The fusing of punk and dub music isn't a recent development. The Clash's seminal 1980 track "Bankrobber," with Mikey Dread at the controls, is an early (and still most recognizable) stab at this Frankenstein genre. But the New York-based instrumental band Dub Trio makes the musical melding the linchpin of their sound. Stu Brooks (bass/keys), DP Holmes (guitar/keys) and Joe Tomino (drums/keys) were in other bands and then started playing as a unit in 2003, mostly at improv gigs around the city. Inspired by the likes of King Tubby, Suicide and, most importantly, Bad Brains, they debuted... More >>>