Dubstep The Best Dubstep DJs  

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Though it originated in London during the late 1990s, dubstep has become one of the biggest subgenres of dance music. Taking elements of genres like reggae, dub, grime, drum and bass, 2-step garage and breakstep, dubstep became wildly popular at the end of the 2000s and has come to incorporate heavy metal and electro house. Dubstep artists generally build up a song before a huge bass drop that usually sends fans into a frenzy. Good dubstep music has appealed to fans across ages and demographics, all of whom unite behind their favorite dubstep artists and the best dubstep DJs are among the most popular musicians in the world today.

So, who are the best dubstep artists? Any list of dubstep DJs has to include famous names like Skrillex, Bassnectar, Datsik, Knife Party, Zeds Dead, 12th Planet, Flux Pavilion, and female dubstep artists like Katy B. These are some of the biggest names in dubstep music and with good reason. Whenever you tell a fan of dubstep music that you're going to see one of these dubstep artists, then you're likely to get a positive reaction, especially if they play hardcore dubstep songs. The best dubstep music has the rare ability to resonate with millions of dance music fans.

That said, it's up to you to determine what are the best dubstep artists. If you notice that a dubstep DJ is missing from this list feel free to add them.This list answers the questions "who are the best dubstep bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest dubstep musician ever?" If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular dubstep bands that you might've heard of.

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752 184
Excision is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
fftldrummer added Dubstep, Electro house, Drum and bass

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856 288
Zomboy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Dubstep, Electro house, Drum and bass

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550 241
Datsik is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Dubstep, Electro house, House music

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586 156
Knife Party is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
FoggyFogarty added Dubstep, Electro house, House music - Dubstep,remix,electronik

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1,641 493
Skrillex is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Dubstep, Piano, Emo

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775 251
Flux Pavilion is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Dubstep, Electronic music, Electronic dance music

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391 137
Zeds Dead is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

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308 154
Borgore is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Trap, Dubstep, Hip Hop

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550 207
Bassnectar is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Hip hop music, Electro hop, Electronic dance music

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239 116
12th Planet is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Dubstep, Oldschool jungle, Electro

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343 155
Krewella is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
1995mcmaster added Dubstep, Synthpop, Electro house

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196 91
Adventure Club is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
11krisgloss added Dubstep

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304 96
Nero is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Dubstep, Synthpop, Electronic music

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350 122
Doctor P is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Dubstep, Moombahton, Glitch

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129 30
Kill the Noise is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs

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218 37
Virtual Riot is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
finnsfolks added

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150 125
Porter Robinson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

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372 144
Modestep is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Dubstep, Rock music, Rave music

19
180 81
Rusko is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Dubstep, Dub, Skweee

20
158 36
Pegboard Nerds is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
simon-baumgartner added

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316 158
Deadmau5 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Minimal techno, New Wave, Electro house

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87 51
Savant is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
JordanSquires added

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113 54
Tristam is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Darkicarax added Dubstep, Glitch Hop

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168 109
Skream is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Hardstyle, Dubstep, Disco

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103 25
Snails is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs