Category Archives: Dubstep

BoomBox w/ Ramona, Ali Berger at The Sinclair

The Brain Trust brings Boombox (who have toured supporting Bassnectar, The Disco Busicuits) to the Sinclair. Ali Berger opens.

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Mmmmaven: TOGETHER B2B STAGE @ IDentity Festival

In case you don’t go on facebook or read the paper, we just want MAKE SURE you know that Boston via Together will bringing you the local goodness at IDentity Festival this year. This is quite the relief cause I’m … Continue reading

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Bassic: A Tribe Called Red, Codiac & Oxycontinental

BASSIC, Boston’s longest running dub step party is teaming up with Pico Picante, Good Life’s premiere Moombahton/Tropical Bass/Digital Cumbia party to throw one hell of an event. Upstairs we have a special set by Dance Pajaritos followed by DJ Brek.One … Continue reading

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Music Ecology: Wheez-ie, Prism, GNRL MTR & *Cacheflowe*

Wheez-ie is a 23 year-old producer/DJ from Houston who specializes in the dancefloor-shaking madness that is bass music. He has already released two EPs this year: the Juke-infused All Worked Up EP on Well Rounded Individuals, and the XLR8R-lauded Keep … Continue reading

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Mmmmaven: MMMMOVE w. Moldy, Spliffolian, IMMvC

(Heavy Pressure, Embassy, TUBA) Boston based dubstep artist Moldy is notorious for mind-bending DJ sets and productions that stay true to the “deep and exploratory drive of the early days” (Mixmag, 12/12/2011). A “veteran of American dubstep” (flavorwire.com, 4/19/10) and … Continue reading

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BASSIC w. J:Kenzo

J:Kenzo (TEMPA, Dub Police, Kicks & Snares) UK Hailing from Kent, in the UK J:Kenzo has been crafting his productions for some time now. Since his first official release in 2007, J:Kenzo’s jungle and techno influenced tracks have seen the … Continue reading

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Goethe-Institut, Non-Event, Mmmmaven & WZBC: POLE w. Ricardo Donoso

Non-Event, the Goethe-Institut Boston, Mmmmaven, and WZBC present POLE Wednesday, May 2nd Boston debut! with Ricardo Donoso POLE (aka Stefan Betke) is one of the most important and influential electronic music producers of the last 15 years. His first three … Continue reading

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BPR003: J-Hilla’s ‘River Runs Red’ EP

The playful collective of house-rompers over at Banana Peel Records just got serious. No-mercy dubstepper, J-Hilla was brought in for BPR003. ‘River Runs Red’ is a top-shelf display of dubstep with a swift 2-stepper sporting spliced Rick Ross lyrics to … Continue reading

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Bassic: Truth with Pressplay and Scotch 1

Unhearduv cofounder DJ Pressplay is opening for Truth (Deep Medi, NZ) at Boston’s foremost dubstep institution. Continue reading

Truth feat Yayne - Dangerous
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Misk – First World Problems

Vermin St. is back for another huge release. This time from label veteran Misk, and it features remixes from the likes of +Verb, Encanti, CocoBryce and the late HM.T DM.T. Definitely a must have for the incoming Spring season. via … Continue reading

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The Orator @ BASSIC 2.10.2012 – Live Recording

So our homie from Mushpost, who is holding down every permutation of bass music in Burlington, VT, came down to open up for Dave Q at Boston’s premiere dubstep night, BASSIC. Playing for 90 minutes, The Orator claimed domain on … Continue reading

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Upvote Prism’s “Make Love” Remix

Sultry serenader of the sub, Prism, has remixed contemporary pianist, Robert Glasper’s “Make Love.” Head to indabamusic.com and click VOTE to give our favorite jazzy dub crusader a chance to win $500 and a royalty-free piano sample from Robert Glasper.
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Robert Glasper - Move Love (Prism's Searching For Remix)
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Together Line-Up Thus Far…

New England’s 2012 Together Festival is pleased to announce the first string of artists scheduled to take the stage for the festival’s third year, during the week of April 2nd-8th.

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Vermin Street: Good Music Is Heart To Find [FREE]

Oh Vermin Street. You’re too kind… Good Music is Heart to Find by Various Artists

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2012 Time Illusion Tour Kick Off @HOB

ZEE & Dice Motion about to go on tour. Dates, set design premiere, promo mix, music video and more! Continue reading

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2012: The Year of AxH

BASSIC resident AxH (formerly known as Grizzly) has been on a production rampage prepping to get pretty serious for the year of the Mayan-proposed apocalypse. An album coming out on brooklyn-based TUBA, material on Sturdy Recordings and most likely more will unfold with the year. Head over to his soundcloud to get introduced and cop a handful of free tracks, too. Continue reading

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Moldy’s Top 10 – Mixed

Local Dubstep Don with international love gives us insight into his favorite tracks at the time. Get ready to salivate over white labels. Who knows when some of these tracks are coming out… Continue reading

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Burkane’s Future Step EP out now on Vermin Street!

