For those not on Compa’s mailing list you may have missed the upload of his mini-doc on cutting dubs at Dub Studio in Bristol. It’s a seven minute talking head of Dub Studio owner Henry Bainbridge (aka Henry Heatwave of The Heatwave fame) discussing the art form that is cutting records, with a bit of gear porn thrown in.
Check it out embedded below then get ordering. More dubs please.
At the start of my Spring Tour earlier this year, I headed to Bristol to play the Deep Medi takeover at Motion club. That afternoon I visited Dub Studio, run by Henry Bainbridge, to cut a dub plate especially for the show.
I get asked questions about dubplates often; Where do you cut them? How much do they cost? What’s the process? I put these questions to Henry and here are his answers…