19 April 2017
Culture explores the ways of knowing and the ways of making which Jamaican sound system engineers have pioneered over the last 50 years, looking at their understanding of how sound works both in electronic circuitry and on human anatomy. Henriques examines the ways of making the street technology of the sound system set as a musical instrument. He considers the critical influence the instrument of the sound system has on Jamaican music, principally riddim (rhythm), versioning and, of course, dub.
Thinking Through Sound – and Learning from Jamaican Bass/Base