Captivated by the sound of the Hang, musician Ravid Goldschmidt, after acquiring his first Hang in 2002, retired for a while to the desert, where its silence and peaceful environment allowed him to deepen his knowledge of the Hang. Afterwords, he went to Switzerland to work and learn from the builders of the Hang to gain insight on the manufacturing and tuning techniques.
Currently, Ravid is one of the figureheads of the HandPan worldwide, with crucial input on technique, he developed a method of playing which he has lectured about all over the world, while also collaborating with musicians such as: Carles Benavent, Silvia Pérez Cruz, Toni Xuclà, Matthew Barley, Danny Keane, YoYo Buys, Preston Heyman, among others. Ravid has played on the stage of events like: Wiener Konzerthaus (Austria), Bozar – Brussels (Belgium), Town Hall & Symphony Hall – Birmingham (UK), Stockholms Konserthus (Sweden ), Laeiszhalle – Hamburg (Germany), The Sage Gateshead – New Castle (UK), Bohemiajazzfestival – Prague (Czech Rep), Auditori de Barcelona (España), Palacio de Congresos Madrid (España), TED (ideas worth spreading). One of his new projects is Oval, the fist digital HandPan, which he is the co-founder.
TOXIC IN DUB
Xavier Jansana was born in Barcelona, develops his passion for electronic music since 1996, after his love for music Downtempo, Regaee / Dub, he decided to create the Toxic in dUb project in 2003.
After having been a resident in Nasha Beach (on the beach of Barcelona) and playing in the legendary Kumharas de Ibiza, he started the record label "Nutek Chill Records" a section of Label Group Nutek Records. Exercising the works of A & R of the seal. He is also a producer and composer in the band Green Beats, together with Victor Solsona, with great international repercussion within the European alternative scene.
The sets of Toxic In Dub are characterized by the variety of styles in a positive environment, and with their outstanding and characteristic duby sounds. He has been hired as an artist in the best festivals of the national and international scene.
Lorenzo Mena, percussionist, guitarist, singer and composer born in Madrid. He began his career as a drummer for multiple bands in Madrid's underground circuit. El-Loren, project that starts in 2011, in the streets of the center of Madrid. Currently there are hundreds of street festivals, musical stage festivals, events, etc ... Unique instruments, designed and created by hand by El-Loren (Lorenzo Mena). Set in constant evolution consisting of Pvc tubes, paint buckets, pans, bicycle bells, oven trays, ashtrays ... everything is possible. Always recycled elements. Inspiration that comes from electronic music, creating a hypnotic atmosphere, based on organic rhythms that make audiences around the world dance. Styles such as Techno, Electro, Dub, Hip-Hop, Funk.
OLIVE TREE DANCE
100% HI ENERGY ORGANIC DANCE MUSIC
Olive Tree Dance are a trio with a strong energy, which mixes Latin, jazz and Afro Brazilian styles and combines these old sounds with the contemporary rhythms of technoland. This mix creates a vibrant and original music of organic dance, offered by irregular tempos and tasty grooves.
This power-enhancing sound is composed exclusively of a regular set of drums, percussions and a didgeridoo - no sound effects, samplers, overdubbing or digital instruments are used. All music is generated from 100% organic, natural instruments, creating extreme enthusiasm and vibration of positive energy.By abandoning the musical standards to which we are accustomed, these natural musical elements make this band a powerful and energetic act. This enormous tribal spirit creates unforgettable collective dance moments.
Mina's Collective is a young collective based in Barcelona formed by 4 selectors from different parts of the world (Argentina, Galicia, Catalunya, Germany).
- Laura from Argentina with several years of experience as a selector (currently a member of the Warriors of Dub Sound System)
- Txofi from Galicia has a lot of musical culture and has been a selector in the Sound System culture for years
- Vanesa de Banyolas (Catalunya) is a young producer and a passionate DJ of different records
- Sharin de Kiel (Germany), lover of all types of music and selector of various styles.
