Definition of dubplate in English:

dubplate

Line breaks: dub|plate
Pronunciation: /ˈdʌbpleɪt
 
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noun

An acetate or test pressing of a vinyl record, typically one featuring a dub version of a reggae song that is not yet on general release: the hottest tunes could be heard on dubplates prior to their official release
More example sentences
  • It had been doing the rounds as a dubplate (one-off acetate pressings of highly desirable tracks issued to DJs pre-release) since the 1976 Notting Hill Carnival, but didn't see general release for several years.
  • That, my friends is called a test press or acetate or dubplate.
  • He was a young DJ supporting their tunes, so they cut him a VIP dubplate and they all decided to work together after that.

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