It’s Saturday night!!!!!
Dubmatix (born Jesse King) is a powerhouse who has won a global audience with his stylized dub, reggae and electro mixes and recordings. With close to 30 releases variously available as CDs, digital downloads, on vinyl, plus various mix and remix tapes, he is currently juggling a handful of new projects that touch on opera, Punjabi disco, as well as working with The English Beat. He works at home and on the road. This year he has played in France, Romania, Belgium, Germany and Costa Rica.
Do prefer being in the studio or being on tour?
Touring is a truly fantastic experience. Meeting people, traveling to so many great places and, of course, having the opportunity to play the music to audiences and watching they’re reaction. I feel very fortunate to be able to tour regularly and continue to expand into new territories around the globe. That being said, the studio is where I’ve spent so much time since my early childhood. The studio is like another appendage for me (ha-ha!).
My father (Bill King), a truly gifted musician and mentor, always had a
For realsies people.
ENGLISH BEAT - 10 year anniversary show at Tupelo Music Hall with barbecue!
The show is almost sold out.
Get your tickets now or forever hold your peace.
Thursday September 11th, 8:00pm
There are some new English Beat demos out :
If you like ‘em, make a small pledge. If you don’t, that’s ok too.
I like “Never Die” and “How Can You Stand There” except it needs trumpet
In the heady days of February I managed to blag an interview with Dave Wakeling of The Beat/English Beat. He was such a lovely guy that when he heard about my aspirations as a young writer he offered guestlist entry to their show in Liverpool a few weeks later.
When I turned up the band had forgotten to put me on the list and I had to pay £20 to get in - annoying yes but entirely worth it as the band put on a set nothing short of phenomenal.
A few days later I recieved this in the post - a signed boxset of the entire Beat discography, a handwritten note from Mr. Wakeling himself as well as £20 in cash. So here’s to one of my favourite bands and to an all round gentleman