So This Is That Dubstep Stuff People Keep Talking About?

I love Shirley Manson (of Garbage fame) so when she posted a video on her Facebook and called it “video of the year” with a bunch of exclamation points, I was inclined to check it out.

I realized it was by this Skrillex dude that Spin put on their “Dance Issue” cover. He’s bald but simultaneously has long hair, making him the hairiest bald man since Michael Bolton and crazy Bryan Cranston on Breaking Bad.

I know the name “dubstep” is putting people off, but It’s really just bizarre/random/cinematic electronic music. Some of it is awful and some of it is good. Same goes for pop, rap and rock…

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SBTRKT – SBTRKT Album Review

Aaron Jerome’s second full-length album, and first under the name “SBTRKT” (pronounced “subtract”) is an explosive contribution to the loosely-defined dubstep genre. Part Massive Attack, part Tricky part something you’ve never experienced, Jerome worked previously as a producer, remixing for friends and underground artists around the world such as Zap Mama, Nicole Willis and Bugz In The Attic. On this self-titled work, the UK-based DJ teams up with a variety of singers with Sampha representing the male aspect and Jessie Ware, Roses Gabor and Yukimi Nagano of Little Dragon representing the female side.

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