you heard the excellent Blood & Fire
release "In the Light & Dub"
and you agreed with me about the
extraordinairy good vibes that you could
find on that one, you will probably also
agree with me, that this album is a worthy
follw up for that one. 10 Tracks from one of
reggae's finest artists from one of reggae's
finest times (late 1970's) with their
accompanieing Dub versions, a booklet packed
with information, we're almost getting used
to the fine work that Blood & Fire
delivers to us, but it's kinda special.
It's too bad that most of the time there
is a little bit of silence between the vocal
and the dub, although this has been tried to
reduce to a minimum. But the annoying aspect
is the fact there is a little bit of
silence, and even if it is reduced to the
minimum, it is still there. With all
possibilities in technology, this could have
been done. But it would have added something
to the music which originally has not been
However, almost every track on this album
is a killer, and not a filler.
"Skylarking" can't really move me
that much, although it is probably one of
Horace's most well-known tunes. Not only
does Horace Andy have a magnificant voice,
the music on Good Vibes rocks hard as well.
Extraordinairy well. The dub mixes are heavy
and intense. Most are mixed by Prince Jammy.
This is not old skool dub, this is old