August 30, 2021
RIP TO THE MAESTRO LEE SCRATCH PERRY REPOST @saulwilliams Lee “Scratch” Perry – the Shaman of sound, the pioneer of dub who christened reggae , who created the basis of hip hop & laid the foundation for electronic music and the remix empire. Lee “Scratch” Perry who produced the first Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer songs- which he recorded on tape, dug a hole, put the tapes in the hole, pissed on & then buried for 6 months before pressing to vinyl and becoming certified hits. Lee “Scratch” Perry who produced the Clash, wrote Police & Thieves, inspired the space echo & punk rock while exploring the technopoetic bounds of the universe. Lee “Scratch” Perry, Original Dread, Original Rasta, Original African Futurist, who built the Black Ark, who burned it down.… That Lee “Scratch” Perry. Long Live Lee “Scratch” Perry!