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Yabass - Back A Yard Dub

Yabass - Back A Yard Dub

Yabass - Back A Yard Dub

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A true underground foundation dub engineer.


During the past five years or so dub engineer and multi instrumentalist YABASS has frequented various artist community websites with his foundation dub sounds. He has been in various bands most notably Creation Rockers with fellow producer The Manor and players Drummie Dan, Papa D and Mac although his musical repertoire goes back to the 1970s having appeared on an Alton Ellis single and having played in session with the Skin Flesh & Bones band at Chalk Farm studio to name check but 2 adventures from time and now, right up to date -and surprisingly to many- his first ever album release, a 12 track classic style dub offering entitled 'Back A Yard Dub'.

Yabass - Back A Yard DubFor those of you who are familiar with and enjoy Yabass’ foundation style of dub mixing and style of playing will be delighted to know that he’s kept to his trademark by keeping his famous ‘ghost reverb’ mixing sound on his drum and hi hat channels (Black Bird Hill Dub) and by keeping his early 80s style deep tone piano in compliment to his sharp guitar skanks (Tectonic Plate Shift) and (Grand Theft Dub) whilst utilizing the famous bleeps, ping fx and filtering so lovingly used by dub engineers back in the day throughout the album, his bass playing ever consistent. Yabass’ sound has a distorted clarity yet is ultimately organic and full of warmth with the music pointing to those classic ’79 – ’83 dub years. Some of you may recognise a couple or three of the tunes presented in this album for he has revisited his foundation style fondly recognised by underground fans circa 2007-2008 indeed he has finally finished some of his early demo works that were first showcased in raw form on the community sites 5 years ago and they now make their official appearance on this debut release. A true underground foundation dub engineer.

'Back A Yard Dub' is available in stores now on Pheonix City Records.

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