Dub (Music subgenre)
Dub is a gerne of music which grew out of reggae music in the 1960s and 1970s. Music in this genre consists predominantly of instrumental remixes of existing recordings and is achieved by manipulating and reshaping the recordings, usually by removing the vocals from an existing music piece and emphasizing the drum and bass parts. The term is also used for this certain technique, that is also used in electronic dance music.
Dub in Reviews
Music Review | posted 20.05.2016
Vivien Goldman
Resolutionary (Songs 1979-1982)
The label Staubgold assembles songs by Vivien Goldman on »Resolutionary (Songs 1979-1982)«. It was a good time. Open, eager.
Music Review | posted 24.02.2016
Augustus Pablo
Original Rockers
Greensleeves are re-releasing Augustus Pablo’s »Original Rockers«, including impressive bonus material. It’s a good chance to get to know the dub-legend anew.
Music Review | posted 19.02.2016
Horace Andy
In The Light
In 1977, Horace Andy, reggae’s finest falsetto, recorded a twin record by the name of »In The Light« and »In The Light Dub«.
Music Review | posted 21.08.2015
Sinkane x Peaking Lights
Mean Dub EP
For the »Mean Dub EP«, Sinkane has asked Peaking Lights to create dub-versions of some of the tracks on »Mean Love«. Fans of both acts will be happy!
Music Review | posted 28.01.2014
Al Cisneros
Toward Nazareth
There’s something mysterious about this record: Cisneros’ effortlessness and his cool attitude on the one hand and the implied significance and his overall precision on the other hand cancel each other out. Trying to figure out Al Cisneros isn’t easy.
Music Review | posted 14.08.2012
Peaking Lights
Lucifer
»Lucifer, son of the morning« is an extract from a well-known Reggae-tune. Not just the title shows the influence of Reggae and Dub on the second Peaking-Lights album.
Recent Articles
Music News | posted 29.06.2020
Joell Ortiz & Kxng Crooked
Exclusive Edition: »H.A.R.D.«
Joell Ortiz and Kxng Crooked (aka Crooked I), both from the rap supergroup Slaughterhouse have announced a new album on Mello Music with »H.A.R.D.«. Vinyl will follow in September. We have a strictly limited colour edition in our assortment.
Music Review | posted 20.07.2020
Adult Fantasies
Towers Of Silence
A very deserving compilation brings us Stroom these days with »Towers Of Silence« from the Belgian Adult Fantasies.
Music News | posted 16.07.2020
HHV For The Culture
Save Your Club
In support of the club scene, which was hit hard by the Corona crisis, a Vinyl 7" series was created with three Berlin clubs that are strongly connected to us. The complete proceeds will go to the venues. Together »For The Culture«! Save your club!
Music News | posted 09.07.2020
Logic System
Reissued: »Venus«
The album »Venus«, first released in 1981, by Hideki Matsutake alias Loi’gic System, who plays with the Yellow Magic Orchestra, is now being reissued via Wewantsounds. Exclusively at HHV Records in a limited edition.
Music Essay | posted 09.07.2020
Baltic & Finnish Jazz
Removing Boundaries
While jazz from London to L.A. is evolving a fresh pop sensibility or even tries to update the fusion heritage, cool flavors between new blood and nostalgia are cultivated on the shores of the Baltic Sea. Here the genre is cosmopolitan as well and yet totally distinct.