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we start up the session with Dj smart monkey’s montage mix of casettes
Terminal Optimism and Rubber Bus
Terminal Optimism are described as dark post punk dub vinyl electronica artists audio pushed through guitar pedals this has been woven with
Rubber bus ’s latest release “Return to reason “
Paul one of the founders of Rubber bus has also been broadcasting and releasing independently since 2010, via the Aural Detritus Concert “monika “its mixcloud radio series has been producing events of improvisation, sound art and live cinema in various venues in the South East of England releasing select recordings made at some of these events.
Both cassette sessions were recorded in the lockdown summer mixed in the second. (I found the meditation tape in a charity shop in Hastings)
The second part of the show features
Guarin Tees ,a regular guest and collaborator
Guarin tees-“What we’re gonna do here, is go back…way back with The Digidub style mixology mix “
Back in 1993 saw Judge Jules and Michael Skins release ‘Poor Man’s Story’, this became a dub club crossover minor hit …the roots of what would later become jungle and “drum and bass”
We start up the session with Baby Fox’s cover of the Junior Byles/ Lee Perry classic ‘Curly Locks’. Classic inna ‘ dubplate style’
Guarin tees- “I was interested in the Reggae Mix (it’s not strictly reggae though), it was more in line with the dub techno I was listening to …like the Groove Corporation’s 1992 ‘Summer Of Dub EP’, ‘Dub Call’ was what I was about. “
More reflections from Guarin tees
We leave you with some new On u sound releases beginning with Denise Sherwood’s Sweet Mary Jane and Ghost Heart both from the On u sound album The Road.