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[STREAM] Skream – “Copy Cat” ft. Kelis

Skream Kelis COPY-CAT

i’m such a fan of your hair, that’s why i cut it

The track info say’s “Copy Cat” is Skream’s, the album art says Kelis’. Either way it’s an unlikely combination that puts both artists outside what they are known for and the end result is pretty undeniable. There is no milkshake motion or dubby crunch but the minimal blip bloop production hangs in the air like a fog, only being wafted aside by Kelis’ hushed vocals. I could definitely get behind more collaborations like this.

Dubstep Roundup Vol. 29 – 3.10.2012 [The SoniXx, The Roots, Skream, Guinevere, and more…]

Ch-ch-yeah.  Your favorite dub-dealer is back with those bass chunes.

Im down here in beautiful Austin, Tx (although the weather is miserably raining today) getting ready for our TBE Showcase.  This city takes on what is just an electric life during SXSW.  So many people and so much to do, the possibilites in this town are endless.  If you havent been, I highly recommend it.  Im about to go pick up Brandon up at the airport in about five minutes; which by the way, we’ve never met before.  I’ll update you on whether we want to punch each other in the faces tomorrow or not.

On with the jams.

For more jams or by any of these artists use the ‘tags’ links at the bottom of the post!  Follow @JoelAlbers on Twitter for updates on remixes, dubstep and all things Nurdy.

♫ The Sonixx ft. Laura Newman – You Dont Like Me /  Its exciting for me to see the artists we cover grow and do big things.  Last week Gigamesh released his debuted music video- this week we’ve got The SoniXx releasing his first video.  Check it out below.

♫ Eminem – Lose Yourself (Cry Wolf Remix) / The last of rather impressive set of remixes by Cry Wolf.  You can catch bass lords Cry Wolf at out SXSW Showcase closing out both Friday and Saturday nights.

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Dubstep Roundup Vol. 10 – 2.10.2011 [SKREAM, NELLY FURTADO, KANYE WEST, ELLIE GOULDING and more… ]

Ahhh yeah!  We’re back up in this mother for another round of dub delectables!  Why so fast? Didn’t we just put out some dub last week? Well, last week was the best of the best (TOP 10 of 2010), but now its back to business as usual.  As you know we only have the highest quality s#*t for you, with this round seeing a lot of TBE newcomers and a mix of the favorites.  We know you’ll get that dope dub delight!  Oh, and keep an eye out for a remix roundup full of rad jamz tomorrow! Your weekend is literally going to sound so good!

For more jams or by any of these artists use the ‘tags’ links at the bottom of the post!  Follow @JoelAlbers on Twitter for updates on remixes, dubstep and all things Nurdy.

♫ Skream and Example- Shot Yourself In The Foot Again (Extended Mix) / F**k if you “Shot Yourself In The Foot Again” and your cloths look like shite.  You still got this jam to rock with.  UK’s finest Skream and Example show everybody else how its done.  Period.

♫ Bassnectar- Magical World feat. Nelly Furtado / More of this please.  We fancy us some chillstep/dub shite and Bassnectar delivers major.  There is so much cool going on here that we like to picture ourselves chillin on Mars to these sweet bass-vibes.

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[MP3/Video] Magnetic Man

I dont have a lot of time to write about this one, but I wanted share with you guys one of the most viewed music videos in the world right now.  Hot off their  October 4th album release, Magnetic Man (composed of dubstep pioneers Skream, Artwork, and Benga) are making world-wide waves with mainstream success.  Dubstep purist can complain if they want, but this is the type of circumstance where innovative artist can alter mainstream pop-culture.  And, yes this album lacks major dubstep bass, but one must remember that this isn’t a dubstep album.  This album is its own monster with its own sound, with influences from dubstep to trance.  Why don’t you be the judge, and listen to these tracks below.  Don’t forget to watch the video (after the jump below) because it is straight magic.

♫ Magnetic Man- Getting Nowhere
♫ Magnetic Man- I Need Air

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Dubstep Roundup Teaser / Joel and Scott present: La Roux

Grime. Filth. Melt. Chunk. Wobble. Smack. Gnar. Nasty. BASS.

We, Joel & Scott, are proud to announce we will be bringing the genre of DUBSTEP to The Burning Ear through our very special “Dubstep Roundup” series.  Our cold lockers are packed to the gills with devastatingly heavy sounds and we can’t wait to share.  Look for us to release this new series exclusively on Fridays twice a month beginning this Friday.

So here, for now, chew on this, for it is only the beginning friends, it is only the beginning.

♫ La Roux- In For The Kill (Skream’s Let’s Get Ravey Mix) This song isn’t new by any means.  BUT, it is delightfully evil and full of emotion (A perfect introduction to our most exciting series yet “Dubstep Roundups”).  Keep quiet, and listen to this cinematic tune.  It may induce goose-bumps.