5/21/2014 ECHO CHAMBER

 

Another week with so many great new dubwise releases that they filled most of Dr. StrangeDub's half of the program. First up was the crucial, pure roots release "Send em to Outer Space" from Yabass & Friends (coming out June 16). This album will be released on the new Atomic Sounds label - a collaborative effort of Super DJ Pat Brilman (aka 'DJ Atomic Brillie') and Gibsy Rhodes, founder of the SpringlineJamaica label.  This was followed by the excellent "Globalistic" album by HiFi Champion (on Rebel B Records); the bouncy "Watch How You Walk" single (with a very serious message) from Jah Wobble & PJ Higgins (on Sonar Kollectiv); and the tasty new "Rubadub Musik EP" from The Ital Ensemble ft. Skarra Mucci (on AudioKnot). After this, the good doctor played a couple songs from string virtuoso David Lindley - recorded nearly 30 years apart - to celebrate his recent show at the great Cedar Cultural Center. Other choice new releases included the single "The Science of Agriculture" from Ras Takura & Mutabaruka (from the upcoming "Food War" album); the "Irie Vibe EP" from Uptown Rebel ft. Leah Rosier (on ODG); "Specialist presents Alborosie & friends" (VPAL); and "Dubmatix In Dub" (Echo Beach). And yet more new items from Dublaw, NASA, and Hollie Cook.  Filling out the show with classic tracks and more from Sly Dunbar, Scientist, UB40, Linton Kwesi Johnson & Dennis "Blackbeard" Bovell, Pablo Gad, Tricky (remixing Billie Holliday), E.R.S., Sir Coxson Sound, Brain Damage meets Vibronics, Fela Kuti, and others...

Playlist Tracks: 
*Yabass & the Breadwinners - Roots Controller
Album: Send em to Outer Space; Label: Atomic Sound
*Hi-Fi Champion - Save Congo (ft. Brother Culture)
Album: Globalistic; Label: Rebel B Records
*Hi-Fi Champion - Save Congo (version)
Album: Globalistic; Label: Rebel B Records
*Jah Wobble & PJ Higgins - Watch How You Walk (Dennis Bovell Remix)
Album: Watch How You Walk EP; Label: Sonar Kollectiv
*The Ital Ensemble (ft. Skarra Mucci) - Rubadub Musik
Album: Rubadub Musik EP; Label: AudioKnot
David Lindley & El Rayo-X - Pay the Man
Album: El Rayo X; Label: Elektra/Asylum
David Lindley - Plethora of Bouzoukia
Album: Big Twang; Label: self-release
African Head Charge - Stoned Age Man
Album: Voodoo of the Godsent; Label: On-U Sound
Chicago Afrobeat Project - West Ganji
Album: Chicago Afrobeat Project; Label: CAbP
Dubamix - Tripalium Dub
Album: Pour Qui Sonne le Dub; Label: ODG
Brain Damage meets Vibronics - Siege of Kut
Album: Empire Soldiers; Label: Jarring Effects
*Ras Takura & Mutabaruka - The Science of Agriculture
Album: Food War (upcoming release); Label: Free soundcloud.com download
Ras Takura & Royal African Soldiers - Jamaican Food
Album: Runaway Slaves; Label: self-release
*Dublaw - Bullet Steppa
Album: Suburban Roots; Label: Svaha Sound
Los Destellos - Onsta La Yerbita
Album: The Rough Guide To Latin Psychedelia; Label: Rough Guide
Philipp Greter - Pax (Horns Dub)
Album: AudioArt presents Op'ra Dub Style; Label: Irie Ites / One-Drop
Billie Holiday/Tricky - Strange Fruit
Album: 54U; Label: tricky.com
Aldubb - The Center of Gravity (ft. Hornsman Coyote)
Album: Welcome to Bassland; Label: One-Drop
*Hollie Cook - Desdemona
Album: Twice; Label: Mr. Bongo
*Uptown Rebel ft. Leah Rosier - Irie Dub
Album: Irie Vibe EP; Label: ODG
Dub Suppliaz - The Girl from India (Lendublikation Mix)
Album: The Girl from India EP; Label: Aztek Electronic Music
Bombay Dub Orchestra - Bohemia Junction (Bombay Dub's Old School Dub)
Album: Bohemia Junction Remixes; Label: 6º
*Dubmatix - 16 Stone Dub (ft. Earl Zero)
Album: In Dub; Label: Echo Beach
*Alborosie - Burning and Looting (ft. Kymani Marley)
Album: Specialist presents Alborosie & friends; Label: VPAL
Sir Coxson Sound - Tribute to Mohammed Ali
Album: King of the Dub Rock; Label: Tribes Man/Greensleeves
NASA ft. Karen O - I Shot the Sheriff
Album: single; Label: self-release/soundcloud.com
NASA - I Shot the Sheriff (instrumental)
Album: single; Label: self-release/soundcloud.com
sUb_modU - Arhumba
Album: Circles EP; Label: BBE
E.R.S. - We Are Rising (demo)
Album: unreleased ; Label: unreleased
(Blackbeard dubs) Linton Kwesi Johnson - Brain Smashing Dub
Album: LKJ In Dub; Label: Island
Blackbeard - Blaubart
Album: I Wah Dub; Label: EMI/More Cut
4th Street Orchestra - Take Five
Album: Scientific, Higher Ranking Dubwise and Yuh Learn; Label: Virgin/EMI
Matumbi - Wishing on a Star
Album: Music in the Air; Label: Trojan
Dennis Bovell - El Passoah
Album: Brain Damage; Label: EMI/Front Line
Sly Dunbar - Dirty Harry
Album: Sly, Wicked & Slick; Label: Virgin/EMI
Augustus Pablo - Satta Dub
Album: King Tubbys meets Rockers Uptown; Label: Shanachie
Scientist - Every Dub Shall Scrub
Album: Scientific Dub; Label: Clocktower
Roots Radics meets King Tubbys - The Highest
Album: More Dangerous Dub; Label: Greensleeves
UB40 - B-Line
Album: Present Arms in Dub; Label: Virgin/DEP International
Jah Wobble & Deep Space - As Thick as Thieves
Album: Largely Live in Hartlepool and Manchester; Label: 30 Hertz
Bill Laswell - Thunupa
Album: Sacred System Chapter Two; Label: ROIR
Fela Kuti - Lady
Album: The Best Best of...; Label: MCA
Pablo Gad - Blood Sucker Disco Mix
Album: The Best of...; Label: Reggae On Top
teebs - Wavxxes (ft. Lars Hornveth)
Album: Estara; Label: Ninja Tune
The Lions - Thin Man Skank
Album: Jungle Struttin'; Label: Ubiquity
The Lions - Ethio-Steppers (excerpt)
Album: Jungle Struttin'; Label: Ubiquity
Program: 
Air Date: 
May 21, 2014

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