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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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?
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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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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.