In reggae, all roads lead to the “Riddim Twins”, Sly & Robbie.
They’ve been revered as style-defining icons for years, and together and
individually have a massive influence on the genre. They are also
renowned for their willingness to shatter boundaries and experiment with
sounds. Over the past decades, they have never been shy of leaping over
into other genres – for instance, their timeless, super-tight
production work for Grace Jones...!
Now, Sly & Robbie meet Dubmatix. The Canadian producer and
multi-instrumentalist got his hands on original Sly & Robbie tracks
and spent months crafting this new album, Overdubbed. Dubmatix is
celebrated for his out-of-the-box thinking and willingness to
experiment, and the album shines with fresh ideas.
Sly & Robbie’s tunes, which are originally without vocals, haven’t
simply been dubbed: extracting the individual essence of each track,
Dubmatix has added a plethora of tweaks, ideas and... more