We've noticed a lot of chatter in the clued-in dance music community about the continued rise of UK bassline house. In essence, the sound is not unlike late 90's two-step, with 4/4 beats, poppy, sped-up vocals and copious amounts of wobbly digital bass.

Just as a lot of female dancers fled the late 90's drum and bass scene when it got self indulgent, excessively dark and testosterone-addled, some are now calling the pop side of the bassline sound a reaction to the recent, sometimes overly masculine dub-step and grime scenes.

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