Lee Scratch Perry

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Click Tracks: Jersey Shore pulls punches, Wayne Coyne makes babies, and R. Kelly sweats his tell-all

Click Tracks: Jersey Shore pulls punches, Wayne Coyne makes babies, and R. Kelly sweats his tell-all

Only two episodes deep (balls deep!) into their new "reality" show Jersey Shore, MTV is already seeing some major fallout. According to a recent article...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  December 19, 2009

Eno Moebius Roedelius | Cluster and Eno/After the Heat

Krautrock pioneers proved much more simpático musical partners than either the fractious Roxy Music or the British classical avant-garde milieu that thought of Eno as an untrained fanboy.
Bureau B (2009)
By GUSTAVO TURNER  |  September 25, 2009

Laugh and Bang

Another big one at the Asylum tonight: dub reggae pioneer LEE “SCRATCH” PERRY returns to Portland to follow up last summer’s gig, which was by...
By Lisa Spinelli  |  August 20, 2009

Starting from Scratch

If the hip-hop generation ever calls for martial law, the revolution will be sponsored by Scion. The rectangularly adventurous car company is our closest corporate ally, bankrolling a large segment of the low-slung-pants community, and providing the res
The Upsetter screens at the Coolidge
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  November 25, 2008

Crossword: ''The second half''

That's when results get determined
By MATT JONES  |  November 14, 2007

Going on sale: April 13, 2007

Page McConnell, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  April 09, 2007


Seminal ska

Heartbeat Records’ Studio One reissue series continues not only to shore up the legacy of Studio One honcho Coxsone Dodd but to present an expansive, rich portrait of Jamaican popular music.
More gems from the Studio One vaults
By WAYNE MARSHALL  |  December 06, 2006

Rebel rouser

As a producer at Clement “Coxsone” Dodd’s Studio One in the ’60s and later at his own Black Ark studio, Lee “Scratch” Perry played a critical role in developing the steady grooves of ska and roots into the addled atmospherics of dub.
Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry speaks
By SIMON W. VOZICK-LEVINSON  |  December 05, 2006

From the top

The scene was not atypical for a Thursday night at the Lizard Lounge. Club d'Elf, "Intro/Bass Beatbox" (mp3)
Mike Rivard and Club d’Elf finally rehearse
By JON GARELICK  |  October 04, 2006

Sound Lab

When people think reggae, the first name that comes to mind is Bob Marley.
Clement “Coxsone” Dodd’s Studio One genius  
By WAYNE MARSHALL  |  April 12, 2006