Posts tagged ‘diplo’

October 11, 2010

Dubstep Mania

More likely than not, you’ve heard the term “dubstep” around the net space.  It’s a genre of music that has its roots in the bass heavy beats of drum and bass (D&B) and, even earlier, Jamaican dub music.  Stimulating eardrums of adventurous listeners, music lovers and youth on all sorts of hallucinogens, dubstep has grown beyond the original spinners, Benga, Skream and Kode 9 among others, to pervade the electronic scene.  “Dupstep Mania” includes only a light medley of dubstep.  Some of the stuff out there is wild–too crazy even for my ears, i.e. La Roux’s “In For The Kill” (Skrillex Remix).  I collected a few tasteful dubstep mixes below and threw in a couple ambient/intelligent dance music (IDM) tracks.  Happy downloading!

Beware of  no. 4, “Crush” gives off a pop impression but it will sneak up on you.  Nadastrom’s remix is absolutely dirty.  Download after the jump.

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September 8, 2010

Robin Thicke and Leading Ladies

Until I can find a quality program to feed my playlist through, I have to settle with providing you with a list and places you can either download or (shocker!) pay for the tracks. This one’s mostly R&B and reggae–Erykah Badu, Janelle Monae, Lauryn Hill, Tanya Stephens, Robin Thicke and some Major Lazer mixes.  Enjoy!

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