Lee Perry's voice drops in, when the two
engineers meet at the Dub Table in Ariwa
Studio's. The riddims are varied, some are
mixed crucially where others might very well
be filed into the "Reggae
Instrumental" category. Allbeit, that
not all tracks are Reggae...
Indeed: It's time for a meet-up of
Scientist and the Mad Professor and that
means nothing is the way it seems.
Both Scientist and the Mad Professor need no
introduction, especially not for the lovers
of DUB Music.
King Tubby's protégée may never have
been financially compensated for the many
things he done behind the mixing board
during the 1970's and onward, but that
doesn't take away he did it nevertheless.
The legendary Greensleeves series based on
cartoon and early computer game characters,
The man who started Ariwa Studio's and
did his part to keep DUB Alive with his Dub
Me Crazy Series keeps on producing and
touring the world with his DUB act. The
totality of his releases is easily counted
with three or perhaps even four figures.
And so, when Scientist and the Mad
Professor meet up at the Ariwa Studio's, the
expectations are just very, very high. And
then it might be a bit of a disappointment
to discover that even though there are some
precious gems on the album, a couple of
riddims would rather fit in the category
Lee Perry's voice is dubbed in and out,
not a thing that everyone can apprecilove as
well. Sure, snippets here and there, but
there are longer parts and then just before
you want to skip to the next tune, it's
over. Some might love it, and others won't.
A nice album for those that would
consider themselves avid collectors of DUB,
but it doesn't meet up with the expectations
one and ones might have when they see the