Benga “To Hell and Back”


Benga’s loopy dubstep track, “To Hell and Back” ushers the sinister with a hefty amount of shriveled bassline. The five-minute track from the London DJ streams with continuous tripped-out synth snares and mild beat drops adding to the batch of grimy dub work. Listen and judge it for yourself. Written By: Kathryn Kyte

DKS “Can’t Get Enough”


DKS, 19 year old producer/DJ also known as Max Clarke, has been receiving lots of publicity for his productions in the past year, being supported by Skream & Benga, Datsik, Mistajam, Rusko and Plastician. Datsik’s Firepower label is releasing his newest original EP today, called “Can’t Get Enough”. The four track EP is full of […]

Hypebeast Essentials: Benga

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Hypebeast continues to snag some of the biggest electronic artists in world for their essentials piece. This installment features dubstep pioneer Benga. He says, “For me to remain creative, I’ve kinda not got to call my music dubstep and for me to keep pushing boundaries and moving around, making songs… I can’t call myself dubstep.” […]

Benga “Hitman” Produced for Hitman Absolution Video Game

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Benga, one of the original pioneers of the dubstep genre from London, has a new track in collaboration with Trapstar and Hitman. Trapstar, London based clothing and lifestyle brand has collaborated with the new video game Hitman for a new line, and Benga’s classic wobbly bassline and hard hitting drum patches are the soundtrack. The […]

ADE 2012: More names added to the festival program


In just a little over one month’s time, the world’s biggest club festival and leading business platform, the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), will take over the city of Amsterdam for the seventeenth edition of the five-day event, which takes place from October 17th to the 21st. The 2012 edition will welcome more than 3,500 conference […]

SiriusXM to Broadcast Performances Live from Electric Zoo Festival


Great news for fans across the country that will not be able to attend Electric Zoo in New York. SiriusXM’s Electric Area, channel 52, will broadcast live from the Electric Zoo festival on Randall’s Island, New York City, beginning Friday, August 31 at 3:00 pm ET and will continue through Monday, September 3. The coverage […]

Elektro’s SXSW Recap


Friday: OWSLA Showcase at Roial: I was able to stop into this epic day party for a hot minute to catch one of my favorite teenage producers (since apparently there’s a million now), Porter Robinson. The day had just begun so plenty of hungover EDM fans missed his early set, stacked with banger after banger […]

Scion Presents the Skream & Benga US Tour

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If you have ever been to a Skream & Benga show, then you understand the amount of craziness that goes on. If you haven’t, then the video above will prove in under a minute why you should immediately buy tickets. Supporting acts are Plastician, SGT Pokes, Jackmaster, Hijack, Artwork, and Alvin Risk. For tickets and […]

Sinden “Pull Up, Wheel Up” Dillon Francis Remix


Dillon Francis continues to impress. His remix of Sinden’s “Pull Up, Wheel Up,” was featured on Annie Mac’s Radio 1 show.  So far, the likes of Skream, Benga, Chase and Status, Cazzette and Skrillex are all supporting this track. The track will be released March 5th through Grizzly. What do you think?

A-Trak x Zinc “Stingray”


A-Trak has teamed up with the legendary DJ Zinc to bring us this unique collaboration titled “Stingray” on Fools Gold Records. It is nice to hear something new and original coming from these two. DJ Zinc has created a new sound called Crack House, which you can hear elements of. Stingray by foolsgoldrecs Along with […]

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