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  • Yet for many artists – Jai Paul, Jamie xx, Mount Kimbie – there seems to be a shift of emphasis away from rearranging your kidneys with piledriving bass and more towards toying with your emotions instead not for nothing did the term "blubstep" spring up.

    Tim Jonze's On shuffle: dubstep 2011


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    While reading up on Kacy Hill, we stumbled across our favourite new word: “blubstep”. Sure, it’s one of those awful portmanteaus used by marketing types to shift records, but it perfectly describes Hill’s bass heavy, James Blake-esque tunes. She’s signed to Kanye West’s label after serving as a backing dancer for his Yeezus tour, so no pressure.

    January 8, 2016