Published by: Danae Effern | 22-Aug-2016
From street performer to performing in over 40 different countries and selling over 100,000 records, Melbourne born Dub FX is gearing up to release his third album Thinking Clear through his own label Convoy Unlimited in partnership with German label Membran on August 26th. @dub_fx #dubfx
Having lived in a van for 6 years and performing on street corners worldwide Dub FX has built an underground fan base that rivals some of the most successful artists today. A pioneer of live looping, Dub FX builds each track in the moment by beat boxing a heavy groove, layering soulful vocals & warm melodic bass lines.

In 2009 Dub FX's social media skyrocketed when Bristol filmmaker Ben Dowden captured his live street performances and uploaded them to YouTube. With over 600,000 Facebook fans and over 100 million YouTube views Dub FX promotes self- empowerment and inspiration to independent artist all over the world.

10 years strong Ben Stanford, aka Dub FX, has played almost every major festival worldwide including Glastonbury, Coachella, Sziget, Boomtown, Shambala and Exit. Currently on tour through Canada before heading to many corners of Europe, Dub FX heads home in December to play the inaugural Pleasure Garden Festival in Melbourne.

Recorded in his own Treetop Studios, Thinking Clear is a blend of urban genres sown together with soulful conscious lyrics.

"I wanted the album to sound live and electronic so I wrote & recorded the album with a bass player, pianist, percussionist and a 3 piece horn section."

"I'm always evolving artistically. By working with Evan Tweedie (Bass) & Andy V (Keys) I have been able to explore new territory in the song writing process. The album was recorded in 4 months but I wrote a lot of the lyrics while on tour. I feel like this album captures the essence of all aspects of my journey" Dub FX says of the record.

Dub FX has a way of exploring social, political & spiritual subjects that leave you positive and inspired. The blend of live instrumentation over his signature beat boxing gives an edge to his unique sound.


August 27th - Rock For Churchill, Vroutek Czech Republic
Sept 2nd - Home Festival, Treviso Italy
October 5th - Kwadrat, Krakow Poland
October 6th - Prainia, Wroclaw, Poland
October 7th - Eskulap, Poznan Poland
October 8th - b(), Gdansk Poland
October 9th - Niebo, Warsaw Poland
October 15th - Barba Negra Music Club, Budapest Hungary
October 18th - Muffathalle, Munich Germany
October 19th - Huxley's, Berlin Germany
October 21st - Batschkapp, Frankfurt Germany
October 22nd - AB Main Hall, Brussels Belgium
October 23rd - Live Music Hall, Cologne Germany
October 24th - Docks, Hamburg Germany
October 26th - Melkweg Max, Amsterdam Netherlands
November 21st - The Scala, London UK
November 22nd - SWX, Bristol UK
November 23rd - Gorilla, Manchester UK
Dec 10th - The Pleasure Garden Festival Melbourne Australia

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