Preview: Dub Inc @ Electric Brixton (London, 17th June 2016)

dubinc_17giugo_gomad-541×394

Charismatic, high-octane and socially conscious, get down to Electric Brixton next Friday and experience the engrossing musical hybrid that is Dub Inc – Europe’s most successful reggae band of today.

Spawning from France’s industrial heartland, Saint-Etienne, Dub Inc come to London this June loaded with their new album They Want Riddim. Off the back of their previous masterpiece, Paradise, this brilliantly matured collective brings together classic roots reggae with dub, dancehall, ska, hip-hop and African influences to create almost indescribably diverse reggae albums.

Armed with incredible musicianship, the lead singers Hakim “Bouchkour” Meridja and Aurelien “Komlan” Zohou wax lyrical in English, French and Kabyle. This has not only elevated the band to cult favourites, but augments their audio aesthetic – more than can be said of some multi-lingual artists. Backed by deep rolling bass, keyboards, guitar and drums, Bouchkour and Komlan convey strong positive messages through their striking vocals, creating music with a truly universal appeal. Their politically aware lyrics are well in the tradition of highly politicised French hip-hop, however you’ll be nonplussed to find a reggae outfit so fresh and unique.

From the thunderous Revolution, to the newly released and completely infectious Face the Storm, Dub Inc are sure to get heads bopping uncontrollably and legs flicking dangerously.

Content Related To This Artist

Daily Discovery: DUB INC & Friends – À Travers les vagues

French reggae outfit “Dub Inc just released ‘À Travers les Vagues (Across the Waves)’, a collective track for the benefit of the non-profit organization SOS MEDITERRANEE gathering part of the European and French reggae scene, bringing people together and raising awareness around the organization and its life rescue actions”. With: Dub Inc…

Artists: Dub Inc

Album Review: DUB INC – So What [Diversité, 23rd September 2016]

You’ll listen to this album so many times, that you’ll consume it. But when a work is so well rounded in every aspect, its intensive consumption is inevitable. As a matter of fact, So What, the sixth studio release in DUB INC history, borders on perfection. Maybe it won’t be…

Artists: Dub Inc



There are no comments

Add yours