Julian Henriques

SONICBODIESBOOK * 2012

Sonic Bodies

Sonic Bodies

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An intellectual look at Jamaica's sonic culture. Some superb stuff in this book. A little bit heavy on the academic theory at times but when it hits the spot it really works well. Anyone who has a serious interest in JA culture and in particular Sound Systems will find something in this book.
Sonic Bodies

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An in depth look at Sound Systems by Julian Henriques.
  • Cultural Roots  - Greedy WomanCultural Roots Greedy Woman

    Sweet sticky roots harmony from Cultural Roots. Reflections on a 'Greedy Woman'. Essential dub plate mix on the flipside. Heavy.

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  • Cultural Roots - Age of CreationCultural RootsAge of Creation
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  • Cultural Roots - Tribal AvenueCultural RootsTribal Avenue

    Rugged twisting rhythm with the trademark Cultural Roots vocals. Tasteful keyboards and syndrum 'if your living on peaceful street' which i hope we all are. Nice.

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  • Cultural Roots - Can't fight realityCultural RootsCan't fight reality

    Strong cultural message on 'Can't fight reality' deep dub on the flipside.

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  • Mighty Diamonds  - Why WarMighty Diamonds Why War

    Uptempo class from the masters. Tabby and the Diamonds telling it like it is. Excellent dubplate mix on the flipside.

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  •  Ashanti Wah  - Elegant Shape Ashanti Wah Elegant Shape
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