In the midst of presenting his forthcoming album, .wav, Flux Pavilion has taken to Twitter to announce his departure from producing dubstep.
While artists may abandon genres of music due to shifts in taste, new interests, or life changes, the British bass music visionary used his social media platform to express his decision by stating that he “doesn’t enjoy writing [dubstep] anymore” and it “feels right to move on.”
While his musical direction may change the 31-year-old is not leaving music though, as he plans to release the aforementioned album as well as work on new genres going forward.
Flux Pavilion, real name Joshua Steele, is best known for his work to put dubstep on the map, with iconic tracks such as “Basscannon,” “I Can’t Stop” and “Cracks.” Further heavy tunes of his include “Jah No Partial,” “Gold Dust” and “Got 2 Know.” Listen to some of these cuts below.
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