from SPIN

The 30 Greatest Dubstep Songs of All Time

Skrillex / Photo by Harper Smith

5. Skrillex – “Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites” (2010) 

At 92 million YouTube plays and counting, dubstep’s Godzilla stomp doesn’t get any bigger than this yowling chainsaw rocker from former emocore-scene kid Sonny Moore turned EDM “it” boy Skrillex. Sampling a silly YouTube clip for the tune’s trademark “Oh my gosh!” ejaculation, he pushed dubstep viral, combining candy-colored carnival synths with a low end so corrosive that it could only be the sound of pop eating itself. P.S.

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