DUB STAX– Dub Stax
“Automat” (cult electronic band from Berlin) drummer ACHIM FÄRBER picked a couple of musicians – hired a couple of vocalist and made it happen – a homage to the wonderful soul label Stax In Dub = DUB STAX. It is a heady, downtempo tour de force of soul metaphors on education, displacement and personal vs. global histories. It is all about STAX records, the label who had more than SOUL; and it is all about balancing the spirit of Dub into this icon. Overall, the album reflects a life between SOUL and DUB, developing a sonic synergy between two different geographical strains of groove and minimalism, and combining them with the foundational mixing techniques of DUB, “STAX RECORDS is milestone and to perform this gem SOUL Classics into dub version…, is a SLEDGEHAMMER…!