Best Dubstep Artists

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The Top Ten

1
Skrillex
I love this guy. He is the artist that got me into dustep. None of the artists below have nothing on him. Skrillex is magnificent in many ways. Soony Moore thank you for your magic. Your music live on forever in dubstep history. Guy with the comment below is right Skrillex is the KING OF DUBSTEP. Gonna give you a thumbs up.
This guy totally deserves the number 1 spot, he is the one who brought me to dubstep. SKRILLEX IS THE DUBSTEP KING, just like Michael Jackson is the king of pop and Eminem king of hip-hop.
Skrillex is the king of dubstep and always be... He's all songs is awesome.!
[Newest]Skrillex is the best

2Knife Party
I will give credit to Skrillex simply because "Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites" introduced me to the world of dubstep. But the more I explored, searching for bigger and better dubstep, I stumbled upon a website talking about up and coming dubstep producers. Knife Party was on the list, shockingly as number four of five bands, and they recommended Centipede by Knife Party to listen to. Needless to say, that song dramatically blew my mind and they have continued to do so with almost every song they have produced. Rob Swire and Gareth McGrillen are absolute musical masterminds. They were when they were in Pendulum, they are now in Knife Party, and they will continue to be hopefully for a while longer. Knife Party for life!
God, I used to hate dubstep, skrillex was just not good. I had a friend who is really into dubstep who showed me centipede, and that's where it started. Some of knife party's best tracks in my opinion are Rage Valley, Unison (knife party remix), bonfire, centipede piledriver feat. Steve aoki, and zoology with skrillex. Needless to say, after you've heard one of knife party's tracks, they are clearly the best out there. No questions asked
Knife Party's songs are good but not better than Flux pavilion's. Knife Party's songs are too busy so that I feel they scratch my brain. But they had a great song that I always listen to it named "Zoology". The most awesome song that I have ever heard of Knife Party... But anyway they are good... It's obvious that Skrillex is the first but in my opinion Knife Party should have been the third after Skrillex and Pavilion...
[Newest]For a group that makes bangers like Centipede, Fire Hive, Bonfire, Power Glove, EDM Death Machine and Resistance, they should be 1st on this list. Awesome duo with excellent songs.

3Flux Pavilion
I remember I first started listening to dubstep because of these songs in the top twenty on my radio, and Skrillex had been the producer of some songs that I found that had nice rhythms and beats. I started to search pandora for Dubstep, Pendulum (I liked that band also- check out the island part 2), Skrillex, Nero, and a little more. I believe I had come across Flux through the remix of Gold Dust which is so great and I have loved all his other music ever since then. The real track that I could listen to 24/7 is I Can't Stop which is undoubtedly my absolute favorite dubstep track right now along with all of his other music. I say Flux would beat out Skrillex any day. People who voted Skrillex should check out I Can't Stop.
Flux Pavilion is much better than Skrillex.
I'm not a Skrillex hater, I listen to his music, too, but Flux Pavilion's dubstep is awesome.
His dubstep is great.
Catchy, nice beat.
But the thing is it needs more flavor.
More variation.
The synths he uses are mostly the same.
It's a few oscillators and probably a saw and a pulse wave and he makes chords.

I love his music though.
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He doesn't compare to Skrillex, but he still is very good. Blow the Roof, I can't Stop, and I Still Can't Stop are his best songs in my opinion. His Dubstep is also very unique.

4Nero
To this day, only Nero has been able to bring out a side to dubstep that has kept me hooked since the first time I heard them. Almost every single one of their tracks has an emotional and uplifting energy that has been replicated by no other.
Nero I think has their own type of music. Revolutionized dubstep!

