Today's show is dedicated to Florian, a newly acquainted friend who has recently gotten into dubstep. Florian, while today's mix isn't all dubstep I think there's enough to keep you happy.
It's been fun listening to dubstep with fresh ears with Florian. It's easy to forget that dubstep has only been around for the last ten years. Unless you're this kid, who is going to grow up with dubstep, then it's easy to forgive if you've never heard dubstep.
The first time I had heard of dubstep was back in 2002 when XLR8R explored the genre. I had already heard the sound percolating through acts like Horsepower Productions but now the sound had a name. And who wouldn't want to get into dubstep? The genre's very name dripped with cool.
Dubstep quickly took off once it was championed by the likes of BBC Radio 1's John Peel and Mary Anne Hobbs. What was once an obscure scene now exploded into the mainstream. …