• Riddimology 101: Essential Cuts of the "Satta Massagana" Riddim

    Tracing the history of classic riddims, one version at a time

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    Connecting two countries through one hot hepper

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    Tracing the relationship between sound systems and protest movements

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"Redemption" Music Video Out Now!

Watch the music video from the lead single of the Answer 2021 Riddim

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Riddimology 101: Essential Cuts of the "Satta Massagana" Riddim

A rarity amongst the most versioned riddims, the Abyssians’ “Satta Massagana” (plus a myriad of similar spellings) has also been regularly covered by other artists. Driven by powerful horns that give way to entrancing vocals, the original song is instantly recognizable.

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Brooklyn in Dub: Ten essential releases from Dub-Stuy Records

With over 30 vinyl releases from a diverse roster of globally-known musicians and local NYC talent, the affiliated record label has grown into an internationally recognized home for sound system music.

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