Music Turns Me On: Dubstep

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I’m not sure what it is about dubstep, but it definitely turns me on. Maybe it’s the heavy bass or the fast tempo. Whatever it is, I can’t get enough of it.


There’s something about dubstep that just makes you want to move. The heavy bass, the Skrillex-esque drops, the wub-wub-wub sound… It’s all so intoxicating. And when you add in some sexy vocals, you’ve got a recipe for a real turn-on.

So if you’re looking for some music to get you in the mood, look no further than dubstep. From Ellie Goulding to Flux Pavilion, there are plenty of talented artists out there making some seriously hot tunes.

Turn up the volume, crank up the bass, and let yourself get lost in the music. Before you know it, you’ll be feeling Sexy and I Know It.

What is Dubstep?

Dubstep is a genre of electronic dance music that originated in South London in the late 1990s. It is generally characterized by sparse, syncopated rhythmic patterns with prominent sub-bass frequencies.

The sound of Dubstep

At its core, dubstep is a genre of electronic dance music that emerged in the early 2000s. It is characterized by a distinctive bass sound that is often described as “recessed,” “pulsing,” or “cyclical.” Dubstep tracks are often minimalistic in nature, with sparse arrangements that typically feature only a handful of elements, such as drums, bass, and vocals.

The key element of dubstep is the bassline, which is typically produced by a synthesizer or sampler. The bassline is often the only melody in a dubstep track, and it is usually accompanied by simple drums and occasional sound effects. Dubstep tracks are usually between four and five minutes long, and they typically have a slow tempo of around 140 beats per minute.

The origins of Dubstep

Originating in South London in the late 1990s, dubstep was created by producers who were experimenting with the “ Amen break” – a recurring six-second drum solo from the track “Amen, Brother” by the 1960s funk group The Winstons. By isolating and repeating this section, they created a new sound which became the foundation for dubstep tracks. This signature breakbeat sound – characterized by its always-changing patterns and sparse, swung drums – quickly became iconic, and producers began to experiment with other rhythms and samples to create their own unique versions of dubstep.

Why do people like Dubstep?

There are many reasons why people enjoy listening to Dubstep. The first reason is that Dubstep is a very versatile genre of music. It can be used for many different purposes such as: concentration, dancing, or simply relaxing. Secondly, Dubstep is a very accessible genre of music.

The feeling of Dubstep

When you listen to dubstep, it’s easy to get lost in the music. The heavy bass and fast tempo can be overwhelming, but that’s part of the appeal. For many people, dubstep is the perfect way to let loose and escape from reality. The feeling of being lost in the music is what turns many people on to dubstep.

The energy of Dubstep

The thing that makes Dubstep so appealing to so many people is the energy it has. It’s music that gets you moving, that gets your blood pumping. It’s the kind of music that makes you want to dance, and that’s something that a lot of people can appreciate.


In conclusion, we can see that dubstep music has a variety of benefits for the listener. From reducing stress to increasing focus and concentration, dubstep can have a positive impact on your life. Whether you’re looking to unwind after a long day or get pumped up for a night out, dubstep is a great choice. So put on your headphones, turn up the volume, and enjoy the ride.

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