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DubRaJah brings some real heady dub vibes on Terai, letting the full force of the subcontinental jungle take control. “Mentawi Dub” is a massive track, pulsating steppas beneath a smooth melodica; “Papua Dub” goes deep while the summoning call of “Sumatra Dub” pairs well with the twangy percussion; “Tharu Dub” is as serene as Nepal’s Bardia National Park, “Newars Dub” combines tribal drums and digital rhythms, and closer “Nepal” is a sparse, churning epic. This is clearly musical anthropology gone dub, or is that dub gone anthropological?
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DubRaJah brings some real heady dub vibes on Terai, letting the full force of the subcontinental jungle take control. “Mentawi Dub” is a massive track, pulsating steppas beneath a smooth melodica; “Papua Dub” goes deep while the summoning call of “Sumatra Dub” pairs well with the twangy percussion; “Tharu Dub” is as serene as Nepal’s Bardia National Park, “Newars Dub” combines tribal drums and digital rhythms, and closer “Nepal” is a sparse, churning epic. This is clearly musical anthropology gone dub, or is that dub gone anthropological?

Gravitas Recordings has unleashed a massively diverse compilation, loaded up with dubs, remixes, and bass-laden original tracks. While there is a lot of variety, the album still flows together nicely. Highlights include: Wolf-e-Wolf’s remix of The Black Seeds’ “Strugglers,” which balances heavy bass-lines with the soulful vocals and horns; ZoiNoiZ’s “Green Dub” rides an especially thick rhythm section amidst echoes and reverb, while “Honey & Jam” explores the Middle East atop a sweet groove; “Hypnotic (Redubbed)” is an on-point effort per usual from Govinda, with funky meeting spacey on some exotic party island; beloved dubsters Dubsalon and DU3Normal are respectively featured on the epic dubxplorations of “Properly Rolled” and the funkily upbeat dub-robot jam “Midnight Skank.” Other nice tracks come courtesy of Sounduo and Dubbing Sun, before RUN DMT blasts off with a banging reggae-gone-drumstep remix of Cutty Rank’s “Limb By Limb.” Totally free download and a high level of production throughout:

Gravitas Recordings has unleashed a massively diverse compilation, loaded up with dubs, remixes, and bass-laden original tracks. While there is a lot of variety, the album still flows together nicely. Highlights include: Wolf-e-Wolf’s remix of The Black Seeds’ “Strugglers,” which balances heavy bass-lines with the soulful vocals and horns; ZoiNoiZ’s “Green Dub” rides an especially thick rhythm section amidst echoes and reverb, while “Honey & Jam” explores the Middle East atop a sweet groove; “Hypnotic (Redubbed)” is an on-point effort per usual from Govinda, with funky meeting spacey on some exotic party island;┬ábeloved dubsters Dubsalon and DU3Normal are respectively featured on the epic dubxplorations of “Properly Rolled” and the funkily upbeat dub-robot jam “Midnight Skank.” Other nice tracks come courtesy of Sounduo and Dubbing Sun, before RUN DMT blasts off with a banging reggae-gone-drumstep remix of Cutty Rank’s “Limb By Limb.” Totally free download and a high level of production throughout: