RootsyBeats Meets Dub Idren - Spiritual Calling [DUB058]

Spanish self-taught producer RootsyBeats has been playing keyboard in many local and international reggae bands since 1980, sharing the stage with artists like Macka B, Mad Professor, Alpha Blondy, I Roy, Skarra Mucci just to name a few. Recently and with the rise of the internet and the ease that it offers to meet new people, he started to collaborate with artists from all over the world, composing and producing his own music.

Spiritual Calling, is a beautiful mix of relaxing sounds produced by RootsyBeats who with these fresh sounds mixes his track with the beautiful melodies from the Colombian artist Dub Idren, already known to Dubophonic fans through his works Roots Strong and Mystical Valley with UK producer I-niverse, giving it a very tropical and sunny touch, calling for union and peace internal. This is our new call, a spiritual call!

On rotation on Good Music Radio

Sister Maki Band - Love & War [DUB057]

Sister Maki Band - Love & War / Dubophonic (c) (p) 2023

A new tune is coming from the Land of the Rising Sun. The Osaka reggae singer Sister Maki, known through her collaboration with Dub Cmd in 2020 with Way To Zion, Swe in 2021 with Prayers and Shanti-K also in 2021 with Revolution, returns with a new tune.  

This time she comes with her own band from her homeland Japan, which was founded in 2012, bringing a deeper meditation to the Kobe and Osaka Music scene. It includes Goja Bongos on the percussion and as special guest Aki Mittoo on the melodica, who continues to make wonderful music through her newly founded label Muffin Records.

LOVE & WAR: Why and for whom do we make war? If you love your family, friends, and neighbors, you will realize that it is meaningless. Feel the love near to you.

CREDITS: Vocals: Sister Maki / Guitar: Eiji Koda / Keyboard: Aya / Percussion: Goja Bongos / Bass: Kakky / Drums: Joeyan / Supported: Marcelo Vergne / Mixing by HAV at SF Recordings JP / Mastering by Steve Fox(Godiego) at Fox Pro Studio JP / Illustration by MANABU DUB

Love & War Dub recommended by Juno Reggae Staff Selection February 2023
Featured on Reggae Space Radio
Showcased on Culture Dub Radio
Played on HOT78 Radio / The dub Show
On rotation on Good Music Radio
Featured on Reggae Revellers

Med Dred & Shaky Norman - Forward Melodicas [DUB055]

Med Dred & Shaky Norman - Forward Melodicas  / Dubophonic (c) (p) 2023
Written by Shaky Norman and Med Dred, Forward Melodicas is the new outernational collaboration between Cyprus and France. The tune is written by the two melodica virtuosos, herewith opening year 2023 with more positive vibes.
Both artists have already a rich discography on digital and vinyl releases and need no special introduction.
The new tune is presented as usual in the original version and the dub version by Med Dred, staying true to the culture of roots reggae music. 
It is available from all major online stores for streaming and download.



Last Tune on KBOO 90.7FM Portland / More Reggae with Ras Danny
Recommended by Juno Reggae Staff Selection February 2023
Played on Riddim Operator Radioshow / Radio Student FM89.3
Played on Stinky Grooves / 96FM New Zeland
Played on The Dub Zone
Showcased on El Cant De La Xitxarra
Played on Sounds of the Caribbean with Selecta Jerry
On Rotation on Unsigned FM
Played on King Dub Radio / Tafari HiFi
Recommended by King Dub Family
Showcased on Sound 4 Massive / Galaxie Radio
Played on Reggae Burning Etxea
Showcased on Culture Dub Radio / Radio Pulsar (France)
Showcased on Button Down Radio
On rotation on Big Reggae Mix Radio
Played on Radio Excaliber (Greece)
Recommended by Culture Dub
On rotation on Good Music Radio
Featured by Reggae Revellers
Played on the HOT78 Radio The Dub Show / Hummingbird

Sax N Dub & Madi Simmons - Working For a Brighter Day [DUB056]

Sax N Dub & Madi Simmons - Working For A Brighter Day  / Dubophonic (c) (p) 2022
Multi instrumentalist and producer Sax N Dub from Montevideo Uruguay has been playing on the sound system scene with his own productions and international collaborations since 2014, with participation in may international festivals. With more than 20 publications on cd, digital and vinyl and numerous collaborations on diverse labels, he returns with his new single Working For A Brighter Day, teaming up this time with long time family artist Madi Simmons on the vocals.

Hailing from USA, Madi Simmons is no stranger on our label. He appeared on many releases on our label, collaborating with Culture Horn, Dubsynaticx and Red Star Martyrs and has been awarded in 2018 Best Male Independent Reggae Recording Artist and Best Album Of The Year (for I Am A Rootsman)

Focusing now on the new single, Working For A Brighter Day is presented in two versions: the vocal track with Madi demonstrating his ability to feel comfortable to perform on any riddim and enjoying not following the rules of reggae music (whatever they are) and the instrumental version, with the sax talking over the mix, a trademark of Sax N Dub! 

Included in Spotify playlist Supa Dub A
Featured on Kultur Media
Added on the rotation list on Unsigned FM
Working For A Brighter Day on Meltin' Dub / RDWA
Featured on Reggae Fresh
Working For A Brighter Day on Higher Reasoning Reggae Time
Showcased on Culture Dub Radio Show / Radio Pulsar
Working For A Brighter Dub on Sounds Of The Caribbean