Augustus Pablo

Augustus Pablo

Horace Swaby (21 June 1954 – 18 May 1999),[1] known as Augustus Pablo, was a Jamaican roots reggae and dub record producer, melodica player and keyboardist, active from the 1970s onwards. He popularised the use of the melodica (an instrument at …

Zion Train

Zion Train

Zion Train are a British dub ensemble. Initially formed in Oxford as a sound system in 1988 by Neil Perch and Ben Hamilton, Colin Cod and Dave Tench joined in 1990 upon relocation to London. The line-up was added to …

Alpha Blondy

Alpha Blondy

Alpha Blondy (born Seydou Koné; 1 January 1953 in Dimbokro,[1]Ivory Coast) is a reggae singer and international recording artist. Many of his songs are politically motivated, and are mainly sung in his native language of Dioula, French and in English, …

Mad Professor

Mad Professor

Mad Professor (born Neil Joseph Stephen Fraser, 1955, Georgetown, Guyana) is a Guyanese dub music producer and engineer known for his original productions and remix work.[1] He is considered one of the leading producers of dub music’s second generation and …

King Tubby

King Tubby

Osbourne Ruddock,[1] (28 January 1941 – 6 February 1989) better known as King Tubby, was a Jamaican electronics and sound engineer, known primarily for his influence on the development of dub in the 1960s and 1970s.[2] Tubby’s innovative studio work, …

Easy Star All-Stars

Easy Star All-Stars

Easy Star All-Stars is a reggae collective with a rotating roster of musicians and singers founded by the co-founders (Michael Goldwasser, Eric Smith, Lem Oppenheimer & Remy Gerstein) of New York City-based Easy Star Records in 1997.[1] The first original …