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Album Review

Entering King Tubby's dub world of spooky organs, ghostly and detached voices, echoing gunshot drums, and watery, reverb-drenched guitars is a bit like waking from a dream, a mid-place where the familiar takes on eerie shapes and simple sung phrases take on mysterious overtones. While a whole album of this stuff will start to feel like overkill for casual listeners after two or three tracks, for the dub-initiated, there is no one like King Tubby. This collection features "Angel Dub," "Zion Gate Dub," and other classics.

Customer Reviews

Ganja Everyday

Dub is like the mystic movement of Reggae and King Tubby is, surely, a High Preist. I first heard of King Tubby on a Grand Theft Auto game. The song was from Agustus Pablo's King Tubby Meets The Rockers Uptown. I liked that so much, I went to find some King Tubby Tracks and those led me to this. If you get some super fine ganja some day, download some King Tubby. I suggest: King Tubby The Dark Dub Ruler, Dub From The Roots, A Murderous Dub and Human Rights Dub. I'm kinda new to all of this, but he is one of my dub favorites along with Scientist(my absolute favorite), Augustus Pablo and Lee "Scratch" Perry.

AMAZING!!!!

i never listenend to this but i myself am also tubby so.. WOOT WOOT!!!!!!!

Biography

Born: January 28, 1941 in Kingston, Jamaica

Genre: Reggae

Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s

King Tubby is to this day synonymous with dub. He was a man who had a passion for fiddling with sound equipment, and turned that passion into a new musical genre and a veritable art form. He may have started his career as a repairman, but before he was done, his name was one of the most respected around the world. He worked with virtually every artist in Jamaica, and his name on a remix was like gold, a seal of quality that was never questioned. King Tubby was born under the more humble name of...
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