King Tubby

Hometown Hi-Fi Dubplate Specials 1975-1979

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Dub mastermind King Tubby was one of the foremost pioneers of reggae production, revolutionizing the genre with his inventive use of negative space and the manipulation of the recording studio as an instrument in countless classic productions. Hometown Hi-Fi Dubplate Specials 1975-1979 captures Tubby at the apex of his brilliance. Working with noted producer Prince Jammy, Tubby delivers some of the strongest and most innovative dub remixes from the genre's most fruitful era, including the sunny reverb chamber rattles of "Channel One Under Heavy Manners" or the dark and bass-driven "Higher Ranking."

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