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Topic: dubstep
portishead

VOTD: Trip-hop to the rescue

Watch Portishead play its first American TV show in over a decade.

Just when I was getting worried for a while that the super-aggro, mass-culture-canned version of dubstep (see: Skrillex, Excision) was starting to completely fill out the mainstream’s understanding of electronic music, legendary English innovators Portishead calmed me down. The trip-hop act showed up on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” to play a brand new song and a classic, for the first time on American TV in 13 years. 

Watch (or rather, experience) “Chase the Tear,” which the band is currently promoting as a 12” release, and “Mysterons,” a haunting song that will probably outlive us all:



by Matt Carney 10.07.2011 2 years ago
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Jam recipe

A spin-off from The String Cheese Incident, electro jammers EOTO combine improvisational chops with dubstep to cross the country, expanding and exploding minds along the way.


Music

Matt Carney
EOTO with Montu
8:30 p.m. Saturday
Kamp’s 1310 Lounge
1310 N.W. 25th
819-6004
$20-$25
 
Wednesday, November 9, 2011

In orbit

For star on the rise 12th Planet, creating an impact in dubstep — and electronic music in general — is history in the making.


Music

Joshua Boydston
12th Planet with Flinch
9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22
Kamp’s Deli & XIII X Lounge
1310 N.W. 25th
kampsok.com
819-6004
$15
 
Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Made you Flinch

L.A. dubstep producer Flinch likes a little bit of melody with his grime.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Flinch with 12th Planet and Protohype
9:30 p.m. Thursday
OKC Farmers Public Market
311 S. Klein Ave. 
okcfarmersmarket.com
232-6506
$18-$20

 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Stepping up

Love him or hate him, there's no avoiding Skrillex in 2014 — and the dubstep icon wouldn't have it any other way.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Skrillex with Dillon Francis, What So Not and more
5:30 p.m. Friday
The Zoo Amphitheatre
2101 NE 50th St. 
thezooamphitheatre.com 
602-0683
$51-$83.50

 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
 
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