Tagged: dubstep

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Lungu Lungu: Ghanaian Dubstep?!?!

Ghana-based Benjamin Lebrave speaks fluent French and English, and can schmooze in Spanish and Portuguese. He’ll report on new African music every other week. This week, it’s Ghanaian duo Steloo and Yaw P. Accra has … read more »

POSTED December 18, 2012 1:39PM IN Lungu Lungu, MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: ,
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Lungu Lungu: Too Much Senrenre

Ghana-based Benjamin Lebrave speaks fluent French and English, and can schmooze in Spanish and Portuguese. He’ll report on new African music every other week. This week, he shares Ajebutter22′s “Senrenre.” Last weekend, I hopped on … read more »

POSTED September 5, 2012 1:45PM IN Lungu Lungu TAGS: , , ,
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Video: Rusko, “Somebody to Love”

The video for Rusko’s “Somebody to Love” is nothing out of the ordinary for the elfin Mad Decent DJ—glowsticks light up a balloon-filled rave while he headbangs his moptop for the crowd. But the main … read more »

POSTED January 17, 2012 6:30PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (6) TAGS: , , ,
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Stream: A-Trak and Zinc, “Stingray (Benga Remix)

25-year-old producer Adegbenga Adejumo bka Benga has been credited as one of the architects of dubstep’s divisive wobbles and womps. Party circuit buddy A-Trak asked him to remix “Stingray,” a siren-heavy sea safari to be … read more »

POSTED December 12, 2011 11:17AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , , , ,
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GEN F: Sub Swara

Getting together the trio of wayfarers in boundary-blasting DJ and production crew Sub Swara is a task for a travel agent. Their wanderlust is fitting, though, since they’ve made their name playing international music. We … read more »

POSTED July 23, 2011 12:48PM IN GEN F TAGS: , , , ,
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Blixaboy, “New Age Steppa” MP3

Blixaboy goes deep into the dubstep cut with “New Age Steppa,” but he doesn’t stumble on tropes or played wobble—it’s more like he crafted the track on a sculpting wheel, spinning it smooth until all … read more »

POSTED October 28, 2010 4:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: ,
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Video: Diplo f. Lil Jon, “U Don’t Like Me”

These dudes K.O.’ing it out in animation form is probably the best video we’ve seen in weeks—Diplo not only yields himself to a merciless beating, but he allows himself to be animated doing uprocks in … read more »

POSTED October 25, 2010 4:45PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , , ,
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Video: Kano, “Spaceship”

Kano‘s amazing for writing a track about a woman’s desire to escape her low self-esteem by shooting into space, at least we think that’s what it’s about. Is it weird, though, that we can’t watch … read more »

POSTED October 21, 2010 5:30PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (4) TAGS: , , ,
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Stream: LHF Collective, EP2 The Line Path EP

Alex Ross wrote a characteristically thoughtful re-examination of John Cage in a recent issue of the New Yorker, musing on his uncomfortable place in the music world, his prescience about the rise of electronic music … read more »

POSTED October 15, 2010 4:15PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,
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Bassweight: a Dubstep Documentary

Initial reaction prior to watching the trailer: once a scene starts gazing in on itself, archiving and looking back, the vitality is usually long over, omg does this mean dubstep is dead, omg stab us, … read more »

POSTED October 8, 2010 4:15PM IN ART+CULTURE VIDEO TAGS: , ,