James Blake recently complained that American dubstep producers of the Skrillex school have robbed the genre of its grace: "It's been influenced so much by electro and rave, into who can make the dirtiest, filthiest bass sound, almost like a pissing competition."

James Blake recently complained that American dubstep producers of the Skrillex school have robbed the genre of its grace: "It's been influenced so much by electro and rave, into who can make the dirtiest, filthiest bass sound, almost like a pissing competition."

Nineteen-year-old Skrillex disciple Porter Robinson probably fits under Blake's so-called "frat-boy" dubstep umbrella, but the North Carolina kid makes music with far more character than your average jock jam. (See: "Spitfire.")

Hear him in action Thursday.