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I'm a big fan of dubstep but it's hard to find the really good tracks amongst all of the rubbish that's out there. Can anyone recommend some good Dubstep or Drum 'n' Bass tracks that I could try?

 

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RE: Dubstep and Drum 'n' Bass recommendations please

Here are some of my favourite dubstep tracks:

 

Pumped Up Kicks (Dubstep Remex) - Clicky

Sun is Shining (Smoke Out Dubstep Remix) - Clicky

Down for Whatever (Specimen A & James D'ley Remix) - Clicky

Somebody That I Used to Know (Dubstep Remix) - Clicky

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RE: Dubstep and Drum 'n' Bass recommendations please

Kruder and Dorfmeister....."Conversions: A K and D Selection"

Big Bud ....'" Late Night Blues " disc 2

Anything by LTJ Bukem.

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I like my D&B really dark, so most things on renegade hardwear lable.  Spor in particular.

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RE: Dubstep and Drum 'n' Bass recommendations please

char_lotte wrote:
Big Bud ....'" Late Night Blues " disc 2 Anything by LTJ Bukem.

If you like Big Bud and Good Looking Records, you should track down "Infinity + Infinity."

I think this is best Good Looking album ever released (and probably my favourite D&B record ever). It's elegant in its simplicity, yet has staggeringly good production values and is utterly hypnotic from start to finish.

Paul, you might like this also. It's not aggressively dark, but there isn't a whiff of cheese on the whole album. For early dark stuff (i.e. late 1992-late 1993), I think there are few Reinforced and Moving Shadow compilations knocking around.

 

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char_lotte wrote:
Big Bud ....'" Late Night Blues " disc 2 Anything by LTJ Bukem.

If you like Big Bud and Good Looking Records, you should track down "Infinity + Infinity."

I think this is best Good Looking album ever released (and probably my favourite D&B record ever). It's elegant in its simplicity, yet has staggeringly good production values and is utterly hypnotic from start to finish.

Paul, you might like this also. It's not aggressively dark, but there isn't a whiff of cheese on the whole album. For early dark stuff (i.e. late 1992-late 1993), I think there are few Reinforced and Moving Shadow compilations knocking around.

 

Thanks ,I will check those out.

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I enjoyed 'Welcome Reality' by Nero, but this may mark me down as a noob or a teeny-bopper.

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I'm just in the process of ripping my CD collection & have hit a jungle/D&B section.

A pretty good album that I had forgotten about is Transfer at Dub by The Unknown Ghosts (John Roome & Alex Patterson).

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"Fear of Fours" by Lamb for quality D & B

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Not Dubstep, but Dub......and beautifully recorded.....so just in case you want to get spaced out: http://www.amazon.co.uk/In-Dub-Mixed-By-Ott/dp/B00006OA3D/ref=pd_sim_m_h__1

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busb wrote:

"Fear of Fours" by Lamb for quality D & B

Love Lamb , their first album is worth a shout too...

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CnoEvil wrote:

Not Dubstep, but Dub......and beautifully recorded.....so just in case you want to get spaced out: http://www.amazon.co.uk/In-Dub-Mixed-By-Ott/dp/B00006OA3D/ref=pd_sim_m_h__1

Duly added to my wish list, thanks.

If you like dub, try to get a copy of Guerilla In Dub. Superb early 90's ambient dub, particularly like 'Alchemy' by Drum Club.

 

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A pensioners recommendation's of Dub-Step for beginners:

Pixelated People (Wilkinson Remix) Jess Mills.

Doomsday - Nero -  Welcome Reality.

The Force - Halo Nova -  Monstercat 001.

Jaguar - Excision & Datsik ft. Mr. Hudson  - X Rated.

Come Again - Dodge & Fuski - Come Again.

Neon - Doctor P ft.Jenna G - Neon.

Evil Beauty - Blackmill - Dubstep Madness .

Woo Boost - Rusko.

Excuse Me - Flux Pavilion - Circus One.

Moonrock Badman - Datsik vs. Downlink - Against The Machines.

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char_lotte wrote:

busb wrote:

"Fear of Fours" by Lamb for quality D & B

Love Lamb , their first album is worth a shout too...

I have all five albums. My least favourite is "between Darkness....” My fave tracks are Scratch Bass & Small - both on "What Sound" & both good at getting one's windows rattling! As for Dubstep, I'll have to follow up some of the recommendations - most of what I looked at today excercised my tweeters rather than my interest!

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busb wrote:

char_lotte wrote:

busb wrote:

"Fear of Fours" by Lamb for quality D & B

Love Lamb , their first album is worth a shout too...

I have all five albums. My least favourite is "between Darkness....” My fave tracks are Scratch Bass & Small - both on "What Sound" & both good at getting one's windows rattling! As for Dubstep, I'll have to follow up some of the recommendations - most of what I looked at today excercised my tweeters rather than my interest!

Haven't listened to Darkness and Wonder for a while .... must give it a whirl soon.