Philip Smart

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Philip Smart – PT 1/2 – The legendary reggae producer chats how it all started on the island and got into music as a yute. Pablo connection. Still in school and book a half hour studio time. How they started mixing. The tubby connection—learning the studio vibes. How he was able to recognise his first hit record as a producer and how they dealt with the girls!

Philip Smart – PT  2/2 – Smart talks about his King Tubby connection, how he learned the finer points of mixing and cutting dubs from the dub master. Then he speaks on his decision to move to the U.S. and establish his own studio, and the challenges of making reggae music inna foreign. “You have to get the sound as close to JA as possible otherwise they wouldn’t work here.”

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