Posts Tagged ‘dubstep’

Photos: Krewella @ Echostage

I was interested in seeing Chicago's dubstep/house trio Krewella mainly for two reasons. First, its popularity has skyrocketed in the mainstream dance music scene in the past year; it's gone from releasing its first EP last summer, to putting on a much-talked-about performance at this year's Ultra festival in Miami, to selling out huge venues like [...]

Photos: Knife Party and BT @ Echostage

A couple months after witnessing a somewhat rocky reopening of the renovated Echostage, I returned for a pair of shows this past weekend and found a much-improved situation. Last Friday night, Glow/Panorama Productions and Steez Promo hosted Australian electro house duo Knife Party, and on Saturday, BADASS (ostensibly "Broke-Ass DJs Association") Raves hosted D.C.-area native [...]

Q&A: Martyn

Tracing the global proliferation of dubstep's subsonic frequencies over the past few years, it makes some sense that Dutch DJ Martijn Deykers (aka Martyn) was lumped in with the genre as it spilled from South London's FWD>> dancefloor. The chest-caving bass and shuffling riddims exhibited on Martyn's string of 12"s and remixes in 2007 and [...]