Articles tagged dub

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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16 Oct 2014 // 10:53 AM

Andy Stott - “Faith in Strangers” (audio)

Today Manchester electronic music producer Andy Stott unveils the title track from his upcoming release Faith in Strangers’.

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Steve Mason & Dennis Bovell: Ghosts Outside

Ghosts Outside is a worthwhile addition to Mason’s small discography. This is a record that, despite its flaws, occupies an interesting niche and a fascinating approach to a remix.

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Extra Classic: Your Light Like White Lightning, Your Light Like a Laser Beam

Extra Classic pays homage, and shows its own vitality, when they build off of Jamaican music, but the band should find subject material a bit closer to home.

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8 Nov 2010 // 8:20 AM

Onmutu Mechanicks: Nocturne

Nocturne is a murky Drexciya album by Onmutu Mechanicks gone dub, minimal, and without the thrashing TR-808.

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The Orb feat. David Gilmour: Metallic Spheres

The sound of Pink Floyd's lead guitar sits on top of the Orb's music rather than inside of it. That's good, but not good enough.

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Lee “Scratch” Perry and the Golden Age of Roots: ‘Super Ape’

From the irresistible call of the opening drums to the indeterminate farewell of the last, fading chant, 'Super Ape' incarnates a sonic world, a microcosm of rhythm, mix, melody, and toasting that, whatever your personal tastes, stands replete and to itself.

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At its best, Cologne's Phantom Band offered a sense of what Can might have sounded like had the group pursued its original vision into the 1980s.

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Horace Andy and Alpha: Two Phazed People

With the help of Alpha’s confident, well-crafted beats, Horace Andy proves that he is still in integral part of the music world.

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Various Artist: Round Black Ghosts 2

The second attempt at rounding up the finest spectral dubstep progeny by Stefan Betke's (aka Pole) ~Scape label.

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2 Jun 2009 // 9:00 PM

Franz Ferdinand: Blood

The problem with Blood is that it functions much more effectively as a companion to Tonight: Franz Ferdinand than as its own work.

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Joe Gibbs: Scorchers from the Mighty Two

When listening to a compilation like Scorchers from the Mighty Two, ownership of a certain piece of music seems like a quaint and inconsequential idea. There's a communal spirit that reigns.

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10 Sep 2008 // 10:00 PM

Pole: 1 2 3

Pole exists in minimalism's ghetto and its grotto, impoverished and sparse but never lacking in appreciation of its personal surroundings.

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Beyond World War III is not a lost classic so much as one that was never found—and hopefully that can change.

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Various Artists: Furry Selection

Super Furry Animals bassist Guto Pryce takes a spin through the apparently bottomless Trojan back catalogue and produces a surprisingly cohesive mix of ‘70s rocksteady and dub reggae.

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Marina and the Diamonds Wrap Up U.S. Tour at Terminal 5 (Photos)

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"Marina's star shines bright and her iridescent pop shines brighter. Froot is her most solid album yet. Her tour continues into the new year throughout Europe.

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