Today, a real crucial 1989 dubplate from Dread & Fred. Released in ’89 on the Jah Shaka Music -label, this tune has had a big influence on UK dub and it’s development. I found a good article on Dread & Fred at Jahtari’s site.
At the age of 16/17 in Bedford, UK, Dread linked up with his brother Fred and started to lay down bassline tracks with a simple Boss drum machine, playing percussion and bongos on top, with a borrowed Yamaha DX7 to compliment the hard core dub… – Pete Murder Tone / Jahtari.org
Read the whole article here, it’s a good one and not too long.