Tuesday, July 3, 2012

//MSC DCMNTRY: Bassweight

Perhaps a bit too late but I only rediscovered this documentary after seeing trailers and teasers float around the underground for so long. I'm guessing at some point it was supposed to be the definitive guide to the original Dubstep scene that includes cameos from the genre's leading innovators.

After watching it I figured out why it faded into obscurity- the intensive color grading and deep ambient take to the original bass sounds probably turned off anyone that expected to see something about big metal-step producers like Skrillex and Flux getting really high and blowing people's ears out. I don't know, I guess the artistic approach to this documentary could either be a turn off or a way to trap in the feel and energy surrounding the movement. You decide.