Fundraiser for the War Resisters Support Campaign : Dubmatix with DJ Nate Wize

Thursday, October 15, 2009 - 23:00

About the War Resisters Support Campaign:

During the period of 1965-1973, more than 50,000 Americans made their way to Canada, refusing to participate in an immoral war. At the time, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau said: "Those who make a conscientious judgment that they must not participate in this war... have my complete sympathy, and indeed our political approach has been to give them access to Canada. Canada should be a refuge from militarism."

Following the Second World War, the Nuremberg Tribunal set out important principles of international law. Those principles established that soldiers have a moral duty, not a choice, to refuse to carry out illegal orders.

The majority of Canadians did not support this war. The Canadian government did not support this war. For more information please visit


2009 JUNO Award Nominee for Best Reggae Album 2009 Producer of the Year (Reggae Achievement Awards) #1 Reggae Release 2008 (Earshot National Radio Charts Canada) Dubmatix is one of Canada's premier reggae/drum n bass/dub artists. Performing with live production (similar to Mad Professor) and live bass and/or with guest vocalists, Dubmatix have been tried and tested successfully with other reggae heavy weights such as Sugar Minott, Michael Rose, Alton Ellis and more. Swirling echoes reverberate in the background, striking paranoia and wonder into lovers of reggae all over. This is dub and roots in the classic rockers tradition, with sultry melodies and praises to Jah almighty overriding a crackling, bass-heavy groove. The goal has been to maintain close ties to the classic and legendary sounds heard in 70s roots and dub while incorporating new technologies and styles. Fusing these sounds has opened up points of exploration into almost any musical style while maintaining the foundation set by classic dub.

Nat Wize:

Toronto based Nate Wize has been busy crafting his sound for the past 15 years. As a producer, Wize has been known for his rogue mashes and remixes inspired by hip hop, 90's raves, bass culture and the energy of a northern forest. Nate is a full time lover, regular touring member of Dubmatix Soundsystem and member of Toronto 's own Dub Collective. From dubby keys to funky percussion, melodic scratching to layered mixing, Nate Wize hopes to always have your head nodding in a rub a dub stylee.

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