March 2013 ECHO CHAMBER Archives

3/6/2013 Echo Chamber

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 great list of women singers & players we had on this year’s show: Marcia Griffiths, Phyllis Dillon, Sharon Black, Dawn Penn, Millie Small, Bunny Brissett, Denise Darlington, Ranking Ann, Jennifer Lara, Lorita Grahame, Hollie Cook, PJ Higgins, Cherine, Ms Dynamite, Andrea Parker, Eva B, The Angel (of 60 Channels), SXtheMadArtist (aka Stalo Xinari), Alida Viator, Althea & Donna, Ammoye, Keera Rootz, Niquet, Jenny Mathias, Jahga (of Ragana), Fatima, Georgia Ann Muldrow, Natacha Atlas, Jazzmin Tutum, Soom T, Luisa Maita, Chatta, Etana, Goapele, Barbie Gaye, Leah Rosier, Kirsty Rock, Patsy Todd, Bonnie Pink, Ari Up, and more. Great women singers, players, and producers from around the world. And 4 different versions of “My Boy Lollipop”. What a great show featuring the fairer sex…

3/13/2013 Echo Chamber

Got the ball rolling tonight with the excellent new “Mellowmoon” album from Mayd Hubb meets Joe Pilgrim. This was followed by brand new releases from MakaRon meets Dub Salon, Osiris MC meets Injham, the sublime “Syn” from Twile, 2 Kings (mixed by Sassa’le), Stand High Patrol & Stepart, Process Rebel, Mastermind XS, Dub Rifles, and Tsunami Wazahari. In the middle of the show we ran a very cool nu cumbia mix of Boom One Records releases entitled Boom One’s Cumbia Rub-A-Dub Session at Piper Street Studios Vol.1. Also in the mix this week: Nkulee Dube, Sista M, L&S SymfHoney, Rebelution, Cinematic Orchestra, Akasha, The Heliocentrics, The Orb ft. Lee Scratch Perry, Clive Hunt & the Dub Dancers, Little Tempo, Willie Nelson & Toots Hibbert, Jackie Mittoo, Culture, and more…

3/20/2013 Echo Chamber

Well, our good friend Axel called and said it was a great show… And he was right. Hot new releases from Hotdrop (“Sugar & Spice”), I-Rebel meets MGDK (“Dub-a-Rebel”), Early W~rm (“Hi-Fi Hustlin’”), BDLabs (“Dubocalypse”), and House of David Gang (“Reggae Warrior”). More great new stuff from SynchDub, La Yegros, Ab2o (ft. Leroy Sibbles), Mikkim, Justin Dehart, Mayd Hubb, ChinDub, J Seego, Osiris MC meets Injham, and JStar (remixing Mahala Rai Banda). And what an eclectix mix filling out the show: Toots & the Maytals, Victor Essiet & the Mandators, Longman, Abschalter, Grace Jones, CrandBrand, Ashtech, AB-10, The eskargot miles, Ken Nordine, Miles Davis, The English Beat, Higegakudan, Freddie McGregor, Mutant Frogs, Ranking Ann, Hollie Cook, and more…

3/27/2013 Echo Chamber

The great dub & roots just keeps on flowing inna Echo Chamber… Tons of new releases, including: McPullish’s Shepherd Riddim album (featuring Jahn T, Cheziodek, Island Rose, Tippa Irie, Ken Serious, and more); the “Inna Mi Heart” EP from Omar Perry / Bost & Bim; Banco de Gaia’s Apollo album; DubRaJah’s “Terai” album (on Angel Dust); the Lee Scratch Perry & ERM “Humanicity” album; Righteous Dub’s Righteous Dub Vol 1 EP; and Patrick Del Rey’s “Dub Treatment” EP. More new music from Trevor “The Technician” McKenzie (“No Burden Dub” feat. Robert C), Red Star Martyrs, The Opposition Party, The Seed Organization, Hotdrop, and Stephane LeFrancois & LeMi. Other ingredients in our dub stew included: J Boog, Rebelution, Toots & the Maytals, Eating Betty, SOJA, KingRat, BDLabs, Kukan Dub Lagan, Culture, The English Beat, Ranking Ann, Secret Panels vs. The Assessor, Fish & Goat At the Controls, Adrian Sherwood, Wayne Jarret & Silver Fox, and more…