Boomkat Product Review:
Raw digi-dub killers from Jackson Bailey's Tapes project. Originally released a decade ago, it was our first taste of Bailey's unique take on soundsystem pressure, sounding something like an 8-bit Delia Derbyshire versioning classic Tubbys, dubbed straight to a battered old D90 and shrouded in a cloud of smoke...
'Hissing Theatricals' was originally conceived on the streets of Hackney, but properly finished in a Liepzig squat, coating six tracks of low-end rudeness with a ferric, 8-bit magic. All the tracks here have been transferred to tape, and back again, lending a textured, ferric depth to the Radiophonic synth tones of 'Lowry Dub' or 'Hackney Dub', and giving bite to the digi-dancehall vibes of 'C20 Riddim' and the iconic 'Ticker Tape'.