Night And Day
The Dub Shepherds duo have made their mark with sounds that go against the grain, preferring the warmth of magnetic tape that has become the hallmark of their Bat Records productions. Hardmix', as they call it, is a reggae that is anything but smooth, dubbed with supercharged effects, and it grabs the listener by the hips. It slams, it crunches, it slices, it burns, "The important thing is audacity!" Many moods of Dub Shepherds Dub Shepherds juggle rhythms and colours without repeating themselves. They're right where you'd expect them to be, with their very black ark sound and Jolly Joseph's typical falsetto, but they also surprise you by looking beyond the frontiers of reggae for influences. And it's in this diversity that their uniqueness is expressed: from bouncy rockers to deep Rub a Dub, from jazzy ballads to erotic soundtracks, from militant one-drops to heady falsetto! The sound of shepherds On this new album, Jolly Joseph and Dr Charty deliver twelve tracks that are just like them: sincere and committed, lively music with infectious energy!