Distillation of Sound: Dub and the Creation of Culture (Paperback)

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How dub reggae expanded and shifted Jamaican culture. 

Jamaican music has always been about creating with what is at hand. Taking what is around you and making it into something great is the key to dub and Jamaican culture. Dub music in Jamaica started in the early 1970s and by the end of the decade had influenced an entire population. The music began to use the rhythm track of a song as a song itself and spread quickly throughout the sound systems of the island. This book reflects on the importance of dub music and its influence on the music world with the rise and spread of dub in New York, England, and Japan. Eric Abbey discusses the separation between dub as a product and dub as an act of the engineer. Distillation of Sound focuses on the original music of Jamaica and how dub reggae expanded and shifted Jamaican culture. It will further the discussion on dub music, its importance to Jamaican culture, and its creative influence on the music world.

About the Author


Eric Abbey is a professional musician and professor of literature at Oakland Community College in Michigan.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781789385397
ISBN-10: 1789385393
Publisher: Intellect Ltd
Publication Date: May 5th, 2022
Pages: 218