Thursday, December 16, 2010
Firstly we have my favourite producers, Zeds Dead, up with another massive track 'White Satin'. These guys are destroying the dubstep scene with their unique drops and perfect song choices for their remixes. Seriously, grab the download.
Zeds Dead - White Satin
Bonus: Doin' Time (Zeds Dead Summer Grime Remix) - Sublime
Now for something that sounds less like music... Toast
Toast's sounds are fucked in the head.
If you like mind melting drops and/or Nitrous Oxide I seriously recommend checking this out.
Antisocial (Toast Remix) - Raffertie
I have had the next track since September, and keep forgetting to post it.
A very bouncy dubstep remix of the Foreigner one hit wonder - Specimen A
Cold as Ice - Specimen A
For those in Adelaide, come past HQ this Friday night for the very last Dubstep Friday Night at Subsects. I will be playing all of the posted tracks at 10-11!
Monday, December 6, 2010
Friday, November 12, 2010
Monday, November 8, 2010
Sunday, November 7, 2010
For what end is served by all the expenditure of suns and planets and moons, of stars and Milky Ways, of comets and nebula, of worlds evolving and passing away, if at last a happy man does not involuntarily rejoice in his existence? - Goethe (1805)
Ah Downlink... you never change your sounds, but they are so pleasantly disgraceful that I just have to post this.
Emergency EP - Downlink
The next few Dubstep tracks I'm not so sure about.. I know that I love them, but these are far from heavy hitters. If you want to indulge in something atmospheric and beautiful, please just give these a try.
Tattoed In (Veto-XI Remix) - Louisa Bass
Underwater - Bassnectar
Railroad - Pariah
Bonus: A few dubstep/glitch hop tracks that I have been producing lately. Check them out if you are interested.. Free 320kbps Download.
The sounds of J:DUB
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
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Blue Skies (Flux Pavilion Remix) - Jamiroquai
Flux plus Jamiroquai... laser arpeggiated synth!
Satisfaction (J.Rabbit Remix) - Benny Benassi
A proper dubstep remix of this classic.. filth!
16 Wow (Modeselektor Remix) - Siriusmo
Head Nodding Bounce.
Monday, November 1, 2010
Huge synth, massive snares.. Krusha completely fucks Metric's 'Help I'm Alive' into a dubstep banger. Big.
Help I'm Alive (Krusha Remix) - Metric
Dubstep is such a versatile genre, being defined by tempo and snare placement means that Dubstep can stretch through many sub-genres, yet to be named. The next two tracks show you the different moods this one genre can place you in. Mellow Dubstep.
Back Then - Synkro (Right Click - Save Target As)
Everything - D1 (Right Click - Save Target As)
Doorly has recently started up a new label called Pigeonhole This!
The 6 track EP launch can be downloaded in 320 goodness below:
Pigeonhole This! Launch Sampler
Saturday, October 30, 2010
Thursday, October 28, 2010
On the music front there is nothing but top quality for those with a defined taste. The most innovative sounds of Tech House, Tribal House, Deep House and Bar Grooves are delivered by the Indulge residents.
Friday, October 22, 2010
A little while ago whilst compiling a track list for a Reggae Dubstep mix, I came across
Dubtrash, a 23 year old DJ and producer hailing from Ireland. He has spent the last few months creating reggae influenced dubstep tracks and is steadily picking up a strong fan base online. I was immediately hooked onto his different take on dubstep, and managed to ask him a few questions about life as a producer.
What got you into producing music and dubstep in particular?
‘I've always had a huge interest in music. As a young lad I used to play all those music making games for the Playstation (Music 2000 in particular). So that's where I began my producing. As for dubstep, it's only a recent thing. I love all different kinds of music, from House, Electro and Techno, to Metal and Hip-Hop, but I first heard dubstep roughly about two years ago. It was a set by Rusko called 'Bloc Mix’ that I got free with DJ Mag, and ever since then I've gotten more and more obsessed with it. It's all I listen to now!’
How long have you been producing for?
‘I started doing it seriously this year (2010) in May, and it was initially just an experiment to see what I could do. Me and my friends spent an entire college year not doing any work and we just sat around listening to dubstep. I wanted to see if I could make my own stuff.’
What software do you use to make your music?
