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Dub Architect Logo T-Shirts Restocked!


Dub Architect logo t-shirts will be back fully stocked in a variety of sizes and begin shipping next week.  Check them out here!


Righteous Dub vs Dub Architect – Fat Tuesday’s – Fairfax, VA – 2/28/2015


Just announced! This is going to be a fun one… Righteous Dub vs Dub Architect at one of my favorite bars from back in our college days.. Fat Tuesday’s in Fairfax, VA – Saturday February 28th!

We’ll be performing live dub mixes of artists like Bob Marley, Rebelution, Easy Star All-Stars, Third World, & many more, original tunes with live instrumentation and live looping, and delivering plenty of irie vibrations all night long!

8PM Doors | $5 cover | Ages 21+


Easy Star All-Stars, The Skints, & Dub Architect LIVE in DC, Maryland, & Virginia this May!


Just announced 4 new shows around DC, Maryland, & Virginia with my good friends Easy Star All Stars and one of the UK’s hottest bands and the newest addition to the Easy Star Records​ family… The Skints!

5/6 – Charlottesville, VA – Jefferson Theater:
5/7 – Leesburg, VA – Tally Ho Theatre:
5/8 – Baltimore, MD – The 8×10:
5/9 – Washington DC – Gypsy Sally’s:

► Full list of tour dates:

Bob Marley – I Shot the Sheriff (Live Dub Architect Mix at 9:30 Club – Washington DC)

Bob Marley – Waiting in Vain (Live Dub Architect Mix at 9:30 Club – Washington DC)

Bob Marley in Dub – Dub Architect Mixes “No More Trouble” & “Kaya”

Dub Architect featured on Rebelution’s Count Me In Remix EP – debuts #1 on Billboard Reggae Chart!


Rebelution‘s Count Me In Remix EP is #1 on this week’s Billboard’s Reggae Chart! Never in my wildest dreams would I have imagined being featured on the best selling reggae album in the US but I’m learning that if you dream big, work hard, and surround yourself with good people who support you, anything is possible. A big thank you to Easy Star Records for the continued love and support!

► Get your copy of the EP here:

Bob Marley – Burnin’ and Lootin’ (Live Dub Architect Mix)


Rebelution ft Don Carlos & Katchafire – Roots Reggae Music (Live Dub Architect Mix)

My new dub mix of Rebelution‘s “Roots Reggae Music” featuring reggae legend Don Carlos Reggae & Katchafire is in stores now on their Count Me In Remix EP via 87 Music / Easy Star Records alongside features from The Green, Iration, J BOOG, Yeti Beats, Ras MG of Sublime, and Michael Goldwasser of Easy Star All Stars!

All proceeds are being donated to WeCareSolar, Lupus Foundation of America, Jacob’s Heart Children’s Cancer Support and the SurfRider Foundation.

► Get the EP here:

Dub Architect to Appear on Rebelution’s Count Me In Remix EP


Stoked to announce that I’ll be featured on Rebelution‘s new Count Me In remix EP out next Tuesday, January 27th (iTunes only) alongside remixes from Michael G ofEasy Star All Stars, Ras MG of Sublime, and Yeti Beats! 100% of profits go to charity. Huge thanks to Reblelution and Easy Star Records for the opportunity!

I’m very excited to share this live dub mix of Rebelution’s “Roots Reggae Music” with everyone which features the legendary Don Carlos and a special guest verse from New Zealand’s Katchafire.  I did the final recording of this live in Hollywood on my California Winter Tour 2015 after a few months of work.  Looking forward to sharing the mix and the video next week! – DA

Dub Architect – Live at Dub Club – Los Angeles, CA – January 7, 2015

Year-End Wrap Up – 2014

It’s been a massive 2014! I released 15 live dub mixing videos (18 dub mixes released this year total) of bands like John Brown’s Body, Rebelution, THIRD WORLD & capletonmusic and many more, released the audio/video from my sold out set at California Roots, I did 2 mixtapes for Easy Star Records that have been played over 300,000 times, I toured the east coast, Mexico, and California traveling over 20,000 miles and playing over 40 shows, celebrated my one year wedding anniversary, and bought my first house! Now I’m headed back to California this Tuesday to start the Dub Architect California Winter Tour 2015 – 8 shows in 8 days around southern CA to start 2015 off right!

