Lee Scratch Perry & Subatomic Sound System

Super Ape Returns To Conquer

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Made for today's sound system, Lee 'Scratch' Perry revisits his classic Black Ark album that defined Jamaican dub music. 41 years after Lee Perry defined dub music with his seminal 1976 "Super Ape" album, he returns with NYC's Subatomic Sound System to conquer again, definitively reincarnating the magic of his Black Ark studio in Jamaica, heavy on Ethiopian horns & percussion, while reinvigorating it with the 21st century booming bass & beats that capture the energy of their innovative live electronic show.

For the past 7 years Perry has toured with NYC's Subatomic Sound System, his go-to band for recreating his Black Ark studio sound live on stage in new exciting ways as a one of a kind hybrid of beat heavy electronics and live musicians including original Black Ark studio percussionist Larry McDonald. Subatomic Sound System has been pushing the envelope of electronic music in combination with reggae since their inception in 1999 mashing up everything from dub to dancehall with hip hip, dubstep, cumbia and the like. Together with Perry they have performed as featured artists at Coachella, Red Bull Music Academy, and the keynote speakers at Ableton Live's Berlin summit meeting this year, highlighting their innovative use of music software. 





TRACK LISTING

Side 1
1. Zion's Blood (4:24)
2. Dread Lion (4:33)
3. War Ina Babylon (4:45)
4. Chase The Devil (feat Jahdan Blakkamoore & Screechy Dan) (3:20)
5. Patience (3:28)
Side 2
1. Super Ape (4:52)
2. Curly Dub (Sing Along Jah Jah Children) (4:28)
3. Underground Roots (feat Ari Up Of The Slits) (4:03)
4. Three In One (Go Deya) (feat Screechy Dan) (4:35)
5. Dub Along (feat Screechy Dan) (2:44)
Side 3
1. New Ark Subatomic Energy
2. Zion's Blood
3. Chase The Devil (feat Jahdan Blakkamoore & Screechy Dan)
4. War Ina Babylon
5. Dread Lion
6. Patience Dub
7. Super Ape
8. Curly Dub (Sing Along Jah Jah Children)
9. Underground Roots (feat Ari Up Of The Slits)
10. Dub Along (feat Screechy Dan)
11. Three In One (Go Deya) (feat Screechy Dan)
12. So It Conquer
13. Croaking Lizard (dubstrumental Mix)
14. Black Vest (dubstrumental Mix)
15. Super Ape (dubstrumental Mix)
16. Dread Lion (dubstrumental Mix)

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