35 Best Dubstep Songs Of All Time

Looking for some banging dubstep songs for your playlist? Maybe you’re a DJ and want to check you haven’t let any hot tracks slip between your fingers? Either way, here are some of the best dubstep songs ever.

“Where Are You Now?” by Skrillex & Diplo ft. Justin Bieber

Song Year: 2015

It is only fitting to start this list with the iconic song “Where Are You Now?” by Skrillex, Diplo, and Justin Bieber.

Since it is an electronic song, Justin Bieber’s vocals have been changed to a stuttered voice. He talks about caring for loved ones who were absent, and when he needed them the most, they did not reciprocate the favor.

You can hear the somber dance beats, piano chords, and high-pitch sounds in the background.

“Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites?” by Skrillex

Song Year: 2010

“Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites” is another fantastic dubstep song from a great artist, Skrillex. In the track, he mixes house and electro music genres to develop the high-pitch and stuttered vocals that most listeners love hearing in a dubstep track.

The song’s highlight is the uplifting dubstep basses and the build-up to create an impactful drop where the words “Oh My God” are heard.

“Rail Breaker” by Riot Ten Ft. Rico Act

Song Year: 2017

“Rail Breaker” is a song about headbangers having fun and living it up for the night. The song introduces Rico Act’s iconic vocals, a minimalistic introduction, and then builds up to screeching bass sounds and cords.

The signature sound of this dubstep song allows fans of Riot ten and Rico Act to embrace and love the music, singing and dancing to it till their necks become sore, as the song depicts.

“Cockney Thug” by Rusko

Song Year: 2009

In “Cockney Thug,” listeners can hear the wobble and tectonic trembles. It is not a secret that Rusko, a British destructive, is well-known for making dubstep tracks with the “wobble” sound.

The song incorporates heavy grating bass and chords that can batter your temples, inducing headaches and hysteria. The mechanism of the music keeps the listener rooted to the dubstep track.

“Innocence” by Nero

Song Year: 2010

“Innocence” by Nero is an emotionally-driven dubstep with a powerful intro, sappy vocals, and melancholic sound that keeps you fixated on the song, let alone the video.

“Innocence” fits the dubstep genre perfectly with the dirty wobble bass and prolonged chords. It is a fantastic track you can listen to when feeling happy and giddy after a long day’s work.

“In for the Kill (Skrillex Remix)” by La Roux

Song Year: 2010

Soon after the release of “In for the Kill” by La Roux in 2009, Skrillex struck again with a banger dubstep remix.

“In for the Kill” is a romantic song about love, lust, and enjoying each other’s sexual company. These lyrics, accompanied by the fantastic ascension and drop hits, make it a thrilling track.

“Swagga” by Excision and Datsik

Song Year: 2009

“Swagga” is an excellent example of a dubstep track where excision incorporated deep and fulfilling wobble bass and super bass.

It is a classic dubstep with repeated vocals and wobbles throughout the track, allowing fans to enjoy it over drinks and a booming sub-woofer. 

“Experts” by SkisM

Song Year: 2012

“Experts” was released in 2012 by SkisM to pay tribute to everyone who does not believe that dubstep, electronic, and house music is not acceptable in society.

He portrays his artistry by incorporating excellent production dubstep skills. For instance, he ensures that the track consists of wobble, high bass sounds, and marginal drops throughout the song.

“Afterhours” by TroyBoi ft. Diplo & Nina Sky

Song Year: 2015

“Afterhours” is an electro hip-hop composition with sensational rhythms and blue by Nina Sky. The song speaks about having fun during the after-hours.

The track also has elements of dubstep where the first portion of the song is slow; then, it accelerates to some drops and ominous grumbling. The result of the song is a seamless fusion of exceptional talents from the songstresses and TroyBoi’s beats on the song.

“Bonkers (Doorly Remix)” by Dizzee Rascal

Song Year: 2015

The “Bonkers” Doorly remix is an excellent dubstep song, better than the original. The remix still includes Dizzee Rascals’ vocals but with an additional tinge of quick and sharp wobble bass throughout the track to create that dubstep feel.

The song is amazing and should not miss from your dubstep list.

“Dead Presidents” by Zomboy and 12th Planet ft. Jay Fresh

Song Year: 2017

If you are a hip-hop fan, you will love this dubstep collaboration between Zomboy, 12th Planet, and Jay Fresh.

“Dead Presidents” incorporates Zomboy’s clever catchphrases and Jay Fresh’s vocals on the manifestation of individuals working hard and getting the money. Thus, with the brilliant dubstep tune in the song, these artists keep fans returning for more.

“Like a Bitch” by Zomboy

Song Year: 2016

“Like a Bitch” is an explosive tune by Zomboy that sends shock waves to anyone listening to the track. The lyrics to the song are short and straightforward. They encourage the fans to stop being fearful about the world.

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