Tagged: Lee “Scratch” Perry

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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: , , , , ,

Cameron Stallones, M. Geddes Gengras and The Congos: Happy Songs

A group of California musicians tap into the heart and sound of The Congos’ Jamaica. It’s Christmastime in Jamaica, but the red and white Santa decorations dotting the store windows are overwhelmed by orange and … read more »

POSTED March 13, 2012 7:00PM IN FEATURES Comments (7) TAGS: , , , , , ,

Gang Gang Dance, “Mindkilla (Lee Scratch Perry Remix)” MP3

Legendary vibes manager Lee Scratch Perry re-imagined Gang Gang Dance’s psych-cardio track “MindKilla” as an 8-minute mutant dub about rats eating cops. His engineers in Negril, Jamaica loved, “the great voice of Lizzi.” This is, … read more »

POSTED June 22, 2011 2:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,

Heal Yourself and Move: Moog Reggae and Cosmic Dancehall

This week’s Heal Yourself And Move—a biweekly column about dance and electronic music, written by Maryland’s finest, Andrew Field Pickering—presents to you, in honor of the upcoming Season of Slow Cuts, tracks at the impasse … read more »

POSTED May 28, 2010 3:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (4) TAGS: , , ,

Premiere: Lee “Scratch” Perry, “Santa Claus”

This is where Lee Perry goes PoMo/topical with his ode to Santa and Mickey Mouse over a skipping, clapped-out riddim, stoner-bong guitar riff and lava synths that seem like some new form of soca-trance. Lyrically … read more »

POSTED December 1, 2009 1:46PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (4) TAGS: , ,

Lee Perry’s “Blackboard Jungle”: From Dub to Dubstep

Obviously the root sound of dubstep is um, dub, but this video documents legend Lee “Scratch” Perry’s transition into making actual dubstep and does a good job of showing how the genres/cultures inform each other … read more »

POSTED October 28, 2009 3:22PM IN ART+CULTURE VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , ,