About the new album - Grateful Dub!
Grateful Dub: a Reggae-infused tribute to The Grateful Dead features guest performances by Stephen Marley, G. Love, Melvin Seals (Jerry Garcia Band), Marlon “Ganja Farmer” Asher, Hayley Jane, Andy “AG” Geib (Slightly Stoopid), Dan Kelly (Fortunate Youth), Billy Kottage (Reel Big Fish), Jesse Wagner (The Aggrolites), Alex Brander (Big D & the Kids Table), & More!
All songs on the LP were engineered & mixed by legendary 6-time GRAMMY winner - Errol Brown (Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Rebelution) with Brendan Connors at studio.metronome in Brookline, NH. Additional mixing & pre-mastering by Pete “Boardz” Peloquin (Gov’t Mule, O.A.R, Allman Brothers). The album was mastered by 6-time GRAMMY-winner and 10-time GRAMMY-nominated mastering engineer Chris Gehringer (Chainsmokers, Rebelution, Rihanna) at Sterling Sound in NYC.
“…like bread and butter for your ears: RoC has cooked up the most wonderfully heartwarming hybrid of Dead songs to absolute perfection – delectable for the old & young alike!” - Top Shelf Reggae
“Few bands are as well-equipped as RoC to bring an album of Reggaefied Dead covers to life.” - ThePier.org
“...the album is f’ing great.” - NC Music Magazine
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Roots of Creation: “Grateful Dub” - a Reggae-inspired tribute to the Grateful Dead
ROOTS OF CREATION:
Brett Wilson - Vocals/Guitar Tal Pearson - Keyboards/Melodica Mike Chadinha - Drums/SPDS/Percussion Andrew Riordan - Saxophone/Harmony Vocals Nick Minicucci - Bass/Sticky Guitar/Mandolin Billy Kottage - Trombone/Harmony Vocals
SPECIAL GUESTS: Stephen Marley - vocals G. Love (G. Love & Special Sauce) - harmonica Melvin Seals (Jerry Garcia Band) - organ Marlon "Ganja Farmer" Asher - vocals Dan Kelly (Fortunate Youth) - vocals Jesse Wagner (The Aggrolites) - vocals Hayley Jane (Hayley Jane & the Primates) - vocals Andy “AG” Geib (Slightly Stoopid) - trumpet Alex Brander (Big D & the Kids Table) - percussion
Additional Credits: Horn/Harmony Vocal Arrangements: Andrew Riordan Harmony vocals: Tal Pearson on track #2 Gang Vocals at end of “Ripple”: Roots of Creation, Juliana Wilson, & Brendan Connors Talkin track #12: Suria Wilson
Produced by: Errol Brown + Brett Wilson Co-Produced by: Jon Phillips, Roots of Creation, & Andrew Riordan Recorded & Mixed by: Errol Brown + Brendan Connors @ studio.metronome [Brookline, NH] Additional Mixing/Pre-Mastering: Pete “Boardz” Peloquin @ Boards House Productions (BHP) + studio.metronome [Brookline, NH] Mastering: Chris Gehringer | Sterling Sound [New York, NY] Executive Producers: All our generous pledgers & the RoC Family! Editing: Brendan Connors | Editing supervisor: Andrew Riordan Illustration / Design: Catt Gould | Art direction: Tal Pearson
Additional Engineering: Track #1: Stephen Marley vocals recorded by Gennaro Schiano @ Lions Den Recording Studios [Miami, FL]. Big thank you to Clifford Peart from Ghetto Youths intl. Marlon "Ganja Farmer" Asher vocals recorded by Yeti Beats @ The Himalayas [Los Angeles, CA]. Additional mixing by Pete “Boardz” Peloquin @ Boards House Productions (BHP) [Brookline, NH] Track #2: Hayley Jane vocals recorded & edited by Eric B. Maier @ Future Fields [Burlington, VT] Track #4: Jesse Wagner vocals recorded by Jesse Wagner [Los Angeles, CA] Tracks # 4, 6, 7, 11: Melvin Seals’ organ recorded by John-Paul McLean @ Secret Studios [San Francisco, CA] Track # 5: Dan Kelly vocals recorded by Corey Draskovich Track # 7: G. Love harmonica recorded by Aiden Dutton Track #12: Engineered, Edited & Co-Produced by Pete “Boardz” Peloquin at Studio Metronome [Brookline, NH] Additional Engineering: Andrew Riordan @ Bombshelter Records. Originally mixed by: Pete “Boardz” Peloquin at Studio Metronome [Brookline, NH]. Re-mixed by: Errol Brown + Brendan Connors at Studio Metronome [Brookline, NH]. *** All of Andy Geib trumpet parts Engineered by Tim Felten @ The Kitchen II [Lemon Grove, CA] *** Some of Billy Kottage trombone parts Engineered by Matt Appleton (Goldfinger, Reel Big Fish) on Reel Big Fish tour and some @ studio.metronome [Brookline, NH] by Brendan Connors.
