No Protection

remix album by Massive Attack

No Protection is the name of a dub remix of Massive Attack's second album Protection. The remix was done by the British dub producer Mad Professor. Mad Professor was contacted by Massive Attack after Protection was released to remix a song for a single. After the single was remixed, the band asked Mad Professor to listen to more of the album to find the possibility of more remixes. The project then became a track by track remix of almost the entire album. Mad Professor heavily edited the original material to form a slow, pulsating mix in which the beat is emphasized, reverb is extensively used and the occasional vocals (many of the tracks are almost entirely instrumental) fade in-and-out in normal dub fashion, making a hypnotic, if hi

No Protection
Remix album by
Released17 February 1995
Trip hop
ProducerMassive Attack, Nellee Hooper
Massive Attack and Mad Professor chronology
No Protection


repetitive, mix. The result is, on paper, more textured than the original, but loses any sense of the jazzy feel of Protection.[1]

Track listing change

  1. "Radiation Ruling the Nation" (based on "Protection") – 1:35
  2. "Bumper Ball Dub" (based on "Karmacoma") – 5:59
  3. "Trinity Dub" (based on "Three") – 4:22
  4. "Cool Monsoon" (based on "Weather Storm") – 7:10
  5. "Eternal Feedback" (based on "Sly") – 6:26
  6. "Moving Dub" (based on "Better Things") – 5:57
  7. "I Spy" (based on "Spying Glass") – 5:07
  8. "Backward Sucking" (based on "Heat Miser") – 6:17

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