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Posted on Friday October 12, 2007 by Kevin

Laswell Remixes on New NIN Album

Bill Laswell has supplied two remixes for Trent Reznor on the new remix album Y34RZ3R0R3MIX3D. Tre track in question is “Vessel;” the CD contains one version, and the triple-disc LP contains two versions (“Mix 1” and “Mix 2”). Other artists include Ladytron, Sael Williams, Fennesz and more.

Posted on Tuesday May 15, 2007 by Kevin

Dub Echoes - A Documentary

A new documentary about dub music is set to be released … sometime soon evidently. Dub Echoes features a ridiculous amount of interviews with the pioneers of Jamaican dub like Lee Perry, Sly & Robbie and others, and also contemporary artists whose work is drawn from the genre, like Adam Freeland and Basement Jaxx.

The trailer has been uploaded to YouTube, and there’s a MySpace page if you’re into that sort of thing. The film looks very promising indeed. (Although a release date would be nice.)

Posted on Wednesday September 13, 2006 by Kevin

All About Jazz Review of Gigi's "Gold and Wax"

All About Jazz has written an article on the growing popularity of African-inspired pop music in the northern hemisphere. Of specific interest is Gigi’s recent record Gold & Wax, produced by her husband Bill Laswell. They cite Laswell as an influence on the whole scene, and give the record an overall positive review:

There’s no way to know where each of Gigi’s eighteen named collaborators actually perform. But in some sense that’s a totally irrelevant question, since the overall sound is quite consistent and the individual voices comprise a nearly orchestral whole.

They do question whether Gigi is starting to pigeon-hole herself with a somewhat similar discography (they actually use the term “Laswellized”), but I feel the question pales in comparison to the sheer quality of music the couple releases.

Laswell Remixes on New NIN Album
Posted on Friday October 12, 2007 by Kevin under New Release
Dub Echoes - A Documentary
Posted on Tuesday May 15, 2007 by Kevin under In the News
All About Jazz Review of Gigi's "Gold and Wax"
Posted on Wednesday September 13, 2006 by Kevin under In the News
Laswell and Cheb I Sabbah in Tuscon Weekly
Posted on Wednesday August 16, 2006 by Kevin under In the News
Laswell / Axiom on PBS Soundstage
Posted on Monday July 10, 2006 by Kevin under In the News
Laswell to Appear on Forthcoming Ephel Duath Album
Posted on Thursday July 6, 2006 by Kevin under In the News
Willow Dub
Posted on Thursday June 22, 2006 by Kevin under Recommended Tunes
Discography Reorganization
Posted on Tuesday June 13, 2006 by Kevin under Site News
Chance Meeting with Aaron Dugan
Posted on Thursday June 8, 2006 by Kevin under In the News
Jah Wobble: "Mu" is Out
Posted on Monday June 5, 2006 by Kevin under New Release
New Ashes Album "Unisono"
Posted on Tuesday May 23, 2006 by Kevin under New Release
"Episome" Released by Tzadik
Posted on Friday May 19, 2006 by Kevin under New Release
"Oxycanta" Released by Ultimae
Posted on Sunday April 16, 2006 by Kevin under New Release
Laswell in The Morning News
Posted on Tuesday December 20, 2005 by Kevin under In the News

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