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From New York City to Vienna! DUB CHAMPIONS FESTIVAL reaches Europe for the first time this week Feb. 5-7, 2013. Festival founder Subatomic Sound (NYC) teams up with Vienna's Dubblestandart, BunFireSquad, & RAW to present live performances, educational workshops, and a glimpse into the creation of dub music, that peculiar offshoot of reggae born in Kingston recording studios during the 1970s when producers King Tubby, Lee Scratch Perry, Clive Chin & others turned up the bass, drums, echo, and reverb, creating a rhythm driven sound that would influence a breadth of musical genres from punk rock to hip hop to electronic dance music for decades to come, and in the process forever redefine the role of music producers as artists, something that today is taken for granted.

DUB CHAMPIONS FESTIVAL in Vienna continues our mission, supporting the culture & shining the light on the past and future dub and bass music innovators: Lee "Scratch" Perry, Adrian Sherwood, Dubblestandart, Jahtari's Disrupt, Subatomic Sound System, Stereotyp, and more. Check our Facebook page , Twitter, or UStream video feed to follow the latest developments.

TUNE IN TO STREAMING VIDEO OF DUB IN THE MAKING! The festival is off to an early start with a unique look into the creation of a dub album by Adrian Sherwoood in the studio with Dubblestandart during the festival in Vienna.

Check the full schedule below of this week's excursion from the past to future of dub history & influence featuring some of the world's greatest dub inventors and the latest innovators:

For press inquiries on festival, artists, or events, reach out to Contact@DubChampions.com


Adrian Sherwood streaming live in the studio with Dubblestandart Feb 3-6! Check the event schedule below:

Feb 5 Tuesday : The roots of dub with Lee "Scratch" Perry & Adrian Sherwood! Jamaica's Grammy winning inventor, Lee Scratch Perry and On-U Sound label boss and UK dub producer Adrian Sherwood on the mix backed by Dubblestandart. NYC's Subatomic Sound System, dub poet Jazzmin Tutum, Germany's Echo Beach Sound, Vienna Dub Club's Sugar B, Treasure Isle Soud, and many more round out this massive night of music!

Feb 6 Wednesday : Dub Champions Festival dub production workshops w/ Dubblestandart, Stereotyp, & Subatomic Sound System! Production of dub and bass music with analog and digital gear from three distinct production perspectives.

Feb 7 Thursday : Future dub & bass music! Disrupt (Jahtari), Stereotyp & more! Two massively influential producers plusMC Kinetical and the RAW DJ & VJ crew.


BEFORE THE SHOW! Lookout for copies of the festival brochure at the events that include the poster you see here in this mail.

FESTIVAL T-SHIRTS with the artwork are available right here online for men & women.

Looking fwd to seeing you at the festival! Check our Facebook page for pictures and reports on the 2012 New York City festival.


"One of the best events of the year!" - LARGE UP
"Finally NY gets the dub music festival it deserves" - TIME OUT NY
"Celebrating & restoring the centrality of dub in [music] evolution is an explicit goal of the festival " - Boston Globe
"The first systematic presentation of the thrilling art of dub" - NPR

peace & respect!

dub music, culture, and education

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