The Real Tuesday Weld, King Tubby, Scott Joplin : All Songs Considered Dub music pioneer King Tubby; Pre-dub, pre-reggae Mento Madness; Joplin & The American Ragtime Ensemble; Solo work by Yes guitarist Steve Howe; The wobbly, oscillating sounds of for stars and more.

The Real Tuesday Weld, King Tubby, Scott Joplin

The Real Tuesday Weld, King Tubby, Scott Joplin

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Dub music pioneer King Tubby; Pre-dub, pre-reggae Mento Madness; Joplin & The American Ragtime Ensemble; Solo work by Yes guitarist Steve Howe; The wobbly, oscillating sounds of for stars; Former Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid. Featured Artist: The Real Tuesday Weld.

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The Real Tuesday Weld, King Tubby, Scott Joplin

I, Lucifer

The Life and Times of the Clarkenwell Kid

Only Available in Archive Formats.

The Life and Times of the Clarkenwell Kid

  • from I, Lucifer
  • by The Real Tuesday Weld

The Real Tuesday Weld is otherwise known as musician Stephen Coates. Here he offers a soundtrack to the dark-comedy novel I, Lucifer.

The Roots of Dub

Dub You Can Feel

  • from The Roots of Dub
  • by King Tubby

King Tubby is synonymous with dub music -- a mix of pre-recorded samples and rhythms from reggae songs with the vocals removed. Tubby was shot and killed outside his home in 1989. His death remains a mystery.

Mento Madness

Healin' in the Balmyard

  • from Mento Madness: Motta's Jamaican Mento 1951-1956
  • by Various Artists

This is a cut from a collection of so-called "Mento" tunes -- a form of Jamaican dance music that pre-dates dub, Reggae or Calypso.

Ragtime Chamber Music

Gladiolus Rag

  • from Ragtime Chamber Music
  • by The American Ragtime Ensemble

Violinist David Reffkin offers historic arrangements of ragtime music, all performed by a string ensemble.

Natural Timbre

Your Move

  • from Natural Timbre
  • by Steve Howe

Yes guitarist Steve Howe here offers a mix of original tunes and classic Yes songs performed on solo guitar.

It Falls Apart

I Should Have Told You

  • from It Falls Apart
  • by For Stars

For Stars -- beautifully dark, ethereal and musically chaotic -- call their latest release a psychedelic exploration of their own uncertain identity.

Known Unknown

X the Unknown

  • from Known Unknown
  • by Vernon Reid & Masque

Vernon Reid is a guitar innovator. His experimental style, heard in his work with Living Colour, Bill Frisell and Public Enemy, blends everything from R&B to downtown New York jazz and King Crimson-like rock.