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Flux Pavilion waves flag for inspired dubstep at Moonrise Festival

Flux Pavilion waves flag for inspired dubstep at Moonrise Festival

Joshua Steele has suffered through plenty of bad dubstep sets.

As the English DJ and producer Flux Pavilion, Steele has helped grow the electronic dance music subgenre’s popularity around the world. He’s also watched dubstep get watered down by newcomers more interested in the partying and celebrity elements than in further developing a sound.

“Even though I’m a fan of the music, after a couple of bad [sets], I’m like, ‘I don’t think I like this, ’” Steele said on the phone from London recently. “That can and has happened around the world, where people turn off from some of these sounds because they’re not actually getting access to people who really, truly believe in...

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