Plus elements of dub, disco, funky basslines, and beyond. Kondi Band are releasing a new album, called We Famous, via Strut this September. Kondi Band is formed of LA-based producer Chief Boima, London’s Will LV, and Freetown-based blind musician Sorie Kondi. Across We Famous the trio combine Kondi’s vocals and thumb piano with dub, disco, and electronic textures It follows […]

Featuring remastered audio cut at half speed. DJ Shadow is reissuing his seminal album Endtroducing in a 25th anniversary edition, via Island Records this September. Originally released in 1996, DJ Shadow created Endtroducing almost entirely from samples from an eclectic assortment of vinyl records. The 25th anniversary reissue features remastered audio and is cut at half speed, which the label […]

Producer and performer who worked with Bob Marley and pioneered both dub and roots reggae styles dies in hospital in Jamaica Lee “Scratch” Perry, whose pioneering work with roots reggae and dub opened up profound new depths in Jamaican music, has died aged 85. Jamaican media reported the news that he died in hospital in […]

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