Dub the Magic Dragon

Dub the Magic Dragon

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LIVE SITAR BASED REGGAE DRUMnBASS GROOVE BAND. High energy shows with elements of surprise. Previous guests included fire twirlers, grinder girl (wears metal panties and uses industrial grinder to "grind herself"), hoolahooping crew, sword swallowes, belly dancers, break dancers and many more

Biography

LIVE HIGH ENERGY SITAR BASED REGGAE DRUMnBASS GROOVE Band.

Originated in Melbourne Australia now also based out of Toronto Canada.
Band was started by Arty Basisnki and Jeremy Malcomson in Melbourne mid 06, where a quick album was released "drag-on this..." Arty's visa expired and had to move back home to Canada where he saved up and ventured down to Melbourne to continue Dub the Magic Dragon. After auditioning 19 bass player over 4 months Dubs rythem section was formed and played their fist gig in May of 2007 at Euro Trash.
Over the next year Dub would record "Kama Sutra" which recieved radio play including 3-1hour interview slots on PBS and 1 on RRR. Dub would play 2 sold out gigs for "Kama Sutra CD Launch Crossdessing Party" at East Brunswick Club (voted Australia's best live venue) and at the Evelyn. Dub would also headline many local festivals including Ostara, Angel Circus, Renaissance, Maya, Maitraya and participate in Rainbow Serpent.
Dub has been known for entertaining shows where they usually have visual gusts such as fire twirlers, grinder girl (wears metal panties and uses industrial grinder to "grind herself"), hoolahooping crew, sword swallowes, belly dancers, break dancers and many more...
Arty's visa expired again and decided to take on Dub the Magic Dragon the Canadain Collective, so Dub can be exposed to 2 large markets at once. Dub in Australia is still goin strong with a fill in Drummer.
Dub the Magic Dragon had their North American debut at El Mocambo Nov 13/08.
Now focusing on Spring and Summer North American Festival Circut.

Discography

Drag on This...(06)
Kama Sutra (08)

played on PBS Melbourne, RRR, CIUT,

Set List

Typical set includes 3 parts :

1- sitar based with visuals .
2- no sitar (don't want to over load the sitar)
usually the reggae/dancehall/latin section.
3- sitar add electro elements with live band (drumnbass, dubstep)

if we do covers they would be Zeppelins "Whole Lotta Love" on sitar of course (which always goes down well. dawn penns "no no no", or "papa was a rolling stone" a real groovy reggae version.