Dub Thief is a band of thieves based in Los Angeles. Influenced by "English Reggae" groups The Specials, The Police, The English Beat, & Jamaican all stars King Tubby, Lee Scratch Perry, and Augustus Pablo. They play originals and cover tracks from Pink Floyd, David Bowie, The Beatles, Radio Head and cult classics.
Beginning as award-winning jazz/funk outfit, Thelonious Dub, the sax & guitar quartet crossed new territory using effects against jazz and New Orleans second line beats. They released two CD's - Thelonious Dub & Master Plan B. Their second release was heard on over 20 radio stations through out the USA and Europe and selected as top ten new artists by syndicated Modern Jazz Radio.
Now joined with the sultry voice of Lindsay Hough they are currently working releasing new original material. The band that made a buzz in LA based on superior creativity and musicianship is now even more exciting with this great singer.
Guitar, keyboards, synths, and drums takes you on an acid-jazz trip where Rasta meets Rocker. The harmonica & sax horn section give the band its signature sound that reminiscent of the 70's. Deep bass grooves, trippy echos and and old school reggae jams defines the vibe.
July 2010 "DUB THIEF (formerly Thelonious Dub) definitely tapped into an innovative sound that breathes new life into music"" - LA Times
"Tantalizing to the imagination with its playfulness. A sense of brilliance that can make a complex mirepoire into child's play." - Analyn Revilla, City Of The Angeles Jazz
"DUB THIEF (formerly Thelonious Dub) came to me from out of the blue and just knocked my socks off. There's great writing, great playing and great spirit here...Highly recommended." - Russ Davis, MoJa Modern Jazz Radio
MetalJazz.com "Wholly earning their title. What I love best is the heavy groove that Thelonious Dub lays out on every single track." - Todd Prichard, PraiseForWallFowers.com
"Original with great chemistry, which equals a unique sound. Excellent work!" - Hank Howe, INET Jazz 365 Internet Radio globatonebroadcasting.com
"Master Plan B" selected as one of the ten best new-comer albums of 2010 by Moja Radio. We bring our own sound and lights that will accommodate most venues.