Articles tagged dub

Thievery Corporation Steals the Night With Truth Bombs at Berkeley Greek

The energy in the Berkeley air crackles as the band and audience unite in a collective groove that makes it feel like the political revolution still has a chance.

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14 Oct 2016 // 1:10 AM

Jah Wobble: In Dub

This collection of selections and collaborations spanning 30 years confirms Jah Wobble as the foremost interpreter and practitioner of dub on the global scale. He is a consummate musician to boot.

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John Brown’s Body: Fireflies

With their 12th record John Brown's Body become the poster children for commitment.

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Jah Wobble and the Invaders of the Heart: Everything Is No Thing

Just because the post-everything bassist Jah Wobble has mellowed doesn't mean his drive has depleted.

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‘Lee Scratch Perry’s Vision of Paradise’ Doesn’t Find the Transcendence Within Perry

In its attempt to worship, Vision of Paradise condescends and exploits.

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Various Artists: Sherwood at the Controls Volume 2 - 1985-1990

The seminal producer/mixer Adrian Sherwood engages Ministry, KMFDM, and the dude from Spearhead. All without losing touch with his post-punk and reggae roots.

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Andy Stott: Too Many Voices

This is everything but a claustrophobic piece of sonic art. On the contrary, this is Stott at his best, a composer whose futuristic music is well-rooted in today’s world.

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Various Artists: Studio One Dub Fire Special

Studio One Dub Fire Special is as clear an overview of dub’s most basic essence as you could ask for.

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Count Ossie and the Rasta Family: Man From Higher Heights

1983's Man From Higher Heights is an interesting chapter in the story of Count Ossie, but it succeeds in adding to that larger story more than it does as a stand-alone album.

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20 May 2016 // 1:05 AM

Lifetones: For a Reason

After his band This Heat came to an end, Charles Bullen saw signs of imminent destruction all around him. This six-song record is a chronicle of that time.

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4 Apr 2016 // 2:42 PM

Andy Stott - “Butterflies” (Singles Going Steady)

The mood is one that Stott fans are already intimately acquainted with: dread stitched to a creeping sense of urgency, cognitive fogginess, the inclination that you may be in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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Andy Stott Releases New Video “Butterflies” and Announces New Album

Much heralded electronic producer Andy Stott is returning with his fourth album, Too Many Voices, releasing 22 April via Modern Love.

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10 Mar 2016 // 2:10 AM

The Orb: Alpine

Ambient house merrymakers expand a recent compilation track into a brief but potent suite.

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African Head Charge: My Life in a Hole in the Ground / Environmental Studies / Drastic Season

Hearing African Head Charge's four LPs now they play like one long, unfolding record, a complex document meshing experiments with structure, old sounds with new, and weaving various traditions into one heady mix.

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Various Artists: Trevor Jackson Presents Science Fiction Dancehall Classics

Multimedia artist Jackson curates this deep dive into Adrian Sherwood's musical cauldron, from whence dub, Afrobeat, punk, and industrial emerge.

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Dralms - “Shook” (audio) (premiere)

Dub meets somber indie rock on this murky new track by the Vancouver band.

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12 Aug 2015 // 1:20 AM

Georgia: Georgia

Like other musical omnivores before her, Georgia is distilling the essence of music of the period.

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The Orb: Moonbuilding 2703 AD

The Orb sail over the moon on this one, making electronic greatness look easy as ever.

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John Brown’s Body: Kings and Queens in Dub

American reggae stalwarts go marching on as their 2013 album is given a successful makeover.

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Andy Stott: Faith in Strangers

With an astonishing lead single and an enveloping album besides, the Manchester producer offers the most vivid expression of his ghostly, brooding vision yet.

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