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Scientist At The Controls of Dub

Scientist At The Controls of Dub

Scientist At The Controls of Dub

By Maral Amiri on Wednesday, June 11, 2008 - Comment

New dub compilation focusing on Jamaican engineer Scientist mixes out on Jamaican Recordings.


Scientist At The Controls Of DubThe London based label Jamaican Recordings, specialized in dub releases from the 1970’s, comes with a new compilation of instrumental mixes by Scientist. After King Tubby, Augustus Pablo, Lee Perry, Niney The Observer and King Jammy, the label now focuses on Kingston born engineer Overton Brown aka Scientist. A dub set of 16 tracks produced in 1979 and 1980 by Ossie Thomas and recorded between Channel One, King Tubby's and Tuff Gong studios.

At The Controls Of Dub features dub versions of killer tunes such as Michael Palmer debut release Mr Landlord, Tony Tuff’s Never Trouble Trouble, Robert French’s Mr Babylon, Rod Taylor’s The Lord Is My Light, Sammy Dread’s Wah Dah Wah, Dennis Brown’s Time & Place and four versions of Tristan Palmer tracks (The Greatest Lover, Stop Spreading Rumours, Undying Love and Eveready). Available on CD and LP.

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