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Peer to Peer with Dub Vendor

  Dub Vendor are one of the longest standing purveyors of Reggae music in the U.K.  Founded in 1976 in London they have many shared experiences with Greensleeves Records. Moving with the trials and tribulations of the music industry, from Record Shop to Record Label to Online Mail Order and Social Media, Dub Vendor continues to be a cornerstone of Reggae music in the U.K.  VP:  Can you please introduce…

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Carrying The Legacy Forward: Addis Pablo

  Addis Swaby aka Addis Pablo is a reggae instrumentalist, composer, and producer. Addis is a talented melodica and keyboard player. He is the son of the legendary Jamaican melodica King and dub vanguard, Augustus Pablo. VP:  How did you get your start in the business? AP:  Immediately from when life started I was immersed in the world of Augustus Pablo, who was one of the pillars of Rockers and…

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King Jammy ‘Destroys’ the Virus with Dub

Music and the coronavirus have one thing in common: both can traverse international borders without a visa or a passport. And, as legendary producer and sound man King Jammy says, music can subdue the virus. With that belief, he has prepared his latest album, a dub offering titled King Jammy Destroys the Virus with Dub. “Dub is an exciting thing and a dub album have to be exciting,” the dub pioneer…

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KING JAMMY RATES “BACK-A-YARD DUB” FROM ALBOROSIE!

Alborosie, the Dub Mechanic is back with his sixth dub album, Back-A-Yard Dub, the strictly instrumental dub mix of the acclaimed Wailing Souls album Back-A-Yard, which he produced last year. The album features a rhythm section anchored by Roots Radics bassist Errol ‘Flabba’ Holt and recorded at Alborosie’s Shengen Studio in Kingston, Jamaica. Alborosie’s reverence for classic analog recording techniques and remix methods have earned him a loyal global fanbase among those eager…

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DUB ROCKERS VOLUME 1 AVAILABLE IN STORES AND DIGITALLY THIS WEEK

This week, VP Records and Vans release Dub Rockers Volume 1, a new compilation series that combines Jamaica’s top artists with popular U.S. and Euro-based reggae acts. The 10-track collection on VP Records’ newly founded imprint Dub Rockers, will feature collaborations between Slightly Stoopid, Inner Circle and Capleton, Bad Brains and Angelo Moore of Fishbone, SOJA and Gentleman, Rebelution and I-Wayne, John Brown’s Body and Peetah Morgan plus much more….

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