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Lee Perry & Subatomic Sound System - Super Ape Returns To Conquer HHV Exclusive Purple Vinyl Edition
Lee Perry & Subatomic Sound System
Super Ape Returns To Conquer HHV Exclusive Purple Vinyl Edition
LP | 2017 | EU | Reissue (Echo Beach)
20,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Limited edition on purple vinyl exclusive to HHV.

Forty one years after Lee "Scratch" Perry defined dub music with his iconic 1976 Super Ape album, he returns with New York City's Subatomic Sound System to conquer the bass generation. Subatomic reincarnates the magic of Perry's Black Ark studio in Jamaica, going in heavy on Ethiopian horns & percussion, reinvigorated by booming 21st century bass & beats to capture the energy of their innovative live electronic show and vibes of the urban jungle. The original album is a cornerstone in the development of independent, producer fueled, beat and bass driven music. This new album breaks ground of its own as Perry & Subatomic create an unprecedented level of dynamic improvisation between live performers, computers, and studio manipulation, exploding traditional concepts of what is a live performance versus a studio recording.
Fat Freddy's Drop - Wairunga
Fat Freddy's Drop
Wairunga
2LP | 2021 | EU | Original (The Drop)
34,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Wairunga finds the Freddy juggernaut digging deep to debut five songs and revisit two classics captured in an outdoor performance sans audience but with wild weather elements playing an important creative role in producing this unique live album.

Recorded in Wairunga, high above Waimarama Beach in New Zealand, it is place etched into the DNA of Fat Freddy’s Drop who’ve roamed here for over 20 years; to party, relax between tours, make a song Wairunga Blues in its honour and even to get married. Farmed by the Parker family for a century, Wairunga is an oasis of green pasture and native tree filled valleys that fall away to the ocean below.

In inimitable Freddy's fashion the new tunes run a gamut of genre busting styles. Coffee Black is layered with cosmic hot buttered soul and cinematic wigged out psyche-blues while Shady continues Freddy's Afro-Acid adventures with Fitchie’s beat-making tapping into a South African township brand of techno Freddys experienced on tour. Bush Telegraph is a reggae classic featuring MC Slave aka Mark Williams on the mic with freshly minted yum char spiced rhymes of hope. The other new tracks Leave Your Window Open and Dig Deep are loose rhythmic experiments that the band have been working on for a long time. Versions were developed, rehearsed, but then set aside – dismissed, demonised - only to be revived with new energy in some future moment of creative cohesion. The results are loose-limbed; broken and bruised beats smashing into subterranean bass and twisted up melodies. Bones and Wairunga Blues are the two classics from Freddy's vast back catalogue. Off the Blackbird album, Bones has aged beautifully - like a fine wine - the song’s component parts matured and melded together in harmony and balance. DJ Fitchie rates this 2021 vintage superior to the 2013 original. Wairunga Blues has been a work-in-progress since it was released on Bays in 2015. Kuki dials up some appropriately off-kilter keys to match the wonky-funk laid down by Fitchie’s bass line and the horns. It’s a mighty comeback – and a fitting tribute to this magical place.
Mato - Summer Madness / Use Me
Mato
Summer Madness / Use Me
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Stix)
9,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Stix Records, a sub-label of Favorite Recordings, is back with some heavy dub cuts from label regular Mato with its usual special skills as a tailor of reggae music. On Side A, Mato focuses on the infamous "Summer Madness", originally composed by Kool & The Gang. Providing a fresh dub rework, the song will make you dream of hot wet summer nights, gently rocked by beautiful guitar melodies and sweet Fender Rhodes chords. Just a perfect match for all forthcoming summers of love! On Side B, Mato takes care of "Use Me", originally composed by Bill Withers on his Still Bill album. Expect funky and bouncy clavinets and a nice melodica line for this rework of a timeless classic. As Mato once said, "Play it loud and burn a chalice!" Starting his reggae production career in 2006, Thomas Blanchot (aka Mato) has released music through various projects on EDR Records, Big Singles or Makasound ... In the meantime he developed a real trademark, taking over classics French, Hip-Hop, or Pop song, into roots reggae-dub new versions. Besides, since 2010, Mato has built a solid reputation thanks to his hot remixes of Hip-Hop classics on Stix Records.
King Jammy - Destroys The Virus With Dub
Rootsman, The - Essentials 1996-1998
Rootsman, The
Essentials 1996-1998
2LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Akuphone)
24,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
Akuphone is pleased to present the first compilation dedicated to musician John Bolloten, aka The Rootsman. As a precocious punk, he formed his first band, State Oppression, in his teens. Yet he is best known for his dub music, a genre that gave him international recognition. Largely influenced by the rhythms of North Africa and the Middle East, he built his musical identity around samples from these regional repertoires. His encounter with Bryn Jones — better known as Muslimgauze — further defined his artistic path.

