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The Real Tuesday Weld, King Tubby, Scott Joplin

Dub music pioneer King Tubby; Pre-dub, pre-reggae Mento Madness; Joplin & The American Ragtime Ensemble; Solo work by Yes guitarist Steve Howe; The wobbly, oscillating sounds of for stars; Former Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid. Featured Artist: The Real Tuesday Weld.

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The Real Tuesday Weld, King Tubby, Scott Joplin

The Life and Times of the Clarkenwell Kid

The Real Tuesday Weld is otherwise known as musician Stephen Coates. Here he offers a soundtrack to the dark-comedy novel I, Lucifer.

Dub You Can Feel

King Tubby is synonymous with dub music -- a mix of pre-recorded samples and rhythms from reggae songs with the vocals removed. Tubby was shot and killed outside his home in 1989. His death remains a mystery.

Healin' in the Balmyard

This is a cut from a collection of so-called "Mento" tunes -- a form of Jamaican dance music that pre-dates dub, Reggae or Calypso.

Gladiolus Rag

Violinist David Reffkin offers historic arrangements of ragtime music, all performed by a string ensemble.

Your Move

Yes guitarist Steve Howe here offers a mix of original tunes and classic Yes songs performed on solo guitar.

I Should Have Told You

For Stars -- beautifully dark, ethereal and musically chaotic -- call their latest release a psychedelic exploration of their own uncertain identity.

X the Unknown

Vernon Reid is a guitar innovator. His experimental style, heard in his work with Living Colour, Bill Frisell and Public Enemy, blends everything from R&B to downtown New York jazz and King Crimson-like rock.