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Dub Fx / Dub Fx
Album:Dub Fx Collection:Reggae
Artist:Dub Fx Added:08/2005
Label:Pyramid Records Group 

 Recent Airplay
1.Jul 15, 2007:My First Show Ever
Tell Me What You Want
4.Nov 30, 2005:BubbaDubba
Children of Zion
2.Mar 15, 2006:The Dub Space
Tell Me What You Want
5.Nov 30, 2005:Acid Jam
One Sided Dub
3.Feb 08, 2006:The Dub Space
The Money
6.Nov 23, 2005:BubbaDubba
One Sided Dub, Hard Road

Album Review
Sadie McFarlane
Reviewed 2005-09-04 
Dub FX – Dub FX (Pyramid Music)
Reviewed by Sadie O., 9/4/05
US (San Jose?) Pop/Reggae – when they’re on, they sound a lot like vintage Steel Pulse, which is a fine thing for a band to sound like. Unfortunately, then they’re not on, they can get a bit cringe-worthy. The music is generally quite enjoyable, with good production and a very strong horn section, and the main lead singer has a soulful delivery, but they could really use a new lyricist – too many songs are like New Kids on the Block goes Rock Steady. Pity – they could be a decent band, but they’re clearly focused on mass market appeal.
No FCCs that I could make out, although track 12 is pretty suggestive. Best track by far is 10, with 11 and 1 close behind.
1. 3:46 **definitely the “hit” – good complex reggae sound and dub/toast break midway through.
2. 4:24 *ska tempo and reggae riddim alternate. Rather insipid lyrics, but pleasant enough sound.
3. 3:32 old-school rock steady riddim with bubbling keyboard. Again, lyrics like a boy band.
4. 4:13 same like track 3 with a bit of dubwise thrown in.
5. 3:02 same like track 3. Here’s where it gets cringe-worthy; for Jah’s sake quit sniveling, bwoy!
6. 5:20 **much better – nice full midtempo reggae sound, sufferation lyrics.
7. 5:12 **Roots Rock Reggae, rasta lyrics, very Steel Pulse-style delivery.
8. 4:04 more stuff like tracks 3-5.
9. 5:53 uptempo, decent lyrics about uniting in the struggle. Somewhat sophomoric hip hop break. Smooth-jazzy near end.
10. 4:32 ***nice bouncy beat, more Jamaican-sounding vocalist, sufferation lyrics.
11. 5:01 **fun production, lots of scratch-n-sniff.
12. 4:49 a bit slick musically, all about sexual invitation.
13. 4:08 rock steady riddim, somewhat overproduced guitar, swaggering lyrics.
14. 3:57 perfectly respectable (if not ground-breaking) dub track.

Track Listing
1.Tell Me What You Want 8.Yesterday
2.Busted 9.Tiger
3.Little Bird 10.More Den a Million
4.So Please 11.The Money
5.Come Again 12.Lonely Man
6.Hard Road 13.Big Shot
7.Children of Zion 14.One Sided Dub