I think its kind of funny to read how hard the dubstep fans defend dubstep. Just because someone has a different opinion on it than you doesn't mean you have to attack. You act as if they’re going to stop hosting jams because some ppl don't like dubstep.
Honestly I was into it for a while. Went to events, chilled in the subfm chatroom and even got to know some dubstep dj's and producers. I found that I could dance to some of it but some of it was so slow and depressing that you just stand there. Or those weird sounds that you have no idea whats going on and you just stand there or at least I did. The thing that did it for me was this "brostep" bullshit. Also the fact that at every jam you hear the same tracks over and over again by sorry to say it most of the local guys. I actually walked out of the Joe Nice show when I herd that ganga track being overplayed yet again.
I also didn't like the attitude of the ppl who were at the events. I've been to a lot of different jams in the city and I have never witnessed that type of attitude before. The only time that I've actually had people acknowledge my existence or be nice to me was when I rolled into a jam with a jungle mc. Seems like you have to know a crew in order to meet anyone at these event's or they don't even acknowledge you. I have gone to other awesome event's in the city alone and met so many nice, friendly, easy going people. What's up with the attitude honestly?
I find its the exact opposite for me at the shows.
I found the first half of Joe Nice's set to be boring and drab, but the second half was quite good actually, and if you had stuck around, SPYNE would have torn you a new hole with his set.
the people in the scene are above and beyond far better than the junglist mentality, and aggression that made jungle parties awful to attend.
i find that people are quite friendly, the ones i want to talk to anyway, and alot of the DJ's are actually very cool, chill and approachable.
to name a few Sidenote, Subhuman, Ill Gates, Spne, AKG, Link, XI aka Egyptrixx are all very cool, and generally play very decent unique sets and not alot of anthems.
its interesting to hear all these stories of shitty experiences that people are having, when i cannot remember a show i didnt like ASIDE from the RUSKO show i walked out on @ ModClub, because Rusko's set was fucking awful, and the person before him killed my desire to party with a truly HORRIBLE set. not debstep, something i dont even know how to describe.
maybe its just not for you, or maybe you went to a bad generic night that wasnt up to par.
but i have only been disappointed 1 - 2 times in the last 2 years going out.
and i am picky.