Dub and Dubstep How Dubstep affects into sound in new media By. Seungcheol Oh 211084282
Table of Contents • New media and Dubstep • New media technologies with Dubstep • Foundation of Dub and Dubstep • The problems and solution • How dubstep affected into the culture • Conclusion
New media and Dubstep • Development of new media technology allowed of found of Dubstep • Definition of Dubstep • Genre of electronic music • It originated in Southeast London in United Kingdom • Characteristics • Sound emphasis on bass frequencies • More like heavy sounds and dark notes with minimalized rhythms
New media technologies with Dubstep • Computer with sound edit software • Midi Controller (keyboards) • Dubplate (As know as now DJ sets)
Foundation of Dub • Dubstep is originated from music genre dub in Jamaica. • With particular Jamaican sound system and culture has driven into revelation of dub - Bad surroundings (poor – limitation of equipment; had to use existence music to remix) • Dub is based on abstract sound remix from original music. • Dub producers used a method called ‘dub plate’ • These style of work is still following in these days.
Foundation of Dubstep • Dubstep has found while many experiments in process of mixing different genres. • Dubstep absorbed many typical music genres. • - Drum ‘n’ Bass, Break-Beat, 2Step Garage, Trance, Electro, and Grime • The word ‘Dubstep’ has started use in 2002.
Problems • Genre itself, and the producers’ philosophy was not easily accessible to audiences. • It is not well-known and only few of manias to follow.
Solution • Diversified of Dubstep types by producers. • Try to appear more often in medium • Use famous pop music, as material to remix that Dubstep can be more accessible to the audiences.
How Dubstep affects to the culture • It allows adolescents to embrace music and artist from across the globe. • It allows one to come across different forms of music in a modern Western context. • Had influenced to many countries in Asia and Africa. • Made a new stage in the growth of the music business
Conclusion • In conclusion, the recent developments in electronic music and rise of Dubstephave enabled transnational works to be available on a more mainstream and accessible scale, marking a new stage in the growth of the music business.
Sources • http://www.allmusic.com/explore/style/d13813 • http://www.idmforums.com/showthread.php?t=47864 • http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/3655896/Put-a-bit-of-dub-in-your-step.html