RSD - Rob Smith leads the way

About 75% of the music labelled as dubstep sounds like melodic death metal done on a laptop. Only a handful of producers aim for a dub sound, in other words fat riddims made with nothing but drums, bass and echoplates.


Album review: Mad Professor - Audio illusions of dub

The Mad Professor will mix any kind of style you'd care to throw at him. That's why i expected Audio illusions of dub to be a dubstep album (or at least have a few dubsteppy tracks) because the dubstep 'label' is being used to promote this new album. But it turns out that's just a bit of illusion (or marketing).


Wycliffe 'Steely' Johnson R.I.P.

It's the end of an era. Steely & Clevie was one of the greatest production teams ever. Here's a link to the Jamaica Star: Steely will be missed. And more news and a tribute from the Gleaner.