9 de marzo de 2007

Upsettin' Powah

Lee Perry Is as Crazy as You Want to Think

What makes Scratch so good, though, is his distortion of the reggae mise-en-scene. In a basically conservative genre, producer Perry's antiscience science of intuition and quick hands injects chance, humor, and disaster without ever really leaving the pop song behind. Those who look to Perry's shit talking for a cosmology will get burned; those who dismiss his output because of his shit talking will miss the aurora borealis of reggae.