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Beginners Guide to Dub

Dub music was born in Jamaica in the late 1960's and was essentially the birth of the modern day remix.

Producers such as Lee "Scratch" Perry, Augustus Pablo, King Tubby and Scientist took existing Reggae songs dropped the vocals and stripped the music back to its essential components the Drum and Bass or 'Riddim'. With the addition of a few clever studio effects Dub was born.

Dub went on to become a global success and still influences sounds we hear today from Drum & Bass to Dubstep, Trip Hop to Minimal, Ragga to Wonky its influence is wide reaching and profound.

This playlist aims to provide the listener with an introduction to the genre, showcasing some of the biggest dubplates from the greatest producers.




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