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King Tubbys Meets Rockers Uptown

Description: During the early '70s, a maverick Jamaican producer known as King Tubby (aka Osbourne Ruddock -- he was born in Kingston in 1941) embarked upon a series of pivotal recordings, ultimately creating a reggae offshoot called dub. First, he pared his forces down to a drum kit and bass and slowed the tempo until a bottom-heavy, primal heartbeat emerged. Over this framework, spare vocal and instrumental riffs emerged from layers of echoing reverb and artful distortion, erecting atmospheric soundscapes bound for infinity. This classic album is a primer for how Tubby could harness raw rhythmic power through his subtle, imaginative grasp ... (more)
Manufacturer: Shanachie
Release date: 20 January 2004
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0016351455925 UPC: 016351455925
Tags: Reggae (1), Pablo (1), M (1), King Tubby (1)
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