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  • blog October 15, 2013

    BBC Radio documentary on King Tubby

    King Tubby is one of the legendary figures of Jamaican music, a self-taught electronics genius who transformed studio engineering into the highest of art forms. While his contemporary Lee Scratch Perry may have cornered the market on freewheeling musical color, … Read more »

  • hip-deep December 3, 2011

    Dub: The Medium Is The Message

    In the 1970s and 80s, while Jamaican reggae was becoming just about the most successful music ever to emerge from the African Diaspora, the genre was being transformed at its source in Jamaica’s Kingston slums. “Dub” is a magnificent, jury … Read more »

  • blog May 20, 2010

    Discography: The Medium is the Message

    Here is a list of albums heard on Afropop Worldwide’s DUB: The Medium is the Message: Jacob Miller Songs For Reggae Lovers (Greensleeves 2008) King Tubby The Evolution Of Dub At King Tubby’s (Red Hills Music 1989) Augustus Pablo King … Read more »

  • feature May 19, 2010

    DUB: A Photo Journey by Wills Glasspiegel with quotes from Lloyd “Bullwackies” Barnes

    All quotes by Lloyd “Bullwackies” Barnes Produced by Wills Glasspiegel King Tubby, the father of dub. “King Tubby had that touch. He’d force you to listen to stuff that you’d think wasn’t that good.” Moodie from Moodies Records, perhaps the … Read more »

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