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Stefanosis meets Samson Benji - Brass Echo Chamber

Stefanosis meets Samson Benji - Brass Echo Chamber / (c) Dubophonic 2020
This album - Brass Echo Chamber - was originally released in the early 2000's through the now defunct Springline Records label. Sadly, the online release never took off and did not received the popularity it deserved. Like a fading star, it was eventually taken offline and forgotten in the vaults.

The man behind the instruments was Stefanosis from Los Angeles, known as Steve Steppa back then. The concept was quite simple: create an album influenced by the 1970's reggae-dub era with a saxophone as the lead instrument. The man behind the brass was the German born saxophonist Ras Samson aka Samson Benji, who was given the dubplates and added his horns like the “icing” on a “well baked cake”.

The original, low-fi production was recorded using a vintage, analog synth, drum-machine and electric bass and guitars masterfully played by Stefanosis. After saxophone parts were recorded long distance in Europe, Gibsy Rhodes from Corsica, the man behind Springline Records, put the whole package together with some added effects, samples and rough mastering.

Fast forward in year 2020, the original files were discovered years later on a disc. Admiring the whole concept and the irie hooks of Samson's soulful saxophone. Stefanosis took the files and boosted some audio levels, utilizing modern technology. The songs have been re-mastered and allowed to shine brighter this time. Twenty years after the original release, the Brass Echo Chamber lives again, polished and resonating pure, reggae dubplate vibes.

CREDITS > Music: Stefanosis (Drum Loops, Bass, Keyboard, Guitar) / Saxophone: Samson Benji / Sampling: Gibsy Rhodes / Mixing and Mastering: Stefanosis / Producers: Stefanosis, Gibsy Rhodes
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01 Brass Down Babiwrong / 02 Lost Satellite / 03 Brass Knuckles / 04 Kingston Brass
05 King Tubby's Brass / 06 Ruffy and Tuffy / 07 Conquering Brass

AIRPLAY & REVIEWS
DJ Iano plays Kingston Brass on Organic Vibes
Reviewed by Dubblog
Brass Down Babiwrong & Ruffy & Tuffy on Back 2 Bass Radio Show
King Tubby's Brass on Sounds Of The Caribbean
Reviewed by Jah Rebel for the Belgian portal Reggae.be
DJ Iano plays Kingston Brass on Organic Vibes
Played by Pete Cogle on PCP#636
Recommended by Soulguru
Conquerring Brass on Meltin Dub show RDWA 107.5 Fm
King Tubby's Brass and Brass Down Babiwrong on Echochamber 
Ras Danny plays Brass Down Babiwrong and Kingston Brass on KBOO 90.7 FM Portland 

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Brass Echo Chamber - Reggae Dubplate Vibes

This album - Brass Echo Chamber by Stefanosis (USA) and Samson Benji (GER) - was originally released in the early 2000's through the now defunct Springline Records label. Sadly, the online release never took off and did not received the popularity it deserved.

Fast forward in year 2020, the original files were discovered twenty years later on a disc. The songs have been re-mastered and allowed to shine brighter this time on the 24th Jan 2020, polished and resonating pure, reggae dubplate vibes.

Happy Holidays with Happy Prices

Dubophonic Records Special Offer 25% Discount

Wishing you all very happy and irie Christmas time and a blessed new year. We want to celebrate it with you and we are expanding our discounted offers also on all digital releases on Bandcamp, in addition to the discounted price on vinyl.  During this special offer all digital and vinyl releases will be offered with 25% discount, until the 31st January 2019.

Just visit our Bandcamp page and when you check out the online store use "happyvinyl" to get your discount on the 12inch vinyl release SEEK JAH FIRST produced by Hermit Dubz or "happydigital" for your discount on all digital releases. 

Give thanks for the support... more music in 2020!!!

R-Juna - Dubs and Praises [DUB016]

R-Juna - Dubs And Praises (c) Dubophonic Records 2019 Cyprus
R-Juna is a USA producer, DJ and MC, influenced by 90’s hip hop, dub reggae and electronic music. In his 10 years of experience in the music scene, he has produced several albums spanning various genres, toured the United States and shared stages with many of his musical influences.

After recently departing from touring, R-Juna has focused his creative energy back into production, returning to his dub reggae roots.

His debut album on Dubophonic Records is entitled Dubs And Praises and is a tribute to dub music, the music that influenced so many different genres. The album consists of seven instrumental tracks with heavy bass lines, melodic riffs and deep echoes, influenced by the traditional roots reggae dub and presented with a modern ambient downbeat feeling. All tracks produced, mixed and mastered by Roy Waterford. Artwork by Hidden Work and Dub Thomas.
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01 Zion Gate / 02 Give Thanks / 03 Daily Bread 05:28 / 04 Discernment Dub
05 Blessed Love / 06 Praises Dub / 07 Weep Not

AIRPLAY & REVIEWS
Pete Cogle plays Discernment Dub on The Dub Zone
Daily Bread on Sounds Of The Caribbean
Zion Gate & Praises Dub on Back 2 Bass Radio Show 
Reviewed by the Belgian Reggae Community
Ras Memo plays Discernment Dub on High Times Acik Radio 94.9FM Turkey
Zion Gate on Sounds Of The Caribbean
The Groove Thief plays Zion Gate on Reggae Bloodlines @ KGNU 88.5 FM
Gregory D'Elia plays Discernment Dub on Variations KBCS 91.3FM 
Great review by the German dub-portal Dubblog
Ras Memo plays Give Thanks on High Times Acik Radio 94.9FM Turkey
Pete Cogle plays Zion Gate on PCP#628
Discernment Dub on RdWA  107.5 FM
Saetchmo plays R-Juna on Echochamber
Showcased by Ras Danny on High Reasoning Reggae Time KBOO 90.7 FM Portland
Give Thanks on WPRB 103.3 FM - Sounds Of The Carribean

 
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