A sub genre of the music known as dubstep with a relaxing tone to it.
"Yo dude lets listen to some chillstep"
"whats chillstep?"
"its like dubstep, But chill"
"oh word"
by Skidman September 13, 2011
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A musical genre composed of dubstep tracks with chill undertones. Low bass, slow beats, add a female's voice to the hook and you've got some chill step. Any talented dubstep artist recognizes chillstep and produces chillstep tracks.

Examples: Soldier On (Rusko), Sierra Leone (Mt Eden Dubstep), Coffee Break (Zeds Dead), Dutch Flowers (Rusko Remix), Get The Money (PANTyRAiD), Massive Attack (Paradise Circus), I Remember (Caspa Remix)

Antonyms: Grimy, gnarly dubstep
"Bro, I'm not trying to rave, just throw on some chillstep"

"Dude, check out this new dubstep track, it's so chill"
"Yeah dog, that is some heady chillstep"

"Late night burn sesh?"
"Yea blunts and chillstep"
by KyleDavidBrotrem November 02, 2011
Most people that are not knowledgeable in underground music consider Chillstep a sub genre of Dubstep. In actuality it is a sub genre of Step.

Dubstep is a fusion of both Dub and Step genres (Hence the name).

Chillstep incorporates many of Steps movements, but adds relaxing undertones and rhythm to it.
Chillstep song examples;

EvenS- Tell

Blackmill

Days to come- Seven Lions

Mitis- Innocent Discretion
by DnaAngel December 18, 2013
A very relaxing type of music with heavy bass.

It draws on many musical influences.

Such influences include, dub, reggae, d'n'b,
jungle, UK garage, grime , techno and IDM.
Akema is a chillstep artitst
by Destro235 June 09, 2011
Claimed to be a genre to describe dubstep that is softer than the wobbly, dinosaur sex, bro-step that artists started pushing 2007 - 2011. Chillstep isn't a genre of music however - there is nothing major that you can distinguish between chillstep and the dubstep that artists started pushing in the early 2000's when it evolved as a sub-genre from UK-Garage. Chillstep is dubstep and is not recognized by artists as a separate genre at all. In fact the word for dubstep these days is 140 (music at 140 bpm) to avoid childish little genre names for music styles at that particular tempo. Chillstep as opposed to what??? violentstep?? get real.

The genre 'dub' is not a particularly aggressive style of music so why the fuck are people using 'chillstep'. People who use 'Chillstep' don't know fuck all. Them youtube bangas, who spam mixes on youtube and then claim to know shit.
'You should check all the chillstep mixes on youtube, they are so chill!'
'Yeah, I produce chillstep. See my all my fan on facebook'
'Mum says chillstep is better to listen to because it is chill'
by fuckchillstep May 01, 2015
Chillstep is a word used by 'people who think they know about music', but don't.

Chillstep is a a sub-genre of dubstep that doesn't exist. Dubstep is a sub-genre of dub, which in turn is a sub-genre of reggae. As you might have guessed by now, dubstep was originally a chill genre, focusing more on the low frequencies and slight wobbles in the bass line. As producers began to experiment, the genre became much more aggressive sounding and the focus was more on the mids and highs. Instead of wobbling the bass line they started to wobble the aggressive sounds.

Conclusion: Chillstep is basically just early dubstep with a bit more euphoria, most of musicians call it 'melodic dubstep' which is a much better name for it, in my opinion.
Person: "This is a nice chillstep song"
Me: "Chillstep? don't make me laugh"
Person: "What?"
Me: "Wasn't dubstep originally a chill genre?"
Person: "Yeah... but.."
Me: "It doesn't matter, I know you know nothing about music so it's okay."
Person: Blah, blah, blah, blah "your Mum.." blah. blah, blah, blah "faggot" blah, blah, blah "It's you know knows nothing" blah blah blah "Go back to jacking off in your room over JB."
by Franck Storm April 01, 2015
A great kind of music to listen to when your calm or trying to fall asleep. It has very heavy bass influences, and is very calming. They play a lot of it on chillstep.info! Seriously, check out that website.
What's up?

Just listening to chillstep.info!
by axsenion April 22, 2013

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