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Addis Pablo in Philly at Rotunda w/ selections by Isis Pablo | 10.26

w. selections by ISIS PABLO AKA ISIS SWABY

New Project, Majestic Melodies Ep

4014 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Admission : $10 | Pay at door

Addis Pablo is a melodica player and composer from Jamaica. The son of the legendary Augustus Pablo, Addis and his sister Isis carry on their father’s musical heritage being in charge of their Fathers Estate, creating events such as the Augustus Pablo Tribute in Jamaica and contemporary art exhibits by Isis in Japan.

Addis following in his father's footsteps has been producing his own music since 2008 and touring globally for 6 years, his debut album titled “In His Father’s House” was released in 2014 and was received world wide with high ratings. The project featured other Jamaican artists such as Exile Di Brave, Earl 16, Prince Allah, Chezidech, and more. Some of the his other projects include Suns of Dub x Walshy Fire Major Lazer Mixtape (2013), Sizza x Suns Of Dub “Jah Jah Solve Dem” (2014), and Suns of Dub “Far East Mixtape” with Mighty Crown (2015), and his most recent projects “Majestic Melodies” mixtape (2017) and the Majestic Melodies Ep (2018)

Addis' tours have taken him throughout the world delivering his father’s music and memory to his father’s fans as well as delivering his own music to a new generation of fans. He has toured throughout Europe, The UK, The United States , Hong Kong, Singapore. Malaysia Indonesia and Japan. He has opened for acts such as Inner Circle,The Mighty Diamonds and Earl Chinna Smith. Addis has been featured on major international reggae festivals including Garance Reggae Festival, Reggae Jam, Reggae On The River, and Uppsala Reggae Festival in Sweden.

Recent highlights include Addis Pablo selling out the Jazz Cafe in London in April of 2018. In June of this year, Addis and his sister Isis Swaby payed tribute to Pablo at the Apple Store in Williamsburg Brooklyn with a DJ Set by Isis and performance by Addis. They were also invited to speak about their Father at a Sonos (Speaker Brand) Event celebrating International Reggae Day on July 1st .

Isis Swaby is a Producer and DJ, the daughter of Augustus Pablo, legendary dub and reggae musician. Swaby’s Jamaican heritage influences her DJing and music production. Swaby has a worldly taste palette in her music selections and productions from old school Dancehall, Roots Reggae, remixes of contemporary World, Trap, Afrobeat, Experimental Hip-Hop and Electro. Swaby curated a roots reggae mix which consisted of original Rockers International productions for Kangol Headwear new radio platform, Radio Kangol.

Swaby sound selections has been sourced from Europe, Asia and US touring. Swaby toured Europe, Asia and US sources and selects likes of Jacob Miller to 21 Savage. Swaby uses DJing as a stance on culture to educate and add spicy vibes to every atmosphere, she is placed in whether it is Tokyo to Kingston and her view on how music can shape society throughout vinyl and digital platforms. Throughout the years, Swaby has collaborated with Reggae legends such Lee Scratch Perry on an art project of readymade skulls for his performances and designed a hat with Kangol Headwear Co., in honor of her family owned record shop, Rockers International Shop based in Kingston, Jamaica. Toured in Japan in adjacent with her music series in DJing, completed a series of four large-scale paintings and curated an exhibition titled, 'Found Objects: Roots Files, in memory of Augustus Pablo in Kyoto, Japan.