was one of the first online DUB artists, and
he is now an established name in the UK DUB
scene, even though he's not based in the UK.
Star Selections is proud to present one of
the Top DUB Producers based in the
Netherlands, if not The Top Producer
in that country: The mighty DUBCREATOR.
started listening to Reggae Music in the
early 1980's, Netherlands based Dubcreator
soon discovered the mighty sounds of DUB and
decided to focus on this discipline of
Reggae Music for the rest of his life. In
Amsterdam, where he lives, he came up with a
concept to play DUB live with a band.
Remarkable, because DUB is a specific studio
music. So to think of ways to play this
particular style of Reggae live with a band
isn't something easy.
this drew the attention of the media.
Organizers of festivals and concerts knew to
find him too, and soon the Screaming Abdubs
were an established name.
didn't only take his studio on stage. When
he wasn't performing, he was doing what
people usually do in studio's: recording and
mixing music. In Dubcreator's case, this
music was deep Reggae, in the UK Tradition.
And it didn't take long before his debut
album was released. A special Internet
Edition of this album can be downloaded for
free from our Net Label.
In the mid
1990's he became one of the first online DUB
artists. Together with Messian Dread, he put
the Netherlands on the World Wide DUB Map as
he was a continuous occupant of the (DUB)
Reggae download charts on MP3.com for years
and years in a row.
developed relations with the UK, where there
is a very active Sound System and DUB
community. His friendship with Russ D. from
the Disciples was just one of his
connections. Collaboration tracks were
released, vocalists found his studio too and
enjoyed the vibes.
MP3.com debacle, Dubcreator moved on,
releasing records with a host of crucial
vocalists. He had not forgotten his live
concept either, as he kept coming up with
new ways of performing live DUB. His own
studio had provided him with a lot of
"specials", and so he played
full-length DJ sets with exclusive tracks
from his own catalogue.
initial band, to his Internet releases,
Dubcreator now owns his own label and he
continues to produce heavyweight material
from his studio.