Sunday, March 5, 2017
2017 JUNO AWARD NOMINATED FOR BEST REGGAE RECORDING (Canada’s Grammy’s) (7th Nomination / 2010 Winner)
The Canadian composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist and seven-time JUNO Award winner and nominee hails from Toronto but has carved out a massive following on the international stage. He is a recording machine, from his debut release Champion Sound Clash in 2004, the Toronto-born Dubmatix has gone on to produce and record over 500 releases (Albums, EPs, Dubs, Remixes)
His vast collection of recordings have garnered multiple music awards from all over the world including France, Portugal, Germany and the U.K., along with critical praise from the international music industry insiders and tastemakers such as BBC Radio's Don Letts, XM Radio USA, iTunes Canada & USA respectively who have recognized & celebrated Dubmatix' relentless inventiveness and creative style.
The accolades continue with yet another honour awarded by Billboard Magazine (September 2016 issue), who crowned Dubmatix "Is This Love" rendition as the #1 Bob Marley Remix of all time! To date, the track has garnered over 8 million streams & growing!
2017 is already shaping up to be another big year for Dubmatix' fans (2.8 million followers on Soundcloud and 270,000 on Facebook) as the prolific composer recently completed a remix for 2016 Grammy winners Morgan Heritage. The recently releases two-disc deluxe edition of "Strictly Roots" - contains the Dubmatix Blaze Up Remix of "Light It Up”, which is already receiving rave reviews from outlets like:
Big Shot DJ Magazine - "On his interpretation, the JUNO award-winning mixmaster maintains the original's infectious quality while managing to turn up the heat a few more degrees for maximum dance floor enjoyment
Most anticipated this year, will see the composer extraordinaire Dubmatix, release a new album with legendary duo & 2017 Grammy nominated artists Sly & Robbie. The collaboration will be entitled "Overdubbed - Dubmatix meets Sly & Robbie" and is scheduled for release on Echo Beach in the summer of 2017.
Never one to stand still when he's not in the studio working on new material, his legions of fans can catch Dubmatix when he kicks off the 2017 touring season in April with a packed schedule of shows in France, Greece and the U.K.
http://www.dubmatix.com http://www.reggae-loops.com http://www.facebook.com/dubmatix http://www.soundcloud.com/dubmatix http://www.twitter.com/dubmatix
Over the years Dubmatix has worked with the Who’s Who of reggae legends Alton Ellis, Freddie McGregor, Pinchers, Sugar Minott, Willi Williams, Ranking Joe, Anthony B, Turbulence, Eek-A-Mouse, Horace Andy, Linval Thompson, Mykal Rose, Wayne Smith, Luciano, U Roy, Cornell Campbell, The Mighty Diamonds, Dennis Alcapone, Prince Alla, Lone Ranger and dozens more.