Review: Is James Blake’s Self-Titled Debut Dubstep’s Crossover Moment?

James Blake represents the changing face of dubstep.

As a genre, dubstep isn’t known for smallness. Utilizing a three-prong attack of soul-shaking bass, thickly synthesized atmosphere, and sharp sound-effects pileups, dubstep typically engenders feelings of severe gloom, even without the aid of lyrics. Londoner James Blake is a 21-year-old dubstepper who’s found not only his singing voice …

But … But what? Read the entire review via the A.V. Club.