LA, we deya! Dub Champions Festival final event has been rescheduled to Friday July 11 at a new and improved venue, Fais Do Do Ballroom. Check the event on Facebook for details. Come early, stay late! Free workshop 8-9pm and party runs until afters hours 4am. Limited discount advance tickets available here. Click below for full lineup and details.
SUBATOMIC SOUND + DUB SIREN HIFI PRESENT
DUB CHAMPIONS FESTIVAL: SOUND SYSTEM EDITION
A NIGHT OF DUB, SOUND SYSTEM CULTURE, MUSIC, & ART! 1st annual DUB CHAMPIONS FESTIVAL Los Angeles closing night event.
$17 door or $12 w/ advance tickets or before 10PM
JULY 11, FRIDAY 8pm-4am
$20 door/$15 advance or before 10pm
Fais Do Do Ballroom
5257 W. Adams Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90016
Dub production workshop
(free with email to RSVP@DubChampions.com )
Live dub mixing & vocalist performances from the roots to the future
Live painting, VJ & installation art
The LA debut of Jahdan Blakkamoore performing in combination with Lee “Scratch” Perry’s backing band Subatomic Sound System (NYC)
SUBATOMIC SOUND SYSTEM
+ JAHDAN BLAKKAMOORE
ROOMMATE (King Dubbist)
JUN (Umoja Hi Fi)
& DUB SIREN HIFI SELECTAS
all powered by Dub Siren HiFi 16,000 watt custom sound system.
ART & VISUALS
“BLASTERS INNA DE YARD” ART
BY BOOMBOX CREATORS
ANALOG 8 BIT VISUALS BY VJ RAD
LIVE DUB PAINTING BT COOK FROM JAPAN
Generations of dub collide in the final festival night celebrating the sound system tradition with live dub mixing and dancehall vocalists over everything from classic roots riddims to new school bass music, all powered by Dub Siren HiFi’s 16,000 watt amps and speaker boxes: Brooklyn’s Jahdan Blakkamoore makes his LA debut with NYC dub and bass specialists `and Lee “Scratch” Perry band leader, Subatomic Sound System; King Dubbist’s rootical dubstep don Roommate celebrating a new album release; and the Dub Siren HiFi selectas. Blakkamoore is known for his work in both reggae & electronic genres, first collaborating with Subatomic on dubstep remixes of Lee Perry’s Blackboard Jungle, and recently Grammy nominated as a writer and vocalist for Major Lazer & Snoop Lion. In addition to the music performances and the workshop detailed below, the night includes visual arts like the Boombox Wall of Sound installation by Boombox Creator and live painting by Cook from Japan. You don’t want to miss this glimpse into the global evolution of dub, bass, & sound system culture.
8-9pm ANALOG VS DIGITAL DUB WORKSHOP
W SUBATOMIC SOUND SYSTEM
Send an email to RSVP@DubChampions.com to attend. Dubspot music instructor Emch (Subatomic Sound System) will demonstrate how to create vintage style dub music using Ableton Live and other software as well as techniques for effectively mixing and composing bass using new technology like the SubPac tactile audio device to determine how your music will translate on a full scale sound system.