Pablo Raster est un artiste complet, il livre son nouvel album Addicted qui porte bien son nom. Les amateurs de Dub seront aux anges, l’artiste Italien donne ça fort et fait plaisir avec des purs sons et des vibes de folies… A découvrir vite !
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Dub Addicted, the new album by the veteran italian dub producer Pablo Raster is due out for 20th February 2018, published by the future dub french label ODGprod. It will be available in free download on the label’s website (www.odgprod.com) and in an extended version on all digital platforms (www.pabloraster.bandcamp.com).
A 15 tracks heavy dubs and guest artists like Don Fe, Dan I Locks, Fikir Amlak, Yugo Taguchi and Sandro Paradisi and young talents like Jakub Selassie (Poland), Weedax (Spain), Juniah Kinky (Italy), Pirutz (Italy), Armin (Italy). Mastering is made by Simone Squillario in Hybrid Studio (Turin, Italy) and the cover design is made by Maria Papaefstathiou (Athens, Greece). The album is presented by Maken, legend of Polish reggae, speaker in Strefa Dread, the famous reggae radio program in Polskie Radio.
Dub Addicted is an international album full of energy, that rapresents the passion for bass music, sound systems and dub culture by dub lovers of all around the world. Moreover, it’s the first album produced in Pablo Raster’s new recording studio, based in Wroclaw, Poland. It rapresent a new step into the releases of the italian producer, a possible milestone in the dub music scene. Listeners will be fascinated by the incredible amount of melodies and recorded instruments as well as heavy bass lines and straight digital steppa kicks.
For many years in the foreground of Italian dub music as the musician, singer and the producer, he achieved his own style that the world starts to notice. Pablo Raster’s sound system music is based not only on post-Jamaican heavy basslines, but also on the experience with soundtracks and other kinds of music production he was involved in.
« Art of Dub » (2015) was his first solo album as a producer. It contains pure dub music and features Dan I (Imperial Sound Army), Barry Isaacs, MrDill Lion Warriah, Sandro Paradisi, Natty Sly, Valentina Benaglia and Violinbwoy. » Forever Dub » was released a year later on Elastica Records with guests like Fikir Amlak, Marcello Coleman, AntZoni Rubio, Zaira Zen, Sandro Paradisi, Luigi Leoni, Alessandro Musco. « Jump up » with Barry Issac and Sandro Paradisi was Pablo Raster’s exciting proposal for dub dancefloors and was released on 7” by Lion’s Way Records. Another two singles, « Danger » and « Jah Kingdom », featuring Ras Tinny, were published as free download by the famous French netlabel ODGprod.
His live dub set is a mix of his own electronic productions spiced with delay, reverb, phaser, sirens and filters that make the show unique and unrepeatable every time. When you see Pablo jumping and editing tracks, you will not resist to move your feet. He often performs with guest singers who just add to the solid foundation built by this experienced Italian artist, active on stage already for 18 years.