Channel One (UK)


Channel One are one of the world’s best known dub reggae sound systems. Running for over 30 years, Channel One built up their reputation as one of the main sound systems at Notting Hill Carnival in London and now they are playing out every weekend all over the UK, Europe, New Zealand and Australia. Channel One was the first Sound System to take Roots/ Dub music internationally, to colleges, polytechnics and Universities.

They are made up of selector Mikey Dread playing roots reggae and consious steppas, the sound is completed by MC Ras Kayleb. In 2010. they won the Red Bull Culture Clash against Skream + Benga, Goldie’s Metalheadz and Souljazz records. They held two successful UK tours in 2009. “Dub to Dubstep ” with Kromestar, RSD and Jazzstepp and in 2011. „Dub to Jungle“ with Congo Natty and Tenor Fly that showed the lineage from reggae dub to dubstep and reggae to jungle.