BURNT FRIEDMAN & THE NU DUB PLAYERS
20 musicians from Auckland (New Zealand), Sydney, Melbourne, Copenhagen, Cape Town, Santiago de Chile and Cologne participated in making Can´t Cool, a mixture of odd reggae, dub, afrofunk- styles with more than a blend of soulful songs with the featured vocalists Abi, Patrice, Lovetta Pippin and Theo Altenberg.
The london born and cologne settled Nigerian Abi donates his fantastic voice on 4 Nu Dub-songs. Back in 1994 he recorded a single named Keep Your Soul Together with legendary Maceo Parker. Together with his brother Ade Amaechinna and Patrice he founded a project named B.A.N.T.U..
Lovetta Pippin of the Detroit based duo His Name Is Alive (with Warn Defever) is featured on Someday My Blues Will Cover The Earth. The original version of the tune has been released on the legendary 4AD-Label from London. Burnt Friedman licensed the vocal take to create a Nu Dub version. There aint a chart topping diva to match her said The Guardian.