Resources

Some links with background info on Sleng Teng and broader dancehall history / culture

Publications:

Beth Lesser’s books

Including free pdf download of “Rub-A-Dub Style: The Roots of Modern Dancehall”

 

Interviews:

With Wayne Smith

With Noel Davy [1, 2, 3]

 

Posts & Articles:

On Dancecrasher, on Sleng Teng’s 25th anniversary

On Dan Daber’s site

On Crasstalk

On The Guardian (David Katz)

On The GuardianĀ (Caspar Llewellyn Smith)

 

Other interviews:

Red Bull Music Academy: Computer Rise | Steely & Clevie

 

Zines & Blogs:

Small Axe

Shimmy Shimmy | Tumblr | Twitter (@itsthelarge)

Large Up | Tumblr | Twitter

In Fine Style

Soundclash | Twitter (@touchofallright)

Boomshots | Twitter

Marvin Sparks | Twitter

Wayne & Wax | Twitter

 

Riddim Databases:

Riddimguide | Riddimbase | Frenkieh

 

Other:

Wayne Marshall’s Global Reggae course at MIT, availale through OpenCourseWare