Pinch (dubstep musician)


Pinch (dubstep musician)

Rob Ellis, better known as Pinch, is a dubstep artist from Bristol, United Kingdom [ [http://www.residentadvisor.net/dj-page.aspx?id=1756 "Bristol's leading man in dubstep] ] noted for his fusion of styles such as Reggae, World Music, and Dancehall with dubstep. He released his first album, "Underwater Dancehall" in 2007, on Tectonic records, which he founded. One of Pinch's most well-known tracks is "Qawwali", which references the devotional singing of the same name and features samples of harmonium and singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, which was released on Planet Mu records [ [http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/article/feature/46000-the-month-in-grime-dubstep Article on Pinch] ] . His songs appear on compilations such as "Box of Dub: Dubstep and Future Dub 2" (Soul Jazz Records), "Science Faction: Dubstep" (Breakbeat Science Recordings), "10 Tons Heavy" (Planet Mu) and "200" (Planet Mu).

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External Links

* [http://www.cokemachineglow.com/record_review/1577/pinch Review of Pinch's underwater dancehall album]
* [http://themusiclobby.com/dubstep/pinch-underwater-dancehall-tectonic-2007.html Short review of Underwater Dancehall at The Music Lobby]
* [http://www.boomkat.com/item.cfm?id=56131 Underwater Dancehall review at Boomkat]
* [http://www.dustedmagazine.com/reviews/3978 Underwater Dancehall Review at Dusted Magazine]
* [http://www.popmatters.com/pm/review/52420/pinch-underwater-dancehall/ Pinch review at Pop Matters]
* [http://www.discogs.com/artist/Pinch+(2) Pinch at Discogs]


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