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  • hip-deep June 29, 2017

    Ring the Alarm: A History of Sound System Culture

    In Jamaica, sound systems are more than just a stack of speakers blasting the latest tunes to an eager crowd. Over the last 70 years, they have touched all levels of society in Jamaica, determining the island’s popular taste and … Read more »

  • interview May 26, 2010

    Interview: Michael Veal

    Afropop producer Wills Glasspiegel talks dub with writer, professor, and musician Michael Veal. Veal is the author of the seminal dub book, Dub: Soundscapes and Shattered Sounds in Jamaican Reggae. W.G.: How did dub begin? M.V.: Like a lot of … Read more »

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