Adegbenga Adejumo, better known as Benga, recently opened up about his mental health issues. Now, he’s given invaluable insight into the breakdown he experienced two years ago, a move which should help and encourage others who are experiencing similar problems to seek the help they deserve. Speaking to the Guardian newspaper, Adejumo [...]
Dubstep pioneer Benga has opened up about recent mental health issues via his Twitter account, explaining to fans that his retirement from touring and producing in February 2014 was due to recently diagnosed bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Benga explained in a series of Tweets that his disorders were brought about, or made worse, by [...]
UK dubstep icon Benga announced that he is done DJing professionally and will be instead focusing on love and family. The bittersweet announcement came via his Facebook Feb. 1, in which he thanked fans and laid out his new life plans: im engage to Holly-Jae Treadgold the love of my life, my djing career is finished i just wanna start [...]
Top photo credit: Bennett Sell-Kline for ElectricZooFestival.com With the expansion of the dance music bubble, the festival scene has become a staple in American culture. This past Labor Day weekend, thousands upon thousands of neon-clad ravers, self-professed music snobs, and party animals descended on Randall’s Island, New York City [...]
Get ready to let out your inner animal (be it mammal, fish, or reptile) because New York’s annual Electric Zoo is literally days away. Made Event released set times for the Zoo earlier this week, so if you plan on going (or have friends who do), you likely have a daily itinerary of artists you wish to see. As for me… most of, if not all [...]
While some dubstep compilations have become the laughing stock of the Internet, a new GetDarker release is a proper representation of the original definition of dubstep. On This Is Dubstep 2012, you’ll discover an excellent representation of that classic face-slapping percussion and rumbling sub-bass below 90Hz. Skeptical? [...]
Time for some clued-up dubstep futurism courtesy of Transition Studios’ sound-engineer and producer LD. 2010 was a big year for London’s Leon Day, with a string of fierce 12″s for the likes of Dub Police and Ringo Recordings. Now he’s back on Ringo for his first release of 2011, accompanied for a third time by Cluekid as well as bass [...]
Popular NorCal-based events company VitalSC, aka the team who brought you Wobbleland, is throwing a new massive called Sunrise in San Jose on June 23rd, and you have a chance to win a free ticket! The event features Skream, Sub Focus, Benga, and Zeds Dead so it is sure to be a smashing good time that you don’t want to miss. To help you [...]
UMF is bigger and better than ever. With three days of non-stop bangin’ bass, thrilling vocals, and electrifying synth, this year’s event is going to be hard to top. The first day will see heavy hitters like Tiesto, Pendulum, and Benni Benassi, and day two continues the mayhem with an arguably even crazier lineup. Divided into five [...]
Who knew that a sound birthed in the UK underground during the earlier part of this decade would grow to the colossal status it has today? As this new era of dubstep is birthed, let’s take a look back on some of the best wobbly tunes from the past year. Get ready for some bass.
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