This selection offers an overview of his work from 1996 to 1998, a prolific period when Into The Light, 52 Days To Timbuktu, Union Of Souls (with Celtarabia) and Distant Voices (with Pachakuti) were released. A visionary production that predicted today’s growing international predilection for the musical heritage of the MENA regions.

The compilation is enriched with an explanatory preface by Mabrouk Hosni Ibn Aleya and illustrated with rare archival photos— all of which are contained in a superb jacket designed by the artist Ghiya Haydar.
Stand High Patrol - Quicksand
Stand High Patrol
Quicksand
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Stand High)
10,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 28.01.2022
Stand High Records presents “Quicksand”, a brand new collaborative single between Stand High Patrol and British artists Joe Yorke & Eeyun Purkins. This groovy little rocksteady number comes on 7” vinyl.

The Dubadub Musketeers haven’t let the current situation get in the way of their will to explore new horizons. Riddims are flying out of the Donjon Studio left, right & centre. Indeed, the crew is constantly on the lookout for fresh talent and musical avenues. It’s through this process that Stand High Patrol decided to get in contact with Joe Yorke a few months ago, after becoming familiar with his incredible voice. Straight away they built a strong connection, both sharing the same kind of musical views. This collaboration quickly came to fruition. Starting as a simple dubplate test recording "Quicksand" became a proper 7 inch vinyl release.

This new single has been exquisitely mixed at Kerwax Studio, the riddim was built by Pupajim and the Dub version on the B side comes courtesy of Stand High Patrol’s official operator, Mac Gyver. Joe delivers lyrics about human kind, its flaws, its "weaknesses" and emotions, with an extraordinary vocal performance. They were written by Eeyun Purkins, his long-time musical partner and accomplice. This pen / voice duo regularly comes together to create musical gems and connoisseurs will once again get to fully appreciate the extent of their talent on “Quicksand”.
Erobique (Carsten Meyer) & Jacques Palminger Präsentieren Songs For Joy - Wann Strahlst Du? Black Vinyl Edition
Persian - Dubplate #1: Space Within Art
Persian
Dubplate #1: Space Within Art
10" | 2021 | EU | Original (Mysticisms)
13,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
Mysticisms presents Dubplate, a series of (sporadic) releases to showcase the blurring of genres between breaks, house and dub, even techno, wrapped around and within that oft-misunderstood take on digital reggae, the sound of Digidub. To begin, label favourite Persian acts as selector, with 5 rare archive cuts that typify the producer and sound of the series. From the digital dubbing of Dunya - here in a previously unreleased Extended Mix - to the warped groove and monster bass of D Dub Retwist, this unique link between rave, breaks and sound system culture is clear. As always Persian aka Peter Reilly, moves across styles with ease, offering the warm roots vibrations of Jacob Dub and Augustus, alongside title cut, Space Within Art - here in Dubplate Mix - a street soul breakbeat and sampledelic mash up, all touched with the heavy hand of dub. An open expression within a loose framework, Dubplate #1 acts as guide and educator. Where cultures clash, morph and grow, embracing the diaspora through music; Arabic melody meets Jamaica riddim meets English hedonism in a Soundclash. Digi the Mystery.
Augustus Pablo - King Tubbys Meets Rockers Uptown
Augustus Pablo
King Tubbys Meets Rockers Uptown
LP | 2020 | EU | Original (Onlyroots)
16,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Greatest dub album ever. Combination between the "Far East" style of Augustus Pablo playing Melodica, Clavinet & Organ and Dub's master Osbourne Ruddock aka "King Tubby's". Featuring the finest Jamaican musicians, Aston & Carlton Barret, China Smith, Vin Gordon, Bobby Ellis...Mixed at King Tubby's Studio in 1976. Produced by Augustus Pablo. A must have !
Stand High Patrol - A Matter Of Scale
Stand High Patrol
A Matter Of Scale
2LP | 2015 | EU | Reissue (Stand High)
25,99 €*
Release:2015 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
In 2012, ten years after its inception, Stand High Patrol released their first album: Midnight Walkers, which featured a multifaceted take on contemporary dub – a versatile sound with heavy bass, named dubadub. Following the success of their first LP, plus several EPs and singles released on Stand High Records, Pupajim, Rootystep and Mac Gyver now return with their second self-produced album, with sleeve art by Kazy.

