Initially formed at school in Kopavogur in 1986 by Sven, McV and Kat, calling themselves Tromso jazz, and performing in the Field of Dreams Happenings that then dominated the underground Icelandic music scene, where they met Gustav Magnes s on.They renamed themselves as Hellsinki Dub after meeting Herman Chin Loy on a plane to Jamaica, where they went to record early electronic sessions at Halfway Tree.In the late 80s, Little Martin Di picked them alongside quando quango as part of nude nights at the Hacienda.Appeared at the Ministry of Sound in 1991 Appeared at Manumission and early days of IbizaIn 1993 the band were invited to pay for Cameroon’s President Paul Baya at his birthday celebration as the request of his niece. Their plane crashed during an internal transit flight in the Sanaa-Bioko coastal Forrest, killing the pilot. Gustav was hospitalised for 11 months with severe brain and spine injuries and the band split up.In 2008, Sven returned to Reykjavik to be treated for malaria, having spent the last 13 years married to Osha, the daughter of Fulani cattle herder, with whom he had 8 children.McV lived in Mozambique until 2009, playing keys and trumpet for a Pandza Band called Obrigado. He has always refused to speak of the accident.Gustav returned to his ancestral farm above Tromso in 1994 to recover from his injuries. When questioned about the accident by the Nordly’S newspaper in 2001, he attacked the reporter with a machete before setting light to his neighbour’s barn. The newspaper did not press charges. Gustav spent much of the Naughties sectioned in a psychiatric hospital outside Bergen.The band reformed in 2012 in Oslo for the Mela Festival at the request of Kat, who had spent the last 18 years running a palm oil plantation in the Cote D’Ivoire.In 2013 they are a collective focused on producing and releasing euphoric dance tracks aswell as promoting the benefits of all night raving. Having the debut release produced by Jake Gosling one of UK’s top producers who works with Ed Sheeran, One Direction & Lady Gaga. Hellsinki Dubs’ mission is to help the corporate world forget about things that are boring. Based in The Surrey Hills with a network of high profile established producers from around the world. Hellsinki Dub is at the cutting edge of electronic dance music....slide in to oblivion, fill the void!