San Francisco musician, DJ and producer Dub Gabriel celebrates the release of his fourth solo album, “Raggabass Resistance,” with a party at the Elbo Room on Sunday.
Fusing electronic experimentalism and groovy reggae, “Raggabass Resistance” is the sound of a three-year global odyssey, with diverse guests such as Major Lazer and Snoop Dogg producer Blakkamoore and David J from Bauhaus and Love & Rockets. Read More
Listen to super-producer Diplo’s new EP, or the skronk of dubstep bannerman Skrillex, or iconic rapper Snoop Dogg’s recent reggae reincarnation Snoop Lion, and it would seem like the sweet island riddims of reggae and its trippier offshoot “dub” are more popular than ever.But Bay Area resident DJ Sep — founder of the 16-year-old weekly dub night Dub Mission Sundays at Elbo Room — says the genre never went away. Read More