THANK YOU! THANK YOU to the RoC Family: all of our friends, fans, extended family, artists we have shared the stage/studio with, music industry supporters, and our amazing team/support system. We couldn’t travel the country doing what we love to do for a living without you. To our families who stand by us and keep our houses warm while we are gone for extended periods of time on the road - we LOVE you unconditionally forever! Thank you for purchasing this record and supporting independent music. Dear Jerry and the boys - this one’s for you! A SUPER special HUGE Thank YOU: to all 600+ of our AMAZING Pledgers for taking this “Long Strange Trip” with us… especially: Bennett Chandler, Charlie Doughty, Ryan Ledoux, Judy Blanchette, Liz Wilson, Bob & Mimi Wilson, Dawn & Nick, StoopidChick, Kerry Roucoulet, Mathew Newhall, Corey-Ross Miles (Concrete Therapy), Chris “BBQ” Burek, Elizabeth Guerra Carscadden, Jason Ciccia, Grace Ciccia, Sienna Ciccia, Kayla Codi, Katy Sullivan, Chris & Tara Shane, Kris Genty, Alycia Mudrack, Amanda & Tyler Champney ?, Bobby Hypno, Brendan McFadden, Merchwide Merchandising Management and Marketing, Amy & Jon Lienhard, Queen City Hemp, Mark Whitehill, Skyler Brucher, State of Colorado, JRoc Live, Bradley Kieh, Jason Culwell, and Amandah Tanfield!
1. Fire on the Mountain (feat. Stephen Marley + Marlon "Ganja Farmer" Asher) [4:58] 2. They Love Each Other (feat. Hayley Jane) [5:48] 3. Friend of the Devil [5:49] 4. Deal (feat. Jesse Wagner of The Aggrolites + Melvin Seals) [3:15] 5. Casey Jones (feat. Dan Kelly of Fortunate Youth) [4:16] 6. Black Muddy River (feat. Melvin Seals) [5:15] 7. Ripple (feat. G. Love + Melvin Seals) [5:18] 8. He's Gone [6:57] 9. Sugaree [6:10] 10. Shakedown Street (feat. Melvin Seals) [5:14] 11. Standing on the Moon (feat. Melvin Seals) [7:05] 12. A Moment of Silence for Jerry Garcia [0:59]
***Bonus Track*** 13. Row Jimmy (Errol Brown remix) [5:07]
All Songs written by: Jerome J. Garcia, Robert Hunter ***Except “Fire on the Mountain” written by: Michael S. Hart, Robert C. Hunter. “Friend of the Devil” written by: Jerome J. Garcia, Robert C. Hunter, & John C. Dawson. “A Moment of Silence for Jerry Garcia” written by: Brett R. Wilson. All Songs Published by: Universal Music Corp OBO / Ice Nine Publishing ***Except “A Moment of Silence for Jerry Garcia” Published by: One Volcano Music Company (ASCAP)
Label: Bombshelter Records / Controlled Substance Soundlabs
Distribution: Mike Cussanelli | SRG/ILS Group (Caroline/Universal Music Group) Management: Brett + Juliana Wilson | Bombshelter Records Management/Project Consulting: @silverbackmusic Booking: Brad Rosen | APA Tour/Merchandise Management: Paul Haley | Granite Lion Entertainment Radio: David Avery | Powderfinger Promotions Publicity: Press Junkie PR
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