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Dreadsquad & Kasia Malenda – Soulfly EP
Dreadsquad Sound proudly present their EP entitled Soulfly, released on their very own label Superfly Studio. The Producer/DJ duo from Poland, mainly known through the mash-up compilations “Play That Blend Vol. 1 & 2” and riddims such as “Screw Dem” and “Question?” digs deeper into the sound of reggae this time - with lots of dub flavor, combined with the soulful voice of Kasia Malenda, one of the most promising Polish female reggae artists of our time.
Artist: Dreadsquad & Kasia Malenda
Title: Soulfly EP
Format: Digital download
Label: Superfly Studio
Release date: 2nd September 2011
Artwork: Superfly Design
Photo: Maciej Złamański
Kasia Malenda is one of the most promising Polish female reggae artists of our time. She has graduated music high school in saxophone class. Her parents are professional musicians and as long as she remember, they were "feeding" her with jazz and "black music". From the beginning she was fascinated by many, but she took the most from Erykah Badu, Beady Belle, Jill Scott,Earth, Moloko, Frank Sinatra, Lauryn Hill, Wind& Fire, or Incognito. Those fascinations and music education, have shaped her taste and sensivity.
Kasia looks for a new inspirations and music experiences for a whole time. She thinks that in extreme projects you can learn most. Her mark is her sensual and delicate voice, with which she moves people's hearts. Music can be seen in her every move, on stage she's very self-confident and professional. Comprehensive talented, for all the time she develop her skills. Private she's volcano of positive energy, which she's giving to other people.
Dreadsquad – producer/DJ duo created in Lodz in 2001 and consisting of Marek Bogdanski (Selecta MMF: DJ, producer, graphic designer, promoter) and Lukasz Rodziewicz (DJ Funksion). In 2003 and 2004 they won the Polish Sound Clash.
They have worked with many European and Jamaican reggae artists (e.g. Ward 21, Tenor Fly, Top Cat, General Levy, U Brown, Milion Stylez, Lady Chann, Tipa Irie, Jah Mason, Perfect, Dr Ring Ding)
Dreadsquad’s tunes and gigs are the fusion of reggae, dancehall, ska, rocksteady and hip-hop. The duo freely mixes genres, plays with sounds and bases their music on deep bass and broken rhythm. They often combine Jamaican music with modern sounds of Breakbeat, Jungle, Dubstep and Garage.
According to the musicians themselves, their music – being energetic and lively – is made for dancing and having fun. And they are right. Go to one of their gigs and you will surely hit the dance floor. Music is their passion, hobby, way of life and it shows.