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Skatalites From Paris With Love

Bounce, bounce! Groovin' to the Skatalites's latest release … Read more »

Burnt Friedman & The New Dub Players Can't Cool

From the opening moments of Can't Cool, Berlin-based Burnt Friedman's fourth long-player, you can sense that he's broadened his horizons even further and that the album is going to be funky as shit.… Read more »

Krazy Knockout

Krazy scores a victory over Knockout with a melodic whistle and tricky break, leaving Knockout cold and chaotic.… Read more »

Babylon is Ours The USA in Dub

Dub is clearly on the rise in the US, as Babylon Is Ours quickly shows. Check the differing use of frequency range, mixing techniques and instrumentation, as each artist's vision of dub covers quite a broad spectrum.… Read more »

Ghetto Priest Vulture Culture

On.U posse front man and brooding lyricist Ghetto Priest lets forth on this deep debut, pairing his dark lyrics and soulful delivery with Adrian Sherwood's swirling production.… Read more »

Augustus Pablo Pablo In Fine Style

It seems like there will always be "unreleased," "rare" and "undiscovered" Augustus Pablo tracks to release, and it's easy to believe that Pablo In A Fine Style is just more of the same.… Read more »

Various Artists Roots of Dub Funk 3

The third release from the UK's Dub Funk Association comes across in sort of a dark, Bill Laswell vein, wrapping your brain in hissing echoes while thick basslines punch you in the gut.… Read more »

Manasseh Meets the Equalizer Step Like Pepper

Smoked-out, dusted, what have you-Nick Manasseh's latest project explores otherworldly dreamscapes punctured by thick, throbbing bass. Not that this is typical stoner music, of course.… Read more »

Adrian Sherwood Never Trust a Hippy

Using subtle filters, complicated audio transformations and stereo manipulations, London dub hooligan Adrian Sherwood brings the music into the 21st century.… Read more »

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