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The fluid evolution of music that encompassed ska, rocksteady, reggae and dub was embraced by local mixing wizards who deconstructed and rebuilt tracks to suit the tastes of their audience. In particular, producers and DJs like Ruddy Redwood, King Tubby and Scientist, and Lee "Scratch" Perry popularized stripped-down instrumental mixes which they called "versions" of ska tunes using simple four-track mixing machines. At first they simply dropped the vocal tracks, but soon more sophisticated effects were created, dropping separate instrumental tracks into and out of the mix, isolating and repeating hooks, and adding echo effects.
The early hip hop block parties in New York manned by those such as LP) Herc and Grandmaster Flash are obviously derived from the sound system scene in Kingston. Early disco heroes like Walter Gibbons and Arthur Russell; Francois Kevorkian, Larry Levan and Shep Pettibone's owe the madness of their dub crazy angel dust soundscapes to the experimental genius of the Jamaican pioneers.
The idea of taking apart the various instruments and components that make up a recording and remixing them into something that sounds completely different is a common practice today, being used in various styles of music such as jungle, house, hip-hop, and even metal. It is often overlooked, however, that the dub technique and style originated in Jamaican rocksteady and reggae.
The great sound system engineers of Jamaica in the late s and early s pioneered the instrumental remix and were the first to make the style popular. Using only primitive recording and mixing equipment, the mixing engineer took a lead role in defining the sound of the recording, using the mixing board as his instrument. The resulting dub craze that occurred in Jamaica in the mid s further established the Chant Dub - Jah Shaka - Commandments Of Dub 4 - Dub Almighty (Vinyl engineer as an artist.
Dub became a tradition and a part of the musical culture in Jamaica. The proliferation of instrumental mixes, known as "versions" as well as radically remixed "dubs" that resulted opened the doors to a vast new field of musical expression that would eventually be embraced not only by Jamaican music but by popular music all over the world.
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Don't Try To Use Me. We've Got To Forward Home. Goodnight My Love. Mixing roots style dub with modern influences from hip hop and electronica, Moonlight Dub Xperiment remain true to the origins of dub. What is the future of dub? NYC based Subatomic Soundsystem continue to innovate the roots sound of dub with collaborations and dubs with some of the all-time greats.
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