William S Burroughs - In Dub - Dub Spencer 2014 Ambient Beat Poet Reggae 180 Grm LP
Williams S. Burroughs - Dub Spencer - Trance Hill - In Dub
Label: Echo Beach
Format: Vinyl, LP, Limited Edition, Numbered
Includes CD, Album
CD includes all tracks.
Made in Germany.
Limited to 500 copies.
Released: Apr 2015
Genre: Electronic, Rock, Reggae
Style: Dub, Reggae, Prog Rock, Ambient
A1 Burroughs Called The Law 7:49
A2 Dead Souls 6:36
A3 Prisoner Of The Earth (Uranian Willy Mix) 4:54
A4 Excerpts (The Cat Inside) 6:36
B1 103rd Street Boys 7:12
B2 The Saints Go Marching Through All The Popular Tunes (Nothing Here Now But The Recordings) 6:24
B3 Summer Will (Nothing Here Now But The Recordings) 4:49
B4 Last Words Of Hassan Sabbah (Nothing Here Now But The Recordings) 4:15
1 Burroughs Called The Law 7:49
2 Dead Souls 5:08
3 The President (The Western Lands) 4:58
4 Uranian Willy (Part 2) 3:55
5 Virus B-23 (Cities Of The Red Night) 3:39
6 103rd Street Boys 7:12
7 I Was Fooling Around With These Tapes In Hotels 3:52
8 Prisoner Of The Earth (Uranian Willy Mix) 4:54
9 Excerpts (The Cat Inside) 6:36
10 Prisoner Of The Earth 4:32
11 Last Words Of Hassan Sabbah (Nothing Here Now But The Recordings) 4:15
12 Uranian Willy 3:20
13 The Saints Go Marching Through All The Popular Tunes (Nothing Here Now But The Recordings) 6:24
14 I Was Fooling Around With These Tapes In Hotels (Part 2) 1:13
15 Summer Will (Nothing Here Now But The Recordings) 4:49
Phonographic Copyright (p) Echo Beach EB100
Copyright (c) Echo Beach EB100
Distributed By Indigo LP 986681
Artwork By Ben Hito
Conductor Dub Spencer & Trance Hill
Mastered By Philipp Greter
Mixed By Philipp Greter
Producer Philipp Greter
Recorded By Dub Spencer & Trance Hill
Echo Beach presents the first vinyl edition of William S. Burroughs in Dub
Limited edition of 500 copies, paginated and numbered. Since their 2006 debut album Nitro, the Swiss band Dub Spencer & Trance Hill have impressed press and audiences alike with their passion for playing, their sure instinct for sounds, their equally humorous and respectful dubification of popular hits (including Metallica's Enter Sandman) and their immense technical skill.
Riddim heard a new soundsphere where typical fat, stoic dub beats contrast with hand-played instruments and experimental sounds. Jazzthetik praised the fantastically tight band, formidable interior dynamic and supremely competent mixdowns. Jazzthing wrote that their psychedelic dub sound, which is occasionally interspersed by Western guitar riffs and true rock solos, sounds wonderfully acoustic and analog. And The Wire had to admit that it sounds cheesy and it shouldn't work, but it does. Their other work includes the Clash tribute album The Clashification of Dub (EB 081CD/LP), plus a live album and a remix compilation with selective dubs by Victor Rice from Sao Paulo, Brazil.
This release celebrates William S. Burroughs and pays tribute to his 2014 centenary, marking a new pop-cultural highlight in their work. With the official support and assistance of the William S. Burroughs Foundation in the United States, the band has succeeded in creating a heavy, ambient masterpiece in 15 chapters. They roll through dub landscapes full of heavy reggae grooves and extraterrestrial electro sounds, carried by pumping basslines with hypnotic power that clears the pathway to the center and gently caresses the stomach. Above the dragging, instrumental reggae cut-ups that gently drift into psychedelic territory, the artfully diluted grooves, breaks, and virtuoso hints, and the majestic slowness of the two riddims, rises the voice of William S. Burroughs, groundbreaking novelist, wanderer between worlds, junky supreme, and counter-cultural icon.
His distinctive voice meets craggy soundscapes, harsh guitar chords, and an acerbic Hammond organ that play off against each other in the mixing desk. Drenched in echo, the sounds on this dub treatment contravene the rules of space and time, leaving behind a wonderful feeling of confusion in which listeners can relax and respectfully accompany the soul of their travelling companion William S. Burroughs on the path to eternity - a highly addictive sound experience.
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