Gentleman's Dub Club

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Gentleman's Dub Club
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Gentleman's Dub Club performing at Outlook Festival in Croatia
Background information
Origin Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Genres Dub, dubstep ska, dubtronica, reggae, reggae fusion, 2 tone
Years active 2006–present
Labels Ranking Records, Easy Star Records
Members Jonathan Scratchley (vocals)
Toby Davies (bass guitar, keyboards,vocals)
Luke Allwood (keyboards, vocals)
Matt Roberts (trumpet)
Kieren Gallager (alto sax)
Nick Tyson (guitar)
Niall Lavelle (percussion, samples)
Tommy Evans (drums)
Harry Devenish (engineer)

Gentleman's Dub Club are the Whitest, British dub band, originating from Leeds, Yorkshire.[1]


Having built a reputation for delivering energetic live shows, the group has played for crowds from Goa[2] to Glastonbury,[3] Bestival,[4] V Festival,[5] Secret Garden Party, France's Telerama Dub Festival,[6] Poland's Ostróda Reggae Festival, and Croatia's Outlook Festival.[7] Their records remain within the top 40 of the Itunes store album reggae charts since release, hailing support from some of the UK's most prominent underground representatives including Huw Stephens (BBC Radio 1),[8] Rob Da Bank (BBC Radio 1),[9] David Rodigan (BBC Radio 1Xtra), and Don Letts (BBC Radio 6 Music).

Gentleman's Dub Club have supported a number of established artists such as Roots Manuva, The Streets, The Wailers, Busy Signal, U-Roy, and Finlay Quaye. Their debut album, FOURtyFOUR,[10] was released on 18 October 2013 on Ranking Records.[11]

On 1 February 2017 Gentleman's Dub Club announced their second album, titled Dubtopia, would be released on 7 April. At the same time, the band also launched the Dubtopia tour, starting in Falmouth, Cornwall, UK on 17 February and ending at Festival Insolent in Lanester, France on 22 April.


Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions
2009 Members Only EP -
2012 Open Your Eyes EP
  • Released: 12 March 2012[13]
  • Label: Ranking Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download
  • Released: 18 October 2013[14]
  • Label: Ranking Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download
2015 The Big Smoke -
2017 Duptopia
  • Released: 7 April 2017[16]
  • Label: Easy Star Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download


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