Tracing the roots of Jamaican dub music.
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"Sicko Mode" by Travis Scott
was an unexpected chart-topper. It sounds more like three songs than one. Its disjointed, other-worldly effects, echos, and song structure are a far cry from the traditional pop songs we're used to, but it's in these off-kilter moments that we get glimpses of a musical culture and genre that was centered around sonic experimentation and innovation, and has influenced everything from punk, rock, and pop for nearly half a century: Jamaican dub.
Spotify playlist "Sicko dub mode" open.spotify.com/playlist/3EJ3Rpxk8K6YfRum952NET?si=EM_5kWDXQIuj0kc-5iaWYg
Earworm is a series where Estelle Caswell takes you on a musical journey to discover the stories and sounds behind your favorite songs. More videos can be found here: ismind.info/lastPLJ8cMiYb3G5fyqfIwGjH2fYC5fFLfdwW4.html
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