5Excision
Excision mixes songs to perfection.. he is the only dubstep artist I can actually listen to all his songs... very very few may not be my favorite but I still like them. what I like the most is the filth he brings in songs and also his bass.. he is by far in my opinion the best
Excision is god of dubstep.
Excision makes that Music that Blow your sub' up even if the volume isn't turned on max.
Excision is same as good like skrillex, maybe even better.
[Newest]Why is he in 5th. He deserves 2nd rank

6Datsik
I listen to many different artists and producers, but Datsik has always been my favourite. Some of his tracks are immensely well made, and I feel he needs more recognition.
Do you Datsik is more better than Skrillex? It damn sick!
Listen to Datsik - Fully Brown
Then you know it
Datsik is just awesome. He is so simple, yet so complex at the same time. Just drums and wubs. He has also been producing for a longer time than most artists and still going strong. Datsik is awesome!
[Newest]#1 in the world

7Bassnectar
Bassnectar is like no other. He isn't't just a bunch of random monsters rar rars put together and call it musik. Bassnectar has a style that no other dj could pull off. Listen to ugly ft Amp Live and you'll know what I'm talking about. BASSNECTAR 4LiFE!
He has the most headbangers for sure. Plus he is super wise and has an amazing passion for music. Can't wait to rave at his concert one week from now!
Number 6?! Really?! Sorry Skrillex, Flux, but Bassnectar deserves the first spot. Then Knife Party, Excision and Tiesto. Where is Tiesto anyway?

8Deadmau5
Deadmau5 isn't dubstep... But who cares, he is better than Skrillex. He deserves top be at the top of every list!
Deadmau5 is just pure gold
Not real dubstep, but just the best of all electro DJ's.
[Newest]Deadmau5 is the BOSS and king at dubstep.

9Doctor P
Doctor P is a genius. He sees other songs in a way no other person does, just listen to some of his remixes (Last Ones Standing, Love Goes Down). Also his original stuff is so different from the others and still is awesomer (big boss, watch out, sweet shop).
I think that this guy is number 4 on the charts.
Man this dude is awesome give him some credit for number one
[Newest]Doctor P is dubstep full stop. the best


10Zomboy
He should be in the top 15 at least
Why is this guy in 24th? He did a way better version of bass cannon the the guys in top spot...
This guys talent is greatly overlooked. I salute you zomboy!
[Newest]Zomboy will rise to #1. He is no doubt the best dubstep producer right now.

The Contenders

11Zeds Dead
Zeds Dead creates great songs with great rhythm, I especially like their two songs Eyes on Fire and Out for Blood
Demon gave me love for dubstep

12Pegboard Nerds
Well the list is obviously a popularity contest. The nerds are amazing, just listen to Bassline Kickin or Fire in the Hole
They are literally amazing. Just listen to Bassline kickin or Fire in the Hole
Pressure Cooker for the win
[Newest]They have a ton of songs in the beatport top 100 dubstep because they are so good!

13Zedd
His remix of Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites is awesome! It's almost as good as the original!
Zedd is a genius
He Is Just Awesome... ! I love his Mix... He stands out of the crowd in Dubstepness..

14Kill the Noise
Kill the noise is one if the heaviest bass monsters ever. Just look at tracks like thumbs up and jump ya body. KTN knows how to combine killer beats with ear shattering bass drops and he does it in a way that no other dubstep artist has shown me yet
One of the best dub step artists out there, definitely deserves to be in the top ten
This guy should top the list... He's got the best sound in the dubstep category... his EP "Kill Kill Kill" topped all edm chart... His track "BLACK MAGIC" is the best track ever produced by him... he is even good at drum n' bass... This guy should be placed beyond the top ten... !

15Traxione
Traxione's music is so brilliantly complex. He is a musical genius.
Best dubstep artiist ever! So underrated!
I really don't know who this is

16Modestep
Absolutely awesome, has a great mix of songs with different genres mixed in. With songs like Paradise proving that the band has some strong vocals.
One of my favourite bands. Their music is very mixed, and I simply LOVE the beats. It's actually something I can move to, not just a couple off sounds here and there.
Modestep is the best according to me!
[newest]
Sunlight is my jam. And the vocals. Muy bien

17Chase & Status

18Swedish House Mafia
I think swedish house mafia makes trance nt dubsteps! But in trance shm is d best!
They're not even dubstep, they're electro house!

