Lee Scratch Perry: Destiny

With the passing of Lee Perry in 2021, it might be thought that his musical output would come to an abrupt halt but here is a new release containing tracks he was working on before his death.  This happened of course with Bob Marley too, where enough unreleased material was found in the vaults to […]

Lee Scratch Perry Interview

The following text is uploaded courtesy of Dan Cody and links to a great new interview with Lee Perry on the site nomajesty.com: well worth a visit! With an influential career spanning six decades, Lee Scratch Perry has had more of an impact on Jamaican music than most. Producing music with some of Reggae’s biggest names […]

Lee Scratch Perry: Vision Of Paradise

To coincide with Lee Stratch Perry’s 80th birthday this new film is a celebration of his massive and eccentric contribution to reggae. It can be seen via UK film screenings around the country in February and March, and subsequently through DVD and Video On Demand (iTunes, Amazon Prime, Netflix). Mr Perry will also perform live at some […]

Lee Perry: Mr Perry I Presume

This new multi-artist compilation features the seemingly immortal Lee Scratch Perry with an excellent collection of rare tracks, mostly unreleased until now. Billed here as ‘Lee Perry as the Upsetter’, Perry’s typical production sound is evident throughout these sixteen tracks, issued in single CD or double vinyl format. It all begins with George Faith’s classic […]

Lee Perry

The unique Lee Perry is due for a live session at Fibbers, York, on Saturday 27th October 2012. Who knows what that’ll be like but it should be worth investigating. Probably a good idea to check details and date before then. Meantime here is a reminder of Lee Perry in action in 1982.