Arthouse describes the fusion between Post-Dubstep and Alternative R&B. It can be also seen as an umbrella term for both genres. Pioneers of this fusion are The Weeknd, The xx and Active Child. Newcomers are Rhye, Black Atlass, Evy Jane and many more. The term was originally coined by MTHRFNKR Magazine in 2012.
Notable artists that are described as Arthouse are The Weeknd, The xx, Active Child, Jamie Woon, James Blake and The Internet.