They are part of the Catalan Sound System scene since 2017, with a musical style from the classic Reggae Roots, through the Digital to the Dub-Stepper. They have collaborated with singers like: Paula Bu, SAE, Sista Livity and Jabari. Do not miss this show for 4 warriors that will not let you be still.
Ruben Gonzalez is a groove lover, from Soul to Afro Beat, from Reggae, Dub, Jazz, Boogaloo, Hip Hop... Although also has a predilection for Electronic music and especially all about Bass Music... Actually focused on Juke/Footwork and all that 160 bpm staff. With SALMONETES AHUMADOS HI FI Team, is founder and co-owner of the COSTA BRAVA REGGAE FEST, a Bass Culture Festival In Lloret de Mar - Spain since 2008.
From 2015 is member of IBERIAN JUKE, a Juke/Footwork Crew and Record Label.
Has played with artist & Dj's like: (Not especial order)
LIMABEATZ - TRAXMAN - KUSH JONES - SWISHA - ADDISON GROOVE - SLICK SHOOTA - A.FRUIT - BSN POSSE - GOLDIE - HOMESICK - DISPONDANT - PEREZ - AKU - VENTAH - B3NO - HEADBIRDS - CHELIS - STICKY - FREESTYLERS - BLASTTO - LADY CHANN - SUDANDO GRAVES - DEBILORHITMICOS - RUMBLER - BOCABEATS - DOWNITES - THE HEATWAVE ft. MC RUBI DAN - DJ2D2 - FRANKIE PIZA - rottendj - SALUTE FIRE SOUND ft. MC COOPA - EGRES - TAMEN - SEKEV - JAVIER VERDES - DJ BIG MIC - GUILLE DE JUAN - X NATION - ETC...
WARRIORS OF DUB
Warriors of Dub Sound System was born in 2013 being the first Project dedicated to the original Sound System style in Buenos Aires, Argentina, which was self-constructed 100% handmade. Our sessions range from roots, digital, Dub to Steppas. Throughout these years we have participated in major international festivals such as Dub Camp (France), International Dub Gathering (Spain), Tawai Dub Festival (Brazil) among others. Since 2017 the group is established in Girona (Spain) where we are working on our new sound system, making us the first Sound System in the world to have two sound systems in two different continents.
TETRA HYDRO K
Tetra Hydro K is the name of a secret laboratory run by Dr. Kanay and Dr. Krilong. Their research focuses on the combination of organic elements (live musical instruments) in an electronic universe. When the experts looked at these mixtures, they tore out their hair to define them: Is it electronic? Acoustic ? Dub? Drum'n'Bass? Why can not we stop dancing? The results of these chemical reactions, as you can hear with the EP "low fair" are amazing and amazing! The duo is of course out of his lab to practice their experiments live where the public has cheered. So do not wait any longer to collect some of these audio substances for your ears!
DUB ENGINE is a live and studio project created in 2009 by musicians Tux (dubmaster, fx) and Sabry (vocals, synth)from Bologna (ITA).Ruff bass, acid upbeat synths, infinite delays and tons of wobbles are the trademark of Engine’s sound, part of that newgeneration of dub coloured by various music genres: from roots-reggae to its electronic descendants like stepper, jungleand dubstep.
Deeply influenced by UK & French new millennium dub era, they started to evolve their live style towards a new “psychosteppa” way, an original dub musical expression where voices, effects and basslines explode in an intense high-impact psychedelic sound.
They’ve shared the stage with international dub artists like Zion Train, OBF, Alpha & Omega, Mad Professor, Martin Campbell, Jahtari, spreading their vibes in most of the festivals/clubs in Italy and Europe.
Revealed in 2010 with a 8-track release under free CC license on “Irie On Air” net-label, they appeared on several european compilations before signing “Rude Boy” in 2011 on Dubatriation Records, their first 7" vinyl release, killer Shaka dub tune.
