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Dubstep

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Transcript of Dubstep

Is a genre of electronic dance music that originated in South London, England
The first samples of dubstep was published in 1998
In 2001, this and other strains of dark garage music began to be showcased and promoted at London's night club Plastic People
The term "dubstep" in reference to a genre of music began to be used by around 2002
A very early supporter of the sound was BBC Radio DJ John Peel, who started playing it from 2003 onwards.
Dubstep started to spread beyond small local scenes in late 2005 and early 2006
Towards the end of the decade the genre started to become more commercially successful in the UK, with more singles and remixes entering the music charts
Dubstep is generally instrumental
Other distinguishing features often found are the use of samples, a propulsive, sparse rhythm, and an almost omnipresent sub-bass
Characteristics
Rhythm
Dubstep rhythms are usually syncopated, and often shuffled or incorporating tuplets
Wobble bass
This style of bass is typically produced by using a low-frequency oscillator to manipulate certain parameters of a synthesizer such as volume, distortion or filter cutoff
This style of bass is a driving factor in some variations of dubstep
Structure, bass drops and rewinds
HISTORY
1999–2002: Origins
2002–2005: Evolution
2005–2008: Growth
2009–present: Mainstream influence
SOME DUBSTEP REPRESENTANTS
Skrillex
Nero
Krewella
First productions of El-B, Steve Gurley, Oris Jay, and Zed Bias
Founded in 2001, the club Forward was critical to the development of dubstep
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Originally, dubstep releases had
some structural similarities to other
genres like drum and bass
and UK garage
Many early dubstep tracks incorporate one or more "bass drops", a characteristic inherited from drum and bass
Rewinds (or reloads) are another technique used by dubstep DJs
Forward also had a radio show on the pirate station Rinse FM hosted by Kode9.
Common people of the store are Digital Mystikz, El-B, Zed Bias, Horsepower Productions, Plastician, N Type, Walsh and a young Loefah
Another crucial element in the early development of dubstep was the Big Apple Records record shop in Croydon
The influence of dubstep on more commercial or popular genres can be identified as far back as 2007.
Throughout 2003, DJ Hatcha pioneered a new direction for dubstep on Rinse FM
By artist like Rihana, Snoop Dog, Britney Spears and others from R&b and Hip-Hop
Throughout 2010, the presence of dubstep in the pop charts was notable
Also in 2010, Skrillex achieved moderate commercial success in North America with a dubstep-influenced sound
The scene gained prominence after former Radio 1 DJ Mary Anne Hobbs gathered top figures from the scene for one show, entitled "Dubstep Warz"
Regular Dubstep club nights started appearing in cities like New York,[46] San Francisco,[26] Seattle, Montreal, Houston, and Denver
The summer of 2007 saw dubstep's musical palette expand further
Techno artists and DJs began assimilating dubstep into their sets and productions
The genre has been spread to become an international rather than UK-centric scene
In EE. UU. did thanks to DJ Joe Nice Baltimore.
Digital Mystikz brought an expanded palette of sounds and influences to the genre, most prominently reggae and dub
These compilations helped to raise awareness of dubstep at a time when the grime sound was drawing more attention
Digital Mystikz brought an expanded palette of sounds and influences to the genre



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