The English genre known as dubstep has flourished just as its precursors—garage and drum and bass—did: by letting sounds unfold over the generous course of a d.j.’s evening. Pop songs don’t have that kind of spare time, but they’re always hungry for new sounds, so subcultures do have a way of finding their way into extremely popular songs, or at least versions of them.
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