19Downlink

20Adventure Club
Need your heart :') At par with scary monsters in my opinion. Must listen artist. you will surely not regret for listening to songs like Need your heart, Rise and fall, Gold. Soft dubstep at its best!
Such an incredible sound and feel for every song
Ac is awesome! Love their songs RISE AND FALL!

21Skream
The man who INVENTS dubstep gets a #32 spot? Shame, shame.
The Godfather of dub step, genius
He should be in top ten. Exothermic Reaction is very good.

22xKore
I love his signature bass! His stuff is crazy heavy and loud

23Daft Punk
And you know whats awesome about these guys is that you will never find another artists of any genre like these guys. They are the most different, unique, but absolutely brutal djs on the planet. They have sick flows and amazing beats. Plus, unlike most of these guys, Daft Punk's music actually works. It isn't just a buch of monster roars put together and called music. It is cohesive. There should be a statue of Daft Punk in every country in the world! BRING ON the FUNK!
What! Daft Punk should be much much higher than this! How can you not like Daft Punk? They are awesome!
What the hell? Daft Punk doesn't make dubstep.

mtndew37

[newest]
Daft Punk don't do Dubstep.

24The Glitch Mob

25Bar9
I don't need to say anything but just download shaolin style (nero rmx)'
Piano tune (VIP) & Bloodbath (original).

26Feed Me
Feed Me is a musical genius. His songs have changed many things about dubstep, and hopefully her will continue to do so. I also encourage you to listen to One Click Headshot. That song really shows what Feed Me is made of.
Rat Trap is Awesome

27Seven Lions
Still With Me Remix

Best Dubstep Art Ever!
Seven Lions are a game changer, bringing in various styles into a jive form of dubstep.
In my opinion, his remix of Velvetine's The Great Divide is his best work and an absolute chillstep masterpiece. Great song to introduce someone to the world of dubstep along with many others.

28Rusko
Should be in the top 5. Definitely one of the best to ever live in the world of dubstep. I cannot believe his position is this low. The top should be skream, benga, digital mystiks, rusko, trolley snatcha, caspa, datsik, skrillex and doctor p just to name a few
Not hating, but has anyone realised how most of Rusko's good stuff comes from other artist's remixes. Netsky's remix of Everyday, Sub Focus' version of Hold On & Sigma's remix of Somebody To Love to name a few.
Rusko is a fantastic and very well rounded electronic producer. He kicks ass at many facets of dub including moombha, brostep, grime and glitch. Rusko is the man!

29Savant
His music is amazing... Simply amazing, he puts so much detail and originalitty in his music its mind blowing, his music is simply deadmau5 level, in other words a creative genius
A real stand-out in the whole dance/electronica genre, a true musical prodigy
Savant is love. Savant is life.

30Benny Benassi
I agree with that. He's not a dubstep artist. He did the lyrics for Cinema, yes... But that song was mixed by skrillex.
Benny benassi has nothing to do with dubstep why is he on this list?

31Noisia

32Stephen Walking

33Schoolboy
How can people not put SCHOOLBOY!? Eargasm every time I listen to them. Listen to Project No-Autotune and you will get a hint of how awesome they are. Then after that listen to Savant. He is the GOD of most dubstep, drumstep, grim, electro house, any house, just listen to him

34SKisM
COME ON GUYS! Don't forget him
His tracks r really good
SKisM - Sexism *-*

35Bro Safari

36DotEXE

37Alex Clare

38Dillon Francis

39Tristam
Worthy of the top 10

40Dub FX

4112th Planet

42501
501's remixes of songs are creative, like a personalized style. Check out a fex of %01's remixes and see for yourself.

43Ry Legit
Not well known at all, but check out the music, one of my favorite artists so far and deserves much more attention
What? Why is this guy so low on the list?
Put it deeper, sweety man, double stuff, double kill, lock in, rampage are all good songs

44360

45Virtual Riot
This guy just does not cease to amaze me with every song he makes. personally I think he should be much higher than 41.
Absolutely amazing! He should #1 on this chart. I don't even know most of those failures that are higher than him here.

46Tut Tut Child
Dragon Pirates, Power Fracture, and Dance to it are Epic.

