It was a "white label" vinyl and the plain cover just said "Living Dub," stating "Burning Records" as a record company. Needles to say, I was blown away: it was the wickedest dub album I have heard so far, the additional appeal being that - by that time - I was very familiar with the vocal tracks of off which they dubbed the tracks. I've been searching for "Living Dub" ever since. Some years ago I got excited upon release of "Living Dub Vol.
Despite the matching tracks source, it was a disappoinment: the album sounded similar, but was somehow lacking the spark. Later I learned it was a recent - early 90's - remix by somebody other than original mixer Sylvan Morris who did this masterpiece of dub.
And here we are, finally able to revisit the deepest roots there are. It was worth waiting and I would strongly suggest you pair it with a vocal version for further enjoyment. It has a rich, full, warm, textured sound -- indeed, as Burning Spear intended it, Living. This is one of the first dub albums I recommend to anyone interested in dub. I hope this review has been helpful to you! See all reviews. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Get free delivery with Amazon Prime.
Back to top. Get to Know Us. Blues Classical Country. Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. In comparison this remix strips things back to something more basic, monochrome and forceful, the dub effects being quite minimal and subtle.
The focus here resides primarily upon the bass and percussion, so it's not a particularly intricate listening experience, and after a while can seem a bit repetative. That aside, how is the mastering of this Heartbeat edition of the CD?
Well, being specifically mixed for this disc it's been taken from top quality tapes. With no apparent modern digital fiddling related to noise reduction or compression it has great quality sonics. In conclusion; If I'd never heard the original mix of this album I would probably have been inclined to grade this remix with 3 stars. But if compared to the more aurally involving mix it has to lose points, so within that context I'd give it a 2.
Each mix has it's merits. It all depends how you prefer your Dub. See all reviews. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Get free delivery with Amazon Prime. All Over.
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