Fada Rebbs - RCM Productions

One Stop Reggae Production

Fada Rebbs is the musician and technician behind the new sound of UK Reggae - Neo Reggae. He produced the Number 1 UK Reggae Chart hit 'Girl You Are The One' by VC one of 2 Number 1 UK hits in 2019 including with a third production 'Different' by Cassie B currently number 1. RCM's sound has been branded as the future of UK Reggae.

RCM Productions provide the full 100. Musician, Engineer and Sound Tech Guy Fada Rebbs creates your rhythm track, produces it, mixes and masters it for delivery to market.
Formerly a session keyboard player with many reggae bands such as with UK chart toppers Black Slate and stalwarts such as Junior Delgado and Devon Russell over the last four decades and more recently productions with international chart topping artist VC, Michael Rose of Black Uhuru fame and rising star Cassie B.
A specialist in reggae music and sound technology Fada Rebbs best in class studio has one of the biggest sound arsenals in UK Reggae and top level production and mastering tools.
An expert with Cubase coupled with musicianship and attention to detail the sound by Fada Rebbs for RCM has been described by industry heads as 'out of this world' and 'the future of UK 'reggae' which probably explains the Number 1 hits.

Send me an email through 'Contact' button above and I'll get back to you asap.

Interview with Fada Rebbs - RCM Productions

  1. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  2. A: I work with 8 bar loops!

  3. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  4. A: What are you looking to achieve from your project. e.g Is it a demo or a release. Who is your favourite artist what sort of sound do you want.

  5. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  6. A: Look for originality, sound quality and the success of previous works.

  7. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  8. A: Cubase Pro, NI Komplete, Nuemann monitors, UA87 mic and Waves plugins.

  9. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  10. A: I've been playing keyboards for 40 odd years sessioning on 100s of UK reggae releases over up until the late 90s when I set up my own studio. I've been producing for the last 20 years.

  11. Q: How would you describe your style?

  12. A: Fresh new soulful reggae.

  13. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  14. A: Stevie Wonder he has written and made the soundtrack to my life.

  15. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  16. A: Sidechain compressor on reverb when mixing vocals for a more refined sound.

  17. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  18. A: Reggae created New Age Roots Reggae and Neo Reggae.

  19. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  20. A: Keyboard playing and production.

  21. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  22. A: Life! I don't believe in 8 bar loops and play each individual part from top to bottom on the track. I have that 'sound' that is has taken a place of it own on today's reggae scene.

  23. Q: What's your typical work process?

  24. A: I listen to the song melody or write a melody if one not already created. I normally beatbox out the basic rhythm and then build the structure verse chorus middle 8 around guide drum track in Cubase. Add accompanying instruments and synth textures. Finally drums as reprogrammed with fills and humanised.

  25. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  26. A: My studio is currently running Cubase Pro 10.5 with Native Instruments Komplete 12, Maschine 2 Mk3, Arturia V Collection 7, the full compliment of Waves effects and processors. Yamaha nearfield monitors RCM amped custom built reference monitors.

  27. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  28. A: I'm inspired greatly by Third World, Sly n Robbie and Rnb artists like Dwele and Musiq Souldchild.

  29. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  30. A: I compose, produce, mix and master rhythm tracks. I'm a specialist in Reggae, Dub and invented the Neo Reggae genre.

  31. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  32. A: I work with 8 bar loops!

  33. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  34. A: What are you looking to achieve from your project. e.g Is it a demo or a release. Who is your favourite artist what sort of sound do you want.

  35. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  36. A: Look for originality, sound quality and the success of previous works.

  37. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  38. A: Cubase Pro, NI Komplete, Nuemann monitors, UA87 mic and Waves plugins.

  39. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  40. A: I've been playing keyboards for 40 odd years sessioning on 100s of UK reggae releases over up until the late 90s when I set up my own studio. I've been producing for the last 20 years.

  41. Q: How would you describe your style?

  42. A: Fresh new soulful reggae.

  43. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  44. A: Stevie Wonder he has written and made the soundtrack to my life.

  45. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  46. A: Sidechain compressor on reverb when mixing vocals for a more refined sound.

  47. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  48. A: Reggae created New Age Roots Reggae and Neo Reggae.

  49. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  50. A: Keyboard playing and production.

  51. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  52. A: Life! I don't believe in 8 bar loops and play each individual part from top to bottom on the track. I have that 'sound' that is has taken a place of it own on today's reggae scene.

  53. Q: What's your typical work process?

  54. A: I listen to the song melody or write a melody if one not already created. I normally beatbox out the basic rhythm and then build the structure verse chorus middle 8 around guide drum track in Cubase. Add accompanying instruments and synth textures. Finally drums as reprogrammed with fills and humanised.

  55. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  56. A: My studio is currently running Cubase Pro 10.5 with Native Instruments Komplete 12, Maschine 2 Mk3, Arturia V Collection 7, the full compliment of Waves effects and processors. Yamaha nearfield monitors RCM amped custom built reference monitors.

  57. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  58. A: I'm inspired greatly by Third World, Sly n Robbie and Rnb artists like Dwele and Musiq Souldchild.

  59. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  60. A: I compose, produce, mix and master rhythm tracks. I'm a specialist in Reggae, Dub and invented the Neo Reggae genre.

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GenresSounds Like
  • Sly & Robbie
  • Dennis Bovell & Joe Ariwa
  • Bob Marley & The Wailers
Gear Highlights
  • Cubase Pro 10.5
  • Native Instruments Komplete 12
  • Arturia Lab 7
  • Mackie D8b
  • Waves plugins
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  • FADA REBBS HITS NUMBER 1 AGAINJan 24, 2020

    Different taken from Cassie B's EP entitled DIFFRENT is currently enjoying a second week at Number 1 on the Stevie J Chart Show the world's portal to UK Reggae. RCM's 3rd consecutive number 1 produced by Fada Rebbs.


    DIFFRENT is an introduction to Neo Reggae the newest genre of reggae created by Fada Rebbs on RCM Records UK

  • Fada Rebbs putting RCM Productions at the forefront of UK ReggaeDec 09, 2019

    Produced by Fada Rebbs RCM Productions for RCM Records UK Cassie B's song entitled 'Different' taken from the DIFFRENT EP is shooting up the UK's Stevie J Chart Show where listeners buy and then vote for their favourite songs. Entering the chart at number 16 analytics say the track should be Top Ten next week.