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Saturday, May 21 • 12:15pm - 1:45pm
Dub: History and Future FULL

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Join Mad Professor, a pioneer of dub’s Joshua generation, for a history class. Learn how Dub and reggae originated; what reggae looks, sounds, and feels like in the UK; and what the future will bring to the genre. Mad Professor will also touch on Recording techniques, Black music in England in general, and show an example of a dub mix. At the end, he opens the floor to attendees from questions.

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Mad Professor

Born in 1955, Mad Professor has been at the forefront of dub’s Joshua generation that followed pioneers Lee “Scratch” Perry and King Tubby. As a boy, Neil Joseph Stephen Fraser became known as Mad Professor due to his fascination with electronics. He emigrated from his native Guyana to London at age 13, and in the 70s recorded lovers rock artists such as fellow Guyanese Deborahe Glasgow. In the 1980s, Mad Professor released... Read More →

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Hacking Sound (Systems)

The resurgence of a technological Maker Culture is undeniable, and Moogfest is a gathering for all those enthused by new tools for creative expression. This program includes a historical look at the evolution of dub reggae and home-made sound systems, radiating outwards from its native Jamaica. These artists and producers were hardware hackers, much like the creative technologists working on interactive sonic experiences and generative music... Read More →


Saturday May 21, 2016 12:15pm - 1:45pm
21c Museum Hotel, Gallery 5 111 N. Corcoran St, Durham, NC 27701

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