Drum & Bass producers turning to Dubstep

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  1. Sicx

    Sicx Well-Known Member

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    Why are they always better at producing dubstep than dubstep producers?

    For example, Icicle, Kryptic Minds, Consequence, Instra:Mental.
    Infact, Instra:Mental's 'Tramma' is probably one of the best dubstep tracks i've heard. And more recently Consequence's 'Injunction' sounds better than 90% of the dubstep being produced right now.



    So what is it peoples, why are drum & bass producers, more often than not, alot better than producing dubstep than actual dubstep producers?
     
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  2. MARKLAR

    MARKLAR International Tracksuit Salesman

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    because u like the dnb sound an they bring it to there dubstep tunes?
     
  3. rysk

    rysk Part-time waster

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    because they have gained a lot more skills than dubstep producers?

    i even like original sin's - take no more.
     
  4. Forau

    Forau CONCUSSION RECS

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    A dnb head is dubsteps harshest critic. So a dnb producer generally wouldnt want to put total shit out there.
    Also considering they have a reputation and fan base to maintain, they probably put more care into their dubstep tracks.
     
  5. d-low

    d-low I know you got soul

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    my mate who does dubstep says icicle is one of the biggest names in dubstep to him atm but it seems to me ice hes seriously talented on all genres anyway, it may have something to do with the complexity of writing 170+ bpm all the time - means that dubstep offers a good opportunity to take a breather and apply your self differently. and it lets you see how seriously good at writing music they are. i dont think its a co-insidence that dnb sounds wicked when its slowed down. and nothing wrong with dnb artists moving to other genres in my opinion it never bothered me
     
  6. herojuana

    herojuana hairy kuala

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    98% of dubstep is produced on a fisher price toy

    dnb producers use real hardware and DAWs
     
  7. lostnthesound

    lostnthesound Burns Easily in the Sun

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    I think that it comes down to the simple fact that drum & bass is, without question, the most difficult type of music to produce. Once someone has wrapped their brain around the intricacies with DnB production, producing any other genre (be it Dubstep, house, electro, etc.) is - for lack of a better term - easier.
     
  8. Sweaty Teddy

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    If you're on about dnb producers producing better dubstep than all the dubstep producers who are on the 'Lets make this the most screechy and "dirty" thing ever' bandwagon you're 100% right, most of the dubstep that gets played on the radio and in clubs has no production value whatsoever but there are some good dubstep artists producing stuff with a simmilar vibe to the stuff you've listed and the production is pretty tight.



     
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  9. SIRUS

    SIRUS 変なひと

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    dubstep is oldhat for money chasing weak artists, it's all about jungle footwork now.



    [video=youtube_share;yt7sbWpx7eQ]http://youtu.be/yt7sbWpx7eQ[/video]
     
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  10. dirty breaks

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    Doctor P used to make DnB (DJ Picto), explainify his wankstep gashness to me pls?
     
  11. Sweaty Teddy

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    Well when he used to make gash drum and bass what did you think would happen when he moved to dubstep?
     
  12. Toejam

    Toejam OOOBEY DOOBEY

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    Warlock is right here, its just a tempo and there own sound over the top of it, you just relate to those vibes, the tempo isn't an issue
     
  13. Phat_Sam

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    You may not be such a bad guy after all...

    There is some really good dub step out there. you just ave to sift through the mountains of shit to get to it...

    Tbh... i think Funtcase who obvs was formerly 'Dose' before he took up his new alias is easily the best producer in Circus records. He stuff is punchy and gritty from a prod point of view... granted you may not like him but his stuff isn't just "Weeeeeeew wewwwwww weeeeeee diddy diddie wap wap" noises all the time. Well it is... just the good kind...
     
  14. MARKLAR

    MARKLAR International Tracksuit Salesman

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    either way we all hate armed and his faggot ways
    lets just be happy with that
     
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    Catsel Well-Known Dismember

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    tune! never heard this before.. cheers bruv

     
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  16. $marty

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    Rich is this from "Tim & Eric" or is it the food professor guy?
     
  17. logikz

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    those are great tunes. notice how they dont particularly sound like dubstep. its the way of the future that is.
     
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    AGREED!
     
  19. chewdiggy

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    I see what you've done there. Future Bass/Garage is noooice.
     
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