Prince Jammy / Two Friends Crew / Shane Brown / Alborosie

Evolution of Dub, Vol. 8: The Search for New Life

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The eighth and final installment in a series of compilations collecting pivotal albums in the history of dub reggae, Evolution of Dub, Vol. 8 gathers together four stellar records leaning away from the genre's often celebrated mid-'70s period and getting into later dub excursions. The set includes the digital experimentation of Prince Jammy's 1986 album Computerized Dub, a selection of rudimentary drum machines, clumsy MIDI instruments, and other robotic minions laying down reggae rhythms with the charm of the earliest days of the computer age. Also included are Two Friends Crew's club-friendly proto-rave reggae burner Voyage Into Dub, producer Shane Brown's dub treatments on Juke Boxx Dub and Dub Clash, and an extremely rare set from Alborosie, originally pressed in extremely limited quantities for a 2010 tour.

Track Listing - Disc 4

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 3:21
2 3:30
3 2:57
4 4:01
5 3:51
6 4:12
7 2:38
8 4:26
9 4:41
10 4:37
11 3:02
12 3:47
13 3:17
14 2:57
15 4:05
16 4:54
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