Check out Charlie Bertsch of Souciant Magazine’s great review and analysis of Shockman’s “Shock The Sound EP”!Bertsch discusses the current landscape for dub music and how Shockman’s EP is perfectly timed to represent its future!
Now is the time for dub. No genre of popular music is better suited to the exigencies of contemporary cultural production. Technology is inexpensive and easy to come by, but people make things hard. Simply finding a way to meet in person, to play together, seems to require a complexity of scheduling worthy of a railroad dispatcher. Factor in the geographic dislocations that disperse potential bandmates hundreds, even thousands of miles away, and the appeal of constructing music with pre-existing elements, piece by piece, layer by layer, is clear.
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