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Gig Alerts: Dub Is A Weapon

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Dub Is A Weapon
"Bruce Lee"
Playing at: (Le) Poisson Rouge
(158 Bleecker St., Greenwich Village)
Get: Tickets | Directions

If Bruce Lee had made a film in which he had a final fight on the streets of Kingston, this track would be the score for that showdown. Brooklyn-based collective Dub Is A Weapon have been making dub music (the mostly instrumental subgenera of reggae) since 2001, and on this swaggering jam the band sends up the hyper-cool sound of '70s martial arts film soundtracks. Fuzzy horns introduce a strut-worthy melody while dub-style percussion, guitar and organ establish a highly contagious groove.

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Comments [2]

Popeye from Colorado

Tear it up!
Can't wait to see you guys again. Coming to Colorado anytime?

Jan. 21 2010 10:52 AM
dubhead from brooklyn

these guys are amazing live - cannot wait for tonight!

Jan. 21 2010 09:57 AM

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