Remixology: Tracing the Dub Diaspora (Reaktion Books - Reverb)

Remixology: Tracing the Dub Diaspora (Reaktion Books - Reverb)

Paul Sullivan

Dub is the avant-garde verso of reggae, created by way of manipulating and reshaping recordings utilizing studio concepts and strategies. whereas dub used to be one of many first varieties of well known track to show the assumption of track inside of out, it's faraway from being totally explored. Tracing the evolution of dub, Remixology travels from Kingston, Jamaica, around the globe, following dub’s impression at the improvement of the MC, the beginning of sound approach tradition, and the postwar Jamaican diaspora.

Starting in Nineteen Seventies Kingston, Paul Sullivan examines the origins of dub as a style, technique, and perspective. He stops off in London, Berlin, Toronto, Bristol, and manhattan, exploring these locations the place dub had the main impression and investigates its impact on postpunk, dub-techno, jungle, and the dubstep. alongside the best way, Sullivan speaks with a bunch of foreign musicians, DJs, and luminaries of the dub international, from DJ Spooky, Adrian Sherwood, Channel, and Roy to close Up and Dance and Roots Manuva. Wide-ranging and lucid, Remixology sheds new mild at the dub-born notions of remix and reinterpretation that set the level for the tune of the twenty-first century.

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