This release features a thick 4×4/stepper relick by Robot Koch of Jahcoozi infamy, and an 808 driven Juke mix by Sonkin of the Seclusias camp. The B-Side is the embodiment of future funk, paired down to the raw basics: crunchy bass, distorted claps and wah guitar plucks with the freshness. Continue reading

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Vermin Street: Rising Smoke Of The Hobo Kings’ First EP

The release features a deep and bass heavy remix by Sub Swara; a smooth
Downtempo House/Midtemp Funk version by Pumpkin (of Pocket
Underground and The Wandering Marrionettes); and a third remix by Zander
(aka Traveler) with glitchy bass filtering and sugary sweet melodies.
The B side is a funkified cover of an old Ledbelly tune, Linin Track. Again, featuring Blacklight on vocals, this time with an alto laid down over bass driven beat to inspire a hands-in-the-air call-to-arms on the dancefloor.
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Vinyl Blight ft Bongo Chilli – Mission

Boston’s Vinyl Blight grew up on a steady diet of Ragga Jungle. And though his love of mashed-up Amens and hard hitting sub bass has never died, his intrigue by new techniques and distaste for homogenity has led to a … Continue reading

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Music Ecology: GENESIS w. King, ProfessorPious, El Poser & De Qualia

We’ve partied like there is no tomorrow. We prepared for all the carnage of the apocalypse. Instead we got a second chance. A chance to create a new world, to raise our faces to the sun, to breathe this new air, to reach out to our fellow human, animal or machine… A chance to finally embrace our differences and build a world unlike any other. We invite you to Genesis. Witness the beginning…
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Chase & Status - Time Ft. Delilah (King Remix)Major Lazer - Keep It Going Louder (King Remix)Searchl1te - Bubblebutt (King Remix)Chris Brown - LAMN (King's Lost His Goddamn Mind RMX)
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New Mixzart Podcast

Jonny Meek serves up the latest Digital Monk Soundsystem podcast.

Soundcloud: User Group Boston w. Time Wharp

This month we’re proud to have special guest speaker Time Wharp join our usual listening session of people’s own original music followed by a special presentation on Ableton Live production and performance software.
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De Qualia Live Recording From Mushpost’s SELECT!

Even though it was over 3 months ago, it’s still a very relevant set. And we didn’t feel lie waiting for Mushpost Nick to post the Grime Brick recording from their radioshow. This set is a live recording from Mushpost’s … Continue reading

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Wheez-ie on XLR8R’s Top 20 Downloads!

Last month saw XLR8R’s Downloads section explode with loads of solid tracks from a wide range of talented tunesmiths, and here, we’ve pulled together the top 20 most downloaded free jams from October for you to peruse. You can check out our countdown—featuring the likes of Machinedrum (pictured above), Salva, Nguzunguzu, Grimes, John Convex, Washed Out, and Jack Dixon—below.
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Wheez-ie - Keep Yer Chin Up (Salva Remix)
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Bassic: w. DJ G, C Dubs, Kat Fyte

BASSIC is proud to present another night of heavy riddims, big bass lines, exploration into the world of sound with special guest DJG and more!
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DJG - Bare Hands (feat. Komodo)DJG - Apophenia (VIP)
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Vermin Street Wants YOU! (to submit for their compilation)

Legendary boston-based multimedia outlet, Vermin Street, is asking YOU to submit tracks for the upcoming compilation CD that will be available on addictech, beatport, juno, itunes, etc… Continue reading

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SUBduction: HAUNTED HAUS w. Baltimoroder, Wheez-ie, General Motor & U.M.I.

This Halloween, join the SUBduction Crew and All Asia Bar for the only FREE costume party that will satisfy your EDM / BASS MUSIC needs! We got deco out the ass, lots of candy, old school horror flicks on the … Continue reading

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Bobby Tank’s Vanquish EP OUT NOW on Vermin Street!

This release comes replete with a gamut of remixes of the title track: 813′s dope Dubstep lick; Kid Kanevil’s seductive 808 mix; Jon Phonics smooth space funk refix and Darkhouse Fam’s fresh wonk-hop version.
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