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Rory Gibb , December 27th, 2011 07:50

One of dubstep's originators gives away a hefty Christmas gift

Skream's long been known for being one of the most prolific producers operating within the dubstep scene, to the extent that over the last couple of years he's released a series of Freeizm download compilations as something of a hard-drive purging exercise. On Christmas Day he gave away his latest and probably greatest so far, Freeizm History, eleven of his long sought after unreleased tracks from the 2004-2006 period (arguably the most exciting time for dubstep as a whole, as well as for Skream's own productions). Which makes it nearly an hour of fantastic, ocean-deep and experimental music a million miles from the robot wobbles and trance bursts of some of his more recent work.

You can download Freeizm History here.

Though in our lengthy interview with him last week Skream made a point of mentioning that he's doesn't dislike Stateside producers like Skrillex, in the post to accompany the compilation on Dubstepforum, he said, pointedly: "Only for people who are fans of Dubstep circa 2004-2006... This will not impress people who found dubstep in the last 3 years!"

Skream also released a new 12" of new, deeper music through Mala's Deep Medi imprint this week. 'Gritty/Phatty Drummer' is more in line with this Freeizm than much of his current output and comes recommended.

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