From Leicester, England, the mysterious Stevie Vibronics initially appeared on the Egg Experience '97 shows, where his enigmatic stage presence inspired Zion Train to sign the arranger. He initially experimented with music programming at home, producing dub sounds that surfaced on dub plates for sound systems. His major influences came from attending Jah Shaka and Abashanti sessions. With the advent of sequenced music in the 90s, Vibronics created a digital dub sound that resulted in "Universal Love", a particular favourite with the Abashanti crew. His sessions with Zion Train led to the release of "Jah Light, Jah Love", which proved popular within the UK roots scene and led to a combination with Jah Free. Jah Free was notorious for his penchant for booming out the basslines, and Vibronics was an ideal partner. The duo performed on a series of dub conferences across Europe, and, inspired by the original "Dub Conference" organizer Winston Edwards, they recorded Outernational Dub Conference Volume One. Acclaimed as "the Roni Size of reggae', Vibronics played his original dubs through his Atari, which he mixed live on stage utilizing his Soundcraft desk.
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