Recorded in a home studio between June 2013 and July 2014, A matter of scale has brought the emergence of new influences. The three dubadub musketeerz intensify the genre crossovers and strengthen the foundations of their creative process. Theirs is an open approach, free from conventions.

Supported by the rich range of Pupajim’s vocals, the sounds travel incessantly between eras. The dubadub experience takes on new dimensions; jazzy rhythms and melodies stand alongside digital reggae, hip-hop beats, bass music and progressive dubs.

A matter of scale shows how Stand High Patrol design and compose their own music. The album reflects the undeniable penchant of the crew for experimentation and their obvious desire to break down barriers.

Tracklist :

A1 -Tempest A2 - No Matter How Long It Takes A3 - Geography

B1 - Gambling Johnny B2 - Sleep On It B3 - Routine

C1 - Overloaded Truck C2 - Blue Wax C3 - Ruckus C4 - Warehouse

D1 - Style And City D2 - The Bridge D3 - The Tunnel

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Babe Roots - Babe Roots
Babe Roots
Babe Roots
12" | 2017 | EU | Original (Linear Movement)
11,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
First Babe Roots album perfectly executed. This is the perfect balance between dub structures and reggae rhythms.
Scientist - Introducing Scientist - The Best Dub Album In The World
Scientist
Introducing Scientist - The Best Dub Album In The World
LP | 1980 | US | Reissue (Superior Viaduct)
19,99 €*
Release:1980 / US – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Hopeton Brown, better known as Scientist, has been a pioneering figure in the world of dub for nearly 40 years. His early love of electronics proved fruitful when (still a teenager) he was hired at King Tubby’s studio in Kingston. Brown quickly ascended the ranks and became heir to Tubby’s throne, producing imaginative and technically impressive mixes that solidified his forward-looking nickname.

