Ethiopian music is doing rather well in Israel, if this new single by the Hoodna Orchestra is any indication of what’s going on there. The first track is a warm paean to old 60s and 70s music out of Addis Ababa, and the next is pure dub meatiness.
Byzantine Time Machine are a new discovery, thanks to a darling friend in Italy who hipped me to their mix of ethno-dub music a few months ago.
Gang Of Four never got enough credit as one of England’s finest post-punk bands. Even when they went through a pop phase, they pulled it off with panache. Thankfully, this is prime era GoF.
Dub and reggae are wonderfully adaptable. This compilation by NICE UP! Records is half-way through Advent, and there are six more freebies to come.
John Zorn, Bill Laswell, Rob Burger and Kevin Norton perform a new soundtrack for a Polish production of Nosferatu. Heavy prog vibes here.
Of the the true masterpieces of the dub genre, here are Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry & The Upsetters doing mighty damage to your bass amp.
Augustus Pablo turns out the be the first post of the year. A bit of Dub to start of 2016 works for me.
Rather decent dub from one of the best in the genre, King Tubby.
A Miscellany of Tasteful Music – 01-16-2014 by Rudy Carrera on Mixcloud Finally, we’ve begun podcasting! Don’t worry, this is more of a practice run. Expect lots more music, commentary, maybe an interview here and there. Enjoy!
Beneath The Valley by Miss Phi 1.61803399 on Mixcloud Though I don’t know the host personally outside of comments back and forth, Miss Phi 1.61803399 has a stunningly good ear for dub, jungle, drum & bass and Reggae. Click her name and see what she’s offering – it’s quite a varied bag, all of high …