King Tubby was the legendary producer and engineer who pioneered remixing and developed dub as an art form in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Today, he is considered to be one of the most important figures in Jamaican music and his influence can be heard in hip hop, jungle, garage and dubstep.
'Majestic Dub' was first released in 1983 on the British reggae label Jet Star. Recorded at King Tubby's famous Kingston studio, it features performances by legendary reggae session musicians including Sly & Robbie, Noel 'Skully' Simms, Uziah 'Sticky' Thompson, Jackie Mittoo, Winston Wright, Earl 'Chinna' Smith and Willie Lindo. Displaying with fine proficeincy that'd taken place since dub's embryonic incarnations; King Tubby, alongside Scientist would proove pivotal to the advancement of the genre; testing the studio and the technology's limits to the absolute maximum and in doing so kinda set the work ethic and DIY-approach that would go onto inform every single form of electronic dance music imaginable.
1. Dub Them Under Manners
2. Go In A It Dub Stylee
3. This Is A Natural Dub Stylee
4. Ragga Muffin Dub Stylee
5. Bad Boys Dub Stylee
6. The Best Dub In The Business
7. Majestic Dub Stylee
8. Brighter Shade Of Dub Stylee
9. Dubbers Delight Stylee
10. Back Out A This Dub Stylee