It’s hard to call Sam Shackleton one of dubstep’s leading lights anymore. His productions have moved so far past the typical genre constraints of any strain of dance music it’s hard to say exactly where his sound falls. One gets the feeling that’s how Shackleton likes it. No matter how challenging this producer is to categorize, you can be certain his music ranks among the most progressive, future forward dance music around today.
Shackleton’s music started leaking out in 2004 with a release on Mordant Music, a label he continues to work with. But it was 2005’s I Am Animal / Mystikal Warrior, a split with fellow producer Appleblim that proved Shackleton to be a rising force in the fledging dubstep genre.... Read More