Thank YOU – colleagues, fans, family, and friends for your support! I am working tirelessly to bring to dubwise reggae music to the forefront of the global music scene and show people the happiness that performance, production, and interacting with music on a deeper level can bring. To know that there are people out there, many of whom I’ve never even met, who are supporting my dream.. is just overwhelming! Thank you, thank you, thank you.

“Music is a healing – so let’s rock and let’s groove to this feeling!” – Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad

Here’s to 2015 massive! ONE LOVE!


Dub Architect Live at the Cali Vibes / Support Local Reggae Store in the city of Industry, CA – January 1, 2015


Easy Star Records Winter Mix 2014 – Curated by Dub Architect

Dub Architect – Effect Loops Tutorial

In this tutorial I explain how to setup an effects loop to add effects like reverb and delay to instrument and vocal tracks. Ableton Live 9 is used but the same process can be applied to any DAW and the same theories apply to setting up effects loops using analog gear.

Dub Architect – Simmer Down WUTK 90.3FM (Knoxville, TN) Interview – 12/14/2014

Dub Architect talks with DJ Crowley about the DC dub reggae scene, how the Dub Architect project started, the upcoming California Winter Tour 2015, and what the future holds for dub!

Dub Architect Live at the 9:30 Club in Washington DC – February 6, 2015

DD Marley

WASHINGTON DC! We’re celebrating the lives of Bob Marley and Bunny Rugs (Third World Band) on Friday, February 6th at the 30 Club featuring THIRD WORLDJesse Royal, & myself! Marley historian Roger Steffens will be in the house. Come get IRIE with us!

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Dub Architect California Winter Tour 2015


► 12/31/14 – Hermosa Beach – Saint Rocke – New Year’s Eve with The Expendables
► 1/1/15 – Industry, CA – Cali Vibes / Support Local Reggae Store – In-Store Performance – FREE
► 1/2/15 – San Diego – WorldBeat Cultural Center – Dub Workshop –
► 1/3/15 – San Diego – WinstonsOB – with HI Roots,True Press, & Sandollar
► 1/4/15 – Laguna Beach – The White House – withRian Basilio and The Roosters – FREE
► 1/5/15 – Riverside – DUBHOUSE – with Skunkdub, IE Dub System, & more – $10 cover at the door
► 1/6/15 – Rancho Cucamonga – 909 Pub & Grill– with Skunkdub – FREE
► 1/7/15 – Los Angeles – Dub Club @ Echoplex – FREE before 10pm

Dub Architect Dub Mixing Workshop in San Diego, CA at Worldbeat Center on January 2nd, 2015


San Diego, CA! Dub is complicated but dub is also simple!  During this workshop the Architect will teach a brief history of dubwise production, take students “under the hood” of his custom dub station, explain what equipment is required, go over the process for procuring the necessary files from artists, demonstrate many various dub techniques, and provide exclusive background on his own dub productions from himself and the arists he’s worked with.

► Discount advanced tickets are available here:


Dub Architect Live at The White House in Laguna Beach, CA – January 4, 2015

jan4LAGUNA BEACH, CA! Can’t wait to DUB you! Sunday, January 4th at The White House with my friends Rian Basilio and The Roosters! FREE SHOW!

Dub Architect Live at Dub Club @ Echoplex in Los Angeles, CA – January 7, 2015


LOS ANGELES! Just announced – I’ll be performing at Dub Club @ Echoplex on Wednesday, January 7th! Stoked to play this awesome LA reggae staple! DUBWISE!

9PM Doors | Free before 10PM / $7 after | Ages 21+

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Dub Architect Live at Winston’s in Ocean Beach, CA with HiRoots, True Press, & Sandollar – January 3, 2015


SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA! Couldn’t be more stoked for this show! Saturday, January 3rd catch me performing live dub mixes at WinstonsOB with my good friends HI Roots, True Press, & Sandollar!

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Dub Architect Live NYE at Saint Rocke in Hermosa Beach, CA with The Expendables


JUST ANNOUNCED! I’ll be performing with The Expendables at Saint Rocke in Hermosa Beach, California for New Year’s Eve! This WILL sell out so get your tickets while you can! One of the bands that got me started on this reggae journey! More California dates being announced soon!

8PM Doors | $50 GA / $65 VIP | Ages 21+

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Astrothought – Off the Rocket (Live Dub Architect Mix) – The Back Porch Sessions

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Dub Architect’s live dub mix of Astrothought’s “Off the Rocket” from their 2012 release Second Thoughts. Recorded on my back porch in Ruckersville, Virginia on October 6th, 2014.