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Dubophonic jumps on the Caravan of Dub

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It was a great week with Dub Caravan in Cyprus. Well, Dub Caravan is not just one man, it is a whole project. Felix Russ Abu had the idea to create a musical caravan that would always be in motion, never bound to a single location, country or city. His vision is to travel the world, recruit poets, singers, musicians and other artists to bring to the musical waves new and original exotic sounds

He arrived to Cyprus for a short stop. The Dubophonic oasis was a fertilite spot for a live performance at a place called Echo alongside Med Dred, A four hour session took place in Nicosia including an irie warmup by Unity Crew with Dub Thomas & Antreas Kassos ina rootikal dubwise style and with Christina Polykarpou improvising on the dubs with her custom made lyra, giving a special Mediterranean feeling to the whole evening. Then it became warmer and deeper as Med Dred took the mic, while Dub Caravan was following after each track with his live dubs and his creative mixing on the spot.


... and of course at the end it was time for a unity session! Give thanks to all people who were there and supported us. More to come soon!


Another session took place at the Dubophonic headquarters and was broadcasted through the airways of Outta My Yard radio. Two hours of roots and dubs with Med Dred singing and chanting and Dub Caravan performing some creative dub mixing. Enjoy!



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Dub Caravan ft. Med Dred ina live session in Cyprus

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Dubophonic presents for only one special night in Nicosia/Cyprus, straight outta UK, Dub Caravan. Being one of the leading reggae/dub producers of Europe, Felix Russ Abu aka Dub Caravan will appear for a live session on the 14th Sept 2016 at Echo in Nicosia. The artist, multi-instrumentalist, producer and composer creates multi-dimensional musical landscapes for listeners craving something fresh and original. 

Having worked with many world artists like Nambo Robinson, Hornsman Coyote, Zafayah, Shaky Norman, Ras Zacharri and Haji Mike, Dub Caravan will appear alongside the Cypriot producer/MC/instrumentalist Med Dred and will perform live music from their new release "Dread Sea Scrolls" (digital release on Bandcamp on Dread Camel Records) and also from his previous works, as well as tunes from his collaborations with Dubophonic. 

Join us for a night of conscious reggae music with a unique blend of Mediterranean and Middle East influences. Warmup session by our own Unity Crew sound.

[DPH025] Mastermind XS - Keep on moving

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[DPH025] Mastermind XS - Keep on moving / Dubophonic
Cat. Nr.: [DPH025]
Artist: Mastermind XS
Title: Keep on moving
Genre: Reggae, Indie Rock, Dub, Fusion
Country: Germany
Release date: 30/8/2016

 
[DPH025] Mastermind XS - Keep on moving / DubophonicMastermind XS is a dub-project from Saarbrucken/Germany, created by Daniel Stephan (guitar, bass, keyboard, programming, sitar) and Heiko Petry (vocals, lyrics, melodica, keyboard). Their music is based on a solid dub foundation: heavy basslines with conscious lyrics and deeply rooted dub & reggae with an interesting twist, integrating many influences such as electro, ethnic music, drum/n/bass and even indie or punk. Their sound unites different styles, which hardly fits into one single genre and are always exploring new musical spaces, combining their Ableton skills and live instruments, forming a unique ear-candy-mixture of grooves.

They have been busy releasing their music since October 2010 on diverse netlabels. Their first EP “One Dub Many Roots“, was released on the French netlabel LCL, while in 2011 their first long-player ”Reset all systems“ was released on Angel Dust Records. Their next album “Freedom of choice” was released in august 2014 again on LCL.

Dubophonic is proud to host their new album “Keep on moving”. It’s a compilation of 12 songs representing their unique and unconventional blend of dub & reggae. Modern and roots-elements are combined with drum/n/bass, electro, dubstep, indie rock heavy guitars, conscious lyrics and of course deep basses and delays.

Mastered by the pioneering artist, producer and peace activist Celt Islam, their new release (and their first on our netlabel) is a proof of the duo’s strength and innovation: writing reggae and dub oriented music with socially conscious lyrics and musically exploring different ideas, oscillating between danceable and meditative, powerful and calm, groovy and heavy, on their quest to define the far distanced borders of dub music.



01 Aliens // 02 Fortress of ignorance // 03 Keep on moving // 04 Brothers and sisters // 05 Our burning house // 06 Walking dub // 07 Living stone // 08 Vampires // 09 Human rights // 10 Bye bye Babylon // 11 Visionary dub // 12 Waiting for the sun dub

All tracks mastered by the Celt Islam

AIRPLAY & REVIEWS
The Dub Zone plays "Keep on Moving"
Mastermind XS @ El Cant de la XitXarra
Awarded with five stars by the Russian site freemus.net
Ras Danny on Higher reasoning Reggae Time
Pete Cogle plays "Aliens" on PCP#15

Mastermind XS - Indie rock meets dub

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Brand new release coming out for free download on the 30th Aug 2016 by the German duo Mastermind XS. Mastered by pioneering artist, producer and peace activist Celt Islam, the release adds another step to our quest to define the far distanced borders of dub music.  

Dubophonic is proud to host their album “Keep on moving”, a compilation of 12  songs representing their unique and unconventional blend of dub, indie rock, reggae and socially conscious lyrics, with a touch of electro and dubstep ... and the exploration continues!

 
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