✪ ✪ ✪ June 9th-11th, 2017: A Bass Odyssey ✪ ✪ ✪
an audiovisual journey thru 50 years of sound system culture and bass music
2 Nights ❂ 1 Day ❂ Indoor & Open Air ❂ Proper Sound Systems
40+ Artists ❂ Live Acts ❂ Workshops ❂ Performances
Visual & Light Art ❂ High Chai ❂ Great Food
Chill Space ❂ Photo Exhibition
X-Amount of Vibes
Serendubity ✺ Lion’s Den ✺ Moonshine Recordings ✺ BUNS ✺ Impulse Berlin ✺ Dub der guten Hoffnung ✺ Higher Ground Recordings ✺ Peace Time Sound ✺ Irie Ites
dub ❂ steppas ❂ roots ❂ dubstep ❂ rootstep ❂ jungle ❂ drumnbass ❂ dubwize ❂ reggae ❂ halftime ❂ future dub ❂ garage ❂ grime ❂ bass ❂ and everything inbetween!
On one fateful night in the late 1960’s, a sound system operator by the name of Rudolph “Ruddy” Redwood went to Duke Reid’s “Treasure Isle” Studio in Kingston to cut a one-off dubplate for an upcoming sound system session. When he played the record – on which the vocal track had accidentally been left out – the crowd went crazy, chanting the lyrics and calling for rewind after rewind. Bunny Lee, an influential producer who had attended the dance that night, later told the legendary King Tubby of the records effect on the crowd. This eventually led Tubby to pioneer a new technique of “dubbing” the vocals in and out of the instrumental track, which would soon come to be known as the “version“.
This revolutionary technique would not only lead to the creation of dub music, but also paved the way for a future generation of sound system operators and engineers to gain access to modern mixing techniques using analog studio hardware. Following an influx of Jamaican immigrants to the British Isles in the 60’s & 70’s, sound system culture began to gain international exposure, with homegrown sound systems such as the legendary Channel One & Jah Shaka championing the sounds of the Caribbean in the UK and abroad.
50 years later the sounds and culture are livelier than ever, with countless artists across the globe tirelessly pushing the sounds of dub, steppas, roots, jungle and dubstep on self-styled soundsystems and rigs. From June 9th-11th we gather to celebrate thier legacy and pay homage to the true spirit of bass music, with an all-star line up of local and international purveyors of soundsystem culture!
✪ ✪ ✪ Friday, June 9th, 2017 ✪ ✪ ✪
✪ Visuals by Flimmerkiste
✪ Goldfinga (Dub Conference Radio // Berlin)
✪ Boogoo Yagga Dub Disco (Roughneck Connecta // Berlin)
✪ Dubfish (Peace Time Sound / Serendubity // Berlin)
✪ Benjammin (Peacetime Sound / Serendubity // Berlin)
✪ ✪ ✪ Saturday, June 10th, 2017 ✪ ✪ ✪
✧✦✧✦✧✦✧✦ Open Air – Inna Di Garden (14:00 – 22:00) ✦✧✦✧✦✧✦✧
✦✧ Hosted & Powered by the Dub der guten Hoffnung Sound System ✧✦
A celebration of sound system culture wouldn’t be anything without a proper outdoor session! For this special occasion, the entire Dub Der Guten Hoffnung crew will be getting together again for the first time in several years, playing for 8 hours on their own sound system in the back yard!
✧✦✧✦✧✦✧✦✧✦✧ Steppin’ Outta Babylon ✧✦✧✦✧✦✧✦✧✦✧
✦✧✦✧ Hosted by Lion’s Den & Moonshine Recordings ✧✦✧✦
✧✦✧ Powered by an extra-special Sound System (TBA) ✧✦✧
✪ Echo Ranks (Vibronics / Moonshine / Lion’s Den // UK)
✪ Mack (Moonshine Recordings // PL)
✧✦✧✦✧✦✧✦ Freqs United ✧✦✧✦✧✦✧✦
✪ ✪ ✪ Information ✪ ✪ ✪
✪ ✪ ✪ Tickets & Entry ✪ ✪ ✪
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✪ 2-Day “Early Bird” Tickets: 15€ (Sold Out!)
✪ 2-Day Presale Tickets: 20€ (Limited)
Night of the Event (all tickets cash at door):
✪ Friday Night: 15€
✪ Saturday Night: 15€
✪ 2-Day Tickets at the door: 25€ (available friday night)
Securing a presale ticket not only enables YOU to skip the queue and save some money, but also enables US to pre-finance the event!