Dub Gabriel is an Akai Pro APC artist who knows the ins and outs of a good remix. In fact, we partnered with Dub Gabriel and our friends over at Ableton, Official.fm, Dubspot and Destroy All Concepts to bring you the "No Lies" remix competition. The contest is now over. You may listen to the winning mixes here:
1st Place - ARtroniks http://official.fm/track/186252
2nd Place - Echomer http://official.fm/track/186256
3rd Place - Mad Scientist http://official.fm/track/186259
Here is a link to the playlist with the 3 Winners: http://official.fm/playlist/49745
About the track: Dub Gabriel continues to push the musical envelope with his Restless Youth EP, delivering a deep and heavy dancehall-meets-dubstep scorcher. For the lead track, “No Lies”, Dub Gabriel has paired up with none other than MC Zulu (Poirier/Soulico), one of the most sought-after ragga vocalists in electronic music today.
Winners will receive:
- 1st Place: One Akai APC40 controller brought to you by Akai Pro. One copy of Ableton Live 8. Online tuition package for Dubspot’s groundbreaking Ableton Live production course. The winning remix will be released digitally by Destroy all Concepts on a Dub Gabriel remix EP in 2011.
- 2nd Place: One Akai APC20 controller brought to you by Akai Pro. This remix will released digitally by Destroy all Concepts on a Dub Gabriel remix EP in 2011.
- 3rd Place: One Akai APC20 controller brought to you by Akai Pro. This remix will be released digitally by Destroy all Concepts on a Dub Gabriel remix EP in 2011.
You can listen to remix entries using the Official.fm player on this page or visit this link and vote for your favorites by clicking on the “Heart” icon. The player is very cool and can easily be shared via Twitter, email, Facebook and can also be embedded on your blog or website.
One of the hottest artists in the bass heavy music today. His genre bending style has pushed him to the forefront of the international electronic music scene and has attracted collaborations with the likes of MC Zulu, U-Roy, Michael Stipe (REM), The Master Musicians of Jajouka, David J (Bauhaus/Love and Rockets), Scientist, Yo Majesty!, Balkan Beat Box and many more.
Legendary dub producer and one of the founding fathers of the modern remix.
Legendary underground Hip Hop artist, producer and owner of Definitive Jux Records.
Legendary Electronic producer known for his work with Meat Beat Manifesto, Tino Corp, Grace Jones and, currently a member of Hercules and Love Affair.
Dan Giove aka DJ G OV
Founder of Dubspot. the trailblazing New York digital music production academy.
Akai Professional - Akai Pro entered the electronic music industry in 1984 with one purpose - to give artists the tools they need to express and explore new musical possibilities. Since then, Akai Pro products have become a fixture of modern music both in studio and on stage. The refinement of our digital sampling technology has become the building block of today's most popular music.
Official.fm - The Do It Yourself Music Club for artists, labels, agencies and blogs. Our web-based platform includes public/private hosting for your tracks & playlists, embeddable tools like branded players and dropboxes for your web properties, in-depth statistics, and more. We are currently 100K members strong with accounts from major and independent music companies in over 200 countries. To learn more about our services and to join the club, visit http://official.fm.
Ableton - Ableton make software for creating, producing, and performing music. Their flagship product, Live, has introduced a new approach to making music with computers on stage and in the studio that some call revolutionary.
Destroy All Concepts - Curated by the groundbreaking artist and producer, Dub Gabriel, D.A.C. was formed with the intention of fostering unique and genre-defying musical collaborations. With releases mixing electronic, dub, world, post-punk and free jazz, Destroy All Concepts is blazing new paths in cultural exploration!