Dubexmachina + Comfortnoise
bass music + advanced dubwise electronic music

an essential, annotated dub library


>>> please inquire the recently updated version of the dub library !




'cos a likkle bit of further education neva does no harm, u know?

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bradley, lloyd (2001). bass culture. when reggae was king. london: penguin.
- brilliantly written & comprehensive; based on social & political facts as well as critical & theoretical considerations


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collingwood, jeremy (2010). kiss me neck. the scratch story in words, pictures and records. london: cherry red books.
- the thrilling full catalogue of lee 'scratch' perrys discography; with hundreds of pictured stamps and other visuals


Katz_solid_foundation_300

katz, david (2012). solid foundation. an oral history of reggae. revised & expanded second edition. london: jawbone press.
- exactly as the title says; from the very beginnings to the very present



Katz_people_funny_boy_300

katz, david (2006). people funny boy. the genius of lee 'scratch' perry. london: omnibus press.
- a meticulous baseline study of lee 'scratch' perrys wicked musical life


Lesser_rub-a-dub_style_300

lesser, beth (2012). rub-a-dub style. the roots of modern dancehall. toronto: beth kingston. 
- from the early days into contemporary dancehall; dealing with a great variety of topics

free download (pdf)


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lesser, beth (2008). dancehall. the rise of jamaican dancehall culture. london: soul jazz publishing.
- awesome collection of unique pictures and presentations of artists; in a king size format


Lesser_jammy_300

lesser, beth (2002). king jammy's. toronto: ecw press.
- jammy as the undisputed king of the digital turn in the 80ies; presentation of the corresponding artists & background 


Studio_one_story_300

soul jazz records (2002). the studio one story. the original. london: soul jazz records.
- the ultimate introcution into sir 'coxsone' dodds totally fascinating legacy; on dvd, with a cd



Sullivan_remixology_300

sullivan, paul (2014). remixology: tracing down the dub diaspora. london: reaktion books.
- following dub's influence on the development of the mc, the birth of sound system culture, the postwar jamaican diaspora; postpunk, dubtechno, jungle & dubstep


Veal_dub_300

veal, michael e. (2007). dub. soundscapes & shattered songs in jamaican reggae. middletown, ct: wesleyan university press.
- concentrating on dub as a technology of recording; well-grounded analyses of single rhythms; ambitiously theory-driven

 

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