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Wednesday, 24 October 2018
Gussie Clarke Dub Anthology 2018 Complimentary From Riddim Strem
Legendary Jamaican Reggae Record Producer Augustus "Gussie" Clarke has been credited as one of the top Jamaican Music producers of all time. In 1972 the 18 year old launched his record producing career with his first single "The Higher The Mountain" by the legendary deejay Daddy U-Roy and later established record labels such as "Gussie", "Gussie & Puppy", "Music Works" & "Anchor." Through the 1970s & early 1990s Gussie moved on to producing most of the greatest reggae artists of all time including:
The Mighty Diamonds
The above artists are just to name a few. Gussie also produces classics such as:
Big Youth- Screaming Target
Dennis Brown- To The Foundation
The Mighty Diamonds- Pass the Kouche
Gregory Isaacs- Rumours
JC Lodge- Telephone Love
Krystal & Shabba Ranks- Twice my age
Shabba Ranks- Mr Lover Man
Maxi Priest- Just a little longer
Gussie operates the largest recording facility in Jamaica, Anchor/Music Works Studios, and has returned to music production with new innovations while embodying integrity, perseverance, wisdom and professionalism.
This collector's edition box set includes four discs. The box set contains 3 CDs as well as a DVD with a copy of the film "Dub Talks." "Dub Anthology has over 81 original dubs from Gussie Clarke's productions which were recorded in many historic recording studios in Jamaica in the 70s, 80s, and 90s with some of the greatest studio engineers, musicians, and recording artists who have worked with Gussie Clarke.
The "Dub Talks' DVD is a riveting and personal conversation with original key players of Jamaican Dub; including the recording and mixing engineers, sound system operators who contributed to the innovation and development of Dub music. The discussion is moderated by Mutubaruka and Professor Carolyn Cooper. "Dub Anthology" is available on all major digital platforms. Physical copies are available on CD Baby.
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