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MEXICO: MICTLAN DUB FESTIVAL

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[Salon Calavera]

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This weekend I’ll be performing at the 3-city Mictlan Dub Festival, alongside Adrian Sherwood, Mungo’s Hi-Fi, and various local DJs and bands in each city. Things kicked off last night with a screening of the Dub Echoes documentary followed by a Q&A with me in the incredible Salon Calavera in the center of Mexico City. SKULL SALON. Mictlan, by the way, is an Aztec concept involving the proper path taken on the way to Death.

I’m looking forward to these dates. In NYC sometimes people ask me to do ‘cumbia’ sets, so it’s quite fitting that in Mexico I’m asked to do a special set presenting my interpretation of ‘dub’. I’ll be playing out a lot of stuff I rarely play out. Dub classicists beware!: much as I love Tubby & Co., I’m hostile to canonical interpretations/reiterations of dub…

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[Salon Calavera, roof view]

for info–

Nov 27 – Puebla Cholula

Nov 28 – Mexico City

Nov 29 – Guadalajara

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LAST OF THE LOVE SONGS

“..girl I can’t believe…”

melting horns, Jr’s voice as is trails into silence, gaps – gutted love song becomes the realest kind. Dub-space as container for emotion. Nothing serious can stop echoing.

Junior Byles – Last of the Love Songs

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from the new Pressure Sounds comp (buyable). Viva Satta Dread.