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30 Jul 2020

The King Tubby photo contest is ending tonight.

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Please note that our website remains active during the summer holidays but the office will be closed between August 1st and August 17th.

This picture is taken from the King Tubby book and it was taken in 2018 in Greenwich Farm, Kingston, in Lizzy's yard. It was such a pleasure to meet this great early deejay! I had been looking for him for almost 20 years. And this is probably the best picture I took during my 2018 trip.

Lizzy started in the late 60s with Jammy's HiFi sound system. He is an original soundman, who used to wire the sound, to select records and then to deejay. He loved sound systems with a passion! And when he talks about the g...

King Tubby’s legendary sound came from the MCI console that he bought in 1972—and more specifically from a big red knob!

In 1972, Dynamic Sounds got rid of the old MCI console that was used in Studio B. King Tubby bought it on Bunny Lee’s advice, and built a home studio in his mother’s bedroom at 18 Dromilly Avenue, Waterhouse. And it changed everything.

Some say King Tubby dismantled the console to improve it. His childhood friend Snaffles is adamant that King Tubby opened it before his eyes to improve it....

9 Jun 2020


King Tubby's biography in English is almost available. Pre-order it NOW and get a free picture of King Tubby from back in the days!

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