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Debut Release from Ted Sirotas Heavyweight Dub

 
January 25, 2015

Live Recording – HEAVYWEIGHTDUB! on WBEZ Chicago/Radio M with Tony Sarabia 12-7-14 @ SPACE, Evanston IL

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December 1, 2014

Heavyweight Dub on WBEZ/Radio M – Live Taping – 12/7/14

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Join us for a celebration of your membership on Sunday, December 7th at SPACE in Evanston. Tony Sarabia’s radio show, Radio M, will be taped live in a special performance commemorating how we celebrate holidays and traditions. At 6pm, play a round of trivia curated by Tony himself. Then, enjoy performances from Saraswathi Ranganathan and Heavyweight Dub. After that, we’ll open up the dance floor for the Balkan Tamburitza Band K.G.B.
REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS REQUIRED.
CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT.
SPACE IS LIMITED.

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January 1, 2015

“The Scientist Meets Ted Sirota’s Heavyweight Dub” Now Available!

ted_sirota_cd_coverThe debut CD from Ted Sirota’s Heavyweight Dub in now available for purchase/download. Get your copy today! If you are looking to purchase a physical CD go to Bandcamp. Download at iTunesAmazonGoogle Play. Streaming at Spotify – but don’t just stream or steal it, if you like it buy it!

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November 11, 2011

Rough Guide to Afrobeat Revolution

Although Ted Sirota’s Rebel Souls are by no means an “Afro-Beat” band, in the sense that a band like Antibalas is, I did write a song dedicated to the late poet/activist Ken Saro-Wiwa who was executed by hanging by the Nigerian government in 1995.  Fela Kuti is one of my all time favorite musicians and so is his drummer Tony Allen.  I used their music as inspiration to write this composition which originally appeared on our Delmark release “Breeding Resistance” in 2004.  Somehow the track caught the attention of the guys responsible for putting this compilation together Rough Guide.  It’s really a great compilation & I urge you to pick up a copy. To learn more about the story of Ken Saro-Wiwa check out this article.

November 10, 2011

Wanna hear a great CD that you slept on?

Check out this one that Geof Bradfield, Noel Kupersmith & I recorded way back when.  We put it out ourselves, so we didn’t get any label support for it, but we sold a boatload during our tour of Germany, Switzerland & Austria back in 2003.  Well it’s still available (ahem), and I’ve set up a nice little page for it here.  You can listen to it and then get your very own copy from CD Baby!

 

November 9, 2011

Check out the Naim Label website!

Four of the five Rebel Souls CD’s are on the British label Naim. They have a great website for the label where you can purchase all of our CD’s in various formats, including FLAC, and higher resolution MP3’s. You can also download digital copies of the packaging! You don’t get that anywhere else. Check it out at here.

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