APPLEBLIM (Bristol, UK)
Apple Pips, Skull Disco
Appleblim’s bass line fury has been unleashed on many a dancefloor, including the legendary FWD club, where he plays regularly, with devastating results. Appleblim's productions meanwhile get deeper and more developed as he goes along, winning plaudits right across the board and being sure to cement his reputation as a top drawer producer as well as dj. He started his own label APPLEPIPS to wide acclaim. He touches down in SF to share with us some deep techno fueled Dubstep.
L-WIZ (Stockholm, SE)
All Out Dubstep, Dub Police
L-Wiz is a duo consisting of Claes Rosén and Ola Näslund, both 27 years old from Nynäshamn Sweden (stockholm)They started making dubstep early 2000 and around 2003 they got in contact with Caspa through the old forum dubplate.net. 2005, the year of the first release on dubpolice 001 ( Habibi, Egyptic, Girlfriend ) was a huge sucess.
After that the releases continued, not only on Dubpolice but out on different labels, such as : Baredubs, Destructive Recordings, Sonic Boom, Dub Thiefs and swedens first dubsteplabel Redvolume.
Main inlfuenses are Bob James, Warren Harris aka HANNA, Anti Social ent, Kromestar, Joker, Clouds, Coki and life itself. L-Wiz are a part of the All Out Dubstep gang in Stockholm, that arranges clubnights and various dubstep events in Sweden.
DJG (San Francisco, CA)
Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Dean J. Grenier A.K.A DJG landed in the world of Dubstep in 2007 with his first ep Shadow Skanking b/w Joyful Sound on Narco.Hz. Immediate support on Rinse FM and in the clubs from DJ's like N-Type propelled DJG to the forefront of American dubstep producers early in his career. High-profile releases continued in 2008 with his track Lower 8 released on Tes La Rok's Noppa label, and with his track Bender”s selection as Pressing Issues 002 by the populace on dubstepforum.com. In total, DJG had 5 releases in his first year as a dubstep producer.