Dub Spencer & Trance Hill - dub reggae and electronic dance music.
Julian Dillier – Drums, Percussions
Markus Meier – Guitar
Marcel Stalder – Bass
Philipp Greter – Keyboards, Organ, Dubs

Dub Spencer & Trance Hill


Dub Spencer & Trance Hill is a Swiss band that has carved out a distinctive niche in the world of music by ingeniously blending dub, reggae, and trance with elements of rock and psychedelia. Hailing from Zurich, Switzerland, the band comprises Marcel Stalder, Phillipp Greter, Markus Meier, and Julian Dillier, each contributing their unique talents to create a sound that’s both eclectic and captivating.

Formed in the early 2000s, Dub Spencer & Trance Hill gained attention for their unconventional approach to dub music. They embarked on a musical journey that fused the hypnotic rhythms of dub and reggae with the electronic beats of trance, resulting in a genre-defying sound that’s both dynamic and immersive.

One of their defining features is their reinterpretation of classic poet William S. Burroughs in a dub-reggae style. Their “dubbing” of the iconic “character” –   showcases their innovative spirit and musical prowess.

Their live performances are known for their electrifying energy, drawing audiences into a sonic landscape that seamlessly weaves together different musical elements. Dub Spencer & Trance Hill’s ability to create a mesmerizing atmosphere, filled with intricate rhythms and experimental sounds, has earned them a dedicated fan base across Europe and beyond.

With a discography that spans several albums and collaborations, such as “The Clashification of Dub” they continue to push the boundaries of musical experimentation. Tracks like Trance Plane exemplify their ability to blend diverse influences into a cohesive and immersive sonic experience…; Trance, Dance Music and Dub.

In summary, Dub Spencer & Trance Hill’s innovative approach to music, their skillful fusion of genres, and their adventurous reinterpretations of classic albums have established them as trailblazers in the contemporary music scene. Their ability to reimagine and reinvent sounds from different eras while staying true to their roots has cemented their position as a unique and influential force in the world of dub-infused music.

2006 :  Nitro (Echo Beach / EB 057 / CD / DL)
2007 :  Return Of The Supercops (Echo Beach / EB 063 / CD / DL)
2010  : Riding Strange Horses (Echo Beach / EB 071 / CD / DL)
2011 :  The Clashification Of Dub (Echo Beach / EB 081 / CD / LP / DL)
2012 :  Too Big To Fail (vs Umberto Echo) (Echo Beach / EB 088 / CD / DL)
2013 :  Live In Dub & The Victor Rice Remixes (Echo Beach / EB 093 / CD / DL)
2014 :  Burroughs In Dub (Echo Beach / EB 100 / CD / LP / DL)
2016 :  Physical Echoes (Echo Beach / EB 112 / LP / DL)
2016 :  Deep Dive Dub (Echo Beach / EB 119 / CD / LP / DL)
2018 :  Christmas In Dub (Echo Beach / EB 131 / CD / LP / DL)
2019 :  Live In Leipzig (Echo Beach / EB 131 A / DL)
2020 :  Tumultus II (Dub Spencer & Trance Hill / LP / DL)
2022 :  Imago Cells (Echo Beach / EB 175 / CD / LP / DL)