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Live: Lee “Scratch” Perry, The Congos, Peaking Lights and Even More Dub in NYC

Prior to last night’s Red Bull Music Academy dub extravaganza, the last show that I saw at Le Poisson Rouge was a hardcore show, part of the sprawling New York’s Alright festival. Naturally, no one … read more »

POSTED May 31, 2013 12:36PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , ,

Sun Araw’s Dummy Mag Mix MP3

Sun Araw is a transporter, we’ve said it before. Maybe he should open a travel agency: Sun Araw’s Guided Tours of Music and the Islands. The beginning of his mix for Dummy Mag is littered … read more »

POSTED November 10, 2011 4:45PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , ,

Premiere Album Stream: Roots Manuva Meets Wrong Tom – Duppy Writer

For those who remember it, Roots Manuva‘s “Witness (1 Hope)” is the zenith of the one-man genre known as UK Hip-Hop That Sounds Like Dubplates From 2076. When it came out in July 2001, the … read more »

POSTED September 17, 2010 4:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Video: Jahdan Blakkamoore, “The General”

The first video from the excellent Buzzrock Warrior mines the grit of the album, with “The General” a combination of Jahdan going hard in his evocative, roots-inflected voice and direct, dubsteppy beats by Matt Shadetek … read more »

POSTED April 5, 2010 12:50PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , ,

Stream: Extra Classic, “Congo Rebel” MP3

Our girl Dri, who we featured in FADER #51, is back with her smoky ghost-voice. Only, instead of applying it to lilting, gauzy electronic pop, she’s now fronting a straight rootsy dub band called Extra … read more »

POSTED February 9, 2010 4:55PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,