Lee 'Scratch' Perry

Lee 'Scratch' Perry
Lee 'Scratch' Perry

Time Out says

With high standing in the entire world of music, Lee 'Scratch' Perry is known as one of the most original and longest-working reggae producers and artists on the planet. Since his early days in the 1960s as a singer and studio engineer at Coxsone Dodd One in Kingston, through his work producing classics from The Wailers such as 'African Herbsman' and 'Soul Revolution', Perry's innovative style defines him as a reggae treasure. His creative genius is still evident in his solo albums from the 1970s as well as in his constant flow of impressive album releases in the 1980s.

Some say he's mad, while others think of him as a prophet, but whichever side you're on, you can't argue with his infectious dubbing style. Among the prolific amount of recent material, the father of dub reveals his favourite subjects: extraterrestrials, judgement, justice, corruption, carnality and self-proclamation – and all with good, strong beats. Always ready to follow the beat of his own drum, the eccentric Perry keeps opening new doors with his rebellious melodies and instrumental dubs.



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