PRESS

Anbessa Dub Press Clippings:

  • “ The most wide-ranging multicultural musical act since Sammy Davis Jr ” - The Wall Street Journal
  • “A Rare NYC Show and a Killer Roots Reggae Album, highly recommended” - New York Music Daily
  • “…an authentic blend of reggae and dub inspired by Jamaica but grounded in Africa.”- ForwardEver
  • “…An interesting mixture of Ethiopian beats, jazz and funk fused with, and encouraged by, traditional reggae” - The Gleaner
  • “This is the new Israeli culture.” - Relix Magazine
  • Anbessa Dub takes the listening audience to another world with its unique reggae and modern vibe.” - TheCelebrityCafe.com
  • “A seamless fusion of roots reggae with vintage Ethiopian music” - United Reggae
  • “World music in the truest sense” - Express Milwaukee
  • “Anbessa Dub brings the fusion to a new level”, “Exactly what young talented musicians who love vintage music should be doing – bringing together different styles to create something fresh.” - United Reggae
  • “Africa and the Caribbean in perfect sync” - Reggaemani
  • “For everyone who thinks reggae has sounded wrong since it went digital, Zvuloon Dub System is here to make things right.” - Chicago Reader
  •  ”The group merges the cultures and sounds of Jamaica, Ethiopia, and Israel” - The Pier
  • “like little morsels of delicious candy. ” - Indie World Music
  • “…far more than a typical dub reggae band” - Afropop Worldwide
  • “Highly recommended to all world music collections.” –  CD HotList
  • “Unique merging of Jamaican, Ethiopian and Israeli culture”  - United Reggae
  • “A soulful and well-accepted performance on Reggae Sumfest” - Jamaica Observer
  • “The band’s inimitable sound takes otherworldly, thousand-year-old Ethiopian riffs and makes reggae out of them” - NEW YORK MUSIC DAILY
  • “This is world music in the most transcendent and intriguing of ways. An impressive work of musical fusion, Anbessa Dub is spirited and spiritual” - The Groove Thief
  • “If an album could be said to capture the sound of multiethnic Tel Aviv, this one would be it” – Tablet Magazine
  • “…the arrangement moves smoothly between Lee Perry’s studio and a downtown Addis club in 1973.” – DUB.com
  • “ the fusion works incredibly well and sounds perfectly natural” – City Beat

freedom time PRESS CLIPPINGS:

  • “There is good reggae and great reggae. One listen to Freedom Time will reveal how great this band is.”

Splinters And Candy

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“They’ve been called “Israel’s top reggae band.”  But, Zvuloon Dub System is more than that….they deserve more than that. Their sound is organic, fresh, and reminiscent of classic 70′s roots-reggae.”

“The Reggae Review”

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 ”Zvuloon Dub System put Israel on the reggae map”
 RootsBlog Reggae

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“This small miracle is happening now, with the appearance of “Freedom Time,” the debut album of Zvuloon Dub System.”

“Haaretz”

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“ Zvuloon Dub System has a sound that’s full of the best possible combination of foundational roots and local coloring”

Jamming Reggaae Archives

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“Silky smooth mellow roots reggae from “Israel’s number one reggae band”. Plenty of horns but they never get in the way of the solid drum and bass. Quality production.”

Ernie B’s Reggae - ebreggae.com

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“They’ve crafted their own particular sound very finely, something many reggae outfits seem keen to establish, but with such eclectic influences from Ethiopian Jazz through US Soul”

broken-culture.co.uk

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“…a surprisingly good and mature sounding project”

“We have unveiled Israel’s hidden secret, now it’s your turn to check Zvuloon Dub System!”

“Reggae-Vibes”

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“Zvuloon’s eight-piece band, maintaining an original and soulful sound through the horn section, gives the album its greatest strength.”

“The Black Grooves” 

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“Freedom Time” ist ein hochwertiges Roots Reggae Album, das ohne Umschweife schnörkellos begeistert!”

oleejah.de (Germany)

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Zvuloon Dub System ist die Top Reggae Band aus Israel”

houseofreggae.de (Germany)

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“Das ist Roots Reggae aus dem obersten Regal und klingt genauso großartig wie jamaikanische Produktionen aus den 70er Jahren.”

Cooh Deh (Germany)

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“Mesajul acestei trupe ne vorbește despre iubire, pace, solidaritate și drepturi egale, lucru demn de apreciat ținând cont că vine tocmai dintr-o țară atât de controversată.”

Zona Reggae (Romania)

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“Sorprendido y encantado les dejo hoy la revelación del año! hasta la fecha el mejor disco roots 2012. Una banda que gustosamente sorprende, una base de roots exquisita. Innovadores, también setentosos por momentos, influenciados por una amplia gama de estilos y arreglos categoricos para el play y replay.”

Dale Reggae

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