Future Days

Can Dubstep’s Legacy Be Rescued from the Fart Chamber of History?

Looking back at three seminal compilations, it's possible to imagine a world where the genre stuck to its roots and avoided the bros.
Drew Millard
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British Dance Music Titans Coldcut and On-U Sound Rally Against Global Greed on "Robbery"

The Ninja Tune co-founders and Adrian Sherwood's collaborative album 'Outside the Echo Chamber' comes out May 19.
Corinne Przybyslawski

Adrian Sherwood on the Record that Introduced Him to Drum Machines and Why He Thinks Grime Rocks

In the next installment of Diggin, the British dub legend reminisces on the pioneering single from his industrial hip-hop group Tackhead.
Adrian Sherwood
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Junior Boys' Jeremy Greenspan and Borys Teamed Up for a Perfect Summer Techno 12"

After touring North America together, the duo reunite for a new release on Caribou's label Jiaolong.
Benjamin Boles
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A Body Presumed to be DJ Derek Has Been Found Just Outside Bristol

The DJ was reported missing in July of last year by his niece.
Angus Harrison

Schlachthofbronx's New Sound System Will Give You Blurred Vision

The Munich bass duo introduce their custom speakers and event series.
Benjamin Boles

Retracing the Roots of British Sound System Culture

We spoke to reggae historian John Masouri ahead of a new photo exhibition looking back on ska, dub, calypso, and dancehall sound systems in the UK.
Harry Sword
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​Lee "Scratch" Perry's Studio Just Burned Down… Again

His studio in Switzerland was destroyed this week, nearly forty years after his original Black Ark studio in Jamaica burned to the ground.
Max Pearl
Objectively Correct Lists

13 Spooky Albums That'll Terrify Your Halloween Party

Confound your friends and loved ones in pitch perfect style.
Craig Jenkins
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Kid606's Back with a Dubbed Out Take on Actress' Already Sparse "Bird Matrix"

The IDM prankster returns with a cautious, careful, colossally good remix of an Actress original.
bullshitters guide

A Bullshitter's Guide to Dub Techno

We're taking you deep into a realm where the warmth and humanity of dub meets the cold, precise, mechanistic impulses of techno.
Josh Baines
VICE Long Reads

The VICE Oral History of Dubstep

The story of a genre, as told by some of its most pivotal players.
Lauren Martin, Photos: Georgina Cook