WhereSkibbereen Community Hall, O'Donovan Rossa GAA
Mad Professor is a true legend of the art of Dub Reggae and we are thrilled to have been able to get him to come to Skibbereen to perform a live set for you.
Mad Professor (born Neil Joseph Stephen Fraser, 1955, Georgetown, Guyana) is a Guyanese-born British dub music producer and engineer known for his original productions and remix work. He is considered one of the leading producers of dub music's second generation and was instrumental in transitioning dub into the digital age. He has collaborated with reggae artists such as Lee "Scratch" Perry, Sly and Robbie, Pato Banton, Jah Shaka and Horace Andy, as well as artists outside the realm of traditional reggae and dub, such as Sade, Massive Attack, The Orb, Gaudi, the Brazilian DJ Marcelinho da lua, Grace Jones, and Perry Farrell.
Revelation Sound is a dub reggae sound system hailing from the vibrant city of Cork, Ireland. With their deep basslines, hypnotic rhythms, and conscious lyrics, this collective has become a driving force in the local music scene, delivering powerful and uplifting experiences through their immersive sound system culture. Revelation Sound's impact extends beyond the local scene, as they have shared their sound system experience at festivals, clubs, and events throughout Ireland, leaving a lasting impression wherever they go. They represented Ireland at United Nations of Dub (U.N.O.D.) festival in the UK and are the resident sound system at Electric Picnic's Trenchtown Arena.
As Revelation Sound continues to evolve and expand their sonic horizons, they remain committed to preserving the essence of dub reggae sound systems while pushing its boundaries. With their distinctive blend of vintage classics, cutting-edge dub productions, and conscious lyrics, they strive to keep the spirit of dub roots reggae alive and vibrant in Cork and beyond.