Introducing Scientist – The Best Dub Album in the World, his 1980 debut LP, lives up to its boastful title. Recorded with Sly & Robbie at Channel One Studio and mixed at King Tubby’s, the album features hypnotic basslines, reverb-drenched keyboards, and fluid, start-stop rhythms. Opening track “Steppers,” with its well-balanced phrasing and organic contours, shows Scientist’s mastery of the studio-as-instrument concept. On “Scientific,” the effects-laden guitars are stretched to their outer limit to create magnificent, spaced-out textures and muted tension. Introducing Scientist displays the talents of a man obsessed with every element of production, drawing out the very best of the dub form.
V.A. - Disco Reggae Volume 4
V.A.
Disco Reggae Volume 4
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Stix)
20,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Reggae / Dancehall
Stix Records, a sub-label of Favorite Recordings, proudly presents Disco Reggae Vol. 4, following three precedent acclaimed editions. Imagine the biggest classics from RoyAyers, Chemise, Lyn Christopher, Gerswhin, A Taste Of Honey, Keni Burke, Patrice Rushen or Kraftwek reworked and rearranged as Reggae & Dub killer tunes. Dream no more, the best producers from the Stix roster cooked some magic over these essential tunes: Soul Sugar aka Booker Gee, Taggy Matcher, Blundetto, Mato, Rosemary Martins and Wolfgang signed here the perfect soundtrack to extend the summer and rock the dancefloors! Massive!
Bdum Bdum Sound - Dubplate #2: Do/Don't
Bdum Bdum Sound
Dubplate #2: Do/Don't
10" | 2021 | EU | Original (Mysticisms)
13,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
The 2nd Dubplate follows the Persian 10", presenting a combination of highly prized and archival dub influenced music to be given a deserved wider appreciation and some, a first pressing on vinyl. Little is known of B:dum B:dum Sound except they came from the ever mutating Manchester art, film and music scene. Based around a core of Jamie Crossley, Nick Farr, Steve Gears and Karl McGinley, they merged their backgrounds in post-punk through dub and the City's vibrant dance scene, to produce their sole 12"" - the 1993 self released and Bolton Art Council funded) B-Dum B-Dum EP. Containing the perfect marriage of samples, sound design, dub and house in Istanbul, the music was perhaps too ahead of its time, becoming a secret for the City's aficionado's and diggers. It's appearance on the "Originals" compilation series, included by Moonboots and Balearic Mike, brought it to wider attention and reverence and today sees the EP selling for upwards of L300. The tracks inclusion being worthy alone, also included however are the unreleased Stateless and 3 tracks making up the flip, all culled from a mythical album some 10 years whence, of deep dub vocal, with nods at techno, that makes this 10"" essential. Dub the Mystery.
Fat Freddys Drop - Blackbird
Fat Freddys Drop
Blackbird
2LP | 2013 | EU | Original (The Drop)
19,99 €*
Release:2013 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
Heavyweight soul providers Fat Freddy’s Drop are about to take flight once again with the worldwide release of new album Blackbird!
Bunny Scott - Kinky Fly / Sweet Loving Love
Bunny Scott
Kinky Fly / Sweet Loving Love
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Freestyle)
10,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Freestyle Records mark the recent passing of the great Lee "Scratch" Perry with this gem of 45 showcasing 2 of his stellar early Black Ark-era productions - plucked from the To Love Somebody LP reissue project from earlier this year, which unearthed the Perry-produced debut from Bunny Scott (aka Bunny Clarke aka Bunny Rugs, later of Third World).

