Definition of dub reggae in English:

dub reggae

noun

  • A genre of popular dance music made from remixing reggae recordings.

    ‘Phase Selector Sound's inventive dub reggae recordings transcend their Music City origins’
    • ‘His latest album shows Deadbeat returning to the roots of dub reggae, a sound that has shaped his productions since the get-go.’
    • ‘Originally from Sacramento and now based in New York, this fivesome makes moody, wide-screen rock textured with all manner of influences from dub reggae to funk.’
    • ‘While the latter kept an ear on what was becoming known as world music and was a fierce advocate of dub reggae, Peel's addiction to the new was leading him into places where a roots rocker like Kershaw feared - or preferred not - to tread.’
    • ‘I used to be a lot more into punk, early hip-hop, and dub reggae.’
    • ‘If you've lived in this city long enough, and happen to have a sweet spot for the deep and soulful sounds of roots, rock steady and dub reggae, then you're probably familiar with at least one incarnation of Moss Raxlen's Dub Lounge.’
    • ‘Dance music is at its most exciting when it's at its most impure, whether it's Detroit techno's mixture of Kraftwerk and Funkadelic or drum n' bass's marriage of dub reggae and rave.’
    • ‘The album Much More Than Much Love has taken 18 months to come together, and sees Quaye fleeting between his favourite genres, including dub reggae, hip hop and West Coast country rock.’
    • ‘Over the course of an hour, you pick up traces of dub reggae, bossa nova, ‘grime’ garage and, on Too Cold, something that recalls the score of a lost West End musical.’
    • ‘Albums by Lee Perry and King Tubby, the pioneers of dub reggae, are also in the collection.’
    • ‘Oasis also stakes out very different sonic terrain, nodding to electronic pop, dub reggae, and sixties psychedelia.’
    • ‘Third in the line-up were music-scene veterans Brother Vegetable, playing their trademark dub reggae festival favourites.’
    • ‘Prosper will be a special guest co-host with Mick Sleeper on Soul Shakedown Party as they explore the influence of dub reggae on electronic dance music.’
    • ‘The Blondie boys, led by Chris Stein, are in snappy form: their métier is still mainly sharp new-wave pop, though they have a crack at dub reggae on Background Melody and folk on Magic.’
    • ‘But stuff that I would previously have skipped over, like dub reggae, jungle and hip hop began to seep through.’
    • ‘Thirty years ago he fused the sound of punk with dub reggae and early hip-hop acts and created something new.’
    • ‘However, Rodriguez cites salsa music as his main influence, along with such unlikely sources as Gang of Four, Miles Davis, the Mahavishnu Orchestra, Genesis and dub reggae.’
    • ‘If you've ever wondered why no one ever dares to combine southern soul, dub reggae, folk and country well, wonder no more, dear reader.’
    • ‘Selected by DJ Stéphane Cocke, this tasteful spread of local tunes touches on house, bossa nova, broken beat, dub reggae, hip hop, pop and points in between.’
    • ‘Japan has a long history with dub reggae, and the latest chapter's a good one.’
    • ‘Of course, there's unreleased stuff for the die-hard fan, including a dub reggae remix of Playgroup's ‘Bring It On’ and Yello's ‘Soul On Ice.’’