Timeless vibrations. Echo Beach asked friends of the label to rework Horace Andy’s classic tracks in their own sound outfit. This time the label hasn’t trawled old Studio One tapes for historic vocal snippets – that would sooo nineties; no, Horace Andy personally put in an appearance to sing new versions of his classic tracks on top of timeless and contemporary riddims.
Seeing The Good In The Bad is essential. The Berlin collective brings the organic band vibe back into pop music. Radio-friendly hooks, full brass sections and sweeping grooves combine to create a new interpretation of singer-songwriting with dub influences. Free of clichés and borders.
The strength of earth, heart and soul. From the foundations of ‘The Big Smoke’, to the intergalactic heights of ‘Lost in Space’, Gentleman’s Dub Club’s voyage has taken them through ‘Fire’ and ‘Earthquake’ as they stop at nothing to discover and develop their sound. The eight Gents have delivered inimitable reggae, dub, ska, jazz, and electronica since 2006. Now they return back ‘Down To Earth’ with a brand-new mix of beats and bass.
Dubble-tough Dub. Vienna´s finest moments in dub working and collaborating with the new technological dimension of modern Dub: Paolo Baldini from Italy.
FLAPAAaaam!!!. The first snare roll leaves no doubt: this is a dub album, reminiscing the pioneers of the genre like King Tubby, Lee „Scratch“ Perry, and Scientist, and of course, it's a tribute to the revolutionary music of Bob Marley and the Wailers.
The Upsetter. Lee Perry was a key figure within a group of artists who would create a sound unique to Jamaica called reggae and its sub-genre “dub” reggae. Artists in Jamaica were combining elements of popular 1950s and early 1960s music—from rhythm and blues, rocksteady, ska, jazz horn sections and West African drumming—to offer a new distinct sound.