– Collie Herb - remember this name! This singjay from Olten, Switzerland enriches the growing Swiss Reggae scene with his unique style. Born to be a...Read Biography
Collie Herb - remember this name! This singjay from Olten, Switzerland enriches the growing Swiss Reggae scene with his unique style. Born to be a live performer, he knows how to entertain the massive with his stage presence. He skillfully let Reggae melt into HipHop grooves to create an energetic mix, no matter if party tunes in dancehall style or thoughtful songs: Collies music moves the audience.
With his mainly Swiss German lyrics, Collie Herb is able to deal with his feelings an emotions directly and meet the people at the point they stand: in their everyday life.
In addition to his current album, called „Authentisch“, Collie released an EP and three mix cd`s over the last years, he is present on countless albums of different artists and has given more than 250 concerts in Switzerland and its neighbouring countries.
He won the Reeds contest 2011 and made sure a gig on the mainstage of the biggest swiss Reggae Festival.
This gig left a large footprint and makes him perform at Reeds Festival 2012 again. Further, he entered the semi-finals of „European Reggae Contest 2012“ in which he convincingly showed his potential and talent.
With his Band, called „the Vibe Controllers“, Collie reaches totally new levels.
John (bass), Mätze (drums), Mitch (guit), Ele (keys), Mel (voc) & Elian (voc) provide the perfect riddims, connecting phat Roots Reggae with HipHop- and Dancehall beats, which can also enter in lively Ska.
Interactions with the audience as well as freestyles has become the trademark of Collie Herb & the Vibe Controllers. Listening to them, man can instantly feel the authentic note: Friends are performing together and sharing their love and passion for music with the audience – electrifying and enthusiastic!