Our conversation with Matteo Anselmo is following the music scene in Italy, with a special focus on Genoa, through the eyes of a visual artist. Anselmo is a teacher at the Genoa International School of Comics – Academy of Visual Arts and new media, and co-founder of the Rebigo Illustration Studio.
With a strong career spanning over three decades, experimenting with electronic music, reggae, psychedelic, dub, and world-music, Gaudi is a truly innovative artist. Fascinated by synthesizers and sound-distortion of any kind, Gaudi’s motivation to pursue his music career started in the early ’80s.
Digital Selekta, producer, Dj, and head honcho of DIRTY BEATS is signing his first mix for Black Rhino Mix sessions. Feeling the most comfortable at 140 BPM, his sets can start from reggae, moving to dub and reaching as far as jungle and drum and bass.
Natural Selectas is releasing their fifth record featuring Anatta Sound after releases from Somah, Mungk and major Oak.
Seizing the spotlight for Sub Audio Records' fourth 12" pressing, Vienna's very own Scooped untethers his long-awaited debut vinyl release.
Bass-heavy dub and contemporary club culture are the foundations for Joe Armon-Jones’ phenomenal second album. “Turn to Clear View” builds on the celebrated keys player’s singular vision, exhibiting a sound with flourishes of R&B, hip-hop and p-funk, and featuring regular bandmates Oscar Jerome, Moses Boyd and Nubya Garcia.
Radikal Guru's discography boasts highlights that include his debut LP ‘The Rootstepa’ and the mighty "Dread Commandments" 12inch, or his second LP ''Subconscious'' that includes dancefloor killers like Stay Calm ft. YT or Warning ft. Echo Ranks. In 2016 he released his third studio album "Dub Mentalist" including more exciting collaborations and soundscapes.
Like most of the independent labels, Dancehall Tradition is also founded by the passion and love for music. The interview with Sheba is following the label mission, collaborators and future plans in the amazing world of reggae music.
Our march session in Expirat Club is welcoming Radikal Guru. One of the brightest lights of the roots-influenced underground community, Poland born Mateusz Miller has pioneered a compelling and unique fusion of sounds that encompass dub, reggae and dubstep under his Radikal Guru moniker.
We begin the 2019 monthly residence in Expirat club by inviting the french dub and bass music producer Von D. With three albums and multiple EPs under his belt, Von D is also recognised for featuring exclusive and unreleased dub or dubstep tunes, alongside his own music.
The militant lyrics and the attitude towards the Big Brother oppression have formed a strong connection between punk and reggae. From the UK punk attitude of rejecting the establishment, to the squats of Berlin and the rasta hooligans in the Netherlands, the punk and reggae have formed an alliance in fighting the extreme right groups and promoting the...
I had the pleasure to meet and talk with the Norwegian trumpet player Nils Petter Molvaer at the 22nd edition of Garana Jazz Festival, where he performed alongside the reggae legends Sly & Robbie, and his Scandinavian collaborators Eivind Aarset & Vladislav Delay.
Disturbing the Comfortable - Comforting the Disturbed is On-U Sound's motto, Adrian Sherwood’s longstanding label. Recurring through our interview is the theme of avoiding musical safe explorations, taking the audience out of their comfort zone and the demystification of music through the lack of enthusiasm from music lovers.
Our next club night is featuring V.I.V.E.K. with local support from Agmantav, Irie Warriors Sound System and WRK. Sound will be powered by the mighty Irie Warriors Sound System.
26th of April @ Expirat Club, Bucharest | The London-based producer started his own SYSTEM nights in London some years ago, which included his own custom-built soundsystem. V.I.V.E.K.’s SYSTEM nights soon turned into a record label that has been releasing some of the most forward thinking sounds in dubstep since its 2013 debut EP ‘Asteroids’.
We continue our fine selection of music and artists with Channel One Sound System, operated by Mikey Dread on the i-trols and MC Ras Kayleb.
We were searching for some time for a small club that fits our criteria of atmosphere. We visited club Motiv two or three times before, and each time we were welcomed by nice people, open to all kinds of music genres.
They started at the dawn of the new Millenium. They used to run under the name of Stone Warriors until 2007 when The Untouchables were born!
We invited Kaly Live Dub, Ragana and iLLBiLLY HiTEC for a special dub night in Bucharest, on 19th of February, 2011, at Atelierul de Productie. We welcomed local support…