Re-channeling projected scans of raw beginnings. Massive dub, drum & bass, ambient, iconoclast, avant-jazz funk, spontaneous improvisation. Bill Laswell bass, Bernie Worrell keyboards, Guy Licata drums, Dr Israel dub fx.
A non-stop medley of musical interaction featuring Japanese turntable master DJ Krush and on electric trumpet Japanʼs own, sound and fury - Toshinori Kondo with special appearance by keyboard legend Herbie Hancock.
A total sound / music experience.
Dub is the word that light writes in space.
released October 5, 2010
released November 9, 2019
Toshinori Kondo: electric trumpet
DJ Krush: turntable
Bernie Worrell: keyboards
Bill Laswell: bass, efx
Guy Licata: drums & percussion
Dr Israel: dub efx
Herbie Hancock: electric piano on Anachronizer (Asteroid B449)
Produced by Method Of Defiance
recorded & mixed at Orange Music Sound System, West Orange, NJ
engineering: Robert Musso
second: James Dellatacoma
mastered by Michael Fossenkemper at Turtle Tone Studios
Herbie Hancock appears courtesy of Hancock Music
cover painting by Twin Cortez
design by John Brown @ cloud chamber
This is a great record of course Akira Sakata’s voice and sax is beautiful but what got me to spend so much hard earned is the absolutely amazing rhythm section!
Hamid, and Bill are awesome and Pete Cosey is superb. Best guitar sound I’ve heard in ages! Love your work guys! Alan Ramskill