Tag : Lee Scratch Perry

VP Records Remembers Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry

Today we mourn the passing of Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry.  Lee’s influence and contributions to Reggae have left an indelible mark that cannot be filled.    Lee was a record producer and singer who was most noted for his innovative studio techniques and productions style.  He was a pioneer in the development of Dub who adopted remixing with studio effects to create new instrumental or vocal versions of existing Reggae tracks.  He…

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Classic Dub and Reggae from Lee Perry’s Iconic studio – Black Ark In Dub and Black Ark- Volume 2 Reissued Today

VP Records releases Black Ark In Dub and Black Ark Volume 2 today. Both are from master reggae and dub producer Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry’s seemingly limitless musical puzzle, featuring a bedrock of deep rhythm tracks recorded at his iconic Black Ark studio just before its demise. The albums were originally issued on the Black Ark International label, the imprint of Lee Perry’s wife and co-producer/collaborator Pauline “Aisha” Morrison. VP brings each of…

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VP Records will unleash four vinyl selections for Record Store Day 2013 – a recently complied selection of Barrington Levy classics from 1979 – 1984 entitled Sweet Reggae Music, two reissues of rare dub sessions including Winston Edwards’ Natty Locks Dub and King Tubby & Lee Scratch Perry’s King Tubby Meets The Upsetter At The Grass Roots Of Dub and a picture disc single for Little John’s Clarks Booty (dye…

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