My son: Dubstep is so popular!
Friend: Yeah, it’s crazy!
My son: What is dubstep, anyway?
Friend: I have no idea.
This comes as a HUGE relief to me, cuz, you see, the worst fear of any music geek parent who grew up on Rock & Roll is the day when your child knows more than you about popular music.
Anyway, I was initially filled with great hope and enthusiasm when I saw this tweet yesterday:
Finally, or so I thought, I would be able to understand the difference between Techno and Trance and Trip Hop and Dancehall…and maybe even Dubstep!
But then I watched this, and however cool it is, with its eye candy graphics and obviously insanely knowledgeable narrator, I’m sorry to report that I’m still pretty clueless: