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Re: Lee "Scratch" Perry interview quote on edp
Here are a few that I've found on vinyl lately:
"His Majesty's Dub" - Prince Jammy v King Tubbys
"Black Liberation Dub [Chapter One]" - Mad Professor
"Big Showdown 1980" - Scientist v Prince Jammy
"King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown"
"Reggae Greats - A Dub Experience" - Sly and Robbie - This is my favorite
dub album so far, quite different from the rest with lots of electronic
sounds. I can't tell if it's a real album or a compilation of some kind,
but it rocks and it's got a hideous pink and green album cover,
----- Original Message -----
From: "rich" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, March 20, 2002 3:42 PM
Subject: Re: Lee "Scratch" Perry interview quote on edp
> yeah! definitely into dubby stuffs lately...
> if anybody can point me in the direction of ACTUAL album titles that
> they think are worth checkin' out, please tell me! off list if ya
> think that's the way to go...
> my searches have led me to just a few records...starting slow and
> don't want to experiment with my money in that genre...it's chock
> full of artists i don't know anything about. it's like if you were a
> newbie to Jazz, had some inkling of the sound you liked and didn't
> have anybody to resource for information...where would you start?
> that's me with dub for the last year. itchin' to listen/buy da
> really good stuff and skip some of the crap.
> recent purchases...
> King Tubby and Errol Thompson - The Black Foundation in
> DUB....fantastic, i LOVE this record.
> King Tubby meets uptown Rockers - considered a classic, from what
> i've heard. like this one very much, too!
> also bought a Lee Perry album, forgot the title...him playing with a
> couple o' white guys... crappy, imho.
> anybody have suggestions? i'm more familiar with the new school dub
> stuffs, ala kruder/dorfmeister, thievery, etc... so any help with old
> school jamaican stuff would be tops!
> thanks in advance,
> >well i gotta coupla his rekkids and i dont know much 'bout the guy-but i
> >think his production techniques are all analog and he is spewin about
> >tape echoplex for them there dubby thangs he does so goood good good goo
> >> Don't know how many old school dub fans there are out there, but
> >> King of Dub talking about his 'plex.
> >> http://www.upsetter.net/scratch/words/outer05.html
> >> Grand Royal: [Asks about the equipment & techniques Perry used at the
> >> Ark]
> >> Scratch: I have special ears and special help. Accessories and ESP.
> >> them out, heavy letters. English Soundcraft mixing board. Every time
> >> got to be a Soundcraft. How could I represent my aircraft without a
> >> soundcraft? And Echoplex! Everything I believe have to have X in it.
> >> Echoplex and sex, anything with X. [Lee's wife laughs] I am in it,
> >> charge. Ha ha ha ha ha ha! With the Echoplex we can do anything. We
> >> change energy and feelings. Because on the Echoplex was rising the
> >> ghost of King Arthur. EQ? Soundcraft! The only thing that wasn't
> >> was a Marantz amplifier, because that was sent to me from the planet
> >> And my Yamaha headphones as well - it's got to be Yamaha to make you
> >> and go yamahahahaha! I don't want to use sad things. I don't want to
> >> boring equipment.
> >> Grand Royal: Who taught you the most about music?
> >> Scratch: The earth, the air, the fire, and the water.
> >> D