‘At the moment I’m using Garageband for Mac, and Audacity. They’re great little programs, but I’m gonna upgrade to Reason soon. I also like record my own sounds for tracks, guitars, vocals and percussion.’
What are your thoughts on the tendency for dubstep producers creating mainly the 'filthiest drops'?
‘Ahhhh the good old 'filthy drop'. It can be so rewarding when you see people's faces after a good fat fucker of a drop haha. It has definitely become an integral part of dubstep now. Although for me personally, most of my own tracks don't have that 'filthy' edge, they tend to flow along with a chilled out reggae groove. So, I like to think that my music has a different approach to dubstep than most other producers out there.’
What gave you the idea to produce dubstep infused with Reggae and Islamic/Arabic samples?
‘I have always had an interest in original roots style dub music. I love it’s atmosphere. Dub was an instrumental sound that originated from Jamaica, what we often hear today in dubstep is a million miles away from that. Don’t get me wrong, that ain’t a bad thing, I love the filthy robotic stuff too, but I wanted to keep that old reggae style sound in my music. As for the Arabic stuff, I’m such a music nerd. I’m always interested in different styles of music from around the world. Arab music can be so beautiful and hypnotic sounding. I wanted to see if I could make that work within a dubstep structure.’
You seem to be getting a lot of support on-line, what do you think of websites, such as Soundcloud, as mediums for getting your music out there?
‘Yeah it’s been a great year for me so far. When you consider the short amount of time I have been producing, the support I am getting is quite phenomenal. Soundcloud has definitely helped me in getting noticed and gaining fans. There’s so many talented producers out there and Soundcloud provides a great way to hear what other people are doing to help push the scene forward. I would recommend anyone, and not just producers, fans too, to join up and find some themselves some great underground music.’
Dubtrash will be releasing ‘Zion EP’ soon on Monkey Dub which will be available to buy on major online digital music stores. Release date TBC.
You can check out Dubtrash’s tracks @ Dubtrash
Thursday, October 14, 2010
Monday, October 11, 2010
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Bassnectar + Deftones. Huge!
Prince (Bassnectar Remix) - Deftones
Dillon Francis has been releasing some heavy remixes as of late.. each with their own original style.
Listen to his remix of Drop the Lime's 'Sex Sax'. It has a liquid cackle as a drop.
Sex Sax (Dillon Francis Choose Your Adventure Mix) - Drop the Lime
The next download is a 6 track Dubstep Ep by Torqux & Twist. While these guys are not new in the game, they have recently started releasing some dubbleshift worthy tracks.
Check it out.
Hotline EP - Torqux & Twist
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Monday, September 20, 2010
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Monday, September 6, 2010
Okay, Squire of Gothos have been around for a while.. but it has been only recently that they have produced anything big enough for dubbleshift to post!
At a BPM of 137, both these tracks are a mixture of electro and dubstep.. perfect to mix between genres!!! I realise youth blood has been remixed many times, but I feel that this remix is bigger than both the Sharkslayer remix and the 12th Planet and Flinch remix.
It'll Be Alright (Squire of Gothos Remix) - B.Rich
Youth Blood (Squire of Gothos Remix) - Jinder
The next two tracks are ridiculously heavy dubstep.. so ridiculous that i doubt you could listen to the drop and recognise it as music. Anywho, i present some fucked up beats to you!
Fucked up - Diesel
Wobble Horror - Raffertie
Next is a big dubstep refix of the Jack Beats remix of AC Slater's "Jack Got Jacked". Easier to mix into a dubstep set, the Thrills Dubstep Refix switches things up just slightly.
Jack Got Jacked (Jack Beats Remix, Thrills Refix) - AC Slater
Wednesday, September 1, 2010
Sunday, August 29, 2010
Freeform Hardcore is a genre that I have only just heard. Immediately I realised that I'm going to be listening to this for a long time to come.. I just wish I heard it years ago.
I think a lot more people would listen to this if they knew where to find a good freeform mix. This problem has been solved for you.
This is a live mix from 2005 in Brisbane's mayhem festival by Alek Szahala..
This is hard! So fucking fast and heavy hitting, you will be wired and on the edge of your seat for the entire mix.
Listen to 3:30 and you won't be able to stop listening.. this mix is a crazy blend of 190 bpm tracks. Remember, this is a live recording.. yet it is flawless. Defqon 1 anyone?
