DubCombe Records is extremely proud to present its first compilation featuring some of the best Scottish Dub & Reggae producers.
What draw us towards such great people it’s not only their remarkable production skills, but as well their great personalities and friendship. Involved in few projects along side DCR, those individuals have always dmonstrate an outstanding partecipation and involvement with the label and among eachother, giving birth to some exceptional collaborations.
Due to be released in MARCH 2015 is a DubCombe Records Showcase of those aforementioned talents!
Maxiroots meets Longfingah
After the great success at last wee DUB festival, Glasgow-based dub producer Maxiroots join forces once again with Berlin-sensation MC Longfingah to present their new productions.
Vinyl purist Edinburgh-based soundsystem crew Mighty Oak brings the best selection of heavyweights dub-reggae athems mixed with great own production and of course…they supply the SOUNDSYSTEM!
Edinburgh own best up-&-coming dancehall/digi-reggae producer pairs with Scottish MC Tom Spirals to show how dem tings a done outta di Edinburgh toun!
A son of soundsystem culture, Curtis Gearty delivers the nicest heavy-steppa tunes ever heard from of a local producer. Curtis is another Edinburgh young rising star in the world of dub and reggae…you canno’t miss his first public debut!!
After the success of the latest release by Samson Sounds, DubCombe Records sticks around the block to discover one more talent that Glasgow has to offer. Argentinian-Scottish naturalized, MAXIROOTS joins forces with the Edinburgh based independent dub label to present his first solo EP ‘See No Light”. It is with great pleasure that we are presenting here a first taste of this exciting new release, available from the 1st of MARCH on
“Maxi Roots here presents a diverse EP of full-frequency electronic dub, influences from electronica & bass music can be heard alongside old-skool dub, all mixed up dark and deep to great effect. Looking forward to hearing more from this promising new producer. BIG UP!!!”
Samson Sounds is an up-coming outfit within the city of Glasgow. Incorporating musical elements from African highlife and blues, to Kwaito and steppas with a heavyweight dub base. The grooves played are tight, solid and never fail to bring warm happy vibes to any event.
A highly diverse group, the use of digital elements, gives them the ability to set up in limited spaces bringing live music to where only DJs have played before. It also allows soundsystem-heavy music to be played live at similar levels to those of a DJ with ease.
Originally started with a soundsystem, DJing and solo productions by Anders Samson the band began in earnest when, King Raja and Willie G joined, bringing trombone and guitar to the table. From here the sound really progressed. Willie’s rapid African plucking and Rajas melodic brass gave a much wider scope for the music pushing the boundaries out from the solely electronic into a fresh blend of live instruments and digital sounds. With the addition of singer Easy Oze in early 2012 the group had reached the fullness of today. Easy Oze’s sweet and sometimes deceptively high voice, cuts a path while also providing deep soul vocals to soothe it back over. This group will always bring style and smiles to any party, regardless of the crowd.
Owen Patrick – Vocals
Roger Marsh – Trombone
William Greensmith – Guitar
Anders “Samson” – Electronics
Music & Lyrics by Samson Sounds
Release Date: 27th SEPT 2013
DubCombe Records is back with another release from the dark side of the underground world of dub.
A sensational mixture of classic sounds and electronic sonorities form this new and psychedelic creation of DUBBEMO.
The Italian producer has fused analog warmth and digital sharpness into what we believe to be one of the nicest sounding products in this very moment in time.
The release will be available in FREE DOWNLOAD from THURSDAY 6th of DECEMBER as our Xmas present for you all.
Arriva direttamente da Napoli la terza release marcata DubCombe Records, lui è DUBBEMO e nell’universo delle basse frequenze è già attivo da non poco tempo, splittando e lanciando componenti Dub in tutte le direzioni.
Ha toccato varie Netlabels nostrane quali la Casertana NOISYBEAT con le release “No Man’s Land” e “Sharatan Dub”, la Veneziana DEEPINDUB con la release “Dub Land” e ha sparso tracce ovunque, senza mai tirarsi indietro per la giusta causa della musica fruibile ad ogni stratificazione atmosferica!!
ARTWORK by SEBASTIAAN “Horiemi” BAZZI
International dub Netlabel DubCombe Records comes back into the spotlight with its second release.
Italian dub producer MILDTAPE [from Turin] delivers an intricately deep and dark fusion of dub echos
with spacey ambient sonorities, perfectly matched with DubCombe’s underground style.
The 4 tracks EP [2 original mixes + 2 dub versions] will be available in FREE DOWNLOAD from the 1st of June 2012.
mixed and dubbed at Dubomatic Mix Room, Italy
flute by Toti Canzoneri
released by Dubcombe Records, 2012
graphics by Mathias Geoffroy
First breath of life for DubCombe Records comes from Hungarian producer DU3NORMAL and his Early Grey EP.
A cup of tea is a moment of break, relax and peaceful meditation; based on those concept DU3NORMAL has chosen the title of his first EP to represent the inner status of his mind while producing DUB.
The release floats on heavy kick drum beats in accordance with the stepper British style for an EP that will make you sweat from the first note!
QUART [Hungary – 15.02.12]
“Jah Instead BudapestWe have some Hungarian ambassadors of all the Jamaican music genres now, recently for example the pre-reggae music was introduced here by Three Teadies and Mighty Fishers; and, although Anima Sound system started from here, dub music is still missing from the palette somehow. DU3normal plays this genre whose EP called Ealy Grey is the first downloadable release of DubCombe Records. The four tracks are worth to listen not only because of the fact that hey, there’s a dub tune in which they say Budapest instead of Jah, but also because it is tough, inspirational and it makes you want to dance. Our expert says this music follows the tradition of the UK stepper style – you can hear really good sounds beside the drum and bass: light guitar and brass themes with slyly effected synths.”
[Translated from] Go To QUART…
FREEGAN KOLLEKTIVA [Greece – 10.02.12]
[…] “Although he comes from Budapest, Hungary, he has some island vibes in the sound, especially in the last track ‘Relax’. The sound is dub-centered with no deflections. It is a mix of dub of the classic era with a European vibe, especially UK steppers. The most evident characteristic of DU3normal is heaviness as beats and bass are quite pronounced, driving the songs. As the EP progresses, the songs are becoming more infectious. ‘Budapest’ presents a typical dub/reggae theme from start to finish, while ‘Fat Breakfast’ drops some 1980’s keys in the mix that gave me a bit of Jahtari style feel. The third number ‘Shadowsteppa’ is a homage to UK stepper dub style (Alpha and Omega, Disciples etc.), with some innovative samples. It is a personal favourite from this EP, along with the last track ‘Relax (Steppa Mix)’ which sounds so positive, shining and uplifting – mixing island dubbing with heavy kick drumbeats to stuff you with some energy. The sounds used on this track remind me the dreamy, spiritual sounding productions of Augustus Pablo.” […]