5 Dirtiest Dubstep Drops Of The Week: Vol. 5
Volume 5 is here! I just wanted to take a quick moment to thank everyone that’s been keeping tabs on a week-to-week basis. Whether you like the music I share, hate it, or are just never quite sure how to feel about it, I appreciate you taking the time to hear me out. This week’s list of dirty dubstep drops doesn’t have the same star power of some of our previous editions, but each one of these skanky tunes is an instant must-have track.
5. Tucker Kreway - Moonstar
Calgary native Tucker Kreway is only 15-years-old. Oh, I’m sorry, did you not hear me clearly? I said, Tucker Kreway is only 15 freaking years old! What! How can one youngster possess the ability to manufacture such intimidating dubstep productions? I just can’t make sense of it. “Moonstar” is one of the first masterpieces you’ll ever hear from this EDM up-and-comer, but something tells me it won’t even be close to the last. Set up by an elegant introduction, that first drop immediately sends you in a tizzy of semi-psychotic gesticulations. The second drop doesn’t hit with quite the same force, but it’ll still knock you out of your seat. Be on the lookout for Tucker Kreway; this kid is just getting started.
4. What Now - Pand3mic (Phrenik Remix)
Being a longtime Phrenik fanatic (try saying that phrase really fast 10 times in a row), I wasn’t the least bit surprised when I found out that his latest release contained a couple of cantankerous drops. You fans of Calvertron will have the time of your life listening to this preposterous remix of Pand3mic’s “What Now.” I give you my guarantee on that! Full of reckless lasers and unrestrained bass, thank your lucky stars if you walk away from the first drop completely unscathed. You won’t be so fortunate following the second. Phrenik’s planning on wiping you off of the face of the earth with this new one.
3. Nostalgia - Earringer
Play Me Records knows a thing or two about topsy-turvey drops. Plus, you got to give some credit to Nostalgia for not sugarcoating things one bit. “Earringer” definitely delivers on the promise that it’s title makes. Heck, your entire head will be humming by the end of this downright nasty tune! Seeing as you’ll be encountering a lot of grime in your near future, I hope you’ve brought a paddle and a rowboat to assist you in wading through all of it. This is going to take awhile. You’ll also notice that there are slight adjustments made in each of the daunting drops, but rest assured, both of them are dirtier than an overfilled dumpster. Grab this freebie from Nostalgia as soon as you can. You’ll be glad you did.
2. The Prodigy - We Are The Ruffest (The Frim Bootleg)
I want you all to understand how difficult it was for me to not put this extraordinary production in the number #1 spot. Then again, some of you might be confused as to why I’m including a song in our countdown that The Frim officially gave out for free during the holiday season. Technically speaking, he shared this tornado of a tune on his SoundCloud for the first time this past week, which is why I’m inclined to make an exception. Trust me, once you hear this banger’s bassline lay down the law, you won’t know how to react properly. This bootleg of The Prodigy’s “We Are The Ruffest” includes some of The Frim’s filthiest drops to date. Check 'em out!
1. Barely Alive - Dead Link
The rate at which Barely Alive has blown up is pretty remarkable when you think about it. These guys don’t just make ordinary dubstep; they make bass music on steroids! “Dead Link” is a true testament to the massive evolution that this Massachusetts duo’s sound has underdone in the past few months. Their muscle-bound synths push you around from side to side as the insanely ripped rhythms put you though the workout of a lifetime. If you’re not drenched from head to toe in sweat by the end of this track, you’re not dancing nearly hard enough. Barely Alive provides the breath of fresh air that the dubstep scene has been longing for.