April 2016 Echo Chamber Archives

What a huge show!  Tonight we celebrated the long-awaited release of "Echo Chamber – Around The World In Dub Vol 7 & 8" on Dan Dada Records!!  Also tonight we had 4 guests in the house including a new singer on the scene named Profecy; our pal the soundsystem man and producer known as Dimension Sounds;  and 2 other rhyming guys we picked up off the street — one goes by the name Camouflage, the other goes by White Bread among other names!  And tonight was KFAI Spring Pledge drive night inna Echo Ch

It was 4/20 and we DIDN’T do a “420” show? No, In celebration of National Poetry Month, we presented the annual “WORD BEAT I POWA” dub poetry/poetry/spoken word special. The dub poets included Linton Kwesi Johnson, Mutabaruka, Yasus Afari, Jazzmin Tutum, Jean Binta Breeze, Ras Takura, Desmond Faada Johnson, Haji Mike, Oku Onuora, Brain Damage (ft. Suzanne Thoma). More poetry, toasting, and spoken word from Jack Kerouac, DJ Oil, e.g. bailey, U-Roy, I-Roy, Sister Nancy, Big Youth, Lee “Scratch” Perry, The Selecter, Prince Jazzbo, Stiller & Meara, The Last Poets, The Special AKA (ft. Rhoda Dakar), Laura Esterman & cast, and more.