Bunker 8 Deep Dub Rising £55

26th Oct 2007 | 14:14

Bunker 8 Deep Dub Rising

Can Bunker 8 capture the elusive 'good' Dub pack?

MusicRadar rating:

1.5 stars

A poor attempt from a usually solid sample producer. Avoid.

Like:

You don't have to buy it.

Dislike:

Poor choice of samples and instruments. Nasty, clipped sounds.

Dub libraries can be tricky things to get right, and unfortunately, Deep Dub Rising – from the usually excellent Bunker 8 – doesn't get it right at all.


DDR fails to capture the authentic dub sound in the same way that sitting in a shopping trolley fails to capture the excitement of professional Formula One racing.

Many of the sounds are poorly recorded or clipped and the whole vibe is way off – what's with the 'rock' guitars? Whatever this is, it isn't dub, and it's not particularly good, either.

The perfect present for anyone who hates dub, music production in general, and themselves.

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