Stand High Patrol

UK > FR

The story begins in 2000 in Britany (France). Two guys decide to create a sound system to share their common passion for roots reggae and early digital. Rootystep (selecta) and MacGyver (operator) begin to collect records and purchase music equipment. They are quickly joined by Pupajim who becomes the MC, the singer and the dub builder official of the crew. Stand High Patrol first toured the land of Brittany, gradually moving towards stepper dub production emanating from the English stage. 18 years later, after the release of two albums and the arrival of Merry and his trumpet, the sound is more present than ever. Stand High has created a true musical identity and has established itself as one of the essential sound systems of the French dub scene.

The identity of Stand High Patrol comes from the unique voice of its singer and the singular style of his dub. Over the years the sound has develloped a particular style integrating a set of personal and eclectic influences to his dub. This style, named “dubadub”, is defined as a subtle blend of dub, dubstep, and digital reggae. Built like the Hip Hop instrumentals are, Dubadub is an hybrid and dynamic style that finds its followers among fans of dub, hip hop and electronic music.

In 2009, Stand High Patrol creates his own label “Stand High Records”. In 2012, after releasing several singles & 12 inch 45rpm, the Dubadub Musketeerz presents their debut album “Midnight Walkers”, 13 exclusives & wicked tracks inna pure Dubadub Style. In 2015 the dubadub experience takes on new dimensions with their second album : “A Matter Of Scale”. In 2017 they are back with “The Shift” a third LP totally dedicated to Boom Bap & 90s Hip Hop. The story continue in 2018 with the release of « Summer On Mars », a new album recorded with Marina P, led by Dub & Future Soul aesthetics and influenced by the rich musical heritage of Bristol.

STAND HIGH PATROL played for:

Festival De Dour (Dour), Telerama Dub Festival (France), International Dub Gathering (Barcelone) Outlook Festival (Pula), Vieilles Charrues (Carhaix), Rototom Sunsplash (Benicassim), Nordik Impact (Caen), Garorock (Marmande), Dub Camp (Nantes), Festival Du Bout Du Monde (Crozon), Down Tone (Brest), Bergen Reggae Festival (Norvege), Summerjam (Cologne),Garance Reggae Festival (Bagnols sur Ceze), Dub Quake (Geneve), Dubadub Residance (Brest), Riddim Collision (Lyon), Solidays (Paris), UNOD (Prestatyn), Distortion (Copenhague), Street Delivery (Bucarest), Fusion Festival (Larz), Organic Roots Festival (Madrid) …