Reality Shock Records

The Upper Cut Band

The Upper Cut Band: Bob - Drums Ross -

Euan (Tenor Sax), Adam (Alto Sax), Bob (Drums), Ross (Bass), Charlie (Keys) & Bobby (Guitar)

As Reality Shock’s resident backing band, The Upper Cut Band have been delivering their inimitable style of UK Roots Reggae since the summer of 2008 and have spent the past 3 years rocking festivals and clubs throughout Europe and the UK, sharing the stage with artists such as Alborosie and the Shengen Clan, The Skatalites, Earl 16, Macka B and Fantan Mojah.

They have honed their live performance playing to audiences in Slovakia, Norway, Switzerland, France, Spain and the UK delivering a message of justice, equal rights and rasta conciousness.

With a unique combination of talented musicians they produce a rootsy stew of bright and breezy horns, wailing guitars, melodic keys and a dark and heavy drum and bass, giving a soundscape reminiscent of times gone by but wholly relevant to the here and now.

The dynamic of the band is such that the frontman position is kept open enabling them to interchange vocalists. In essence they are a session band, but can be seen performing regularly with an array of reggae artists with differing styles such as Solo Banton, Deadly Hunta, Prince Livijah, Lioness Fonts, Afrikan Simba, Errol Bellot and Chieftain Joseph.

Whilst always looking to add to this list of collaborators in the shape of vocalists and artists with like minded sympathies and vision, their appetite for a varied musical experience keeps them readily available for studio and live performances.

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