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Rob Garza and Eric Hilton, aka electronic duo Theivery Corporation have released the fruits of their labour, recording in Jamaica for their latest full lengther and unsurprisingly given the setting, it’s their most dub-centric record to date. They’ve experimented with dub and roots in the past, not for a whole record admittedly, but as with …

Man vs Sofa, out on 25th February via On-U Sound vs Tectonic Recordings, ‘Man Vs. Sofa’ is the second album by two undeniable heavyweights in UK bass music – Adrian Sherwood and Rob Ellis aka Pinch. From it, the pair have previewed a new track, Lies, which features the legendary Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry. The album …

It’s an unlikely story. A 65 year old Oxfordshire born man who, over the course of his life, has become a world renowned, international DJ and broadcaster who has championed the music of Jamaica across the world, despite, as he says ‘…looking like an accountant or a dentist.” He’s headlined festivals, has regular shows on …

Bass legends Adrian Sherwood and Rob Ellis, aka Sherwood and Pinch, have streamed a track – Retribution, taken from their forthcoming ‘Man vs Sofa’ album, due out on On-U Sound vs Tectonic Recordings on February 25th. The new album see’s the pair move more into the proverbial shadows, with the the beats darker and hinting …

Hip hop owes a debt to reggae although it’s one that is not always appreciated or acknowledged. Jamaican foundation DJs of the early 1970s, like U Roy and Big Youth, chanted over riddims that were usually instrumental versions of popular songs in Jamaica and individual sound systems battled to rule the dancehalls. Fast forward to …

Okey dokey, Adrian Sherwood is back with the follow up to the first Sherwood at the controls this time hitting from ’85 to ’90. Electro, Industrial, Noise, Hip-Hop, Afrobeat and Dub. This time up we get five unreleased tracks plus four tracks previously only available on vinyl, sleeve notes and the usual goodies, so lets have a stroll …

Goodbye Tomorrow

Goodbye Tomorrow are a secretive bunch. The anonymous DJ Collective are back, and following their party focused breakthrough “Feelin’ like Jay-z” track from last year, they have taken a darker, more paranoid, turn on their new track “Keep That”. Which is available to stream now ahead of their new “Tunnel Stripe Exit Ramp” EP. If Anonymous …

Out on November 13th via the legendary Big Dada label is Jungle Revolution in Dub, a rework of Congo Natty’s 2013 Jungle Revolution album. He’s enlisted the help of the great and the good of Dub, both from the Uk and beyond, including Adrian Sherwood alongside Mungos HiFi, Conscious Sounds, Vibronics, Jinx in Dub, King …

Whether it be The Clash covering  ‘Police & Thieves’, DJ Don Letts  spinning reggae at the Roxy or Steel Pulse opening for The Stranglers, dub reggae has  been associated with the punk rock scene, in the UK, USA and beyond, since at least as far back as 1977. The influence, and shared experiences (for starters …

How can you encapsulate the essence of the Jah Wobble experience for beginners and long-standing fans alike? The release of `Redux’ – a sumptuous six CD Boxset anthology, complete with mini-book of sleeve-notes – would be a pretty good start. Containing the old, new and reworked, it’s not the complete works of, but something of …