The Blaxploitation-influenced funk track 'Kinky Fly' features members of The Chi-Lites' backing band (passing through the infamous studio whilst in Jamaica for a series of shows) - their horn section and Chinna Smith's wah-wah guitar shine through with synth overdubs adding to the mood, underpinned by the ghostly click tracks of the Conn Rhythm Unit (constituting one of Scratch's earliest experiments with drum machines). On the flip, the upbeat 'Sweet Loving Love' boasts a jaunty synthline high up in the mix and a stellar rhythm section augmenting Bunny's soulful tenor.
Taggy Matcher - Push Push
Taggy Matcher
Push Push
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Stix)
21,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Stix Records, a sub-label of Favorite Recordings, proudly presents Push Push, the new album by acclaimed producer Taggy Matcher aka Bruno "Patchworks" Hovart (Voilaaa, Mr President, The Dynamics, Uptown Funk Empire, Metropolitan Jazz Affair, Da Break, …). After the success of his previous LP Singasong, Taggy Matcher returns with 8 tracks exploring his wide range of Reggae & Dub influences, each time magnified by a fine crew of vocal guests as LMK, Birdy Nixon, Alexandra Charry, Hawa, John Milk & Elodie Rama. With a great sense of authenticity, they all bring their own touch to Taggy Matcher's compositions and covers. Always faithful to its inspirations, brilliantly produced, Push Push is your new invitation to follow the Lion to Zion. The album starts with "Push Push", a title already released last year as a vinyl single 7", in collaboration with rising singer LMK, who you may know from her successful previous reworks on Taggy's last album ("No Love Allowed", "My Man"). Sharing the same love for the early 80's Digital Rub A Rub productions, lyrics are about street harassment of women… with a pinch of humor! On "Little Things", Taggy invites old mate Birdy Nixon for a cover of an early rocksteady classic by Hemsley Morris. With the vintage bounce we love combined with modern sounds and productions, the song is all about tenderness and simplicity. "Volvere Mañana", the song has this very cumbia hip move with the participation of gifted singer Alexandra Charry from Cali in Colombia, where they both composed the song. Then, Taggy invited Boris Pokora to play the "gaita" local flute to give the song its proper Colombian Caribbean coast flavor. The album continues with "Two Dimes" featuring longtime collaborator Hawa (from Mr President to Mr Day and other numerous projects). This shaky disco reggae rockers is all about getting ready for the party… but with two dimes only! "Q Fashion" is a song full of wittiness and self-mockery wrote during the first Covid-19 lockdown. Parisian Soul singer John Milk was stuck in Paris while Bruno was in Lyon. On this minimalistic digital reggae tune, they give the ingredients to perfect your next quarantine outfit. Discoish reggae tune "Get Enough" featuring Birdy Nixon has a simple and successful recipe: just mix a big dose of Lovers with the same amount of Rockers and you've got this 100% soulful song. On "Suit and Tie", Taggy and John Milk go Pop with this version of Justin Timberlake, that fits perfectly with John's tender and mellow style. Finally, Elodie Rama with Taggy Matcher pay tribute to Erykah Badu and her legacy to the Soul music scene at the end of the nineties. The mood is jazzy, mellow and warm, with a tiny Lee Scratch Perry early 70's vaporous vibes.
Ronnie Lion (Greekie) / Ambient Warrior - My Island Will Never Forget / Oceanic Dub
Ronnie Lion (Greekie) / Ambient Warrior
My Island Will Never Forget / Oceanic Dub
7" | 1995 | EU | Reissue (Isle Of Jura)
10,99 €*
Release:1995 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Limited seven inch of the sought after Greek language vocal cut of ‘Oceanic Dub’ titled ‘My Island Will Never Forget’ originally released in 1995 on Brixton’s Lion Inc label. The original of ‘Oceanic Dub’ is taken from the Ambient Warrior ‘Dub Journey’s’ LP. Both versions are remastered from the original DAT tapes.
Ondubground - Addvice
Ondubground
Addvice
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Odgprod)
26,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
"Addvice" is the third album of the triptyque project of Ondubground. Released in 2016 he has become a must have in the dub scene.
Froid Dub - Dubs & Beats From An Iceberg Cruising Jamaican Coastline
Froid Dub
Dubs & Beats From An Iceberg Cruising Jamaican Coastline
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Delodio)
19,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
Hot as ice! Electronic dub versions & bonus beats of Froid Dub’s first EP.
Alton Ellis - Too Late To Turn Back
Hortense Ellis - Woman Of The Ghetto
Awa Fall & The Shaolin Sound - Crack In The Lens / Crackin' Dub
Awa Fall & The Shaolin Sound
Crack In The Lens / Crackin' Dub
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Dig This Way)
9,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
One of the goals of our label is to create special connections and this release is perfectly matching this. Around a couple of years ago we started discussing with our friend Daniel Tuffs from Shaolin Sound (uk) about joining forces to create some positive musical projects , between the various ideas we asked him to create for us an heavy Roots or Rub a Dub riddim and what we got in return exceeded our expectations...Fyah RUB A DUB , a new style of riddim that gave us a sure feeling about who to ask to voice it! Awa Fall , also known as Sista Awa , I guess for many needs no introductions , she is a super talented and versatile singer based in north Italy with countless musical contributions. We remember seeing her years ago , still very young and already felt she had a great artistic future ahead. So it is! We are glad 100% to have her included in this project , part of our little label's family. Be ready for her Powerful lyrics as this riddim deserves! Sounds Heavy!

