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Papa Daddio

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Brought together from Brighton's diverse and thriving arts scene and a love of the hypnotic, spontaneous and psychedelic sounds of dub, Resonators is a band blurring genre boundaries and carving their own niche within the ever- evolving sounds of dub-reggae.

2016 saw them release their third album, Imaginary People, described by rootsreggaereview.com as “nine tracks of beautifully crafted, exquisite roots reggae”. Papa Daddio - the third single to be drawn from that album, sees Kassia Zermon, one of the band’s two uniquely talented front-women, take on lead vocal duties. It’s a bittersweet tale of the stresses and strains of the parent-child relationship where ominous, dark dub elements contrast perfectly with Kassia’s deliciously sweet vocal tones.

Drawing on the collective input of its nine members, the band create a sound atypical of the reggae scene. Ranging from the haunting and melancholy, to soulful lovers-rock style and a leaning towards the deep and heavy, Resonators' music is influenced in equal parts by UK sound system culture, classic roots reggae and a diverse musical background.

The past decade has seen the band play legendary venues, including the Brixton Academy and Brighton Dome, and major festivals across the UK and Europe like Glastonbury, Dour and Outlook as well as supporting a vast array of acts - Jimmy Cliff, Fat Freddy's Drop, Lee Scratch Perry and Horace Andy to name a few.

Resonators have received continued radio support across their three album releases with airplay on BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra, 6Music and a live session on Radio 4's 'Loose Ends'.

...a return to dub music of rare subtlety and imagination... the UK reggae act to watch.”
John Masouri, Echoes Magazine

“...elements are truly beautiful and haunting...truly original...most refreshing.”
David Rodigan

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released March 24, 2017

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Resonators Brighton, UK

One of the most powerful dub bands in the UK, taking all the influences of original Jamaican sounds and riddims, and bringing it forward into the sounds of here and now.

Fronted by two soulful and innovative female vocalists (Faye Houston and Kassia Zermon), this 8-piece troupe generates a sound which is equally strong and sweet, conscious and fun.
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