Dubblestandart – guest session
Wednesday, October 31 2018
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
This is a Dublab exclusive DJ set by Zasky & Smith, producers of The New Blade Runners Of Dub.
Built on the legacy of Zasky’s internationally known Dub Reggae Band Dubblestandart from Vienna, The New Blade Runners Of Dub blend Jed Smith’s, LA native, composer/producer’s new school visions of sound & Zaskys European shaped Dub Reggae background in a unique new way. Call it Europe & America in a unity reconfiguring rhythm driven music for new generations. Their DJ set will feature original Reggae from Jamaica and the UK as well as sounds from their own productions, ending with an outlook of unreleased material of what lays ahead….
Jed Smith – composer and producer has worked for and with notable cinematic and musical talents as diverse as Macy Gray, Paul Oakenfold, Ladytron, Amp Fiddler, Electronic Arts, High Voltage, JunkieXL, Wim Wenders ao. His work has been in Hollywood films such as The Bank Job, The Mist, Pledge This! and Tomb Raider, Deadpool & Terminator. Television series such as Daredevil, Grey’s Anatomy, Windfall and Reno 911!Featured in independent films screened at Sundance and Cannes Film Festivals. Not to forget his award winning custom-made instruments and performance sound installations featured at Soundwalk, the 2nd City Council art gallery, Redcat, the performing arts space for the Disney Concert Hall.
He is a dedicated drum & bass and bass music lover & addict.
Paul Zasky & his band Dubblestandart has been touring Europe with their High Energy Dub style since the early 90’s.Their critically acclaimed Return From Planet Dub album with Grammy winning Lee Scratch Perry, Film director David Lynch & Ari Up from the Slits marked a peak in their career, collaborating with stars of the Dub & Reggae scene such as Marica Griffiths, Carol Wheeler(Soul2Soul),Ken Boothe, Mikey Dread, Dillinger, Mad Professor, Adrian Sherwood, Rob Smith, Dreadzone, Sounds From The Ground and countless others. Dubblestandart played Summerstage concerts at NYC Central park backing up Lee Perry in 2009. Zasky has been the bass player for Lee Scratch Perry on all his North American Live dates 2009 – 2017 as part of Subatomic Sound System, including 2 Coachella appearances 2014.
“The New Blade Runners Of Dub are a Los Angeles based music group, combining cutting edge rhythm productions and up 2 the time sonic visions. It is a collaboration of international known musicians from the US, Europe & Jamaica. Altered concepts for new generations who identify through a new understanding of music, art & communication and therefor ultimately for politics, that will shape their world. This is music for the 21st century. Decoding what lays ahead.”