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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Fri 9/21 – Scientist, Roots Radics, & Johnny Osbourne Rid NY of the Evil Curse of the Vampires

Scientist, Roots Radics, & Johnny Osbourne Sept 21 New York City, Dub Champions Festival

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 SystemDeadly 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

Sign up at www.DubChampions.com for ticket discounts. Get more details, dialogue, & RSVP for the event on Facebook.

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.

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.

RSVP of Dub Champions Festival 9/20-24 on Facebook! Check the full schedule of performance and education events below:

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9/21 Dub Champions! Scientist & The Roots Radics Rid NY of the Evil Curse of the Vampires

Undisputable truth:  Scientist + Roots Radics band = JAMAICAN DUB HISTORY. Live in NYC on Friday 9/21, peforming their most classic album w/ very special guest vocalist Johnny Osbourne and more at BB Kings. Opening night of the Dub Champions Festival. Special limited discount advance tickets available now! Keep reading for more on these artists, their music and its worldwide influence…

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