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BASS: Global Dubwize Vibes & Dread Bass Culture tonight at SF’s Club Six
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This month Surya Dub celebrates the CD Release of resident Kush Arora’s third album ‘From Brooklyn to SF’ with a series of shows including tonight, Saturday May 26, at San Francisco venue Club Six. Appearing alongside Kush is New York MC Juakali. And to round out the night are Special Guests Raz Mesinai (aka Badawi/Sub Dub) as well as Lady Ra (Beats Without Borders, Vancouver).

Bubbling out of the S.F. underground, From Brooklyn to SF is an adventure of Dread bass, dubstep/dub, and desi dancehall featuring N. America's most adventurous vocalists. The Singers on this release are Juakali, Zulu, N4SA, Blacksmith, and Gurmeet. This follows the recent release of MC Juakali's 12" EP, where Kush appears alongside dubmasters Alpha & Omega, and NYC's Drop the lime. Kush Arora teams up with three other Bay Area producers, in dub.

Surf's Up with Luke Argila is an Indian surfing dubstep anthem, Surya Dub with Maneesh The Twister explores UK digital Steppers with Gurmeet on Vox, and "Boss Strutt Dub" with process Rebel enters the world of sound design and IDM. Kush has shared the bill with Dr. Israel, SF's Dhamaal Soundsystem, opened for Theivery Corp, and regularly plays the 10 year long running Dub Mission in San Francisco.

Juakali is the resident MC of New York City's premier dubstep event, Dub War, and the internationally fueled bass driven club night Sub Swara. This year alone he has been featured on tunes by UK Dub heavyweights Alpha & Omega, Bristol's dubstep legend Pinch, NYC's Dhruva and SubSwara Crew, and many other groundbreaking producers. He recently performed at last years World Cup halftime.

Raz Mesinai aka Badawi/Sub Dub has been on the forefront of the new dub, world, experimental electronic, and avant garde new music scenes for over a decade. He's released over a dozen influential albums since 1991 including: Sub Dub (1992), Badawi - Bedouin Sound Clash (1994), Jerusalem Under Fire ('96), The Heretic of Ether (1999), The Unspeakable (2000), Soldier of Midian (2001), Clones and False Prophets (2004), and the most recent release on Asphodel "Safe". His records have been released on various labels including Instinct, Asphodel, ROIR, and Tzadik. Upcoming releases are a Badawi remix album featuring Dj Spooky, Kode 9, Dj Rupture among others, as well as a new Dub step record due to be released later this year. Badawi will be dropping some his latest treats at Surya Dub!

Lady Ra has become a fixture on the Vancoucer world music scene as Her flair for selecting wicked tracks and mixing them with ambient global sounds has been recognized up and down the westcoast.

Surya Dub is the next level in Global Dubwize Vibes and Dread Bass Culture. Surya Dub is uniting all Dubwize sounds from Roots Reggae to Dubstep and Ragga to Dread Bass Breakbeat and Drum'n'Bass to Bhangra, South Asian Electronica and Global Bass Beat Bizness.

Check out the crew and more info at www.suryadub.com.

Sub Hz Den Dubstep, Dread Bass Breaks & D'n'B, Ragga
Special event KUSH ARORA CD Release Party featuring Juakali (Dub War, Sub Swara) and returning from Brazil Raz Mesinai (Asphodel, ROIR, the Agriculture)
Plus Residents:
Maneesh the Twister (Dhamaal, Dub Mission), & Ripley (havoc sound)

Video DJ Ohashi Inna Yard Special Guest: Lady Ra (Beats Without Borders) plus Residents DJ Amar (Electric Vardo) Ross Hogg & DJ Neta (Ital Selection Hi-Fi)

Club Six, Saturday, May 26th, 2007
60 6th St between Mission & Market
21 + : $7 before 11pm/ $10 after: 10:00pm-3:00am


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