At a time when dubstep
has mostly become music for shadow-lurking beard strokers longing for trip-hop's golden days, and grime has diminished into near total irrelevance, 19-year-old British DJ/producer Joker wisely dodges both.
Combining elements of grime, dubstep
live guitars, bass and beats, ABSORB (vocalist) is from Durham, while producer Sequel is from Newcastle.
THE 26- year- old British pioneers of dubstep
don't like to dwell on the fact that they burst into the music scene and achieved success at a very young age.
Taking inspiration from everything from dubstep
to early 80s punk rock, the St Albans band's music was a glorious mess of genres.
5.15-6.15pm JACK BEATS (LIVE) Since teaming up DJ Plus One and Ben Geffin, it has had an immediate effect on the club scene, fusing house, hip hop and dubstep
with electro and drum & bass to create a cutting-edge sound.
A LIVE 7-piece project, Submotion Orchestra, incorporate deep bass-driven grooves and dense textures in their progressive live dubstep
With his music appearing in viral videos and being sampled by the likes of Kanye West and Jay-Z, British dubstep
producer Flux Pavillion is quickly one of electronic music's fastest rising stars.
PREPARATIONS for the first ever Dubstep
Music Awards are under way, with the event due to take place later this month.
* NIGHT SKY: The telescope at Crosland Heath Other events in Huddersfield include Axis Sound System at Bar 1:22; Dubstep
Versus Drum ''n'' Bass at the Flying Circus bar; and music, drum and dance workshops at the Hoot project at Bates Mill.
Hessle Audio was born in 2007 with an output mainly focused on dubstep
and bass music, their combination of vision, enthusiasm and insistence to go at their own pace have earned them plaudits from the dancefloor to the distributor.
For the band, who have experimented with dubstep
in their new album, reactions like these are just what they had hoped for.
"In Defense of Dubstep
," by Paulie Lipman: You know, every now and again we try to explain Dubstep
, and frankly, we don't do that great a job of it.