[Dubstep/Trap] Protohype – Encore EP

Protohype

Whenever Protohype releases a new EP, the collective dubstep universe hits the pause button for a brief moment and takes a deep breath before diving head first into some of the most badass bass music on the block. After big daddy Datsik put out the Encore EP on his label (Firepower Records) last week, dubstep […]

[FESTIVAL REVIEW] 10 Acts That Blew Us Away At Spring Awakening

[FESTIVAL REVIEW] 10 Acts That Impressed Us At Spring Awakening

It’s been over a week since Spring Awakening 2014 concluded, but we’re still abuzz about all the acts that helped make this fantastic festival such a memorable experience. Here at The Sights and Sounds, we’ve been having some heated debates over the producers that made the most positive impressions on us during the weekend. Somehow, […]

[FESTIVAL PREVIEW] Breaking Down Spring Awakening’s Must See Artists: Part 1

SPRING AWAKENING ARTISTS

With festival season set to get underway in our hometown of Chicago, I’ve decided to toss you a list of the 12 acts you won’t want to skip during Spring Awakening. Taking place at Soldier Field from June 14th-June 16th, the festival will become the focus of the windy city music scene in just a […]

[Dubstep/Drum & Bass] Datsik & Terravita – Losing Control

Datsik & Terravita

In an effort to get us even more excited for their forthcoming Rituals EP, due out April 1st on Firepower Records, Terravita put in a request for the services of the label’s prestigious headmaster. Heeding the trio’s call, Datsik was quick to grab his cape and suit up for superhero duty! Just like that, “Losing Control” was […]

[END OF YEAR] Best Of Dubstep 2013

the sights and sounds best of dubstep

Dubstep first consumed the booming United States EDM scene back in 2011. Since then, some music experts will tell you that the genre has regressed a bit, but I couldn’t disagree more. I think the term “evolved” is a much better fit for the situation. As artists have adapted, so too have their sounds, allowing […]

[DUBSTEP] Figure – “Must Destroy” & “Pick Your Poison” Remix

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Are you ready for some massive sounds for your holiday break? Well look no further. Dubstep debonaire Figure has whipped up some of the naughtiest beats this side of Santa’s list and it won’t take long for you to realize that you don’t have to be nice this Christmas to enjoy these sounds. “Must Destroy” […]

[DUBSTEP] Datsik and Bassnectar – “Get Elevated”

Datsik-and-Bassnectar

The headline should tell you everything you need to know about this song. Datsik and Bassnectar. Do I even need to continue writing for you to know that this song drops harder than a narcoleptic in mid-stride? “Elevate” is a down and dirty dubstep track that introduces some filtered reggae vocals courtesy of Rayvon. Definitely […]

Datsik & Excision – Swagga (Haydn Hoffman Bootleg)

haydn hoffman - swaga

Just a quick and dirty post for you here. Haydn Hoffman just released this sick dubstep mix of Datsik & Excision’s “Swagga” on his SoundCloud. Play loud and frequently.   Datsik & Excision – Swagga (Haydn Hoffman Bootleg) by haydnhoffman