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The Wirebender presents Ghetto Priest special by David Asher, part two

Part two of a masterly mixed show by David Asher. It starts of smooth and mellow, almost suitable to hear in the background when you drink your latte, and then, halfway it becomes steaming and militant. At one point you will hear mention of the year 1868. You can start your research on that, here. Says Simon Wade The Wirebender hosted by guest Detroit’s David Asher Presents Part two of a three part special featuring the music of Ghetto Priest. Ghetto Priest aka Squidz is one of the most flamboyant,…

The Wirebender presents Ghetto Priest special by David Asher

    “The Wirebender presents part one of a three part special. David Asher from Detroit has compiled the first artist feature of the year: Ghetto Priest. David will showcase Ghetto Priest’s work with On-U Sound Records, Asian Dub Foundation  and all of the aspects of his diverse and collaborative musical mayhem, including rare and unreleased tracks provided by On U Sound mastermind Adrian Maxwell Sherwood and Ghetto Priest.” Some words on Ghetto Priest “With On-U Sound’s revival in the early 00s, both live and on record, came a new figurehead…

The Wirebender presents: Late Night Endless

Friday 20. February 19:30-21:00 BerlinTime marks the premiere broadcast of the wirebender’s new program. Word to Simon: “The Wirebender presents David Asher and the Sounds of Sherwood Part 2. Adrian Sherwood’s remixes cover a huge range of artists ranging from reggae through to industrial rock and dance spanning three decades.” “The second part of this program is part two of a series, Adrian Sherwood’s “Outside Productions”. These projects are mostly (with one exception) mixes done “for hire” and as such were not released through his On-U Sound imprint.” David Asher…

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 David Asher and the Sounds of Sherwood

Once upon a time there was punk. Punk was full of anger and young people who couldn’t really play their instruments. All that was not important. Important was the non-importance of their looks. Trash. In a way they copied the trash culture of the tabloids, added a moral and a shocking stance and put this mirror up to the media of those days. But put a mirror in front of a multi-faced monster and it will change its looks until it shines pretty again. Fourty years later the moralistic and…

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…