Lee “Scratch” Perry at Dem Passwords

  • Posted: May 29, 2013  by timothy   -  
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Check out Perry’s art showcase at Dem Passwords. Check out the rest of the gallery over at SexMagazine.  

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Lee “Scratch” Perry performs at Red Bull Music Academy

  • Posted: May 21, 2013  by timothy   -  
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If you’re living in New York, be sure to check out the Red Bull Music Academy Presents Pass The Gates: NYC in Dub, where our friend Lee “Scratch” Perry will be performing. Learn a bit about the dub movement back in the day and watch as legendary performers take the stage. Be there or be square.  

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DemPasswords Presents: Lee “Scratch” Perry Art Gallery

  • Posted: April 25, 2013  by timothy   -  
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While the rest of us were slaving away at Coachella (psst, we’ll have a photo gallery of some of our favorite acts coming soon!), our friends over at Dem Passwords put on a spectacular spread of Lee “Scratch” Perry’s second art gallery showcase. Perry’s creative output collapses the space between intimate gesture and global proclamation with a genuine spontaneity and meditative power that has carried his evolving narrative for over 50 years. He […]

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REPENT AMERICANS by Lee “Scratch” Perry

  • Posted: April 14, 2013  by timothy   -  
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April 20th is a day remembered (or not?) for many reasons. It’s the day the League of Nations dissolved. It’s the day that Danica Patrick won her first Indy race…. in Japan. It’s the day set aside to celebrate Earth Day. But this year, it’s going to be even better than the aforementioned events. Lee “Scratch” Perry will be show casing his second solo showing of artwork at Dem Passwords. […]

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Lee “Scratch” Perry and Thee Oh See’s Rocking Coachella

  • Posted: April 11, 2013  by timothy   -  
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To all you people headed out to Coachella Valley this weekend, stay safe and hydrated! Don’t go too crazy, because, you know, that’d be all bad and you would mess up your weekend. Or go nuts. Whatever. But if you ARE going to be there, make sure you check out Lee Perry as he takes the Gobi stage at 6 pm on Friday! And then on Sunday, make sure you […]

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Not Going To Coachella? No Problem.

  • Posted: April 11, 2013  by timothy   -  
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Couldn’t make it out to Coachella this weekend? They have some weird parties going on, so I don’t know if you’re really missing that much. But what if, instead, you were in Las Vegas? Land of Sin, America’s Playground, you name it, you can probably find it in Las Vegas. That’s right, we said anything. Anyways, if you happen to be in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 14th, Lee “Scratch” […]

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Lee Scratch Perry Dropping Some Knowledge On Lil Wayne

  • Posted: March 18, 2013  by timothy   -  
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If you were in tune with the music world this weekend, you may have heard that rapper Lil Wayne was rushed to a hospital after an apparent seizure attack. He has since been cleared and is resting at his home. Apparently, Lil Wayne didn’t get the memo from Lee Scratch Perry….

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Smoke signals from the Vatican spell hellfire from reggae’s stars

  • Posted: March 17, 2013  by timothy   -  
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So apparently the white smoke from those folks over in Vatican City means something a little different for everybody…. It was the inimitable Lee Perry, AKA The Upsetter, who first alerted me to a small but vociferous subgenre in reggae music devoted to the castigation of all things papal. Over the last few days, as the cardinals gathered daily in the Sistine Chapel to elect a new pope, I have been reacquainting myself with The […]

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Brian Eno, Lee Scratch Perry, Giorgio Moroder Announced For Red Bull Music Academy NYC

  • Posted: March 4, 2013  by timothy   -  
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This just in folks, The Red Bull Music Academy today announced the complete line-up for the 15th edition of its music festival and conference to be held in New York City this spring and which will include 230 artists playing 37 shows at 34 venues between April 28 – May 31. Among the many scheduled events are: an installation of Brian Eno’s “77 Million Paintings;” Giorgio Moroder’s first-ever DJ set; […]

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Lee “Scratch” Perry US West Coast Tour, 2013

  • Posted: February 12, 2013  by timothy   -  
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  Hey, if you’re on the West Coast, be sure to check out these dates. Scratch is gonna be bringing the beat, so you best not miss out! April 12th - Coachella Valley Music Festival – Coachella, CA April 14th - Hard Rock Cafe, Vegas Strip – Las Vegas, NV April 15th – The Glass House – Pomona, CA April 16th - Regency Ballroom – San Francisco, CA April 17th - Ace of Spades […]

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