Relevant Parties Podcast Series – On-U Sound

 

In the next episode of our monthly RELEVANT PARTIES podcast series, Carhartt WIP features Adrian Sherwood, the legendary English dub music record producer and founder of labels such as Green Tea, Pressure Sounds, and On-U Sound.

As a producer, Sherwood worked with luminaries including Vivian Goldman, Creation Rebel, Cabaret Voltaire, and Lee “Scratch” Perry, while also shaping remixed compositions for the likes of Primal Scream, Depeche Mode and Einstürzende Neubauten.

 

His most influential label, On-U Sound, is stylistically rooted between dub, experimental, Reggae, post-Punk, and electronica, and is known for groundbreaking releases by artists and collectives, from African Head Charge and Singers & Players to Bim Sherman and Tackhead. In recent years, Sherwood has worked with contemporary acts, like the Japanese trio Nisennenmondai and UK ensemble The Near Jazz Experience, as well as releasing cutting-edge bass music together with Bristol’s dubstep wizard Pinch.

For this episode, host Chal Ravens sat down with Adrian Sherwood to discuss squatting with Ari Up and Neneh Cherry, dub reggae philosophy, and why you should never trust a hippy.