06 Jul 23 17:00H
Echoes of the Dancehall delves into the world of reggae, dancehall, and ragga sound clashes between 1988 and 1995. This sound collage features rare tape recordings from iconic sound systems from England and Jamaica including Sir Coxsone, Bass Odyssey, Stone Love, Jamrock, Jah Love, Kilimanjaro, Arrows, Super Dee, and the esteemed blues dance sound Touch of Class. The mix transitions between moments of competition, heart-stirring dubplates, and crowd eruptions, painting a vivid picture of the dancehall atmosphere.
Each snippet from these sound clashes acts as a portal to a bygone era, where sound system crews battled for supremacy and musical dominance, pushing the boundaries of creativity to earn the reputation as the champion sound. Echoes of the Dancehall weaves together a tapestry of sounds and scenes, capturing the essence of the era while paying homage to the legendary pioneers who paved the way for future generations.