album review: john brown's body - amplify
  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 07, 2008

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Setting and appropriately triumphant tone from the get go, Amplify is a thick, heavyset collection of reggae anthems that are strikingly contemporary in nature. Sure, tracks like "Be at Peace" and "Give Yourself Over" stem from classic, roots reggae influences. But JBB lift some serious weight on Amplify, beefing up traditional bedrock with a walloping, syncopated low end, a crisp, percussive shuffle, and big, bad, and bold brass horns. Progressing things along even further, the record exploits the genre for a fitting vehicle to chauffeur other modern influences to the surface....Keep Reading... - david pitz

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VIDEO: John Brown's Body:: Live at Southpaw - Brooklyn, NY
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