The evolution of dubstep as a musical genre reads like some kind of “origins story” for a character in a graphic novel. Formed from dissonant and minor key bits and pieces from UK garage and two-step tracks, dubstep, or “grime” as it’s sometimes known, was the experimental afterbirth of DJs who wanted their electronic music to get a lot darker. Typically rejecting the ebullient hi-hat of house and techno in favor of a driving bass line, dubstep done right often sounds like the mood music for a serial killer. In fact, it comprised nearly the entire soundtrack of 2006’s dark... More >>>