Battle of Dubplates 2016 Hosted by Saxon Sound and compare Alan Brando –

Our search for a new Champion Sound after 2x winner Fatman International relinquished his cup has taking us onto a fantastic journey of British Sound System Culture – our line up is drawn from the Foundation Sound Systems that started in the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.  Our search has taken us to the length and breath of the Country from all corners of the UK  – and we are so very pleased to announce Sound System Clash History in the Making –

Sound System Legends for the very first time coming together in one arena a battle of epic proportions to win The Battle of The Dubplates 2016 – and become the NEW CHAMPION SOUND:

Coxsone Sound – London
Java Nuclear Power – London
Stereophonic Sound – Manchester
Qualitex Sound – Bristol
Lord Gelly – London
Love Express – Birmingham
Mackabee – Coventry
GI Roadshow – London

Who will win it this year? ONLY YOU CAN DECIDE!!!

Our famous Battle of Dubplates spread over the entire weekend with heats on Friday and Saturday with Winner and Runner up from both Heats entering Final on Sunday:

Friday 2nd September – Heat 1

Coxsone Sound System Vs Java Nuclear Sound Vs Love Express Sound Vs G.I. Roadshow Sound System

Saturday 3rd September – Heat 2

Stereophonic Sound Vs Lord Gelly Vs Qualitex Sound Vs Mackabee Sound

Sunday 4th September – Final

Winner and Runner up from both Friday and Saturday Heats

Clash Rules –

1st Round: duration 15mins – none elimination * anything goes
2nd Round – Elimination Round *15 mins one sound goes out
3rd Round Vocals dubs, only – no Dj songs – duration 10mins – one sound eliminated –
4th Round 2 tunes – one for one  if time is left the winner plays rest time left –

Pls note sounds get eliminated by crowd / patrons (crowd is judge)
No playback or repeating tunes

Read – Guardian / Culture Reggae Battle of Dubplates 2014 Earl Gateshead Interview http://wp.me/p2bf04-3JY

Re-Live – Battle of The Dubplates 2015

Day One

Dub clash day1 one love festival 2015 by Adrian Mills on Mixcloud

Day Two

Day 2 sound clash one love festival 2015 by Adrian Mills on Mixcloud

Day Three

Re-Live Battle of Dubplates 2014 – Pt 1

Battle of the dubplates 2014 by Spectator on Mixcloud

Re-Live Battle of Dubplates 2014 – Pt 2

Battle of the dubplates pt 2 by Spectator on Mixcloud