Reggae Geel


King Original Sound

SATURDAY 3 AUG - Dub Forest


GENRE: Reggae vibes with contemporary bass beats

🔥Footsie, a UK Grime bass music pioneer and producer, revitalised his father’s legacy by re-launching the King Original Sound System in 2023.

🔥King Original was founded in 1973 in East London and was a prominent reggae sound system for over two decades.

🔥Collaborators include Jah Model, Ras D, and Sir Spyro, a producer with two UK number-one hits and a radio show on BBC Radio 1Xtra.

King Original Sound System takes the stage once again! The iconic Footsie steers the UK bass music scene into the future by promoting its rich reggae heritage. Come experience the resurrection of King Original Sound System. Footsie’s connections within the Grime scene and his father’s foundational legacy helped him rekindle the spirit of the original sound system culture.

With a crew that spans generations of UK music, King Original melds traditional reggae vibes with contemporary bass beats. This blend of past and present ensures this sound system remains at the forefront of the UK music scene. King at the control, sonic bliss for the masses! Step into the dance and surf the soundwaves of consciousness at Dub Forest 24.


King Original is host sound at our Dub Forest on Saturday, bringing two full truckloads of speaker power from their UK home base. Come prepared!