1 - DR. DUBENSTEIN
- CONSPIRACY THEORY - (CD)
On their debut album, Dr. Dubenstein hit listeners with discourse dub with a conspiratorial touchdown - thus easily garnering themselves the accolade of being one of the most interesting acts of their genre this year. Cushioned by a thick blanket of conspiracy theories, Derrick Parker aka Dr. Dubenstein climbs up out of his misty cave into the dazzling daylight and entrances listeners with a dreamy, sure handed mixture of roots, psychedelic spirit and electronic tinkering that guides us unerringly to an altered state. Its almost like the soundtrack to a new world order - this is cinematic dub by people who really know what theyre doing. The former employee of the legendary RAS Records Labels from Washington DC gathered up some high-carat collaborators to join him in his submarine. Formidable musicians from Steel Pulse, Dub Syndicate, Roots Radics jam and conjure up heavily rolling rhythms - and rumour has it that there were even WAILERS warhorses involved in the project to add some melody. The complex balance between roots and discourse dub is an art that only few have mastered. The track Flabbas I Pad (which refers to Flabba Holt - bassist of the legendary Roots Radics) opens with promising beats and loops that have been given lavish mechanical treatment and which are a sheer joy to hear. In big, spacious arrangements, catchy stoned tunes come zipping around the corner and unite tradition and modernism. Dr. Dubenstein (whose studio is in Washington DC) has delivered a deeply impressive album that sounds like an infinite loop and is simultaneously fresh, new and appealing.
TRACKLISTING: 01. Conspiracy Theory Intro 02. Conspiracy Theory Dub 03. Mind Control Experimental Dub 04. Flabbas I Pad 05. Illuminati Dub 06. Dub X Ultra Ft. Rootsy Nassir 07. Black Men In Dub 08. Pentigon Bomb Dub 09. Dianas Dub Tunnel Ft. Rebecca Waller 10. Simian Virus 40 (sv40) Dub 11. Dread Pirate Roberts Dub 12. Black Dragon Society Dub Ft. Nesta Lion 13. Tulsa Burning Dub 14. Mystical Dub Ft. Solana Carrega 15. Haarp (high Frequency Active Auroral Research Program) In Dub 16. Simian Virus 40 Version Ft. S Vidal Quintero 17. Conspiracy Theory Version Ft. Scott Paynter
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Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 21-04-2017
Item # : 502130
Availability: 2/3 WEEKS, NOT IN STOCK