Culture Horn Sound System is a weighty and heavyweight Russian dub sound system from the town of Kremenki in the Kaluga region in Russia. Built in year 2012, it managed to gather at least a dozen musicians are around it, forming a big musical family from all over Russia. Armed with dubplates from local and international artists produced exclusively for CHSS, their sound is constantly being improved. Culture Horn Sound System plays a very important role in the local sound system culture and scene of Russia, not only playing uncompromising roots reggae and heavyweight steppers, but also releasing their own reggae and dub compositions on vinyl.
On their first release on Dubophonic, Culture Horn collaborate with Madi Simmons, hailing from the USA and Dubophonic resident artist Med Dred, representing the likkle island of Cyprus. Madi has been performing and recording music for the last 20 years, going through lots of blood, sweat and tears in the music industry. Having toured the Pacific Northwest, Hawaii, California and the Midwest and being just recently voted as BEST MALE INDIE REGGAE ARTIST of 2018, Madi had a lots of ups and downs, nevertheless loving every minute of it and enjoying not following the rules of reggae music (whatever they are).
The EP includes alltogether 6 tracks: The first one is done ina dubplate style followed by a melodica version by Jahpapu and an uncompromising CHSS-dub. The second one is the title track, followed by a special melodica dubmix by Med Dred and a heavyweight dub by CHSS, demonstrating the uncompromising style of the artists. Culture Horn Sound System is coming to shake your town!
1. Culture Horn ft Madi Simmons - Dubplate / 2. Culture Horn ft. Jahpapu - Dubplate Version II / 3. Culture Horn - Dubplate Version III / 4. Cultre Horn ft. Madi Simmons - I am a Rootsman / 5. Culture Horn ft. Med Dred - Rootsman Dub (Dubophonic Dubmix) / 6. Culture Horn - Rootsman Dub Version III
Played on the Hooliganz Radioshow
I Bingi Sound plays I Am A Rootsman & Rootsman Dub
Showcased on Underground Vibes
Showcase of the EP in Ireland on Ethnic Dubwise FlirtFm
Played by Selecta Jerry on Sounds of the Caribbean 561 and 563
Dubplate Version 3 recommended by Le Blog
Recommended by Dub-A-Rebel
Played on Culture Dub Radio Show on Radio Pulsar 95.9 FM France
Played on Pete Cogle's Podcast Factory
Showcased by El Cant De La Xitxarra
Dubplate Style on Dr. Strangedub's Echo Chamber / KFAI 90.3 FM Minneapolis
Debri FM plays Rootsman Dub (Dubophonic Dubmix)
Gregory D'Elia plays Dubplate Version 3 on the 17/8/18 on KBCS91.3FM
Dubplate Style played on El Cant de la Xitxarra
Rootsman Dub on Meltin' Dub RDWA 107.5FM
BEST ALBUM OF 2018 awarded by the listeners of Daily Vibes
Rootsman Dub played on Wolftrips