Jah Division 'Dub Will Tear Us Apart...Again' LP
A supergroup born of Brooklyn’s early 21st century DIY scene, Jäh Division’s sole 2004 12" Dub Will Tear Us Apart earned them an instant infamy for their psychedelic dub interpretations of Joy Division classics. Featuring members of Home and Oneida and recorded in the literal shadow of the Williamsburg Bridge, Jäh Division grew from a joke between roommates Brad Truax and Barry London into a rolling improv collective that included members of Animal Collective and Black Dice, among others.
Expanded with 5 extra songs--2 from the original session, 3 from a scrapped album--Dub Will Tear Us Apart... Again is the sound of Manchester beamed into Brooklyn by way of the Black Ark, all linked by some intercosmic hook-up in the depths of Barry London's Space Echo tape loop. Recorded by the core Jäh Division quartet, the original release--part of Social Registry’s 12-inch series-- featured London on vintage keyboards, Truax on bass, Home’s Chris Millstein on drums, and Oneida’s Kid Millions on Barry’s collection of synth percussion, including trash-salvaged electronic drum pads, run through dubby delays and effects and a Farfisa reverb tank.
Catalogue number: EJRC149LP
Label: Ernest Jenning Record Co