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The Wirebender presents in the mix another On U sound special

Once in every while Simon Wade, our man in London, sets together a show with the sounds and spirit from Adrian Sherwood’s On U Sound label. Here’s another mix. In Simon’s words: “In collaboration with Hebden sound the show features previews of Adrian Sherwood’s label with upcoming releases and a resurrection of some archive scientific dancehall classics.” “ I began listening to On u sound through mix tapes from friends at college around 1983 onwards. So it’s great to be given the opportunity to once again share some of them…

The Wirebender presents- On The Mix -with 1000000 fuzztone guitars, Dub Syndicate, Oyasumi and Dj Smart Monkey

The Wirebender is a series of programs that presents works from the archives of Adrian Sherwood’s On-U Sound, moments from the post punk era as well as contemporary events such as exhibitions, readings, interviews or book presentations. The new program that premiers on Monday 22. June 21:00-23:00BerlinTime is divided into various parts. Word to Simon Wade DUB SYNDICATE ­ Hard Food This October, Lincoln Valentine Style Scott was murdered in his house in Manchester, Jamaica. He was 58 years old. The work on “Hard Food”, the first album released by…

The Wirebender presents Keith Levene interview on Commercial Zone 2014

On the day of the release of the album ‘Commercial Zone 2014’ The Wirebender brings us an interview with the author, Keith Levene. Word to the internet “Forever associated with PiL and remembered by the faithful as a founder member of THE CLASH, Keith Levene is more than just a guitarist, although his six-string work is yet to be scrutinized for tone, twang and talent. His producer skills have won Keith such unlikely admirers as RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS and Ice T, but there’s always been a nagging feel on…

The Wirebender – Tribute to Style Scott

Word to Simon Wade “Style Scotts militant yet majestic rhythms have graced numerous Reggae classics over the last twenty years, widely acclaimed for his pioneering adventures in dubland with his studio and live project ‘Dub Syndicate’. He has also managed to continue playing touring and recording with the groups Jamaica counterpart The Roots Radics. His recent death has shocked all those who knew him and were touched by his music. I will always remember him as a man who loved to talk about his children and the future talents of…

The Wirebender presents: Jonny Reggae’s Lee Perry Special

Following Chris Salewicz’s reading of his book ‘Rude Boy,’ the wirebender brings us a Lee Perry special hosted by Jonny Reggae. This is Jonny Reggae This is Lee Perry In this show you will hear cuts from vinyl to tape circa 1996. The Wirebender presents Jonny Reggae’s Lee Perry special broadcasts Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday 23:00-24:00, additionally on Wednesday and Saturday 20:00-21:00 Berlin time (-1 for UK, -6 for Kingston, Jamaica)

The Wirebender presents Doktor Dub On-U Sound special

Simon Wade brings exclusive sounds from his archive to Radio On. The third episode of The Wirebender gives us some rare footage from On U Sound, a label started by Adrian Sherwood a lifetime ago. Simon’s words: “This is  a show of exclusive On U sound  material, much of it salvaged by the good Dr Re-baking dats and tapes and then re-editing them . “ON U SOUND -Comforting the disturbed and disturbing the comfortable” A HAMMERING show with rare live ON.U Sound recordings: TACKHEAD LITTLE AXE MARK STEWART AND THE…

New Program – The Wirebender (from the On U sound archives)

After more then one incidental accidental mistake causing Radio On’s administrator Adrian Shephard’s name getting misspelled and changed into Adrian Sherwood, it just happens upon us that the real Adrian Sherwood joins our radio. Brought to us by Simon Wade, his close collaborator, Radio On opens a new season of programs directly connected to On-U Sound. Do we need to explain On-U Sound or Adrian Sherwood? Nah. That is what search machines are for. Adrian Sherwood: “On U” wasn’t in fact my name it was in fact a name given…