year is 1989. Nuff and nuff things are going
on in the world as communism seemed to
collapse and the last decade of the 20th
century is dawning at the horizon.
Mad Professor is working on yet another
superb album in his DUB ME CRAZY series.
He's been doing it for the last seven years
and he's not about to stop either.
From 1982 to 1993, the Mad Professor
released twelve albums in the DUB Me Crazy
series. They're all reviewed by the Dubroom
and not without reason. Not only does the
series itself give a perfect overview for
the evolution of DUB throughout the 1980's
(and a little bit further than that), it has
put the Mad Professor at the top of the top
of DUB engineers.
In the 9th Chapter, the Mad Professor
once again keeps up to his own standards,
wherein each and every aspect of the Art of
DUB is given the right attention. Subtle
effects you might only hear when you're
listening on headphones with your ears
closed in an Ire vibration, but also hard
hitting changes in atmosphere and most of
all: a deep, deep bass.
Twelve original Ariwa riddims, several
vocalists, a whole variety of effects
including some impressive echoing: it's
clear that throughout the 1980's, the Mad
Professor acquired more and more devices
enabling him to express his talents in an
This 1989 release shows it without a