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Music, BeatBox Nickodemus and the Spy from Cairo

Nickodemus and the Spy from Cairo

DJ Sep's weekly reggae club night, "Dub Mission," continues to rack up impressive special guests. On Sunday, she showcases New York producers Nick "Nickodemus" DeSimone and Moreno Visini, aka the Spy from Cairo, who previously recorded as Zeb. DeSimone and…
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Bouncer's Friends Help Her Get the Led Out

Though I'm not one to brag (ha), I have a pretty sizable record collection. For example, although you only really need one dub album — since, let's face it, they all sound the same — I have managed to buy…
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Music, A Decade  of Dub

A Decade of Dub

Mission District mainstay the Elbo Room features a highly eclectic selection of sounds, an ever-rotating amalgamation of salsa, metal, rockabilly, and funk. You never know what you'll find there, it seems — except for Sunday nights, when the watering hole-cum-sweaty…
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Music, Reviewed HiM

HiM

"Post-rock" has been such a reliable term for us as music writers. For years now, it's let us safely categorize any band with guitars and drums that strays into a permutation of prog-rock, ambient, electronica, or avant-jazz: There ya go,…
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Music, Reviewed Ui

Ui

One of the few bands ever to make use of both banjo and synthesizer, New York three-piece (and sometime four-piece) Ui hit its stride in 1993, right about the time that Simon Reynolds penned his infamous article on "post-rock," coining…
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Music, Hear This Hear This

Hear This

If the names King Tubby and Lee "Scratch" Perry are synonymous with the emergence of dub in Jamaica, it's only natural that Scratch protégé Mad Professor (born Neil Fraser) has been a guiding light in the dub coming out of…
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The House of Tudor

Named for a white abolitionist who died during the late 19th century, John Brown's Body is a predominantly white septet singing about liberation. Of course, an empathetic paradigm does not make a band worth mentioning -- and it's rare that…
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The House of Tudor

If nothing turns you on like the smell of motor oil, sweat, and Jack Daniel's, this is the show of the year. Los Infernos, the low-rider monster rock quintet from Riversdale -- whose last album I likened to the Misfits'…
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Learning From Scratch

It's 3:30 a.m. in Paris, and Lee "Scratch" Perry is living up to his reputation as one of reggae's most colorful, and least stable, characters. "My real name is Death Before Dishonor," he announces over the phone in a gruff,…
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