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1989-1997

Dubblestandart has worked as a backing band for Jamaican Dub Poet Lilian Allen on her tour 1993 through Austria, Germany and Switzerland and in 1991 performed live on stage at the Rockhouse Vienna together with Lee Scratch Perry, following a number of recording sessions held at the DS-Studios, the so-called Controller Station. The material recorded has not yet been released.

Since 1991, Dubblestandart has played on every big Reggae-Festival that took place in Austria: We have been to Wiesen Alpin Vibrations, Reggalized Festival Breiten-bach, Irie 1992 Vienna as well as other notable festivals. As supporting act or opening band we have been on stage with Ziggy Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Mad Professor, Israel Vibration, African Headcharge, Bim Sherman, Macka B, Hypnotix, Nina Hagen, Hans Soellner, Robotix Band, The Temptations, Supermax, Black Uhuru, Burning Spear, and many more.
Since 1991, DS has more or less been a significant presence on the Austrian airwaves, performing, giving interviews and being guests on various radio shows, as for instance Rebel Radio, Silly Solid Swound System, FM4, Treffpunkt OE3, Radio Rot Weiss Rot and also the private station Radio CD. The song Always Your Ways (CD Feel the Balance) was heard frequently back in 1992.

Brand New Toy from our EGALICA CD climbed to spot #9 in the top hit list of songs most frequently played on Austria's Radio OE3.
In early 1992 DS won the DJ Contest of the Austrian Radio show 'Musicbox'.