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Your history of Dubstep...

Post by deef » Wed Apr 16, 2008 11:32 am

I'm writing an essay on Dubstep, abit more interesting than rock & roll!
Obviously, not alot of books or text has been published about it as its relatively new.

What do you all know about how it started, social aspects, dance culture, influence?
And are there any good articles, journals etc i've missed...?

Ta.

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Post by ozols man » Wed Apr 16, 2008 11:37 am

this history book looks superb.

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Post by concept_ » Wed Apr 16, 2008 11:39 am

anything written by Martin Clark- his Blackdown blog, pitchfork monthly blog, even tempa Cd sleeves (not sure of links but am sure someone knows)- credit him ;)

This forum itself is a great resource for the history of dubstep...there is a wealth of info sitting right in front of you if you are willing to look through it all.

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Post by BaronVon » Wed Apr 16, 2008 11:41 am

Surely writing about a cultural revolution which has influenced society for the last 60 years or so is more interesting than writing about a little known genre of electronic music, largely unknown by the vast majority of the worlds population.
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Post by killer b » Wed Apr 16, 2008 11:42 am

I second the wiki look up... I have that shit posted on myspace.. Have been planning to co/write the history/evolution of dubstep in seattle for a couple of weeks now. however been a bit busy. I'm excited about it tho.
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Post by daggus » Wed Apr 16, 2008 11:48 am

Check here links to any major press or article

http://www.dubstepforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=28308

worth checking this thread an all. Links to loads of info an good place to start(bar wiki obviously)

http://www.dubstepforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=16170

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Post by epithet » Wed Apr 16, 2008 1:32 pm

meh on the wiki and pffft on the blackdown. Not all of it mind you, but have a salt shaker handy when you read em :wink:

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Post by Pada » Wed Apr 16, 2008 3:33 pm

I find the wiki page quite a good read? read it a few times lol

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Post by epithet » Wed Apr 16, 2008 3:53 pm

I find the bible a bloody good read too. Doesn't mean i believe everything in it. The thing is, if you find one contradiction or mistruth in it, it calls into question the entire text and the agenda of the authors.

Council of nicea anyone or how about the book of enoch ?

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Post by stanton » Wed Apr 16, 2008 4:11 pm

epithet wrote:I find the bible a bloody good read too. Doesn't mean i believe everything in it. The thing is, if you find one contradiction or mistruth in it, it calls into question the entire text and the agenda of the authors.

Council of nicea anyone or how about the book of enoch ?


Are you going to start banging on about how Arius was excommunicated because he was producing breakstep? You bloody love arguing about that you do. :|
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Post by deef » Wed Apr 16, 2008 4:18 pm

Baron_von_Carlton wrote:Surely writing about a cultural revolution which has influenced society for the last 60 years or so is more interesting than writing about a little known genre of electronic music, largely unknown by the vast majority of the worlds population.
And so when does a genre surpass being too little and unknown to research and educate...!?

For one relatively small write-up question which has been proposed to hundreds of people I do find it more interesting to write about such a current growing scene, being part of it and the possibilities of its global awareness.

How many times has a lecturer had to wade through Elvis 'the King' papers?

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Post by stanton » Wed Apr 16, 2008 4:19 pm

Deef, check your PMs
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Post by deef » Wed Apr 16, 2008 4:19 pm

Thanks for the links to, chaps!

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Post by juliun_c90 » Wed Apr 16, 2008 5:30 pm

word of warning: if your lecturers are anything like 90% of the academic staff at the uni i work at they'll take one look at a piece of work that is heavily based on wikipedia and dismiss it.

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http://www.myspace.com/mattedsounds FUCKTHEHISTORY THIS

Post by fuckwalkingimdubstepping » Wed Apr 16, 2008 5:58 pm

IS THE FUTURE................................................................................... http://www.myspace.com/mattedsounds http://www.myspace.com/mattedsounds http://www.myspace.com/mattedsounds http://www.myspace.com/mattedsounds
hate to repeat my self geezer but this is the future.....merkin it believe me ave a listen n spread the word

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Post by deef » Wed Apr 16, 2008 6:14 pm

I avoid wiki at all costs.

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Post by epithet » Wed Apr 16, 2008 9:15 pm

stanton wrote:
epithet wrote:I find the bible a bloody good read too. Doesn't mean i believe everything in it. The thing is, if you find one contradiction or mistruth in it, it calls into question the entire text and the agenda of the authors.

Council of nicea anyone or how about the book of enoch ?


Are you going to start banging on about how Arius was excommunicated because he was producing breakstep? You bloody love arguing about that you do. :|
heh...nah i'm gonna bang on about how the bible was edited to exclude the book of enoch cos it was manual on breakstep :P

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Post by ufo over easy » Wed Apr 16, 2008 9:18 pm

IT'S ALL A MASSIVE CONSPIRACY! OBJECTIVE TRUTH HAS BEEN QUASHED!
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Re: http://www.myspace.com/mattedsounds FUCKTHEHISTORY THIS

Post by dubluke » Wed Apr 16, 2008 9:18 pm

fuckwalkingimdubstepping wrote:IS THE FUTURE................................................................................... http://www.myspace.com/mattedsounds http://www.myspace.com/mattedsounds http://www.myspace.com/mattedsounds http://www.myspace.com/mattedsounds
hate to repeat my self geezer but this is the future.....merkin it believe me ave a listen n spread the word
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