New Jersey label Stubborn Records is proudly celebrating their 20th anniversary this year & in style I might add. To kick off the occasion they announced a several new album releases as well as a string of upcoming concerts.
The label was founded back in ’92 in New York City by international artist King Django, who soon made his name as a producer, engineer, bandleader, singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist. He then relocated the label and brought his Version City Studio to New Brunswick in 2000, all the while supporting local artists and promoting concerts in the New York/New Jersey area.
In honor of the anniversary, Stubborn Records will be putting out Victor Rice’s Dub Discoveries From Version City. The record contains 13 new dub mixes of some of the Version City Studio favorites. In addition, the anniversary festivities include two new vinyl seven-inch singles in cooperation with Tokyo record label Ska In The World.
The first features King Django’s Anywhere I Roam while the second contains two previously unreleased tracks by UK Dancehall legend Ari Up. The three releases are now available on the labels website right HERE, while Victor Rice’s album and the rest of the Stubborn Records catalog are available through iTunes, Amazon, and other streaming outlets.
To close out the festivities as well as the Fall season, the gang will be hitting the road for the first ever Version City Tour, featuring King Django, The Snails, Matt MacLeod of the Heavy Beats, and a smattering of reggae and ska bands from up and down the East Coast. So don’t miss it
Stubborn Records Links:
Stubborn Records Website
Stubborn Records Facebook
King Django’s Website
Article By: Jason Gallagher
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