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King Tubby, born Osbourne Ruddock in Jamaica in 1941, was a renowned dub reggae producer and engineer. He was a pioneer in the use of mixing and remixing techniques, as well as manipulating sound effects to create stunning sonic landscapes. He worked with numerous artists in the reggae scene, such as Augustus Pablo and Bunny Lee, and is widely considered to have influenced the development of dub music. Sadly, he was shot and killed in 1989.

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