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Wreck Lee Scratch Perry 1247

Wreck Lee Scratch Perry 1247

Playing tracks by

Lee Scratch Perry, Lee Scratch Perry & Adrian Sherwood, Lee Scratch Perry vs Adrian Sherwood, LeeScratch Perry, Lee “Scratch” Perry and more.

Chart positions

This show was 42nd in the global dub chart.

LEE SCRATCH PERRY is a huge influence, altering WTM production through his freedom to mess & sample, creating his multi-barbed sound system, audio-psychedelia. His madness presenting a hypnotic alternative fractured cognition that mirrors our present over-amped reality. I experience him less as a man with a timelined bio than as an inspiring energy field. His sound is my sound. & so for WTM 1247 I’ve chosen a non-logical-non-linear approach to his 60-yr legacy of nearly 60 LPS & countless singles, inspiring people globally. I prefer to float in his turbulent sea. I came to LSP via On-U Sound, which I spun on early WTM @ WFMU & Radio Libertaire. So LSP & On-U are menmonic milestones defining key life periods. But he never tires since his music is both basic & dense, joyful & fretful. I end with LSP’s goodbye serenade to his Swiss “cow-angels,” singing & yodeling along to the clanging cowbells. LSP is then, now & eternal.

Comments

Mr_Pharmacist

Phenomenal mix!

warrenbobrow

Massive in my intro to reggae in the 1970’s leading to my first solo trip to Kingston and Negril in 1980

smashleygrooves

A thourally fitting & inspiring homage to mad man Perry. Sonic prophet genious creative .Such

smashleygrooves

A huge influence RIP £ee $cratch Perry 🙏🏼🔥

Black Sifichi

LSP in Audiometric every year since 20 + - Never forgotten. I will still do a homage with Sounds Around records later this month to compliment your excellent shows. merci WTM ! Amdam.