The ten best dubstep shows of 2012

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8. DJ Ishe set at Global Dance Festival, 7/22/12
DJ Ishe is an extremely talented DJ and producer -- one whose reputation precedes him nearly everywhere he goes. As a musician and an operator of the bass-bombing Whomp Truck, Ishe plays plenty of big festivals. At Global Dance Festival this year, Ishe brought out some new tracks from a recent Play Me Records release with fellow producer Dirt Monkey. In the video, you'll hear a short clip of "Slow and Low," and you'll see a packed daytime set of enthusiastic bass heads.

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7. Skrillex at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 8/9/12
It's almost painful letting Skrillex be placed in the dubstep category, but the dude crushes his production. Fireworks, confetti cannons, cryo-cannons and more fire comprise his formidable visual spectacle, and his music is simply on point. Although his recent visit was very similar -- almost timed perfectly -- to his Ultra Music Festival set, Sonny Moore still brought the house down with his reggae and dubstep influences while giving the kiddos what they wanted by reaching back into the "Scary Monsters, Nice Sprites" days of Skrillex.

Continue reading for more of the year's best dubstep shows.

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1909 Blake St., Denver, CO

Category: Music

Red Rocks Amphitheatre

18300 W. Alameda Parkway, Morrison, CO

Category: General

Fillmore Auditorium

1510 Clarkson St., Denver, CO

Category: Music

Ogden Theatre

935 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO

Category: Music

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