Paul Huxtable

Sound System Culture: Celebrating Huddersfield's Sound Systems

(First Hardback Printing)

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Credits
Author Paul Huxtable
Editor Al Fingers
Editor Mandeep Samra
First Published by One Love Books
Date
First Hardback Printing
Identifying Codes
ISBN 10 0956777341
ISBN 13 978-0956777348
Format Hardback
Publication Location England
Genre
Page Count 128 pages
Language English
Original Language English
Original Title English
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(H × W × D)
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Notes Description
The British town of Huddersfield, nestled within the Pennine hills of West Yorkshire, has played an important role in the history of UK sound system culture. In fact, in relation to the town’s size, its contribution to the UK’s sound system heritage is quite phenomenal. Featuring a wealth of previously unseen archival material, this book celebrates the people and sounds that helped establish Huddersfield as the reggae and sound system capital of northern England.

About the Author
Paul Huxtable AKA Dr Huxtable is a sound system builder, selector and founder of Axis, a Huddersfield-based sound system dedicated to playing vintage and classic reggae in a traditional style. A joiner by trade, Huxtable has lived and worked in the West Indies, spending much of his time studying Jamaican sound system culture while promoting and working with foundation reggae artists.

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