Live at Mayhem 2005 (Brisbane) - Alek Szahala (direct download)
Bonus: Defqon 1 CDs. Part 1. Part 2. Part 3.
I stumbled across a mix on FAT. It really blew my mind.
Firstly, it isn't really a mix of the likes which you are used to. Most of the songs are barely mixed together.. this is one artist's playlist for a great store in Melbourne.
This is a creative blend of music. I highly recommend listening to the entire thing at once to fully appreciate it.
The songs are perfect for a Sunday, and the fact that he hasn't attempted to poorly mix between genres makes it even easier to listen to.
I have no tracklisting and I have no genre to classify it under.. but it mixes between experimental, hip-hop and shoegazing rock.
Wet, Wet, Wet! - TRU$T FUN!
Bonus Track: Shelter (Tiga Remix) - The XX
Friday, August 27, 2010
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Sunday, August 15, 2010
I have recently put together a mix with Dylan Taylor, AKA Mellowd..
A 20 minute dubstep mix by myself (J:Dub) begins the set, where Mellowd follows up with some tech.
I will post the entire tracklist when I can, but for now I only have the dubstep tracks..
Peculiar Features of the Epoch - JDUB & Mellowd
Monday, August 9, 2010
Monday, August 2, 2010
Friday, July 30, 2010
The ambient electronic/dubstep group Mt Kimbie have released a video for their new track 'Would Know'. Very chilled out sounds and a creative video to match.. check it out
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Just got back from Japan... fuck they love their tech house over there, but during the trip I was mainly listening to a lot of heavy electro. Please indulge yourselves...
Corporate Occult - Huoratron (single track)
Corporate Occult EP - Huoratron
Big, heavy and unknown. Get it now!
Pop & Jerk (Clouds Resistance Remix) - Ado
Okay this track is just ridiculous. It drops. You think to yourself 'yeah thats pretty filthy', then the drop builds and it drops further. 'Okay this is huge'.. and then it drops again.
Sunday, July 11, 2010
Wednesday, July 7, 2010
Thursday, July 1, 2010
Sunday, June 27, 2010
DJ Savage Henry has put together a truly atrocious mix. Included are some of the heaviest drops known to Dubstep, with each track melded together through creatively sound mixing.
Over an hour long, the mix explores the heavy side of the genre in its entirety.
Dubstep is like an addictive drug. Immediate pleasure is exchanged for the slow deterioration of the ears and mind. It leaves you fiending the overwhelming bassline.
Not restricted to Dubstep alone, Savage Henry is sharing huge beats with Adelaide.
Dubliminal - Savage Henry
Thursday, June 24, 2010
Monday, June 21, 2010
Ellie Goulding has received a lot of dubstep attention lately, so I have posted Jakwob's 'Starry Eyed' remix below. This has been a favourite of mine for a long time. Beware DJs, this song is at 150 BPM, not the typically renowned 140BPM Dubstep tempo. Both of these remixes are big.
Guns and Horses (DJ Wire Remix) - Ellie Goulding (Gethypedonthis direct link)
Starry Eyed (Jakwob Remix) - Ellie Goulding
Flux Pavillion is at it again, this time destroying the DJ Fresh track 'Gold Dust'. This song moves from fresh to filth. Flux Pavillion is on top of the Dubstep game at the moment, keep an eye out for any new releases.
Gold Dust (Flux Pavillion Remix) - DJ Fresh
Sunday, June 13, 2010
Big remix from Dem Slackers has put them back in the game! This has a very middle-eastern cobra flute feel.. it is mesmerizing. Then the drop hits, waking you into a trembling body spasm. Play this loud to let the distorted bass vibrate your entire skeletal structure.
Fifty What (Dem Slackers Remix) - Sandro Silva and Andjiro Rijo
Playing dutch house around society will only bring concerns of ecstacy addiction. Do not play the next track around parents or guardians. Beataucue is a disgrace to mankind.. Some kind of animal (most likely a wolf with downsyndrome) is creating fucked up background yelps behind the drop, and the beeping buildups are out of this world. I would end up on the ground if I heard this on a dancefloor.
