Over an incredibly prolific and lengthy career that has spanned the better part of 50 years much ink has been spilled over the legendary reggae producer and artist, Lee “Scratch” Perry. Certainly, as a producer and as one of the forefathers of dub, Perry’s influence on modern Jamaican music, and on modern music itself has been towering. Of course let’s not forget that Perry has worked with some of Jamaica’s and reggae’s most beloved artists.
And although he’s in his late 70s – he turned 78 this past March – Perry has managed to be as vital, challenging, forward-thinking and as innovative as ever. His collaboration with the British electronica act, The Orb should attest to the man’s seemingly inexhaustible creativity.
In honor of the legend’s Brooklyn Bowl appearance tonight with Subatomic Sound System at the Dub Champions Festival check out the sound that’s reverberated across the world with the 12 inch version of “Disco Devil."