Dub step is a style of dance music that is usually instrumental. It is characterized by a syncopated rhythm and a heavy bass line. It originated in England. Lovers of this genre tend to favor fusions of dub step and other genres.
The following is a comprehensive list (top 10 best dubstep songs in 2018) of the newest dub step songs on the scene.
List of top 10 best dubstep songs 2018
Table of Contents
- 10. Crizzly – Ima Go Hard
- 9. Ganja White Night, Boogie T – Flava
- 8. Zomboy – Biterz
- 7. Datsik – Monster
- 6. Ookay – Thief (Flux Pavilion Remix)
- 5. HeRobust – First Person Shooter
- 4. Brillz and Trav Piper – Aliens
- 3. The Potbelleez – Show Me Where Your Love Is (Bombs Away Remix)
- 2. Mad Cobra and Borgore – Domino
- 1. Sam King, Space Laces and Snails – Break It Down
10. Crizzly – Ima Go Hard
American DJ Christopher Lee Marshall, who is commonly known by the name Crizzly is renowned for his unique style of music that fuses hyphy, crunk, drumstep, hip hop, electro house and dub step. Since he began DJing in 2010, he has released a few singles and three mixtapes. The singles include: Crunkstep which was released in 2012, Crunkstep Volume 2: Back 2 Da Streets, released in 2013 and Crunkstep Volume 3: Booty by Crizzly which was released in 2014. He usually remixes songs from rappers and trap artists. Ima Go Hard is one of his latest singles that combines bass production with a creative trap style beat. Ima Go Hard incorporates vocals with a blend of percussion and bass work. This song is the perfect dub-step jam and will leave dancers begging for more.
9. Ganja White Night, Boogie T – Flava
Electronic music band Ganja White Night specializes in dub step, hip hop and rap, dance and electronic music. They consist of; Benjamin Bayeul, Francois Volral and Erwan Charlie Dodson. Their music finds its influences at the roots of bass music. In the past, the band produced almost exclusively dub step but have begun to break free from those chains by creating a hybrid sound of dub step and other genres. In Flava, Ganja White Night, team up with dance electronic artist, Boogie T to create a dub-inspired song. The song is defined by edgy bass and has a guitar-laden intro. The song has an undeniable island feel and its lyrics are catchy and infectious. The track has done well for the band, garnering them over 16,000 views on YouTube.
8. Zomboy – Biterz
British DJ and record producer Zomboy whose real name is Joshua Mellody has had an illustrious career, entering the music scene in 2011 with the song, Organ Donor. His work is exclusively dub step. His first EP made it to the top of the dub step charts and stayed there for over 8 weeks. He has worked with huge producers like Skrillex and SKisM to name but a few. Biterz, is a track from his 2017 album called Rott N’ Roll Pt.1. The song was successful, with Billboard Dance giving it a nod. Biterz begins with a forlorn piano progression which is backed by guitar strums. The song builds up in intensity, bringing in the bass synths which eventually take over the entire song. This dub step number continues to cement Zomboy’s place in the dub step scene. The song has over 181,000 views.
7. Datsik – Monster
Datsik is a Canadian producer and DJ who specializes in dub step, drumstep, drum & bass, electro house, trap and bass house. He has worked with big names in the industry such as Skrillex, Ephwurd, Getter and even Snoop Dogg. Datsik has collaborated and remixed other artists’ work. For example, he has worked with artists such as Wu Tang Clan, Diplo, The Crystal Method. Monster is a track that combines forces with Datsik and hip hop artist Redman. The result is a dub step masterpiece that combines bass, electronic music with hip hop. Redman is especially excited that the song “bridges the gap between hip hop and electronic music”. The fans of both divides obviously think so too, with the music video garnering over 68,000 views.
6. Ookay – Thief (Flux Pavilion Remix)
Ookay is a DJ, record producer and musician whose music is mostly dub step. Sometimes, he incorporates other genres into his work such as trap, progressive house, electro house, deep house and future bass. Thief is a dance/electronic track with elements of trap infused into it. It is generally regarded as Ookay’s most iconic banger yet and has cemented his place in the electronic music scene. It is a true modern and classic staple of electronic music. Ookay’s masterful and soulful is widely credited for the success of Thief. Combine Ookay’s soulful production with Flux’s bass and new perspective on the tune and you have a hot remix for dub step lovers.
5. HeRobust – First Person Shooter
Hayden Kramer, commonly known as HeRobust is a producer from Atlanta. He grew up making music, creating rap instrumentals and hip-hop songs. His path has been a journey of self-discovery with him beginning with hip hop and later discovering electronica and fusing the two genres to create his unique style. He began recording under the name HeRobust in 2011, releasing his debut album, Albumin that very year. That album showed his love for hip hop and jazz styles. Since Albumin, HeRobust has released a steady stream of music; EPs and single. First Person Shooter is his latest single, combining dub step and electronica. His video is amazingly creative with HeRobust being a game character. Seeing as it is a relatively new track, the video only has thousands of views but with time, that is sure to change.
4. Brillz and Trav Piper – Aliens
Brillz and Trav Piper have recently released Aliens, which is a dub step number and is accompanied by a music video. The duo have released great music in the past, enthralling fans with their lauded remix of Need You by Dillon Francis and NGHTMRE. This is the duo’s first track and has their fans extremely excited. The song is very wonky, with unearthly sounds narrating an alien invasion. The two showcase their phenomenal production talent with making beats that are unique and game-changing. Their music video, which was directed by Brillz has well over 20,000 views.
3. The Potbelleez – Show Me Where Your Love Is (Bombs Away Remix)
The Potbelleez, who are one of Australia’s dub step bands released a party anthem called Show Me Where Your Love Is. The track was an instant success, with fans praising the act for its energy and infectious hooks. The song has uplifting vocals, great dance chords and shattering drops. It was simply amazing, from start to finish. The recent remix by Bombs Away, takes the track to a whole new level with its bass heavy beats. The remix retains the original’s energetic vibe but adds a little more pizazz to the track.
2. Mad Cobra and Borgore – Domino
For dub step lovers, Mad Cobra’s Domino is the perfect track to jam to. The song has pounding electronic beats that are completely filled with dub step elements and reggae vibes. The song starts with shaky synth that eventually builds up to the pounding dub step and bass. Mad Cobra’s vocals are heard throughout the track. That and the offbeat chords that are signature to reggae give Domino its reggae feel.
1. Sam King, Space Laces and Snails – Break It Down
Break It Down is a collaborative effort amongst DJ Snails, Sam King and Space Laces. The track features Sam King on the vocals and DJ Snails producing. DJ Snails and Space Laces brought the bass full force and has fans raving. This dub step number is the perfect song to play in a club or in a crowd – it is guaranteed to leave fans happy.
If you were looking for the hottest and freshest dub step songs, the tracks above should definitely be in your playlist. These top 10 best dubstep songs 2018 are the best selection choice you should look into if you want to get some entertainment.