The ten best dubstep shows of 2012

Page 4 of 5

6. Caspa at the Fillmore Auditorium, 10/25/12 Caspa came to Denver for an extended period of time thanks to the dubstep influence of Sub.Mission. In that stay, he played a set at Cervantes and somehow also managed to squeeze in a headlining set at the Fillmore. Known for mixing with all the big names in the biz, including a few on this list, Caspa teased at various tracks but really hit hard with a small blip of Doctor P's "Sweet Shop." 5. 12th planet at Beta Nightclub, 2012 residency When 12th Planet signed on with Beta for a semi-annual residency, Denver went ballistic. To go along with this new bond, the LA-based dubstep producer brought twelve-dollar bills to throw out to the crowd with his mug in the middle, and Denver fans picked up every one of them. The residency consists of four sets in 2012, with the final show commencing this coming Friday, and 12th Planet has secured his name in the dubstep books of Denver by always bringing new sounds, especially those from his The End is Near release.

Continue reading for more of the year's best dubstep shows.

KEEP WESTWORD FREE... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Britt Chester is a writer and video producer living in Denver, Colorado. He's covered breaking news, music, arts and cannabis for Westword since 2010. His work has appeared in GQ Magazine, Village Voice, YES! Weekly, Inman News and the Winston-Salem Journal. He likes running, cycling, and interviewing people.
Contact: Britt Chester