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Artist: Method of Defiance EAN 13 (CD): 5060197760021 Cat. No. (CD): RNR003

Method of Defiance is the original moniker chosen by the musician’s musician, the legendary Bill Laswell for his more extreme dub/jazz/drum’n’bass forays. Nihon (on CD and DVD) captures the ensemble live in Tokyo in 2007 as Laswell, keyboard and organ master Bernie Worrell, electric trumpet innovator Toshinori Kondo, dubmaster Dr Israel and drummer Guy Licata set the stage alight.

The album is a fusion of musical genres, including drum’n bass, dub, dancehall, rock, electronica and others still to be categorised.

Bill Laswell: bass
Dr. Israel: vocals, electronics, effects
Bernie Worrell: keyboards
Toshinori Kondo: trumpet
Guy Licata: drums

1. Woobou/Volunteer Slavery
2. Method Plan One
3. Black Rain
4. Chamber Seven
5. Dark Heat
6. Wootwo/Cosmic Slop
7. Method Exit Dub

Recorded live in Nihon
Compiled by Bill Laswell
Engineer: Robert Musso
Assistant engineer: James Dellatacoma
Produced by Bill Laswell
Mastered by Michael Fossenkemper at Turtle Tone Studio, NYC

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