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The Rise Of Dubstep

Stephen Dalton, Times, The, October 2010

THE FIRST THING that hits you, quite literally, is the sledgehammer bass sound. Walk into any dubstep club and these gnarly, spine-twisting shudders almost knock you horizontal. It's a raw, visceral and thrilling sensation. In the words of the Bristol-based dubstep pioneer DJ Pinch, "if your chest ain't rattling, it's not happening".

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