Sunday, October 05, 2008

Axiom Dub: Mysteries of Creation

Deep electronic shit here...This is not roots dub, but there is just enough drum-and-bass vibrations, spacey reverb and deconstructed mixing to keep this set stylistically close enough to intrigue traditional dubheads while turning on club kids, too...this record hit during that period in the mid-90s when it seemed electronica was really breaking through...Massive Attack, Portishead, Prodigy, Chemical Brothers, et al were making records that actually met with mainstream acceptance and success...Axiom Dub features some of the characters from that era (notably DJ Olive and The Orb) as well as Laswell stalwarts like Sly & Robbie, Jah Wobble and Nicky Skopelitis. There is a beautiful piece about this album here and a nice track-by-track who's who here.

Download:
Axiom Dub: Mysteries of Creation