Dubwise is handled by Shaolin Sound too
Mungo's Hi Fi - Antidote
Mungo's Hi Fi
Antidote
12" | 2021 | EU | Original (Scotch Bonnet)
23,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Dub, the breaking down and rebuilding of the reggae rhythm, is a uniquely restorative music. And it is with this in mind, that Mungo’s Hi Fi have created their latest long-playing release. Antidote is a ten-track album of dub remixes to existing and yet to be released Mungo’s produced anthems: inspired by dub pioneers such as King Tubby, Scientist and Errol Thompson, crafted with a futuristic edge. This is an album designed for inner reflection, non-physical travel and communion with nature. In short, it’s an Antidote to all the stress and restriction of modern life.
Akae Beka & Zion I Kings - Polarities
Akae Beka & Zion I Kings
Polarities
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Before Zero)
20,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Released on CD and digital on the 21st May 2021, this eagerly anticipated LP from I Grade Records immediately soared to the number one position in the iTunes reggae charts. The LP is now being released on 12" vinyl and cassette tape courtesy of Before Zero Records.
Polarities is the 13th and final full album of new material from Vaughn Benjamin and I Grade Records, the culmination of a 20 year working relationship that began with 2001's Nemozian Rasta album, which was Midnite's 4th album released to date at that time.
Polarities was produced jointly by the Zion I Kings production team, with Tippy I of I Grade at the production helm, alongside Vaughn Benjamin himself.
The album also includes two notable guest features: Tiken Jah Fakoly of Ivory Coast on "Everything Bless" and Chronixx of Jamaica on "Black Carbon", which were both released in 2020 as the first singles off of Polarities.
Danay Suã¡Rez - Viaje En Dub (Vocal) / Viaje En Dub (Instrumental)
Danay Suã¡Rez
Viaje En Dub (Vocal) / Viaje En Dub (Instrumental)
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Jazzman Special Products)
10,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Spaced out reggaetronic offering from Cuban songstress Danay Suárez that cannot fail to get heads nodding and smile on the face.

The 'garage music' from Need For Speed 'Heat' brought you here!

Feel the tiptronic sway of the rhythm and bass.

Chosen to chill so you can upgrade your ride while reflecting on your latest cop-crazy drivetime pursuit.

First Ever Vinyl Release - because some things just got to be done.
Stand High Patrol - Our Own Way
Scientist & Prince Jammy - Scientist & Prince Jammy Strike Back
Scientist & Prince Jammy
Scientist & Prince Jammy Strike Back
LP | 1982 | EU | Reissue (Music On Vinyl)
21,99 €*
Release:1982 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Hopeton Overton Brown, better known as Scientist, rose to
fame during the 1980s as dub music mixer. He collaborated
with the Jamaican mixer and producer Prince Jammy a
couple of times, most prominent on their album Scientist
& Prince Jammy Strike Back! Scientist was inspired by the
science fiction movies and a part of the album breathes
the atmosphere of the unknown. But mostly it’s the Roots
Radics, providing the rhythms, which creating the whole
feeling of this Jamaican piece. Sweeping and swooshing
with echo’s and dubs it’s artefact for the style of late ‘70s
early ‘80s reggae.
Scientist & Prince Jammy Strike Back! Is available as a
limited edition of 750 Individually numbered copies on solid
orange Colored Vinyl.
Mosca - Prento Version
Mosca
Prento Version
7" | 2017 | EU | Original (Lavalava)
6,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
The original Mosca steps up on the LavaLava imprint, with two wicked&wild Firehouse style excursions.
Henry Junjo Lawes - Junjo Presents: Wins The World Cup
Henry Junjo Lawes
Junjo Presents: Wins The World Cup
2LP | 1982 | UK | Reissue (Greensleeves)
18,99 €*
Release:1982 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
The official re-issue of the dub classic "Wins The World Cup" available as extended 2LP vinyl-set with 20 tracks and poster. The original album from 1982 has been state-of-the-art remastered and is twinned with a second disc of the original vocal versions. All music recorded at Channel One with the Roots Radics and mixed by Scientist at King Tubby's with producer Henry "Junjo" Lawes.
Rockers All Stars - Chanting Dub With The Help Of The Father
Althea & Donna - Uptown Top Ranking
Althea & Donna
Uptown Top Ranking
LP | 1978 | EU (Survival Research)
16,99 €*
Release:1978 / EU
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Reissue on LP of the only album by this Jamaican reggae duo active between 1977 and 1979, mostly known for the number one hit 'Uptown Top Ranking'. Originally released in 1978.
Ansel Collins - Spanish Town
Three Lives, The - Mud & Flame
Three Lives, The
Mud & Flame
12" | 2022 | EU | Original (Full Dose)
18,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
The Three Lives are a duo from Glasgow/Dublin where a shared love for dub music is strong. Here we have 5 tracks channeling pure dancefloor energy directly inspired by the 90's Steppers sound, with ambient moods and mystical vibrations
Ambient Warrior - Dub Journey's
Ambient Warrior
Dub Journey's
LP | 1995 | EU | Reissue (Isle Of Jura)
23,99 €*
Release:1995 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
The next official reissue is an off the wall Dub album from Ambient Warrior originally released in 1995 on the Lion Inc label. The album is rooted in Dub but has a much broader scope taking in various musical influences from across the globe.

