These days, new names for genres pop up every day, and with good reason—despite what old-timey curmudgeons say about music today, there’s a lot of new sounds being played with and no shortage of experimentation that makes it hard to classify with the good old words we’ve been using for decades.
That being said, sometimes it gets taken too far. With so many variations of dubstep being invented, the everything-”step” names keep coming. Do Androids Dance calls out some of the most unnecessary. Just stopstep.