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Postby paan » Fri Feb 06, 2009 5:26 pm

Hi

I'm a film-director from Berlin and a big Dubstep fan.
I'm researching for a short film (with dubstep in it)
and I would like to know, if anybody knows about an existing dubstep-scene in jamaica.
or is there no dubstep in jamaica?

cheers.
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Postby __________ » Fri Feb 06, 2009 5:37 pm

they're still on the dancehall as far as i know.
i wondered this myself, but i've never spotted any Jamaican dubstep nights in the appropriate events forum http://dubstepforum.com/viewforum.php?f=27

well overdue though! there's not enough DUBstep if you ask me. too much dubSTEP!
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Postby paan » Fri Feb 06, 2009 5:39 pm

hmm.
my story takes place at a dubstep party in jamaica.
so its actually pretty implausible.
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Postby pdomino » Fri Feb 06, 2009 5:44 pm

Thats must ace, by the beach ...... cold beers and whatever else ...
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Postby abs » Fri Feb 06, 2009 6:00 pm

I think they just listen to actual dub instead, dancehall is the main ting over there.
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Postby frank grimes jr. » Fri Feb 06, 2009 6:00 pm

My type of party. 8)
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Postby boomnoise » Fri Feb 06, 2009 6:03 pm

i would love to see a film about dubstep parties in Jamaica especially given that they don't exist.
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Postby wsr » Fri Feb 06, 2009 6:03 pm

man i bet it gets grimey down there seriously!
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Postby metalboxproducts » Fri Feb 06, 2009 6:07 pm

well, apart from in some peoples fantasy's. Dubstep doesn;t really have much to do with Jamaca. No more then any other UK dance music.
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Postby dj vision » Fri Feb 06, 2009 6:07 pm

i think dubstep is a bit intense for the music scene down there
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Postby boomnoise » Fri Feb 06, 2009 6:25 pm

DJ Vision wrote:i think dubstep is a bit intense for the music scene down there


yeah way too intense

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pGa2AEOxbo
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Postby abs » Fri Feb 06, 2009 6:32 pm

DJ Vision wrote:i think dubstep is a bit intense for the music scene down there


:lol:

are you mad?

dubstep is grim and depressing most of the time, dancehall and reggae is full of energy, especially the dancehall arena at summerjam festival!

you wont see people shooting flames everywhere & pumping towels at your average dubstep night.
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Postby legend4ry » Fri Feb 06, 2009 6:41 pm

£10 Bag wrote:
well overdue though! there's not enough DUBstep if you ask me. too much dubSTEP!



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Postby ytee » Fri Feb 06, 2009 6:48 pm

boomnoise wrote:
DJ Vision wrote:i think dubstep is a bit intense for the music scene down there


yeah way too intense

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pGa2AEOxbo
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Postby kozee » Fri Feb 06, 2009 6:49 pm

metalboxproducts wrote:well, apart from in some peoples fantasy's. Dubstep doesn;t really have much to do with Jamaca. No more then any other UK dance music.




what he said.
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Postby kozee » Fri Feb 06, 2009 6:50 pm

Abs wrote:
DJ Vision wrote:i think dubstep is a bit intense for the music scene down there




dubstep is grim and depressing most of the time,



is it?
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Postby sines » Fri Feb 06, 2009 6:50 pm

I cry just at the mention of dubstep.
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Postby godflesh fiend » Fri Feb 06, 2009 6:53 pm

I'd be really surprised if Dubstep didn't start making it's presence felt in Jamaica. Jamaica was the king of bass with it's Dub & Reggae but that kind of slipped away with Dancehall which as far as I've heard is lacking in the bass department. I don't like Dancehall at all due to the lack of bass so I think a fusion of Dubstep & Dancehall would be kick ass! I'm sure that fusion is already happening here in the UK so maybe it's time some producers went for a holiday in Jamaica and hooked up with some Dancehall stars.
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Postby abs » Fri Feb 06, 2009 6:56 pm

kozee wrote:
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DJ Vision wrote:i think dubstep is a bit intense for the music scene down there


dubstep is grim and depressing most of the time,


is it?


Yes, the majority of it is quite grey and makes me think of hackney for some reason, and at a dubstep night everyone allways makes that extra special effort to look miserable and really serious, i'm excluding of course the obligatory group of 14 year olds at the front jumping up and down the whole time.
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Postby werd2jah » Fri Feb 06, 2009 6:57 pm

jamaica is all about its dancehall now

dubstep and dancehall have similar energies/hype

jamaica is into the "hip hop" scene aswell although its not on the top, they do bump the b.s. on the radios

its weird to not see dubstep pickin up in jam-down, esp seeing that the culture of dubstep and dancehall are very similar, esp soundclashes and all

if more vocalist and emcees was on dubstep then it might pick up down there

but for the most part i havent really heard of any kind of electronic-esque scenes in jamaica

and i know the drug culture doesnt dictate dubstep, but i jus gotta say this....

,......not too many yutes out there on horse tranq's and rollin on x either
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