Jamaican sound system culture’s influence on UK music explored in new podcast series

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Featuring interviews with producer Dennis Bovell, singer Janet Kay and poet Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Bass Culture Research has launched a new podcast series, titled How Bass Music Shaped British Society, reports RA.

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Focusing on the long-standing legacy and influence of Jamaican sound system culture in Britain, the series investigates its wide reaching impact on music, art, business and culture.

How Bass Music Shaped British Society will run weekly from May – June 2020, with forthcoming shows featuring dub producer Dennis Bovell, historian Paul Gilroy, singer Janet Kay, and poet Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Listen to the first two podcasts below.

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