Dub is a musical genre that originated in Jamaica in the 1970s. It is characterized by its use of studio techniques such as echo and reverb, as well as its emphasis on the rhythm section of the music. Dub has influenced other musical genres, including reggae, dancehall, and electronic music.
According to Wikipedia, dub "is a genre of music that grew out of reggae in the 1960s, and is commonly considered a subgenre, though it has developed to extend beyond the scope of reggae. Music in this genre consists predominantly of instrumental remixes of existing reggae tracks and is achieved by significantly manipulating and reshaping the recordings, removing the vocals from an existing music piece, and emphasizing the drum and bass parts (this stripped-down track is then known as a 'riddim')."
There are many famous songs in the dub genre, including "Dub Like Dirt" by King Tubby, "Super Ape" by Lee "Scratch" Perry, and "Scientist Rids the World of the Evil Curse of the Vampires" by Scientist.
Dub has had a significant influence on reggae, dancehall, and electronic music. Many artists and producers in these genres have incorporated elements of dub into their music, such as the use of echo and reverb effects and the emphasis on the rhythm section of the music. Dub has also had an influence on hip hop music, with many hip hop producers sampling and remixing dub tracks in their music.
In addition to its influence on other musical genres, many dub tracks have become popular standards and have been covered by a wide range of artists and bands.
Typical instrumentation for dub includes drums, bass, and keyboards, as well as various electronic effects and studio techniques. Dub has differed in different countries and decades, with different artists and producers bringing their own unique perspectives to the genre. In Jamaica, for example, dub has been closely associated with reggae music and has had a significant influence on the development of dancehall and other Jamaican music genres.
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Mid-tempo Dub Reggae track with guitars and organ top line.
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