Wolves - Beataucue
Fukkk Offf's 'Rave is King' has been around for ages, but this new remix is extremely different. Chilled out, yet mind destroying if required. The videogame-ish drop at 130 is extemely catchy, and the second drop adds warm synth sounds to create a party banger. Alcohol, Drugs, Overdrive, Noise, Neon Lights, Party People. Can you feel it?
Rave is King (Nujax Remix) - Fukkk Offf
I thought some lyrics were needed...
Wob (x16), wob (x8), WOB (x4), wob, wob, whmmm.
Wob (x16), wob (x8), WoB (x4), woB (x4).
Wob (x16), wob (x8), WOB (x4), wob, wob, whmmm.
You gon get stolen on if you don’t get with the program.
Wob (x16), wob (x8), WOB (x4), wob, wob, whmmm.
Wob (x16), wob (x8), snare, click, boom.
Wob (x16), wob (x8), WOB (x4), wob, wob, whmmm.
You gon get stolen on if you, snare, click, boom.
Right Hand Hi (Caspa Remix) - Kid Sister
Sunday, June 6, 2010
Everyone know's just how the next day after a big night out feels, and loud, jarring music does not help in any way. Luckily there are many genre's which suit these very situations, one of my favourite being Progressive House. These types of tracks are not only great to listen to when you're in the mood to relax, but they also double as extremely uplifting, euphoria inducing melodies.
Monday, May 31, 2010
Sunday, May 30, 2010
This post is dedicated to a few ghastly tracks, gathered from a variety of producers who are just plain wrong. Each sound casts a vile and disgraceful act against the listener, but luckily since Dubstep has become more popular your ears have grown used to the filth..
Dubstep producer Dayn has attached his appalling signature to each and every one of his drops lately. You may have heard his track 'Out There' which features a massacre with a chainsaw playing the lead role. I have posted one of my favourite songs below: his track titled 'Milfy Fustashe'.
Sine Here, an up and coming Dubstep producer, has remixed his own track 'Thanks for the Add'. This is a peaceful track until about 1 minute in, where you will experience wound-up snare hits that lead into a drop reminiscent of a roaring transformer.
Nothing needs to be said about both the artist and remixer for the following song. I present to you Bassnectar's remix of Metallica's 'Seek and Destroy'.. Delish.
Now to the vocal Dubstep. By 'vocal' I don't refer to some douchebag trying to sing over the top of some heavy ass dubs. I am instead referring to the sounds produced at the drop.. check out the hollow wobbles of 'Doomsday 2029' by Twitchdubz. 'Budgies Attack' by Lebelgeelectrod has also been kept as my secret mind-melting specialty, but now I am feeling generous. Please indulge.
Milfy Fustashe - Dayn
Thanks for the Add (Sine Here Remix) - Brad Sucks, Sine Here
Seek and Destroy (Bassnectar Remix) - Metallica
Doomsday 2029 - Twitchdubz
Budgies Attack - Lebelgeelectrod
Saturday, May 29, 2010
I have recently discovered a relatively unknown dubstep artist "The Juggernaut". This guy has released a promo mix which is dirty as sound can get. The 25 minute mix features known artists such as: Funtcase, The Others, Noah D, DZ and Datsik.
I know all you dubheads will enjoy this new talent, so I have shared the full tracklist below!
The Juggernaut Promo Mix
The Juggernaut – Gloom N Doom
The Juggernaut – Soundbwoy
The Juggernaut – GTFU
Agtrio – B.E (Flinch Remix)
Ludacris – How Low (The Juggernaut Remix)
FuntCase – Mattress Punch
Itchy Robot – Fatal Machine (DZ Remix)
Datsik – Firepower
The Juggernaut – The Vincent Price Is Right VIP
Flinch – Midnight Hustle (The Juggernaut Remix)
The Juggernaut – Snakes VIP
Noah D – Seeerious
The Others – Puppet Walk
Pinch – Punisher (Loefah Remix)
Sonny And The Blood Monkeys – Father Said
Also check out the Juggernaut Bitch video to own the look of satisfaction.
Diesel - May the 4th Be With You. If you haven't already heard this mix I highly recommend it.
Diesel is a badman.
Thursday, May 27, 2010
It annoys me that so many artists come to Australia, only to skip Adelaide on their 'National' tour. However, there are a few upcoming events that are light on the wallet, but heavy on the ears! No more excuses for Winter boredom in Adelaide! Make the effort and support these events now, and show these artists that Adelaide's music scene well and truly exists.
Firstly, I present We Love Sounds on the 14th of June. This is a rare daytime Winter Festival, and if electro beats have been repetitively played through your headphones lately, this festival cannot be missed. Feel free to wait months for the next big festival, but I am more than happy to spend $100 on a guaranteed day of all-round ridiculousness. Artists include: Laidback Luke, Crookers, Underworld, Steve Aoki, The Proxy, Tiga and Zombie Nation! Last year We Love Sounds was a crazy day, and whilst it was raining, partiers took no notice and danced the day dark. I can't wait to feel the anxious excitement at pre-drinks, and then go on to experience some of my favourite artists with a crowd of thousands.
Fellow blogger SHiFTY (Rashaad) is now selling tickets at $105, contact him through comments or facebook for a loud and messy day.
Next up, DJ Premier is performing in Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney alongside the Beatnuts, Nick Javas, Masta Ace & Edo G. This is RAP CITY 2010 , and has huge potential! DJ Premier will be spinning his signature sound, with live mc's spittin' in accompaniment to Premo's bassline heavy rythm and perfectly produced instrumentals.
Hosted at HQ, there is a huge capacity for Adelaide's Hip Hop scene to attend, and these acts will be dope! Check out the facebook group and click attending if you are prepared to witness 5 hours of original rhyme on Friday June 11th.
Two underground HQ events are also hitting the South this Winter..
Hostile Takeover. A ravewear friendly hardstyle, hardhouse, hardcore and Drum n Bass event will hit HQ Adelaide on Friday June 11. Full of glowstringers and huge lasers, this $15 dollar event will be quite an auditory and visual experience! Check out the facebook page, and if you haven't seen glowstringing before check it out on youtube.. quite a trippy art!
A Trance/Tech/Progressive event called Airport will be sure to satisfy anyone into quality mixing and euphoric sounds. Airport will be home to Simon Patterson (World's #42 DJ), Sied Van Riel (World's #85 DJ), Trent Mcdermott (Aus #13), Aaron Camz, and a huge range of local talent (including Andrew Howlett and DJ Frost). These DJ's are mood-controllers; artists who slowly alter the crowd's atmosphere through song choice. Hosted at HQ during the day, this is a great way to listen to chilled music on Sunday the 11th of July for only $35.
I hope to see you all there!
Oh fuck. Oh shit son. Oh fuck. Excuse my French, but this is the only response I have to Nostalgia's Dubstep remix of Knights of Cydonia. It has Bellamy's epic original vocals, but the buildup leads into something a little.. ridiculous. Hold onto your pants, the drop will fuck your shit up.
Knights of Cydonia (Nostalgia Remix) - Muse (Direct Download, Right click-> Save Target As)
A band I think everybody should have been into a while back are 'the XX'. I know it takes Adelaide ages to catch up to the UK scene, but for fucks sake don't start posting your year old tracks over facebook for everyone to frown upon. I would prefer to see you post Lady Gaga than be witness to your unknown public ridicule. So in conclusion, please take the effort and look into blogs like ours, as people post these tracks to save you time and effort. I do however apologise and give my respect to those who love the music enough to search for new songs themselves.
Enough of my ranting. Here are two remixes of the XX track 'Crystalised'. Firstly, a chilled out Dark Sky dubstep remix which features in the latest Jamie XX mix for Colette. As a bonus I have also posted a tripped out vocal house remix by Lorcan Mak. Get onboard!
Crystalised (Dark Sky Dubstep Remix) - The XX
Crystalised (Lorcan Mak Remix) - The XX
Monday, May 24, 2010
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
A whole post has just been dedicated to my new favourite track. Armand Van Helden has recently remixed the track "Add Suv" by Pharrell Williams & Uffie. This is a Banger, there is no doubt about it. Pharrell even states it himself many times throughout the track ... and then it drops. It doesn't drop heavy, but shit this is nice. Let the music move your shoulders back and forth, and allow the funky sounds to nod your head. Van Helden has been one of my top rated producers lately, you would be an idiot not to check this out.
Add Suv (Armand Van Helden Club Mix) - Pharrell Williams & Uffie