Another very eclectic mix of stuff inna Echo Chamber: from the excellent Love Trio in Dub (feat. U Roy), to Cabaret Voltaire; from the rootical sounds of the Love Grocer, to the brand new Devotion album from Cheb i Sabbah. And this was just the tip of the iceberg.
Well, it was one of those weeks when so much new stuff arrived that it was hard to get to everything. The latest Chimp Beams:http://www.myspace.com/chimpbeams; straight from the artist tracks from Love Grocer (Big D!), Tony Dubshot:http://www.myspace.com/tonydubshot, Trevor The Technician McKenzie, and Daily Bread Dub. New downloads from eMusic.com…and, a whole bunch of great new stuff from Six Degrees:http://www.sixdegreesrecords.com, including Cheb i Sabbah’s excellent new Devotion. All one can say is Wow!
Tonight we celebrated the life of, and mourned the passing of, Mikey Dread. All reggae/dub DJs are forever in debt to the Dread at the Controls, Michael Campbell…who went on to Zion March 15, 2008 at the young age of 54.
In celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8th) and National Women’s History Month, the Echo Chamber presented its annual Beautiful Sounds of Women…Around the World special. And what a varied list of women singers players we had on this year’s show