It is very rare for an artist to transcend the genre of music that they operate in and move onwards and upwards into previously uncharted territory but Keith Hudson is, beyond a shadow of doubt, one of those rare artists. His vocal albums are always quite extraordinary but his dub albums are inevitably something else again. 'Nuh Skin Up' is the final instalment in the triumvirate of Keith Hudson's innovative dub outings that began with 'Pick a Dub', moved on through 'Brand' and culminated in this long overlooked album. A deep, dark and brooding slab of dub that showcases the rhythms of the Soul Syndicate at their most imaginative it was built from mixes taken from Keith's vocal album 'From One Extreme to Another'. Both sets were originally released in 1979 but it is still not clear when or where the dub album was actually mixed and, like much of Hudson's work, it has an air of mystery about it. It is sometimes referred to as 'The Joint' and never came in a 'proper' sleeve but was released (in a very limited edition) on the 'Joint International' label and packaged in a plain cardboard cover with 'Nuh Skin Up' rubber-stamped on the front. 'Joint International' was owned and operated in New York by Keith Hudson and producer/artist Junior Walker. The comprehensive sleeve notes contain an in-depth interview with Junior Walker who has never before spoken about his involvement with Joint International and his working relationship with Keith Hudson. The usual high quality artwork and visuals that have come to be expected from Pressure Sounds complete the package. This set represents Keith Hudson at his most enigmatic and standout tracks, such as 'Ire Ire' and 'Troubles', are as good as anything he ever produced. Sparse, spare and hypnotic dub music from a true master: "'Woke up this morning. First thing I saw was the devil..."
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