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Deep dub

Dub in the more electronic, minimal, repetitive, and dark sense. Relaxing, intriguing, attracting and hypnotic. Deep Dub music is a genre known for its innovation when it comes to sound. It has been described as an exciting, playful style of music with strong bass tones and synthesized sound that carries itself over intricate instrumental progressions. Deep Dub showcases how rhythm can transcend what is tangible Ð stirring the soul and revealing a different level of resonance between the various elements within a single track. Very few genres are able to evoke emotion so quickly and deeply; getting to the core of our sonic imagination in this manner- and it's all thanks to one powerful subculture: deep dub music. Deep dub is a style of instrumental chill-out music characterized by downtempo and downbeat. It is influenced by reggae and dub music.



A minimal and repetitive tale about deep dub

Vaun and Amimai’s breakthrough tunes of 2013 “Taking Over”, captured the deep dub rhythm with Amimai’s outstanding vocals, along with captivating keys, strings and sub bass. In the late 1960’s the great pioneer’s Osbourne”King Tubby”, Errol Thompson, Ruddock Lee and many other artists. Created a genre called Deep Dub, with the inspirational Augustus Pablo who bought melodica to Deep Dub, and as we know today is considered a unique subgenre of music.

From the growth of Reggae in the 1960’s, Deep Dub became a music genre that has developed and expanded beyond the limits of reggae. Predominantly Deep Dub consists of existing recordings and mixing this with instrumental. To achieve this unique sound and vibration a significant amount of manipulating, reshaping the original recordings with an emphasis on the drum and base (sometimes referred to as a “riddim”) the vocals are faded away in the background and sometimes removed completely. Many recordings may add the original vocals with the original instrumental background, to create a mix of drum, beat and lyrics.

Dub is the basis for the genres drum and bass, jungle and has played a significant influence of many genres of music, including the subgenre of off-punk, pop, hip-hop, disco and rock. With the originators of Deep Dub, Mad Professor, Lee “Scratch” Perry are a testament for Deep Dub by producing and creating new material of this current time.
Tag: Deep dub, minimal, hypnotic electronica, King Tubby

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