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On-U Sound System

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Adrian Sherwood (2002)

Interview by Andy Gill, Rock's Backpages audio, April 2002

Producer/record company boss Sherwood talks about his huge array of projects: starting the On-U Sound label; projects and artists such as African Head Charge, Tackhead and Dub Syndicate; making dub records until his friend Prince Far-I's murder; working with Keith LeBlanc, Doug Wimbish and Skip McDonald; remixing Primal Scream's Vanishing Point, and the perils and pleasures of remixing; working with Lee "Scratch" Perry, and artists like Sinead O'Connor; the 'Barmy Army' football songs; his solo album Never Trust a Hippy; recording and technology, and running a label, and quite a lot about kids' football!

File format: mp3; file size: 50.7mb, interview length: 52' 51" sound quality: ****

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Adrian Sherwood: Ministry of Dub

Interview by Dele Fadele, New Musical Express, 16 August 1986

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Lee Perry: Revenge Of The Totally Bananas

Interview by Dele Fadele, New Musical Express, 3 October 1987

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Gary Clail: Heard It Through The Bovine

Interview by Push, Melody Maker, 14 July 1990

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On-U Sound: Circus Attractions

Report and Interview by Ian Gittins, Melody Maker, 13 April 1991

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Live Review by Dele Fadele, New Musical Express, 19 September 1992

IN THE grey area between barrow-boy techno and lumpen flannel-rock, there exists a community of enthusiasts who refuse to let their output be dictated by ...

see also Adrian Sherwood

see also Bim Sherman

see also Gary Clail


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