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Raver Reviews: Dub of Thrones

On Dub of Thrones VP/Greensleeves pits a purveyor of classic dub against one of today’s most talented, yet underrated dub producers. It is a clash of two heavyweights when the Waterhouse’s weighty Lloyd “King Jammy” James takes on the Sicilian soul pirate who sounds the system straight from...
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New Dreada Dub Mix Vol. 3! (A Midnight Raver Mix)

The dopest mix I could muster right now.  I’ll be leaving for a few days, but no worries, the blog is in great hands with our international staff of historians, collectors, DJs, and professional roots reggae heads.  Be back next week.  Until then, stay low and in the...
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Michael Rose w/ Black Uhuru & Yabby You “Born Free”

plus 2 rare Yabby You dubplates! What a heavy, heavy tune this is!  What happens when you pair the vocal stylings of Michael Rose and Black Uhuru with the rootical sounds and vibe of Vivian Jackson AKA Yabby You, and then mix it altogether in a dark, muggy studio in Waterhouse known...
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‘San Francisco Dubwise,’ Black Echoes, August 1, 1981

From the archives of MIDNIGHT RAVER BLOG contributor Doug Wendt AKA ‘MIDNIGHT DREAD,’ comes a very early story on an emerging subgenre of sound called ‘DUB.’ Please visit MIDNIGHT DREAD at his website ( for deep reggae archives.  Also, please visit his Facebook page also.  Give thanks to...
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Icons: Looking Forward With Lee “Scratch” Perry

While others might debate his sanity or dwell on his imposing legacy, The Upsetter himself stays focused on creating something new. Ask a lot of people both inside and outside of Jamaica about Lee “Scratch” Perry and they’ll tell you he’s crazy. Even if they acknowledge that the...
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King Jammy At The Controls

I came across this 60-minute documentary on You Tube about legendary producer and dub musician King Jammy.  This documentary is available for purchase HERE.  I highly recommend it.  It is an interesting look inside the world of dub. I think I own almost every King Jammy’s release, and...
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