Aggrovators, The, Prophets, The – “King Tubby’s Prophecies of Dub” – [Pressure Sounds]
Brian Damage 12/8/2022 12-inch, Reggae
First off, let’s get some stuff out of the way:
Produced by? Yabby You (Vivian Jackson).
How much is an original pressing selling for? Currently $552.
The title? Well, there was a previous record called King Tubby’s Prophecy Of Dub. That was also produced by Yabby You, but is an entirely different record.
King Tubby? Well, the dub plates were done at King Tubby’s Waterhouse Studio, but the engineer was Tubby’s assistant Pat Kelly. So, Tubby gear, not Tubby as engineer. To add more confusion, many of these backing tracks actually belong to Bunny Lee.
How many fonts on the front cover? Four: Bottleneck, Compacta, Davida, and Ribbonette.
The Prophets? Actually, The Aggrovators did most of the original tracks.
The sound? Think Tubby, but not as much. Tubb. No, Tub. More atmospheric, less heavy-handed. Bass lines so buoyant that you could use them as a life raft. The ideal soundtrack for a perfect, sunny afternoon.
Bottom line? Oh, so recommended. I don’t have enough thumbs.
you heard it 28 times on kfjc! most recently:
- 62 days ago, Ann Arbor played Tradition Skank
- 69 days ago, Ann Arbor played Gun Man from Water House
- 69 days ago, Ras Babo played Gun Man from Water House
- 79 days ago, Dangerous Dan played Fair Lady
- 80 days ago, Klaudhopper played Fair Lady
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