Lil Obeah, Extra Kool, Time, Petru Birladeanu
Bela Lugosis Dead Dub
Photography by: Cristiana Bucureci
Obeah is a musical disruptor who has been featured in IRIE Mag from San Francisco, Songlines magazine from London, had his singles featured on the BBC by Gideon Coe, Steve Barker, and Don Letts, was played by legendary producer Dennis Bovell on Soho Radio and remixed Dubokaj & Lee Scratch Perry, Dubmatix, Dub Pistols, Algiers & Zack De La Rocha of Rage Against The Machine, Prince Fatty, Ghetto Priest, Transglobal Underground, Denise Sherwood and Yann Tiersen of Mute Records.
He collaborates with UK label Wormhole World and Texas anarchist label eMERGENCY heARTS and is inspired by the strangest Romanian sounds, ranging from weird experimental authentic local dub to traditional reggae-dub with ska and folk-rock influences, music, and records released near the Black Sea from the 1960s to present days. Obeah’s music was played all over the world on: BBC 6 Music, BBC Lancashire, Soho Radio, ResonanceFM, The Music Galaxy Radio, Radio Buena Vida, Australia’s National Roots’n’Reggae Show, Culture Dub from Poitiers, Berlin’s Zonic Radio, Poland’s Czwórka, Belgium’s Dub Front, KBOO Community Radio and Widgeon Future Dub Sessions.
Obeah Bucureci also produces a show for dublab Los Angeles, The Mark Stewart show, and hosts his podcast show on Louder Than War Radio in Manchester, PostPunk Dubby Party.