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Reggae / Dub

Crank the reverb on the hats and put the snare on the off beat. Australian musicians continue to take these genres into new and exciting territory.

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Judex Rose - Jeny Jen     Reggae / Dub, World, Roots, Soul 25/02/2020
Judex Rose is a Mauritian music composer. His sound is influenced by his island heritage: merging jazz harmonies African and Indian rhythms sitting somewhere between sega, jazz, reggae and dancehall
Jeny Jen is a song about two person trying to get back together after they went through challenges of life.

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Other tracks by Judex Rose:  Romario  -  Reconaisance
Charlies Flat - Walk With Me     Reggae / Dub, Electronic / Beats / Industrial 21/02/2020
We create spaced-out soul dub with way too much echo! We are inspired by the dub of the 70s, using real instruments, samplers, mixer fade outs and classic dub effects.
Charlies Flat is inspired by dub, soul and beats. Shining through in their latest track, Walk With Me, are lush dubbed out vocals, thumpy bass and digidub samples. Written about a yearning to stay true to ourselves, delayed and verbed.

MUFASSA & The Pride - Down the Road     Reggae / Dub, Roots, Soul, World 17/02/2020
Cool, calm & connected is the best way to describe these smooth coastal groovers. Their unique blend of roots-dub-reggae is fresh, dreamy and full of colour.
'Down the Road' is a sonically pleasing and slightly wobbly tune that tells a tale of ventures through Nimbin Mardigrass Festival, losing yourself to sensations, floating on bush and bass.

King River Rising - Pull You Closer     Reggae / Dub, Pop, Roots 06/02/2020
With a pumping rhythm section and wailing soloists, KING RIVER RISING seamlessly blends Reggae and Rock, while paying homage to the predecessors of both genres.
An emotional rollercoaster, ‘Pull You Closer’ is a song full of introspective honesty and brutal confession, exploring what it means to embrace belonging rather than push it away.

Written at a fragile point in a lifetime’s journey - somewhere between anxiety and acceptance – 'Pull You Closer' pays homage to an unexpected lover and teacher.

DubKlaat - Burning Fire ft. Nattali Rize & Zuggu Dan     Reggae / Dub, Roots, Hip Hop 04/02/2020
‘Burning Fire is the first official single from DubKlaat aka Stephen Rev Maxwell after years of producing, performing live &recording with some of the world’s finest reggae and roots artists.
Burning Fire is a love song… It’s about the Dancehall space, It’s about everyone is having a good time, it’s about the party is going all night until daylight. It’s about People finding love and taking it to the next level, higher and higher. It’s about the power of love, like a burning fire…

DUB FX - PULL UP     Reggae / Dub 23/01/2020
Dub FX is a street performer, recording artist and producer famous for creating intricate and impressive tracks entirely on his own using a loop station.
'PULL UP' is an uplifting, body rocking bass-heavy dance floor Riddim featuring the sweet and sensual vocals of Sahida Apsara. Lyrically the song touches on socioeconomic subjects yet keeps it bouncy enough for the dance floor.

DUB FX - THERE WITH ME     Reggae / Dub 23/01/2020
Dub FX is a street performer, recording artist and producer famous for creating intricate and impressive tracks entirely on his own using a loop station.
'THERE WITH ME' is a smooth rootsy track that captures your attention right from the start. With a deep flowing bassline and inspired melodic hooks, it's a four-minute journey into Dub FX's soul. The lyrics poetically distil the essence of love and genuine connection. No matter the distance, you will always feel the presence of love.

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Manoa - Change Is In The Air     Reggae / Dub, Folk 20/12/2019
California-born and Australian based roots artist and eco-educator Manoa combines uplifting reggae grooves and laid back folk melodies with soulful vocals and conscious lyrics.
‘Change Is In The Air’ (feat. Bobby Alu) embodies the message of personal and cultural transformation twoard a regenerative society. The music video was shot live at Island Elements Festival and the Pacific Earth School on Stradbroke Island, Australia.

Mau Power - Warriors Dance     Reggae / Dub, Hip Hop, First Nations 13/12/2019
Mau Power is the first rapper to emerge from the rich musical traditions of Torres Strait, a leader & a lyrical storyteller at the crossroads of Indigenous & hip-hop culture
Warrior Dance features Astro Brim from Indigenous reggae band Zenith. It’s an upbeat reggae driven rap track that puts a summer smile on your dial and makes you move your feet. This is Mau Power feeling fin

Meem - Everything Is Love (Featuring Skarra Mucci)     Reggae / Dub, Hip Hop 29/11/2019
Pioneering music producer, DJ and host of the Back To Funk radio show on 2SER, known and celebrated for his unique approach to funk, soul, disco, hip hop, reggae beatmaking.
One of the poignant messages needed in todays global plight often forgotten - Everything Is Love. Teaming up with Meem, Skarra Mucci is considered one of Jamaica's cult reggae/dancehall artists with constant changes between Soul, Gospel, Rap & R&B. His talent is incomparable and his endless lyrical flow and creativity make his style unique, prompting the title "The Dancehall President".

