drum and bass.
In a move foreshadowed by endorsements of the sound
from R&B, hip-hop and recently, mainstream figures such
as Rihanna, or Public Enemy’s Hank Shocklee, Snoop Dogg
collaborated with dubstep producers Chase &
Status, providing a vocal for their 'underground anthem'
10. Rihanna’s Rated R album released such content the
very year dubstep saw a spike, containing 3 dubstep
Such events propelled the genre into the biggest radio
markets overnight, with considerable airplay.
Throughout 2010, dubstep was beginning to hit the
In April 2011, "dubbox", the industry's first application
designed for the mobile creation of dubstep
music, was released for the iPhone and reached the
Top 25 Best Selling Music Apps in the UK its first
More recently the term post-dubstep has been used to
describe music that combines stylistic features of dubstep
with other musical influences.
The tempo of music typically characterised as post-dubstep
is approximately 130 beats per minute
Mount Kimbie's Maybes EP, James Blake's remix of
Untold's "Stop What You're Doing" and Joy Orbison's
"Hyph Mngo" can be used as markers in the breaking off of
post-dubstep as a distinct sound.
Brostep is a post-dubstep trend that has recently received
increasing exposure, with the American producer Skrillex
becoming something of a figurehead for the scene.
In September 2011 a Spin Magazine EDM special referred to
brostep as a "lurching and aggressive" variant of dubstep
that prevails in the United States.
Elsewhere it has been described variously as “dubstep with
more anger to it" and "Americanized, garbage dubstep."
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15. • Born in Niagra Falls, Ontario, Canada on January 5, 1981.
• His birth name is Joel Thomas Zimmerman
• 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.
16. real name Lorin Ashton
BornFebruary 16, 1978 (age 33)
OriginSanta Cruz, California
His style is Eclectic electronic mixing,which
combines mainstream music with underground
dubs and the common "wobble" bass used by
many dubstep musicians
17. Magnetic Man is an electronic music project consisting
of dubstep producers and DJs, Benga, Skream and Artwork.
They first met in the late 1990s at the Big Apple Records
store in Croydon,England.
They perform using three computers, one playing drum
samples, one playing basses and the third playing leads and
They have one album out, called Magnetic Man, which was
released: 11 October 2010
18. Chase & Status are an electronic production duo
from London consisting of Saul "Chase" Milton and Will
Their album More Than Alot received the Best Album Award at
the 2009 Drum and Bass awards, Birmingham, UK.
In 2009 Chase & Status founded the independent record
label MTA Records, specialising in drum and
bass and dubstep music.
Saul Milton (Chase) – guitar, keyboards, programming, DJ
Will Kennard (Status) – keyboards, programming, DJ (2003–
Rage – MC, vocals (2009–present)
Andy Gangadeen – drums (2009–present)
20. 1. What do you think about dubstep?
2. Why has something that sounds like a computer
dying become so popular?
3. What makes Dubstep Dubstep?
4. Is it an evolution or devolution of music?
5. Will it continue to gain popularity in the future?
6. Is there any variety in the music?
The club was originally held at the Velvet Rooms in London's Soho and is now running every Thursday at Plastic People in Shoreditch, east London.Founded in 2001, was critical to the development of dubstep, providing the first venue devoted to the sound and an environment in which dubstep producers could premier new music.