Scuba: Personality

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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It's been out for a couple of days now and it already has dozens and dozens of rave reviews. The release of Scuba's third full length album on Hotflush has been long awaited, as has been the release of anything on this label these days, and it lives up to…

Piknic Electronik: Dorobo, Appleblim, Addison Groove & Scuba aka SCB

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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I've been talking about going to the Picnik for many years, but last Sunday I walked the walk: I attended August 14th 2011's edition of the Piknic, which feature artists primarily from the UK: Dorobo (Canada), Appleblim, Addison Groove, and Hotflush head-honcho Scuba aka SCB. The journey on bike was…

SBTRKT Lives Up to the Hype

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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SBTRKT has been stirring things up lately. With many pre-release plays from big DJ's including Boilerroom regulars, hype was very well built up for the release of the anonymous producer's eponymous debut LP on Young Turks. I usually don't believe in hype. Aggressive marketing ploys and abusive use of the…

Defining Post-Dubstep: New Horizons in Electronic Music

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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For the past two years, I've been consuming a lot of dubstep: classic stuff from a couple of years ago, but also a healthy dose of Montreal-produced Brostep as promoted by the likes of the JLD crew. While there is definitely a gap between early Benga and Dave Dialect's latest…

Excision in Montreal... Almost

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Last Friday was a big day for dubstep fans in Montreal: they were to be butchered up by the sounds of the infamous Excision. I wasn't aware of this until the Thursday before, when I got the post from Montreal Dubstep through my Google Reader. I was kind of shocked…