Other tracks by Meem:  Move Through The Night (Featuring Keysha Freshh)  -  Think Carefully (Featuring Serocee)
Jay Thomas - Mother Earth     Reggae / Dub, Roots, R&B, Soul 23/11/2019
Gifted singer/songwriter Jay Thomas has independently self produced his long awaited debut solo single. This song is the embodiment of his life loves; Reggae, Soul & Mother Earth.
Mother Earth challenges the integrity of humans on this planet. It begs the question: "When are we gonna wake up to all the greed a & destruction?" It sings candidly of the dire neglect and exploitation of our beautiful natural resources from ocean to earth, from forests to the sky & what we need to do before it's too late.

Sky Eater - Dear Pilbara (What Are You Fighting For?)     Reggae / Dub, Roots, World 22/11/2019
Two multi-instruMENTALists taking audiences on a signature trip-hop, dub journey with stirring moments of sparkly soul & hip-hop. Their lyrics are positive, powerful and vulnerable - their vibes are high!
After seeing a huge excised section of stunning 2.5 billion year old National Park (in Western Australia) that had been turned into an open-cut iron ore mine, Chelsea wanted to write a song that encourages us to stand up for the people and places that don't have a voice. What are you fighting for?

Other tracks by Sky Eater:  All Around You  -  Trapped
Fat Picnic - Don't Wanna Get Up     Reggae / Dub, Soul, Roots, Rock 13/11/2019
Fat Picnic have been one of Brisbane's mainstays of soul-infused ska and deep-dub. After years of releasing singles, touring and performing at festivals they are now releasing their debut album.
'Don't Wanna Get Up' boasts bright succulent horn lines, pumping bass lines, crisp guitars and an anthemic chorus that a crowd can chant along to.

The track has already received national airplay on Triple and Double J.

Other tracks by Fat Picnic:  Feeling Good Feeling Bad  -  Can You Feel It
Maira Cortez - Fire Up ft. Max Gencher     Reggae / Dub, Folk, Pop, Indie 17/09/2019
Maira Cortez is a Sydney-based Brazilian singer-songwriter, sharing groovy uplifting intentional Reggae Folk songs for social change, healing and unity, with her busking, and projects Insight Out and Aussa Nova.
Maira Cortez’s first single “Fire Up” has been catching attention up and down the East Coast. Her first Folk-Reggae singalong anthem has powerful lyrics honouring the importance of the cycle of gratitude, and calling to people to do what they love. She Co-produced/arranged with Tristan Alaba, featured Max Gencher rapping, mixed by OM Collective, mastered by Steve Smart Studios 301.

Bloomfield - Open     Reggae/Dub, Roots 23/08/2019
Glenn Bloomfield, professionally known as Bloomfield, is a New Zealand singer songwriter and guitarist who lives in the small beach town Cabarita, in Australia.
Open is a playful song exploring the issues of transparency in a relationship. The listener is challenged to shed off themselves, in the name of honesty, to deepen the intimacy with their partner.

Other tracks by Bloomfield:  I Promise You  -  No Regrets
Declan Kelly - Catch Your Ego     Reggae/Dub, Rock, Blues 15/08/2019
Acoustically impeccable whilst writing each and every song from the heart, Declan Kelly is a timeless musician, not afraid to present his blood, sweat and tears to the word.
“Catch Your Ego” is about reigning in your ‘untrue self’ that sometimes lets fly at the expense of the one you love and most of all, you. A simple message to remain grounded, perfectly matched by the smooth, ‘wailing island’ harmonies by Stephenson and reflected in Kelly’s humble yet honest performance.

Zennith - I Like it     Reggae/Dub, Reggae, Australian Indigenous, Roots 15/08/2019
Australian Aboriginal roots reggae rockers ZENNITH have announced their new album ‘ANCIENT WARRIOR’ will be released on Friday 11th October via American label Zojak World Wide.
“I Like It” was originally released on Zennith’s first EP in 2007 and this new Album Version has been given a chilled out Jamaican makeover featuring the addition of Jesse Royal and his versatile singjay style vocals.

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Black Bird Hum - All Hail The Market (Radio Edit)     Reggae/Dub, Reggae, Dub, Roots 09/08/2019
A unique, driving blend of roots reggae, soul and dub, wound together with captivating hooks, solid grooves and striking harmonies.
A hymn to the gods of Neo-liberalism and all the joy capitalism has brought humanity.

Other tracks by Black Bird Hum:  All Dub the Market
Adrian Thomas - Kukuyalanji Girl     Reggae/Dub, Australian Indigenous, Roots, Alternative Country 03/07/2019
Island/Roots fused with the sacred, Adrian’s blend of uplifting, lyrically driven songs, sweeping melodies and sacred chants will inspire, challenge and open the heartstrings.
Originating from the rainforests of Far North Queensland, the Kuku Yalanji people have been living in harmony with the environment for over 50,000 years. Kukuyalanji Girl is a celebration of the balance Indigenous women walk co-existing in two worlds and the light they share with their communities.

Myles Mitchell - Together Like This     Reggae/Dub, Roots 27/06/2019
Hip shaking alternative blues and high energy indie folk
A pop reggae tune with a distinctive Aussie twang about catching up with old friends and everything feeling just the way it used to...

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Other tracks by Myles Mitchell:  Creator  -  Love on the Streets