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SF Dubclash party features UK’s Caspa & Rusko
Edited Press Release
On Saturday, April 5, SureFire Productions and Full Melt Recordings
join forces to present Dubclash, a sublow party of historic proportions
at San Francisco club Jelly’s. The headliners of the night are the
mighty Caspa & Rusko, two
of dubstep's biggest producer/DJs. Also, the local line-up is a who's
who of the San Francisco dubstep and dub scenes including Ripple, Sam Supa and other talents.
old Gary McCann) and Rusko (22 year old Chris Mercer) are considered
part of a new breed of dubstep talent, sweeping the deep furrows of
ground laid bare by peers like Digital
Mystikz, Iration Steppas, Kode9, Skream and Benga, mixed with their own jump up
comical party fresh and somewhat relentless sound.
Coming together from Leeds and London with mutual loves of dub reggae,
drum'n'bass, hip hop, and as fans of their own scene, Caspa & Rusko
have been DJing and producing for just a few years, yet have been
representing the dubstep dream the globe over as music fans from all
corners draw them into a constant stream of performance and release
Caspa & Rusko are hot on the heels of their critically acclaimed DJ
mix, FABRICLIVE37, recently released in February. Caspa & Rusko
definitely recognize a crossover between the dub reggae, garage and
drum'n'bass scenes and pull the best elements from each to make the
sounds and sets they do, injecting this breath of fresh air into their
selection for FABRICLIVE 37.
Having chosen a new generation of artists from all around the world,
picked because of their tried and tested audience reactions, this mix
is as true a testament to the sound this duo emanates as it is to the
sound of now.
If that wasn't enough, the local line-up is a who's who of the San
Francisco dubstep and dub scenes. Jelly's Nightclub provides the
perfect "Spring in San Francisco" with it's indoor and outdoor
performance areas. The "inside stepper dons" include Matty G (Argon Records), DJG (Narco.Hz, Noppa, Pressing
Issues), Ripple (Full Melt),
and Sam Supa (SureFire, Grime
The "outside forces of nature" consists of Kush Arora (Surya Dub), Coup D'Ville, The Spit Brothers, Luddub,
and J. Suave. With their first
performance together since 1992, your MC and hosts for the night are
Seattle's DJ Collage (aka Mr.
Chatman) and MC Zulu (Riddim
The show happens at Jelly's from 10 pm to 4am on Saturday, April 5.
Tickets are $10 in advance. Jelly’s is located at 295 Terry Francois
Blvd in San Francisco. This is a 21-and-up event.
About Full Melt
Full Melt Recordings is a Bay Area based event promoter and record
label focused on bass music and dubstep in particular. Formed by DJ
Ripple in 2006, Full Melt has released the highly successful CD
compilation 'Bay Area Dubstep Volume One' to critical acclaim and has
hosted and co-hosted events with the likes of Pinch, Distance, Scuba
About SureFire Productions
Formed in 2006, SureFire Productions is a San Francisco based
collective whose mission is to bring Dubstep and other forms of
soundsystem music to the listening public. The company has partnered
with many national and international organizations to provide the
highest quality events and promotions possible for the Dubstep genre.
Though focused locally, SureFire spearheads a national promoters'
network and assists other businesses in the booking, managing and
planning of events. For more information, visit SF Dubstep.
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