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5.0 out of 5 stars Not all dub, all good
Never mind the slightly misleading title, soak up the ridiculously low price, marvel at the tidy packaging (with poster), and enjoy one of the best reggae compilations outside of the major sources - ie trojan, greensleeves etc. The first thing apparent is the lack of filler, all quality material, but not all dub. Plenty, though, along with a good measure of roots and some...
Published on 8 Jun 2012 by tech sergeant

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3.0 out of 5 stars Mixed bag
Some good tracks and some duds too.
Published 3 months ago by Anthony Martin


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5.0 out of 5 stars Not all dub, all good, 8 Jun 2012
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Never mind the slightly misleading title, soak up the ridiculously low price, marvel at the tidy packaging (with poster), and enjoy one of the best reggae compilations outside of the major sources - ie trojan, greensleeves etc. The first thing apparent is the lack of filler, all quality material, but not all dub. Plenty, though, along with a good measure of roots and some digital tracks -the whole compiled with skill and consideration. "Dub of a woman" and "Flat foot hustlin'" amongst many highlights. As inferred, the whole package is bereft of the usual excess of weaker material, so dont delay in buying this before someone notices the obvious pricing error!
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Dub, 25 Jan 2013
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this album is a steal at the price...there are no weak tracks thrown in to make up the numbers I was delighted when I recieved my copy and played it for the first time...I would not be surprised to see this for 25 notes in any specialist record store. don't think twice just get a copy before the price goes up
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4.0 out of 5 stars Dubbing for Jamaica, 14 July 2013
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You can't argue with 40 tracks for £5-£6. Anyone who possesses a number of dub compilations will find some of the usual stalwarts turning up, such as King Tubby's "A Better Version" and Tommy McCook's "Better Collie Dub". However, there are some dubs here that are new to me and they are stormers - especially King Tubby's "Dub of a Woman" and "A Truthful Dub". I am a little puzzled that in a collection entitled "Dub" about 25% of the tracks aren't. So, we have Cornell Campbell's (admittedly fine version of) "My Country", Gregory Isaacs' "Rock On / RockAway" & "No speech, No Language"etc. The compiler's rationale may be that the non-dub tracks are included because there are dubs based on them also included. I would suggest making this more obvious by consecutive sequencing of the source tracks and the dubs based on them. With such a bewildering variety of dubs or 'versions' it isn't always easy to work out what is based on what.

Still very much worth having, though....
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Dub is Gud, 28 Jan 2013
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This arrived in a splendidly packaged double CD case with a free poster. Clearly some love has gone into presentation. Not all of the tracks are actually dub but for the price who really cares. Ok there are some old favourites from King Tubby but these didnt grate as the CD has a lovely flow. Really its a steal for the price - 2 CD's and 40 tracks. If you collect compilations and you're waiting for the next Trojan release this will keep your days filled and your soul happy.9 out of 10.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Quality selection, 22 Dec 2013
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King Tubby, Horace Andy, this is top notch dub, from back in the day. It zones me out of London traffic, as I bounce along... 9/10
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great dub for everyone, 13 Jun 2013
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Very nice and enjoyable compilation of dub songs. Even for someone like me -not being a real addict to the genre- this is a varied and fresh dub album.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Dub Delivery, 14 April 2013
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Mr. Alan E. Stevens (sheffield uk) - See all my reviews
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Not all Dub, Not all well known, but all the better for that.
An absolute cracker of a primer for the Reggae connoisseur.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Chill Out music, 13 Feb 2013
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Dub is the ultimate in chill out if you've had a hectic day at work. It will probably get played more and louder as the winter evenings lengthen. A good introduction to the genre
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3.0 out of 5 stars Mixed bag, 6 Aug 2014
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Some good tracks and some duds too.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars, 3 Nov 2014
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Mr. Ac Smart "jif" (england) - See all my reviews
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mid 70's mega speaker dark club dub.......very atmospheric...a hypnotic swirl of heavy bass led sounds.
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