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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Dubstep Mini-Doc on Current TV

Posted By on Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 10:57 AM

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Hey there, bassheads! Current TV has a pretty cool mini-documentary on dubstep in the Bay Area Local DJs tell the story: Mike Bee offers up a lil' history lesson, defining the subgenre as "a very refined evolution" of dancehall reggae, hip-hop, and house music; Sam Supa then discusses how two-step was adopted by SF DJs, who also imported grime from the UK and founded Grime City, the first monthly dubstep party (which has been going for three years now); and Child waxes poetic reminiscing on warehouse parties with "bass so loud, it was messing with your diaphragm." If you need a Hump Day pick-me-up as the morning caffeine starts to subside, look no further.

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