Category Archives: Dub

(May 28, 2015): Visionary – Around the World (feat. Peter Ranking)

From the 2005 single (12″ 45rpm), Around The World / Tempest.  From the Canadian drum and bass duo Dave Whalen and Marcus Sills.  Active from 1996 to 2010.  Prominent 1980s reggae singer Peter Ranking (aka Peter Clarke, Peter Metro, Peter Legore), … Continue reading

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(June 1, 2014): Lindsey Stirling – Elements

From the debut 2012 self-titled album, Lindsey Stirling.  LA based violinist that fuses classical violin with contemporary music, including bass, dubstep, and hip hop. “Crystallize” is the better known tune off the LP.

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(Apr 29, 2013): Asian Dub Foundation – Colour Line

From the 2000 album, Community Music.  When friends complain that contemporary music lacks a protest strand, I often point to this ADF release.   Community Music is all about “speaking truth to power” and has progressive political vision.  Colour line fits perfectly with … Continue reading

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(Feb 6, 2013): Salmonella Dub – Walk Into Your Mind

From the 2009 2xCD album, Freak Controller.  This New Zealand band took their name in 1992 based on their reputation of playing awful dub covers of old popular tunes to open shows — things originally done by Nancy Sinatra, Dr. … Continue reading

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