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WellWell Sound crafts a low-bit digital reggae sound, with heavy drums and pulsating rhythms. Chemical Dubwise! is mostly instrumental, full of thick effect-laden grooves drawing from classic riddims, with several standout vocal cuts as well. “Wellwell Bionic Sound” sets the tone for the album, with swirling effects and a pounding beat. The remix of Sandeeno’s “Tear Down Babylon” makes the lyrics quite haunting, their poignancy emerging amidst the digital riddim. “Dub Medicament” lets the reverb and echo take over, as if King Tubby’s spirit just spent the night playing Atari. French vocalist Holiden attacks upon the fierce riddim of “Mauvais Mauvais,” which leads quite nicely into the subdued vibe of “Real Badman.” The standout vocal tune comes from Michael Prophet and Ricky Tuffy, who unite for the scorching “Your Love (Remix)” - an uplifting digital dancehall banger. “Drums Of Tron” is delightfully just as expected - more game concept than film, before “Tempo Baroque” takes it to some heavier depths.  King Fula’s track teases dancehall, while the closing remix of Alozade feat Hollow Point and Mr Vegas’ “Unda Mi I Grade (Remix)” delivers to end on a high note. Puns aside, this is a distinct vision of digital reggae from King Dub Records, well-worth the listen and download:

Also well worth checking out - as is every show - is the 09-06-13 Large Up reggae radio show featuring WellWell Sound as the guest selector. Second half of the mix is loaded up with nice remixes, dub plates, and even some special pre-releases!

WellWell Sound crafts a low-bit digital reggae sound, with heavy drums and pulsating rhythms. Chemical Dubwise! is mostly instrumental, full of thick effect-laden grooves drawing from classic riddims, with several standout vocal cuts as well. “Wellwell Bionic Sound” sets the tone for the album, with swirling effects and a pounding beat. The remix of Sandeeno’s “Tear Down Babylon” makes the lyrics quite haunting, their poignancy emerging amidst the digital riddim. “Dub Medicament” lets the reverb and echo take over, as if King Tubby’s spirit just spent the night playing Atari. French vocalist Holiden attacks upon the fierce riddim of “Mauvais Mauvais,” which leads quite nicely into the subdued vibe of “Real Badman.” The standout vocal tune comes from Michael Prophet and Ricky Tuffy, who unite for the scorching “Your Love (Remix)” - an uplifting digital dancehall banger. “Drums Of Tron” is delightfully just as expected - more game concept than film, before “Tempo Baroque” takes it to some heavier depths.¬† King Fula’s track teases dancehall, while the closing remix of Alozade feat Hollow Point and Mr Vegas’ “Unda Mi I Grade (Remix)” delivers to end on a high note. Puns aside, this is a distinct vision of digital reggae from King Dub Records, well-worth the listen and download:

Also well worth checking out - as is every show - is the 09-06-13 Large Up reggae radio show featuring WellWell Sound as the guest selector. Second half of the mix is loaded up with nice remixes, dub plates, and even some special pre-releases!

Negritage! are truly exclamatory: this self-described lost son of King Tubby proudly carries the flag of analog dub high. Amidst echoes and reverberation, powerful mutated riddims emerge from the depths of southern Argentina. Plenty of free downloads abound, covering the range from the pulsating beat of “Digi Dub Era” to the smoothly melodic “Drumah Dubah” to the ambling warbles of the suitably-titled “Bass and Delay Battle” to the delightful and hopefully-not-mistyped ”Dubbing Into Thd Wild” which unleashes a melodica upon plinking synths and heady drums. Every track here is dub art, making Negritage! one of the more under-appreciated artists reviewed yet. Originally discovered via Dubbhism’s fine Strictly Analog Dubs, there are no-longer-hidden gems galore up on Soundcloud.

Negritage! are truly exclamatory: this self-described lost son of King Tubby proudly carries the flag of analog dub high. Amidst echoes and reverberation, powerful mutated riddims emerge from the depths of southern Argentina. Plenty of free downloads abound, covering the range from the pulsating beat of “Digi Dub Era” to the smoothly melodic “Drumah Dubah” to the ambling warbles of the suitably-titled “Bass and Delay Battle” to the delightful and hopefully-not-mistyped¬†”Dubbing Into Thd Wild” which unleashes a melodica upon plinking synths and heady drums. Every track here is dub art, making Negritage! one of the more under-appreciated artists reviewed yet. Originally discovered via Dubbhism’s fine Strictly Analog Dubs, there are no-longer-hidden gems galore up on Soundcloud.