The first Echo Chamber of the summer months and another varied mix of dubwise fun. New release debuts included: Dub Invaders from High Tone Crew (on Jarring Effects); Jubilee (on Melchizidek Music) from Zema (and the Gladiators); and vintage-sounding soul from the Sweet Vandals on Love Lite (on Unique).
*Don’t Touch That Dial, a tense tale about a child’s prank that gets out of hand. From the Cape Cod Radio Mystery Theater. The White Castle, Part 5, another episode of this Jack Flanders mystical fantasy.
Thione Seck: Assalo (featuring Bombay Jayashri) (Orientation; Sterns Music)
Kumar Sanu: Ed Ladki Ko Dekha (From 1942: A Love Story) (Bollywood: An Anthology of Popular Indian Cinema; Silva Screen)
A.R. Rahman, featuring Hariharan Chitra: Uyire Uyire (Introducing A.R. Rahman; Times Square)
Duke Ellington: Jam with Sam / Skin Deep (Duke Ellington Live! at the 1959 Newport Jazz Festival; Polygram)
The Blue Note 7: Mosaic (Mosaic; Blue Note)
Duke Ellington: Chinoiserie (The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse; Fantasy)
More excellent new releases…and a bit of classic material. Starting things off with the fantastic Lonely Ranger release by Urban Desert, and the sublime A Low High by All India Radio. Following up with new material from RSD (Rob Smith), B.R. Stylers, Volfoniq/Dr. Dub, Dubterror, and more…