New Yorkers: DJ Spooky is launching "Phantom Dancehall" in Brooklyn on Jun 13

Lisa Rein writes, "DJ Spooky is having a record release party Wednesday night for his new Phantom Dancehall album, which utilizes samples from legendary VP Records' Greensleeves sublabel."

Date: Wednesday, June 13
Time: 9pm – 3am
Location: Output, 74 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11249

Here's DJ Spooky describing the feel of the record and some of the culture behind it: "Most of these were recorded in Jamaica at VP Records’ Fun Studio. VP records is legendary; They are the biggest record label in Jamaica. 'VP' stands for 'Vincent and Patricia Chin' – so 'VP.' They are Chinese-Jamaican, which I have always loved. The fact that they are just quirky, kind of at the heart of Jamaican culture; Chinese and Indian. Jamaica is very multicultural. So the idea was to represent a little bit of an update on Dancehall with a downtown New York flavor."

Come to DJ Spooky’s Phantom Dancehall Record Release Party – In Brooklyn On June 13 [Mondo 2000]

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