Dubblestandart is a dub band from Vienna, Austria, which was established in 1988 by the bandleader Paul Zasky. The band is known for its energetic live sets, which they call Hi-Energy or 21st Century Dub Dub. Increasingly popular ever since the mid 90s they have played numerous concerts in Europe, Canada and the United States. In addition to their activity as a live band or backing band for Lee "Scratch" Perry, Ari Up, Dillinger, Topcat or Lily Allen, they have made 11 studio albums, 10 or 12-inch Maxi CD-recorded music as well as various remixes for Waldeck ElodieO or published.
In addition to their activity as a live band or backing band for Lee "Scratch" Perry, Ari Up, Dillinger, Topcat or Lily Allen, they have made 11 studio albums, 10 or 12-inch Maxi CD-recorded music as well as various remixes for Waldeck ElodieO or published. Their most successful album Return From Planet Dub, which was released in 2009 and with Lee "Scratch" Perry, Ari Up & Gudrun was produced.
Dubblestandart has worked on past releases with a number of renowned international singers, musicians and producers. These include Sly & Robbie, Mad Professor, Lee Scratch Perry, Ari Up, Dillinger, Sounds From The Ground, Dreadzone, The Rootsman, Manasseh, Keith LeBlanc, Mark Stewart, Supermax, Subatomic Sound System, Jahdaan Black Amore, Doctor Marshall, Ken Boothe, Devon Denton, Topcat, Vienna Scientists ao On the album Return From Planet Dub is also represented as guest vocalist film director David Lynch on the number Chrome Optimism, which is a dub-reggae treatment of Jean Michel Jarre Oxygen is Part 4. With Lee Scratch Perry and Ariup they have been together in 2009 a concert at Central Park Summerstage in New York City, which marked a high point of her career.
In 1992 Dubblestandart had worked for the first time with Lee Scratch Perry. Then followed a trip into the more pop-oriented direction with the album Egalica, appeared on the then published in Austria is very famous Gig Records label on which Markus Spiegel, the first productions with Falco. The album got released at Gig in the Austro Top 40 of the 1994/95 two top ten places. Dubblestandart was discovered in 1992 by renowned music journalist Walter Gr?bchen when they won the DJ competition at that time in the Austrian popular music radio station ?-3 single Independend that cover radio show Musicbox.