Wednesday, July 6, 2016
NEW RELEASE DUBAMINE - STRING UP THE SOUND EP
Bass music meets roots culture in debut EP from Californian producer Dubamine.
Dub-Stuy Records welcomes Dubamine to its ranks. Hailing from Santa Cruz, CA, the young producer has been active since 2009 with a series of digital-only releases. String Up The Sound marks his vinyl debut with four tracks that trace direct links between roots, reggae, hip-hop, and bass music. The EP features the vocal talents of Jamaica’s Blackout JA , London’s Brother Culture , a long-standing voice in the sound system community, and DC-based Carlton Livingston , a Jamaican legend best known for his work with the Greensleeves and Jah Life labels. String Up The Sound is a meeting of styles and generations.
The EP’s three vocal tracks -- ‘Nicodemus’, ‘String Up The Sound’, and ‘Good Morning Jamaica’ -- offer sureshot summertime anthems with memorable hooks over production that blends the best of DMZ ’s eyes-down philosophy with vocal-driven contemporary dub reggae in the vein of Mungo’s Hi Fi . The release is completed by the instrumental ‘Murda Style’, a subtle and powerful forward riddim inspired by dub techno and a minimalist aesthetic reminiscent of Rhythm & Sound . This debut by Dubamine combines bass weight, legendary voices, and sound system aesthetics to please multiple generations of bass-loving fans.
TRACKLIST : A1. Nicodemus feat. Blackout JA A2. String Up The Sound feat. Brother Culture B1. Good Morning Jamaica feat. Carlton Livingston B2. Murda Style
All song can be heard on Streetwise Radio's Big Splif 420 Reggae Show
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