16 Jan '18, 4am
INTERVIEW: Dubstep icon Joe Nice on why the sound is flourishing
Across all of today’s interconnected scenes, one thing is constant: Bass is king. That low-end that we enjoy on any given night out that involves cutting up a dance floor is the result of the inroads that dubstep has made in not just club culture but in the collective consciousness of clubland. And though he presides over the cutting-edge transmissions of the underground, it’s Baltimore’s Joe Nice who is responsible for the gloriously wide blast radius of the wobble. With his arsenal of dubplates and his label GourmetBeats , Nice has helped speed up the evolutionary process of dance music, expanding the heady physicality of the pulse to emotional and cerebral terrain. This Friday, he’ll bless the decks right here in Singapore , thanks to ATTAGIRL! ‘s A/K/A Sounds and DuriO ‘s bass-forward incarnation BAOW BAOW and Collective Minds – lucky us. In what is a deeply enlighteni...