Stonermanbrujo, also known as Selektah Warlock. Soundsystem of all types of black music (Jamaican and American) since 2009. He has acted in countries like France and here in Spain in festivals and fairs like Expogrow where he played all the official awards in 2015, Rototom, Lagata Reggae Festival, Periferias in Huesca, cities such as Barcelona, Madrid, Donostia, Irún or Zarauz ., and throughout the entire territory of the autonomous community of Aragón. During the year 2012 he was resident in the Discoteca "La Traviesa" of Canfranc Estación (Pirinéo Oscense). Disc jockey pioneer in making and showing the first sessions of Reggae and Dancehall music that have been made in the Aragonese Pyrenees. Perform the backing for live concerts of some Hip Hop, Reggae and Dancehall artists. Spanish Disc-Jockey that expands its music through the main Clubs nationwide. Sponsored by Blockshop shop (Bcn) and Green House / Strain Hunters
Mapuxe sound from Chile Valparaíso 5 region is a collective of reggae music roots dub dancehall rap hip hop music of the world. He has a lot of experience in reggae and ganja music since he has played in countless events, parties and trendy art galleries.
This year she was performing at Ganja Time 2014 spannabis 2013 for eva seed & 2014 for spannabis 2015 thc cannábicas cups valencia secret cup ibiza dj official cup dabadoo all over the peninsula, Rototom sunsplash the considered reggae festival, the best reggae festivals worldwide
He has counted on his performances in recent years. A part you can find during the week, in the most fashionable bars of Barcelona such as Boombastic Xpressing Underground club hall bart city hall you can enjoy their music weekly, and in countless other cannabis associations.
If you want to enjoy good music, and good vibes, enjoy Mapuxe Sound DJ! Sure it will be an unforgettable experience that you will want to repeat ... Be quiet, or in dance halls, always with the best musical alternative OFFICIAL DJ Grassroots Europe!
BAINOO DI LION
Bainoo di Lion is a Reggae singer based in Tarragona who starts very young in the world of music through Hip Hop and Reggae.
In 2014 he premiered his first reference "Manifest" which was well accepted within the scene and led him to play in different cities such as Madrid, Barcelona, Zaragoza, Castellón or Girona. And in festivals like "Ganja Time 2015", in 2016 he won the musicians' contest in his hometown. He has shared the stage with artists such as THE WAILERS, LITTLE PEPE, SHOTTA, GORDO MASTER, SHARIFF, YEYO PEREZ ...
During this time he has collaborated with different artists from all over the peninsula such as JahToni, Paupaman or Bman Zerowan.
In 2017 he presents his new EP called "Next One", together with the producers of Positive Vibz. A changing album where the singer shows his versatility in different rhythms and styles. With collaborations of first national level as Pipo Ti or Yeyo Perez. The work was released in March 2017 and was edited by Mad91.
Karlixx is one of the most recognized DJs / producers within the Spanish junglist scene.
Master and creator of an unmistakable puncturing style, based mainly on the combination of raggajungle and neurofunk, popular for creating unique and original mashups for the lovers of reggae and electronics.
It all started in 2004, when the first vinyls of reggae and drum & bass fell into their hands. Since then, he has been delighting us with his characteristic sets, loaded with strong doubledrops, frantic mixes and a perfected and polished technique based on years of experience and passion for what he does.
One of the numbah one deejays in this of the drum'n'bass and the jungle nationwide. A joy for the ears from the first to the last minute are their sets, always loaded with the most danceable rhythms and the most positive messages.
Dj Rambla, popular Dj of the Catalan scene with many performance all over the country, resident of well-known venue Mama Mandawa and member of Suruma Sound System.
Dj Rambla has been able to make a spot for himself in the cannabis scene for having a strain with his name. In his record bag he has a great variety of exclusive tracks from important reggae artists (General Levy, Skarra Mucci, Morodo among others) naming Dj Rambla and his beloved plant.
He has also won a Cannabis Cup and usually performs at tradeshows, competitions and Cannabis Clubs.
His sets are always active and fun and he focuses on reggae but showing little hints of Rap, Jungle, Balkan or Electro-Swing among other styles.
ENTREGA DE PREMIOS SPANNABIS BARCELONA 2018