HALLOWEEN IN DUB! Mad Professor meets Subatomic Sound System in Brooklyn at The Bell House with special guest DJ Scratch Famous of Deadly Dragon Sound, Saturday, November 2, 2013 ( Brooklyn event RSVP, tickets, & more info on Facebook ) & in Boston at Great Scott on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 ( Boston event RSVP, tickets, & more info on Facebook ) for the USA Roots of Dubstep tour.
Friday 9/21 — Scientist & Roots Radics rid NY of the Evil Curse of the Vampires! w/special guest Johnny Osbourne, the first time these three join forces to perform their classic dub album “Scientist Rids the World of the Evil Curse of the Vampires”. You can’t get any better than one of Jamaica’s pioneering dub innovators, Jamaica’s #1 band, and one of Jamaica’s best vocalists together on one stage. Lookout for more special guests like Screechy Dan touching the mic, percussion legend Larry McDonald, and more!
This is a Dub Champions Festival main event! Opening sets from Subatomic Sound System, Deadly Dragon Sound System, & Deejay Gravy. It’s happening Friday night, 10:30 pm doors, at B.B. King’s in the heart of New York City. Get your advance tickets here. Address: 237 West 42nd Street, New York, New York 1003
Dub Champions festival runs from September 20-24 in NYC! Check the full lineup including Lee Scratch Perry, Clive Chin’s Augustus Pablo tribute, Kode9, Appleblim, Dre Skull, and more.
Crucial cut from the album
Scientist working with UK dubstep producer Mala at Red Bull Music Academy
Roots Radics’ version of Cus Cus, one of the baddest reggae recordings of all time. Dubbed by Scientist’s mentor, King Tubby.
The Dub Champions festival warms up on the first night with a NYC institution: Deadly Dragon Sound‘s weekly rub-a-dub party, right around the corner from the Deadly Dragon record shop: all vinyl selectors (aka DJs) with DJs (aka MCs) rocking the mic, preserving the Jamaican sound system culture from which dub originally evolved. Always expect surprise guests. Vibes come correct. ADMISSION IS FREE!
Selector JD and Mr. K.
JD Ranking & special guests pon di mic!
Get yourself in a dubwise state of mind for the rest of the festival events. RSVP on Facebook.
9/20-24 — Dub Champions Festival in NYC: Scientist & Roots Radics, Lee Perry, Kode9, Appleblim & more
We would like to introduce you to DUB CHAMPIONS FESTIVAL 2012, September 20-24, the most ambitious Subatomic Sound project yet, from the reggae roots of dub to the future of bass music, a five day excursion from the past to future of dub history & influence featuring the the world’s greatest dub inventors and innovators: Scientist & The Roots Radics, Lee Scratch Perry, Kode9, Clive Chin, Appleblim & more. Sign up at www.DubChampions.com for more details and event discount.
Super DISCOUNT admission when you RSVP here! NYC debut of London’s Trojan Sound System!
And check out this exclusive playlist prepared for Large Up: Toppa Top 10: Ten Reggae Tunes That Influenced Punk Rock (Selected by Earl Gateshead) Great stories here showing the connection between reggae and the birth of punk! Love how Sex Pistol’a Johny Rotten said that the whole ethos of the Pistols was encapsulated in this one song’s lyric: “If you feel that you have no reason for living, don’t determine my life.”
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