9/25/2013 Echo Chamber


Flying solo this week due to the good Dr.‘s bad cold (in commemoration of which d.j. babyswiss spun his Mutant Frogs track “Big Bad Rhino” twice back-to-back, the first time as a bumper), The Cheese broadcast from orbit around Titan this week, and those tuned in got to hear a cut from Ott’s debut album Blumenkraft, the first time we’ve spun anything by him that wasn’t from Hallucinogen In Dub. We really “Ott-a” dig into this guy’s back-catalogue; it’s exactly the kinda stuff this show’s made of! By the way, we just missed yet another of his TC appearances… Swiss has gOTTa keep an eye peeled (Ewww, gross!) for future Ott gigs. Celestial bodies The Sun and Io got to be back-announce bumpers… we’re gonna have to do more of that! Lotsa rootical “showcase discomix” business figured into the playlist this week, as did a bunch of impossibly rare 45 dubs and toasts Swiss found on YouTube some years back, many by various collections of “All Stars” named after their record labels. And for those puzzling over the name “Earth Wind & Fire” listed as the track rather than the artist, …it’s not a mistake, it’s Paul Blackman’s 12” on the UK’s Daddy Kool label, itself also the home of Chap. 3 of Prince Far-I’s “Cry Tuff Dub Encounter” series. Look for the good Doctor to join in the fun next week, and in the meantime… wish him well.

Playlist Tracks: 
Mutant Frogs - Cassini at Titan
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Easy Star All Stars - Within You Without You
Album: Easy Star's Lonely Hearts Dub Band; Label: Easy Star
Dub Caravan meets Hornsman Coyote - Natty On Board
Album: Breath of Peace; Label: Dread Camel
Ott - Smoked Glass and Chrome
Album: Blumenkraft; Label: Twisted
Tipsy - Chop Socky
Album: Buzzz; Label: Ipecac
Io (the actual Jovian moon) - electromagnetic frequencies recorded by NASA satellite
Album: n/a; Label: NASA
Ruddy Thomas & Trinity - Windy Day/What a Windy Day
Album: Joe Gibbs 12" Reggae Discomix Showcase vol. 3; Label: JGM/17 North Parade
The Revolutionaires (Revolutionaries) - Jamintel
Album: Gold Mine Dub; Label: Greensleeves
Wayne Jarrett & Silver Fox - Saturday Night Jamboree
Album: Greensleeves 12" Rulers; Label: Greensleeves
The Drastics - Cosmic Awareness
Album: Jamaica Party Time v.a.; Label: Jump Up
The Sun (the real one) - electromagnetic frequencies recorded by NASA satellite
Album: n/a; Label: NASA
Squeechie Nice - Ghost Rider
Album: 12"; Label: Greensleeves
Sub Dub - Drifting
Album: s-t; Label: ambient
Combustible Edison - Laura's Aura
Album: the impossible world; Label: Sub Pop
Tristan Palmer - Collie Man
Album: 12"; Label: Education
Mutant Frogs - Skankworks in Orbit
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
*Indubious - Jammy
Album: Wake the Lion; Label: s-r
Black Magic - Roots
Album: Black Magic Dub; Label: FORM (Federarion Of Reggae Music)
Errol Brown - Dreads Leaving Babylon
Album: Pleasure Dub; Label: Treasure Isle
Omar & Marsha Perry (Lee's kids!) - Ram Goat Dub
Album: 45; Label: Dip
King Fuzz - Downtown Rock
Album: 45; Label: Ray
Anthony Johnson - Let Go This One
Album: 12"; Label: Greensleeves
Third World - Love Is Out to Get You
Album: 12"; Label: Columbia
Mutant Frogs - Ocean Moon
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Burning Spear - Social Living
Album: 12"; Label: Island
Barry Brown & U-Mike - Tourist Season/Island in the Sun
Album: Joe Gibbs 12" Reggae Discomix Showcase vol. 3; Label: JGM/17 North Parade
Paul Blackman - Earth Wind & Fire
Album: 12"; Label: Daddy Kool
Jackie Mittoo - These Eyes
Album: 12"; Label: Black Roots/Rough Trade
Jackie Mittoo - A Revolting Rockers
Album: The Myestro - In Cold Blood; Label: Third World
Phil Pratt - African Communication
Album: Star Wars Dub; Label: Burning Sounds
Phil Pratt - Tower Dub
Album: Star Wars Dub; Label: Burning Sounds
Johnny Clarke & Jah Shaka - Babylon
Album: 12"; Label: Jah Shaka
Mutant Frogs - Big Bad Rhino (once as bumper; once un-yakked-over)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT ---- (time x2)
*Nappy Riddem - Red Blood
Album: Rock Steady EP; Label: Fort Knox
Unity Unlimited (a.k.a. Rupie Edwards All Stars) - Big TV Little TV
Album: 45; Label: Opportunity
Winston Wright - Power Pack
Album: 45; Label: Camel
Lucky All Stars - Ladbroke Dub
Album: 45; Label: Lucky
The Determinations - Sayonara
Album: This Is Determinations; Label: Zion
Sound Track All Stars - Teachers Rock
Album: 45; Label: Sound Track
Jama All Stars - Fire Duber
Album: 45; Label: Jama
Mutant Frogs - The Rough Bark
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Niney All Stars - Zuzu Zaff
Album: 45; Label: D.I. International
The Skatalites - Burru Style
Album: Hi-Bop Ska; Label: Shanachie
Fat Freddy's Drop - Bones
Album: Blackbird; Label: The Drop
Wareika - One Nation (Wareika's Version to the Sun)
Album: Formation; Label: Tartelet
Air Date: 
September 25, 2013