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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Various - Dub Reggae Essentials

Released : 2000
Genre : Reggae
Label : Hip -O- Records

Hip-O's Dub Reggae Essentials collects classic and contemporary dub reggae tracks, as well as remixes from artists like Thievery Corporation and Kruder & Dorfmeister. The Butch Cassidy Sound System's "Coming Storm," U Roy's "Wake the Town," Yellowman's "Mad Over Me," and King Tubby's "Ethiopian Version" are some of the album's highlights, along with Thievery Corporation's remix of Black Uhuru's "Boof N' Baff N' Biff" and Lee "Scratch" Perry's reworking of the Congos' "Noah's Sugar Pan." A worthwhile compilation that traces dub's origins and widespread influence.


1. Steel Pulse – Revolution Dub (Take 1)
2. Augustus Pablo – King Tubby Meets The Rockers Uptown
3. Scientist – Fission
4. Butch Cassidy Sound System, The – Coming Storm
5. Gregory Isaacs – Night Nurse (Kruder & Dorfmeister Session)
6. Black Uhuru – Boof N' Baff N' Biff (Black Uhuru Meets The Thievery Soundsystem)
7. King Tubby – Ethiopian Version
8. Selecter, The – Last Tango In Dub
9. Linton Kwesi Johnson – Street 66
10.Burning Spear – Pit Of Snakes
11.Mikey Dread – Resignation Dub
12.Impact All Stars – Last Of The Jestering
13.Dennis Alcapone – Teach The Children
14.U-Roy – Wake The Town
15.Dillinger – Plantation Heights
16.Congos, The – Noah Sugar Pan
17.Yellowman – Mad Over Me
18.Black Uhuru – Ion Storm (Ion Loops Remix)


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