Boomkat Product Review:
Stones Throw tease out the good stuff from Lee Scratch Perry with a selection of sturdy and psychedelic work by the legendary nutter, including lush dubs! Working with Peaking Lights’ Aaron Coyes and Argentinian dubber Ivan Diaz Mathe seems to have brought the best out of living legend Lee “Scratch” Perry on one of his strongest 12”s in years, or at least since he last worked with Adrian Sherwood.
Two originals land on the A-side, stretching out in a stepping disco 12” dub style with the deliquescent chrome tones and lilting flutes of ‘Life Of The Plants’ placed next to the mystic momentum and heady, eastern-facing melodies of ‘No Age’, which both take up to 10 minutes to cast their spell.
The balmier sway of ‘Magik’ goes on like a lost meeting with Naffi Sandwich on the flip, beside a killer ‘No Age Dub’ replacing most of the vocal with spongiform layers of lysergic FX.