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    Posted: April 26 2013 at 18:23
Does anybody know of anything that would be considered progressive dubstep? I've been exploring the territory lately and have come across a lot that I would consider bordering on progressive - but I'm looking for something more solid. A group that is willing to experiment and come up with really cool and catchy beats with enough musicianship to have substance with enough drop to start my heart again when I need it to. Big smile

Muse was coming close with Second Law although they were really just scratching the surface and were much closer to an all-around pop-rock sound. Infected Mushroom is another group that comes to mind although they already have a giant label on them saying "PSY-TRANCE!! DO NOT CONFUSE WITH DUBSTEP!!" So I won't.

I'm highly aware that there is no such subgenre on the archives and that simply posting something with the word "dubstep" in it without following that word with a slew of profanity directed at the genre is likely going to have me lynched here but I thought it was worth a shot. There are a lot of great people with great taste and open minds on the archives so I figured it wouldn't hurt.

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James Blake?
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Post Options Post Options   Quote progbethyname Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 26 2013 at 20:24
It should be. I think UFO's THE ORB would fit nicely here. :)
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Fox On The Rocks Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 26 2013 at 20:29
Check it out:




These guys are considered Post-Dupstep, so if that's in the same vein.
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The last song on Diablo Swing Orchestra's album goes through some changes in itself, the last one near the end being a weird and nicely surprising venture into Dubstep:

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I love that Muse track but know bugger all about this sub genre admittedly
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Post Options Post Options   Quote ExittheLemming Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 27 2013 at 03:26
^ ditto, I mean have some mercy for old sacks like us who think 'dub' still denotes reggae
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Post Options Post Options   Quote The Mystical Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 27 2013 at 03:46
I dunno about this as a genre, but I do think these are at least a little progressive.




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Originally posted by ExittheLemming

^ ditto, I mean have some mercy for old sacks like us who think 'dub' still denotes reggae

The dub in dubstep used to denote a dub influence.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Fox On The Rocks Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 30 2013 at 21:51
Originally posted by A Person

< id="bpm-darkle"> < id="bpm-invert">
Originally posted by ExittheLemming

^ ditto, I mean have some mercy for old sacks like us who think 'dub' still denotes reggae

The dub in dubstep used to denote a dub influence.

LOL Yes. What did you think of my recs SharkZ? Did you take a listen?


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Post Options Post Options   Quote Fox On The Rocks Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 30 2013 at 21:55
Hey Matt, I really liked that Skream track you posted. I'll definitely check out more as soon as possible. It was really simple, which is good.
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Originally posted by Fox On The Rocks

Hey Matt, I really liked that Skream track you posted. I'll definitely check out more as soon as possible. It was really simple, which is good.

Yeah, it's simpler than Burialesque stuff. I suppose you could say Skream is closer to what dubstep was originally and Burial is technically something like post-dubstep/future garage or whatever you want to call it.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Tubes Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 30 2013 at 23:53
First off, I didn't know dubstep was music! Oh, that's right - I couldn't 'cause it's not. 
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Originally posted by Tubes

First off, I didn't know dubstep was music! Oh, that's right - I couldn't 'cause it's not. 

Oooohhhh, okay.


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Originally posted by Fox On The Rocks

Hey Matt, I really liked that Skream track you posted. I'll definitely check out more as soon as possible. It was really simple, which is good.

Yeah, it's simpler than Burialesque stuff. I suppose you could say Skream is closer to what dubstep was originally and Burial is technically something like post-dubstep/future garage or whatever you want to call it.

Yeah, I'm checking a lot of his stuff out on youtube right now. It's so laid back compared to the common stuff. I'm really enjoying it actually.
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The Youtube Channel For Progressive/Dubstep : ReadyForTheDream : 


Good song with HD picture. Enjoy & Share.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote progbethyname Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 02 2013 at 21:11
UFO the ORB. It's prog for sure and it's definately dubstep. :)
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