Obeah, Petru Birladeanu, Catalin Lungu
Dub Like You
The interview in London Town with Simon Tyszko (bless you, David Ellis & Julian Firth, for the introduction) inspired Obeah to create this Dubstance – Greatest Misses compilation. He realized people needed to listen to some of his best songs from the last three years of constant musical discipline. Some of Obeah’s proudest moments are all here, including the three radio show themes for Everyday Is Halloween, Devils Jukebox, and the PostPunk Dubby Party. Meeting Dub Colossus, Transglobal Underground, Marius Costache & Petru Birladeanu has been a blessing.
These tunes were played all over the world by legends like Dennis Bovell, Steve Barker, and Don Letts 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, and Belgium’s Dub Front.
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.