dubstep

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
8.18.17
the pre-game

Listen to Jubilee and Gaika Discuss the Manchester Attacks and Traveling the World

The latest episode of The Pre-Game podcast also includes an exclusive DJ set from the Brixton-bred artist.
Jubilee
7.5.17
thump exclusive stream

Get Ready for Summer Festival Season with this Turbo-Charged Mat The Alien Set

Listen to the Really Good Recordings boss' performance from Shambhala 2016 while you dream of warmer days.
THUMP Canada Staff
3.15.17
Essays

How the ‘Skins’ Soundtrack Captured British Youth Culture in the 2000s

Ten years since its debut, the show's pairing of hedonism and catharsis with both new music and classics still stands.
Sammy Maine
1.25.17
Features

We Discussed the Future of British Nightlife With Dubstep Pioneer Mala

Read our interview with the man himself, and listen back to sets from him and Silkie at our recent Bussey Building takeover.
THUMP Staff
12.14.16
Holy Shit

This Song Is Called "John Cage's 4'33" with a Huge Shitty Drop at the End” and That’s What It Is

Why would we ever lie to you?
Phil Witmer
12.13.16
thump exclusive mix

Listen to an Exclusive Mix by the One and Only Skream

To celebrate the release of a new 12" on Crosstown Rebels, Oliver Jones has put together this flawless hour of trippy tech-house for your listening pleasure.
THUMP Staff
11.22.16
Features

The Story of How China's Second City Became a Hotbed for Soundsystem Culture

Reggae and dub music has taken a long time to find a place in Shanghai—but thanks to a handful of leading lights, it's beginning to make itself at home.
Barclay Bram Shoemaker
10.19.16
Features

We Caught Up With Skream to Talk Fabric, Mental Health, and Ten Years Since His Debut Album

In the decade since his debut release, Oliver Jones has proven himself one of the hardest working DJs in the world.
John Thorp
10.3.16
off the record

Dance Music 101: An Online Reading Course

Brush up on your knowledge of the major electronic genres with the latest installment of Off the Record.
Michaelangelo Matos
9.19.16
thump news

Someone Gave a TED Talk About the Science Behind Dubstep

Even if that wobble isn't your favorite sound, this introduction to its mechanics is pretty interesting.
Alexander Iadarola
8.22.16
thump news

Is Skrillex Responsible for Michael Phelps' Insane Gold Medal Streak?

Like many athletes the 31-year-old uses music to get him pumped up before a race—in his case, the music of Sonny Moore.
David Garber
8.15.16
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