Sound systems

A Sound System is the equipment and associated personnel used to broadcast music within a specific location. Typically it would consist of a means of playing music (record player or more recently CD players and laptops), amplifiers, speakers and Deejays (mic men), operators (equipment controllers), selectors (selecting what music to play) and so on.

JAH SHAKA
JAH SHAKA

Jah Shaka, also known as the Zulu Warrior, is a legendary reggae/dub soundsystem operator and producer. Based in the UK, he has been operating his sound since the mid-1970s.

DOWNBEAT THE RULER
DOWNBEAT THE RULER

Since 1972, Downbeat is recognize for specializing in Ska, Rocksteady, Specials and international Reggae Dancehall.

DAVID RODIGAN
DAVID RODIGAN

David Michael Rodigan MBE (born 24 June 1951) is a British radio DJ who also performs as a disc jockey for his sound system. Known for his selections of reggae and dancehall music, he has played on stations including Radio London, Capital 95.8, Kiss 100, BBC Radio 1Xtra, BBC Radio 2 and BFBS Radio.

BASS ODYSSEY
BASS ODYSSEY

BASS ODYSSEY Sound System is the home of Jamaica’s best deejays & selectors. Bass Odyssey is widely recognized for their vast collection of dub-plates and specials, ranging from icons to current hot-steppers, used to deliver their renowned hardcore juggling style.

ABA SHANTI I
ABA SHANTI I

Aba was introduced to Roots and Culture through his father Allan's sound system at a very early age. He went on to become MC for 'Jah Tubbys Sound' travelling up and down the country chatting his conscious lyrics over heavy dubplate mixes.

IRATION STEPPAS
IRATION STEPPAS

Operating out of West Yorkshire since 1990, with a pummelling dubwise assault.

UNRULEE ROCKERS INTERNATIONAL
UNRULEE ROCKERS INTERNATIONAL

Eclectic Reggae & Heavy Weight Killa Dub Plates on one of the top sound systems in the UK. Strictly Vinyl ! Sound bwoy culture at its best.

BLACK KAT
BLACK KAT
BLACKBOARD JUNGLE
BLACKBOARD JUNGLE

The members of Blackboard Jungle are all united thanks to the love of Jah music. Blackboard Jungle is a well know and one of the heaviest sound system in France since they are playing at Paris Dubmeetings sessions alongside some of the biggest sound like Jah Shaka, Aba Shanti I, Channel 1, Iration Steppas, King Shiloh...