Dubstep was not a genre of music I was familiar with and raves were a kind of party that I had only very specific visions about, though I had never been to one. When CL called me a few fridays back to shoot a secret warehouse rave in West Atlanta, my plans for the night changed drastically, and thus I was thrust into the world of smoke, lasers, and bass.
I urge you to read the article in Creative Loafing which quite artfully describes the scene. The article received a huge response from folks in the Atlanta Dubstep scene who generally weren’t please with the way the article depicted the genre’s scene, though I feel that the article did accurately depict what I saw that night: Check it out.
Here’s what I believe is a good example of dubstep, it really kicks in about 50 seconds in.