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The Best Dubstep Artists Of 2019, Ranked  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite (current) dubstep artists.

Dubstep artists are known for crafting sweet beats with syncopated rhythms and lots (and we mean lots) of bass. While some of the best dubstep artists of 2019 are breakout newcomers like Arty, old-school favorites like Leftfield and Moby are still at the top of their game.

As a subgenre of electronic music, dubstep is said to have originated in the UK sometime in the late ‘90s. But while the first artists started experimented with different sounds as a way to help elevate audiences and create an amazing live show, the hottest new dubstep artists today are able to take the older music formula and turn it into something completely original.

Be sure to vote up your favorite current dubstep artists and be sure to add anyone you think deserves to be on this list.

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Maya Jane Coles is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dubstep Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Deep house, Tech house, Electronica
Maya Jane Coles is a music producer, audio engineer and DJ based in the United Kingdom, born in London of British and Japanese descent. Under her real name, she mostly composes and plays house ...more
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Emika is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dubstep Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Emika Dubstep, Trip hop, Experimental music
Ema Jolly, better known by her stage name Emika, is an English electronic musician of Czech origin currently residing in Berlin. Her self-titled debut album was released in October 2011 via ...more
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Bassnectar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dubstep Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Hip hop music, Electro hop, Electronic dance music
Lorin Ashton, better known under his stage name Bassnectar, is an American DJ and record producer. He is best known for his live performances, light shows, and community engagement.
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Liquid Stranger is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dubstep Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Dubstep, Electronic music, House music
Martin Stääf, aka Liquid Stranger, is a Swedish-born electronic musician, described by Generation Bass as "the epitome of Transnational Dubstep covering everything from Latin, ...more
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Datsik is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dubstep Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Dubstep, Electro house, House music
Troy Beetles, better known by his stage name Datsik, is a Canadian music producer and DJ. His first release was in the spring of 2009; he has since played at venues all over the world, including ...more
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Navene Koperweis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dubstep Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Dubstep
Navene Koperweis is an American drummer, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and producer, best known as the former drummer of Animosity and Animals as Leaders. Koperweis started drumming when he ...more
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Knife Party is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dubstep Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Dubstep, Electro house, House music
Knife Party is an Australian electronic dance music duo. They formed from two members of the drum and bass band Pendulum, Rob Swire and Gareth McGrillen. They were ranked at #53 on DJ Magazine's ...more
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Skrillex is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dubstep Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Dubstep, Piano, Emo
Sonny Moore, better known by his stage name Skrillex, is an American electronic dance music producer, DJ, singer and songwriter. Growing up in Northeast Los Angeles and in Northern California, ...more
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Funtcase is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dubstep Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Dubstep, Drum and bass
James Hazell, better known by his stage name FuntCase, is an English dubstep and drum and bass producer and DJ, from Bournemouth, England. Hazell first released drum and bass, under the alias DJ ...more
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Skream is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dubstep Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Hardstyle, Dubstep, Disco
Oliver Dene Jones, known as Skream, is an English electronic record producer based in Croydon. One of dubstep's first and most prominent producers, he has played an important role in the genre's ...more
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Geiom is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dubstep Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Electronica, Dance
Geiom aka Hem, is a Nottingham based producer, live electronic musician and DJ. He is also the owner of the Berkane Sol label.
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Billy Van is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dubstep Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Billy Van Dubstep, Electro house, Moombahton
Billy Van is an American DJ and music producer from Bloomington, Indiana, where he studied recording arts at Indiana University. The Billy Van MashUps! was Billy Van's introduction as a mixer ...more
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Haywyre is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dubstep Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Haywyre Electronica, Funk, Glitch hop
Haywyre is a musical artist from United States.
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Martyn is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dubstep Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Dubstep, House music, Drum and bass
Martijn Deijkers, known professionally as Martyn, is a Dutch producer and DJ from Eindhoven, currently based in Ashburn, Virginia in the United States. He started his career by DJing drum and ...more
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Ookay is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dubstep Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Dubstep, Trap, Progressive house
Abraham 'Abe' Laguna (born January 10, 1992), known by his stage name Ookay, is an American electronic dance music producer, DJ and musician. On March 25, 2016, Ookay released a single titled ...more
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Joy Orbison is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dubstep Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Dubstep, UK Garage, House music
Peter O'Grady, better known as Joy Orbison, is a DJ and producer based in London. His style is a coalescence of house, dubstep, UK funky, UK garage and oldschool jungle. O'Grady achieved ...more
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Nero is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dubstep Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Dubstep, Synthpop, Electronic music
Nero, stylized NERO, is a British electronic music trio composed of members Daniel Stephens, Joe Ray and Alana Watson. In August 2011, they released their debut studio album Welcome Reality ...more
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Doctor P is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dubstep Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Dubstep, Moombahton, Glitch
Doctor P is the stage name of the English dubstep producer and DJ, Shaun Brockhurst. Shaun has also produced drum and bass under the aliases Sounds Destructive, Slum Dogz and DJ Picto. Some of ...more
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2562 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dubstep Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Dubstep, Broken beat, Future garage
Dave Huismans, better known by his stage name as 2562, is a musician from The Hague, Netherlands. Having previously released records of various musical styles under the monikers A Made Up Sound ...more
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Emalkay is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dubstep Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Dubstep, Drum and bass
Martin Knowles, better known by his stage name Emalkay, is an English dubstep producer and DJ from Birmingham. He is best known for his 2009 single "When I Look at You", described by ...more
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Illenium is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dubstep Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Future bass, Melodic bass
Nick Miller, better known by his stage name Illenium, is an American musician, DJ, and producer.
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Nanotek is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dubstep Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Dubstep, Darkstep, Industrial music
Nanotek, born Mark Christiansen, is an international drum and bass and dubstep producer and DJ from Wellington, New Zealand. Nanotek gained international recognition in 2007 with releases on ...more
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Mick Harris is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dubstep Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Hip hop music, Dark ambient, Isolationism
Mick Harris commonly known and credited both as Mick Harris or occasionally M.J. Harris, is an English musician. Harris was born in Birmingham, and started out in the 1980s as a drummer working ...more
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Porter Robinson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dubstep Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house
Porter Weston Robinson is an American electronic music producer and DJ from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Robinson has registered multiple number one singles across different electronic genres. ...more
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James Blake is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dubstep Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Dubstep, Electronic music, UK Garage
James Blake Litherland, known as James Blake, is an English electronic music producer and singer-songwriter from London. He is also known as Harmonimix when releasing remixes. His self-titled ...more