BABYLON FALL DUB * ROCKERS ALL STARS * ROCKERS * JA
A rich and dark sound on this Dub of Ricky Grant's World War Three. With some Dubs the sampled line(s) chosen from the song can give (especially if the lyrics are not already known) a totally different meaning as to the original song, added to which the very abstract nature of the music itself, making those particular Dub sides perpetual enigmas. As we are told in art history: one of the crucial aspects of the ancient Greek sculpture know as The Venus De Milo, is that because she has no arms, and therefore imperfect, we are constantly trying, in our mind, to replace those arms and make her whole again, and therefore perfect, yet because we have no real idea where those arms should be the process can never be completed, so it remains a perpetual mental action; we are in effect unable to bury her. The action is the basis of thought and life. This is an attempt to say how, in some of its manifestations, art works; and, for me, the same concept applies to the above and certain other Dub cuts.
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