Enter the echo chamber that is “Dub Zealand”……An original journey into Aotearoan bass culture via the versatile sensibilities of the Kiwi ear… Fourteen diverse musical tracks highlight the surprising relation between the two islands forming the “Land of the White Cloud” aka New Zealand, and that other hot spot of bass vibrations in the Caribbean; Jamaica.
From this musical puzzle comes the worldwide class of the Black Seeds, the heavyweight Dub Terminator, the dub n’bass of Rhombus in Dub and the roots fidelity of Unitone Hi-Fi - yet another artist who has claimed international recognition.
International Observer goes exotic via the Bombay Dub Orchestra remix, newcomer Jefferson Belt provides cosmic visions of the world, and Tiki Taane holds it down on a deep remix of Knights of the Dub Table
More digital science follows from Pitch Black, The Nomad, Deep Fried Dub and Sola Rosa to a very smoky mix of Katchafire’s “Collie Herb Man” that looks at Kingston Town straight in to the eyes…
Dub Zealand; a full immersion in the world of “Dub-down-under”, coordinated with passion by Jstar and Dr Cat.The Limited Edition CD’s feature sensational artwork from NZ’s Cut Collective. So whether your on the beach, up a mountain, stuck in a traffic jam, Dub Zealand
will uplift you, feel you, stimulate you, and you will keep coming back for more!!!!
Music lover Jstar’s reggae & hip-hop mashups have found their way into DJ’s record boxes & dance floors worldwide. Productions for DJ Vadim, Sonny J , Madness, Black Seeds, The Resonators and more have his services in high demand! Current bass heavy remix projects + DJ sets have evolved into dubstep, D&B, electronica and in between…..After inspirational trips to New Zealand, now joins forces with ‘Dr Cat’ to compile the ‘Dub Zealand’ CD
Luca Gatti (aka Dr Cat) is a keyboard player, composer and producer, a long- standing and respected figure in London’s underground electronic music scene. Luca has journeyed the musical world as a touring musician & studio producer, lent his services to movie soundtracks, collaborated with international artists and worked alongside Asian Dub Foundation and English National Opera in the making of a West- End show on the life of colonel Gaddafi.
His extensive discography is a testament to his eclecticisms and versatility.