In Conversation

Bonjo Iyabinghi Noah of African Head Charge

Episode Summary

Celsius Drop host,  Mark “Frosty” McNeill, was honored to welcome the Jamaican drummer, Bonjo Iyabinghi Noah, onto his program this month.  Beaming in from his home in Ghana, Noah traced his musical journey for us, including the origins of his legendary group, African Head Charge. Formed in 1981, the band is a long time collaboration between Noah and the visionary UK producer Adrian Sherwood (On-U Sound). The duo, along with a rotating crew of collaborators, launched the form of dub music into new and innovative realms!

Episode Notes

Bonjo Iyabinghi Noah In Conversation with Mark "Frosty" McNeill

Celsius Drop host,  Mark “Frosty” McNeill, was honored to welcome the Jamaican drummer,  Bonjo Iyabinghi Noah, onto his program this month.  Beaming in from his home in Ghana, Noah traced his musical journey for us, including the origins of his legendary group, African Head Charge. Formed in 1981, the band is a long time collaboration between Noah and the visionary UK producer Adrian Sherwood (On-U Sound). The duo, along with a rotating crew of collaborators, launched the form of dub music into new and innovative realms!

On-U Sound has been reissuing a wave of African Head Charge works recordings most recently, Drumming Is A Language (1990 – 2011).

In Conversation is produced by dublab. Sound editing and music are by Matteah Baim. Due to rights reasons music from the original broadcast has been shortened or removed. To hear more, please visit dublab.com.