Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry Presents Nu Sound & Version and If You Want Loyalty Buy a Dog by Little Axe review

By Jim Pinckney In Music

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21st January, 2012
IF YOU WANT LOYALTY BUY A DOG, the latest album from guitarist and vocalist Skip McDonald’s Little Axe outfit, is that rare treat – a genuine late-career surprise. After earlier dalliances with Peter Gabriel’s Real World organisation and others, this seventh album finds him triumphantly back at On-U Sound alongside producer extraordinaire Adrian Sherwood and Roots Radics/Dub Syndicate drum guru Style Scott. The combination of Scott’s recycled and purpose-built reggae rhythms and McDonald’s sophisticated ...

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