Certified Dope, Vol. 3: Escape from New York
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||Open the Gates||BLOOD||7:31||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||Valley Dub||Twilight Circus||3:03||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||Life||Roots Control||5:23||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||Off||Sir Positive||6:08||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||Mystery of Shape Changing||Bill Laswell||5:38||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||Over the Half World||Laying Martine||5:00||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||Death and Resurrection In the King's Chamber||Scarab||4:22||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||Probe||Nu Seeka||2:32||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||U Lllik Annog M'I Edud HciR Dub||Lovecraft Technologies||3:10||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||Dusk Til Dawn||Slotek||6:04||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||Holy Dub||Scotty Hard||4:57||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||Proton||The Bug||6:26||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||My Dub Weighs a Ton||Spectre||5:37||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
There are some big players in dub on this compilation, names like Bill Laswell, HiM, Zion Train, and Twilight Circus. And there's plenty of mind-messing music — exactly what you'd expect from these people. It's meant to transport you. How much it owes to original Jamaican dub varies — "Ph Neutre" from Brain Damage Meets Lab, for example, takes the techniques but largely sets them outside any Jamaican style, but Zion Train keeps an off-the-beat rhythm intact, although updated. One of reggae's icons, drummer Sly Dunbar, provides multi-level rhythms on Laswell's "Finite State Machine Dub," as fine a piece of dub as Laswell's ever done. HiM's "Disco Lips" is more abstract than dub, while the contribution from Twilight Circus offers a heavy dose of squelchy Roland 303 funk. Prince Charming veers off into the Middle East for "A Touch of Romance," letting the Maghreb meet reggae rhythms, and Spectre uses an oud on "Al Qaida (The Bass)," a dark excursion into the shadows. All in all, it's a good summation of the state of global dub today from a label that stays permanently on the edge.