47Klaypex
Lights is just awesome

48Koven
Has yet to disappoint me, therefore he is one of my favorite artists!

49Alex S
I'm so happy he broke away from the bronies. I like his solo stuff so much better.
Very creative producer. His stuff is always fresh and always awesome.
He is awesome. Only he broke from the bronies

50Mistabishi

51Shadowbeatz
Shadowbeatz makes a lot of cool songs. Check out his song " Just one more night" it's epic.
I love shadowbeatz and his brand new songs keep making the shadowbeatz
ShadowBeatz [AKA 'Hadow'] is the man... his music and dubstep will give you eargasm...

522Bit

53Alvin Risk

54Karetus

55Benga
Benga and skream invented and then popularized Dubstep whilst still doing their own thing. It is unquestionable that these two are the best ever. People who vote for Skrillex need to listen to real Dubstep, not screechy moonbachore
Benga Created Dubstep (With Skream of course) you Morons!

56Porter Robinson

57Mt Eden
Best dubstep artists ever!
Mount Eden practically PIONEERED dubstep. The music... It is revolutionary to the genre. you don't know how this isn't 1st, or at least 2nd
Best Dubstep Group ever.

58Eptic
Can't express my love for his work, Watch your Back is among my favorites (Excuse the English)
Just listen to a few of his tracks, and you'll be hooked!
Eptic makes the filthiest tracks and should be easily rated in the top 10 dubstep Djs in the world
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Why tf is eptic not higher? Eptic is most definitely at least top 10. Genesis? Space Cats? Gun Finga? I mean if you know eptic, you know he should be way closet to the top

59Arkasia
Their songs are really heavy and all. But they build up to a drop, instead of just dropping it after like 10 seconds. They are extremely underrated.

60Ajapai
Ajapai is one of my most favorite dub step composers, and he got me into the dubstep genre. He makes amazing songs with his unnatural sounds.

61Omnitica

62Teddy Killerz

63Matthew Parker
One of the only dubstep guys I know of who doesn't have negative stuff (swear words, gross artwork, etc. ) in his music at all.
One swankin' dude if you ask me! He makes some dubstep that actually sounds different... MOST OTHER DUBSTEP ALL SOUNDS THE SAME!
He has never disappointed me with his music. It's always fun and creative.

64Ben Moon
He has the most underrated orchestra dubstep music, check him out on Youtube.

65Cookie Monsta
Cookie Monsta could force Skrillex to shave off the other half of his head.

66Au5
Just have a listen to blossom.. ,
His song blossom is very good

67Diesel

68Katfyr

69Zeder

70Razat

71Mizuki's Last Chance

72Netsky

73Camo & Crooked

74BARE

75Dubsidia
Bro is like the king, insain drops!

76Monsta

77Birdy Nam Nam

78Child In Disguise

79Josh Chace
Check out his youtube channel his music is sick.

80TheLateDecember
Not famous yet but check out his youtube channel. Cool music

81Chrispy
Chrispy is amazing. Predator is great, and his remixes are also amazing.
He needs to be higher he is a lot better than this
Underrated
He should be at least in the top 15
His songs are pure dubstep
Predator, inspecter gadget, Halloween
Are just awesome

82Felxprod
Just pure awesomeness in his music
The piano is so melodic you will melt right into it
Deserves to be on top

83Pendulum
Just listen to the island part 2
Great group but has nothing to do with this list they used to make drum n bass before they split.

84Reso
Reso is absolute quality. All of his tracks are phenomenal and have amazing production. Seriously give this guy a listen!

85Droptek
Everything track Droptek makes is amazing, no questions asked. Oh and if your reading this search the song Gunslinger or Drop That Child
Drop that child with tut tut child is such an amazing track
This is the shiiit!

86Cragga
Only one song but it's beast

87Blackmill

88Metrik

89Black Sun Empire

90Ninja Kore

91Bitroots

92Loefah

93Document One

94Kill Paris

95Bare Noize
He's awesome and better than borgore

96Dagga

97Malleus

98Obsidia
Obsidia makes very original tracks

99HeadAxe

100Break the Noize

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