Library Rock's Backpages

Augustus Pablo

Augustus Pablo

10 articles

List of articles in the library

By date | By writer | Most recently added

Dub: Reggae's Cutting Edge

Overview by Idris Walters, Street Life, 1 November 1975

RIGHT NOW, Dub is at the cutting edge of reggae. ...

New Musick: Dub

Overview by Vivien Goldman, Sounds, 3 December 1977

Dub = Surprise Dub = Strobe (it flash your eyes/hypnotise) Dub = Pulse Dub = Frontier When you listen to dub:- ...

Augustus Pablo.: A Shadowy Reggae Legend

Report by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 30 September 1984

Personnel: Pablo, keyboards-melodica; Liebert (Gibby) Morrison, lead guitar; Fazal Prendergast, rhythm guitar; Anthony (Asher) Brissett, Errol (Tarzan) Nelson, keyboards; Christopher Meredith, bass; Harry (Harry T) ...

Augustus Pablo: The Kitchen, New York NY

Live Review by Richard Grabel, New Musical Express, 4 May 1985


Augustus Pablo: Rising Sun (Greensleeves GREL 90)***⅝

Review by Jack Barron, Sounds, 29 March 1986

IN THE Chinese puzzle box of sound that comprises reggae's radiological dubstream, there are two types of artist: Augustus Pablo and The Rest. ...

Augustus Pablo: Man from the Hills

Interview by Sean O'Hagan, New Musical Express, 11 October 1986

For over a decade, and through the endless changes in the music's style, the melodica musings of AUGUSTUS PABLO have drifted across reggae, haughty and ...

Lee Scratch Perry: Arkology, Volumes 1-3; Augustus Pablo and Junior Delgado CDs

Review by David Stubbs, Uncut, August 1997

Junior Delgado: Dance A Dub (Big Cat); Augustus Pablo: Augustus Pablo Presents DJs From 70s-80s (Big Cat) ...

Augustus Pablo 1953-99

Obituary by Richard Gehr, Spin, July 1999

JAMAICA'S A QUIRKY PLACE, to say the least, so it's oddly appropriate that its foremost instrumental soloist would turn out to be a low-key virtuoso ...

Augustus Pablo 1953-99

Obituary by Vivien Goldman, Rolling Stone, 8 July 1999

REGGAE LOST one of its most distinctive sounds with the death of producer and instrumentalist Augustus Pablo in Kingston, Jamaica, on May 18th. The cause ...

A Bluffer's Guide To Dub

Guide by John McCready, Jockey Slut, 2000

Note: This piece originally featured in Jockey Slut magazine and was written to serve as an introduction to those who had heard the word Dub ...


back to LIBRARY