Lee 'Scratch' Perry

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Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry: 10 of his greatest recordings
From Bob Marley to the Congos, Junior Murvin and his own outstanding work on the mic, we celebrate the work of a man who seemed to dissolve time

Erin MacLeod

30, Aug, 2021 @12:52 PM

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Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry: a limitless genius who took Jamaica into the future
By deeply connecting with the people and idyllic landscape of his county, the late producer channelled a stream of imaginative ideas into mindblowing music

Lloyd Bradley

29, Aug, 2021 @7:47 PM

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Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry obituary
Reggae producer who had a profound effect on Bob Marley’s sound and helped propel him on to the world stage

Peter Mason

29, Aug, 2021 @4:34 PM

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Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, visionary master of reggae, dies aged 85
Producer and performer who worked with Bob Marley and pioneered both dub and roots reggae styles dies in hospital in Jamaica

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

29, Aug, 2021 @3:31 PM

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From dogs to baggy trenchcoats: this week’s fashion trends
What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this week

04, Dec, 2020 @7:00 AM

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On my radar: Moses Boyd on his cultural highlights
The jazz drummer on the podcast, album and local vegan cafe that helped him through lockdown. Plus, a properly geeky YouTube series

Jude Rogers

18, Jul, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Grace Jones' Meltdown: Solange, Skunk Anansie and Lee Fields to play
Curator of the London festival’s 27th edition announces trailblazers including Oumou Sangaré, Jimmy Cliff and Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, as well as an ‘extraordinary’ show of her own

Laura Snapes

10, Feb, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Alan Broadbent Trio: New York Notes review – joyful twists and turns
(Savant)

Dave Gelly

02, Jun, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry: Rainford review – ghost of dub past
(On-U Sound)

Damien Morris

02, Jun, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Lee 'Scratch' Perry: Rainford review – Upsetter on an even keel
Producer Adrian Sherwood meets dub-reggae hero half way, with new tech to enhance Perry’s ideas – it’s a return to form

Lloyd Bradley

31, May, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Lee 'Scratch' Perry: ‘My pants are telepathic. Everything I wear is telepathic’
The musician, 82, tells James McMahon about dreaming up songs, giving up drink and teaching Bob Marley how to be happy

James McMahon

06, Oct, 2018 @1:00 PM

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Various artists: This Is Trojan 50! review – the label that changed Britain
Trojan’s releases introduced the UK to reggae, deejaying, toasting, lovers rock, dancehall – and Five Star’s dad. This is an immaculately curated collection of a golden era

Lloyd Bradley

26, Jul, 2018 @11:00 AM

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