Dub Champions Festival West Coast debut 6/18-22 & 7/5 LA & San Francisco

Dub Champions Festival West Coast 2014 LA San Francisco

SUBATOMIC SOUND PRESENTS
DUB CHAMPIONS FESTIVAL WEST COAST DEBUT
June 18, 19, 22 and July 5, 2014
Los Angeles & San Francisco

MUSIC PERFORMANCES & EDUCATION EVENTS FROM THE REGGAE ROOTS TO THE FUTURE OF ELECTRONIC BASS MUSIC WITH LEGENDARY DUB MASTERS AND SOUND REVOLUTIONARIES

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This June & July, Subatomic Sound launches the first annual Dub Champions Festival on the west coast in Los Angeles & San Francisco. The events begin June 18 and end July 5. In LA, the festival includes performances at the legendary Dub Club @ Echoplex and at Los Globos with the Dub Siren HiFi custom built 16,000 watt Jamaican style sound system plus educational music workshops at the new Dubspot music production and DJ school opening this June in Hollywood. In San Francisco the festival includes a performance and workshop at the longest running dub event in the world, Dub Mission @ Elbo Room.

After three years in New York City and the North East and two years in Europe, Subatomic Sound is proud to present the 1st Annual Dub Champions Festival on the West Coast in cooperation with Dub Club @ The EchoPlex, Dub Siren Hi Fi, the new Dubspot music school in LA plus Dub Mission in San Francisco. The festival is several day journey into the international musical phenomenon known as “dub”, a musical style characterized by heavy bass, drums, and copious use of effects, where the producers become the artists and the mixing board becomes an instrument. The festival will include performances and educational workshops to exhibit how the music is created and how it has evolved from its roots in ‘70s Jamaica to become a cornerstone of electronic bass music. Dub is a major inspiration to artists across many genres including rap, rock, punk and dance music. Dub Champions Festival was founded in New York City by Emch of Subatomic Sound System and is dedicated to featuring the world’s greatest dub pioneers from Jamaica as well as current innovators on every continent. The festival has taken place in New York City, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Boston, Vienna, Amsterdam, and now debuts in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

LIVE PERFORMANCES: SCIENTIST – ADRIAN SHERWOOD – MAD PROFESSOR – SUBATOMIC SOUND SYSTEM – JAHDAN BLAKKAMOORE – ROOMMATE – THE LIONS – TOM CHASTEEN – DJ SEP – DUB SIREN HIFI SELECTAS – JEREMY SOLE – LOST CITY – GENERAL JAH MIKEY – ZVULOON DUB SYSTEM – BOSS HARMONY

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
JUNE 18 DUB CLUB PARTY @ ECHOPLEX, LOS ANGELES
JUNE 19 MUSIC PRODUCTION WORKSHOP @ DUBSPOT, LOS ANGELES
JUNE 22 DUB MISSION PARTY @ ELBO ROOM, SAN FRANCISCO
JULY 5 SOUND SYSTEM EDITION @ LOS GLOBOS, LOS ANGELES

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Subatomic Sound System joins Adrian Sherwood, Daddy Freddy, & Ital Horns on Saturday at Shanty Town, UK

Adrian Sherwood live Shanty Town

Vibes were off the hook when Emch from Subatomic Sound System (NYC) joined Adrian Sherwood, Daddy Freddy, and Ital Horns @ the new On-U Sound hideout known as Shanty Town on the coast of England, a secret location in underground WWII train & ammunition tunnels. Saturday, April 5, 2014, 9pm-2am.
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Dub Champions Festival Expands to Three US Cities this September: DC, Philadelphia, and NYC

DubChampBannerUSAdatesLee Scratch Perry & Subatomic Sound System w/special guest Addis Pablo (son of Augustus Pablo)
Sherwood & Pinch (exclusive US debut)
+ more to be announced

DUB CHAMPIONS FESTIVAL

After two years of ground breaking events, Dub Champions Festival returns home to the USA to celebrate the influential style known as dub, from the reggae roots to the future of electronic bass music, featuring one of a kind performances & educational workshops by the legendary artists from Jamaica who invented dub as well as the latest innovators from around the globe who have continued to push the influential style forward in electronic music and beyond. NYC label Subatomic Sound began the mission three years ago developing a week long festival here in the city and has since debuted it in Europe and this year will expand to include NYC, Washington DC, & Philadelphia from September 19-23.

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Subatomic Sound System in the studio with Lee Scratch Perry & Adrian Sherwood

Event Participant - PerformanceSubatomic Sound System has had a crazy year so far, reaching from NYC to India with Dubblestandart then to Europe for the debut of our Dub Champions Festival in Vienna then back to the US for a tour with Lee “Scratch” Perry (including two massive shows at Coachella) then back to Europe then back to NYC finally for a massive show at Red Bull Music Academy featuring a performance by Lee Scratch Perry, Adrian Sherwood, and Subatomic Sound System  with an all star line up featuring Black Ark veteran Larry McDonald on percussion, Dubblestandart’s Paul Zasky on bass, the Dub Select Horns, and very special guest Addis Pablo, son of Augustus Pablo, on melodica. While in NYC we ended up in a limousine for a project with Dubspot music school that deposited us at The Hook Studio in Brooklyn for a heavyweight recording session with Lee Scratch Perry and Subatomic Sound System plus Adrian Sherwood up in there making sure everything went according to plan. Check below the cut for videos of the shows and pics from the studio.
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Dub Champions Festival hits Vienna 5-7 Feb: Lee Scratch Perry, Adrian Sherwood, Dubblestandart, Jahtari, Stereotyp, & more

After two years of massive dub festivals in NYC, Subatomic Sound’s Dub Champions Festival hits Vienna 5-7 February. Dub from its reggae roots to future bass music with the world’s greatest: Lee Scratch Perry, Adrian Sherwood (On-U Sound), Jahtari, Dubblestandart, Stereotyp & more:  www.DubChampions.com   Follow the festival action on Twitter and Facebook.  Click more for the full schedule below…

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