“First Belgian label to release a vinyl dubstep record in 4 years”
As the term dubstep disappeared from the spotlight a few years ago, the true meaning of the genre is starting to shine through again. The Belgian platform duploc.com
, established in 2012, focuses on promoting dubstep in all its diversity. Eventually the platform became one of the main references for featuring quality within dubstep.
Along the way founder Pieter Grauwels launched his very own label in April 2015. Recently praised by UKF as one of the “10 essential new labels”, the imprint celebrates its first anniversary by announcing the release of its debut vinyl record. It’s definitely not evident to release a dubstep vinyl in Belgium, since it’s been four years a Belgian label did so, dating back from 2012.
is releasing a 12″ vinyl featuring two highly-anticipated singles from none other than resident ARtroniks. The Ghent-based DJ and producer has been featured earlier on duploc.com
with appearances on DUPLOC005 and DUPLOC009 and now it’s time to welcome back Belgium’s dubstep frontman for DUPLOC012. ARtroniks is a well-respected resident in and around Ghent for quite a few events. Though internationally he’s not passing by unnoticed, as the 23-year-old is strongly supported by DJ N-Type and J:Kenzo on their Rinse FM shows. Above all he was the first Belgian who had an episode on GetDarkerTV. This episode contains 100% Belgian brewed and bottled dubstep.