Founder Ronnie Lion explains the concept “The Ambient Warrior was created as an outlet for myself and Andreas Terrano. At the time I was running Lion Music in Brixton, a popular mainly vocal roots label, and Andreas was teaching engineering at our studio. I soon realised he was a very talented guitar and piano player (Basement Jaxx also thought so and he worked with them around this time) and like myself we both wanted to create music that reflected our diverse influences. Andreas is of Italian, Armenian and Russian heritage and these musical influences clearly come through on the LP; over a Dub and Reggae backdrop you’ll hear a Tango and Bossa Nova style. The players on the album also come from different nationalities and genres, not just from the reggae scene, so this really created something authentic and unique”.

The LP has been fully remastered from the original DAT tape with new full sleeve artwork from Bradley Pinkerton. Pressed on heavyweight 180 Gram Vinyl.
Taggy Matcher - Push Push
Taggy Matcher
Push Push
7" | 2020 | EU | Original (Stix)
9,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Stix Records proudly presents Push Push by Taggy Matcher (aka Bruno « Patchworks » Hovart), back with upraising singer LMK, with a strong message to all the street stalkers harassing women! After the success of “My Man”, from Singasong album in 2014, every visit from LMK at Taggy Matcher’s studio is the occasion to embrace their shared love for vintage “Rub A Dub”, a genre that she champions. “Push Push” is an assumed tribute to the early digital productions of King Jammy, one of the best references when it comes to marry Lo-Fi & strongness. LMK sings with conviction a clear message to all the stalkers: “Push Push / Get Out Of My Way”… the message is quite clear! On B side, you’ll find the instrumental version for all DJ’s & MC’s ready to blast through their soundsystems.
African Head Charge - Songs Of Praise
Mato - Hollywoo Dub
Mato
Hollywoo Dub
LP | 2016 | EU | Original (Stix)
14,99 €*
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Today, Mato is back with another target for his special skills as a tailor of reggae music, this time focusing on classic musical themes from original soundtracks. Imagine if Lalo Schiffrin, Nino Rota, Gorgio Moroder, Ennio Morricone or John Williams had been blunted at Lee Perry’s Black Ark studio… there you go, this is Hollywoo Dub!!
King Fifi - King Riddim
Rhythm & Sound - No Partial
Hiroshi Fujiwara & K.U.D.O. Presents - Michael Jackson / Jackson 5 Remixes In Dub
Hiroshi Fujiwara & K.U.D.O. Presents
Michael Jackson / Jackson 5 Remixes In Dub
LP | 2010 | JP | Reissue (Universal Music Llc / Lawson Entertainment Inc.)
86,99 €*
Release:2010 / JP – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 29.04.2022
The dub version album included in the first limited edition of the world's only official MJ remix album 'hiroshi Fujiwara & Kudo Presents Michael Jackson / Jackson 5 Remixes' released in 2010 by Hiroshi Fujiwara and former Melon Kudo , The jacket is newly converted to analog for the first time. Hiroshi Fujiwara is in charge of the new jacket design as well as the existing remix album.
Jablonski - Soul Makossa
Mouth - Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea 2022 Repress
Mouth
Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea 2022 Repress
12" | 2016 | EU | Reissue (Emotional Rescue)
15,99 €*
Release:2016 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 08.08.2022
Emotional Rescue looks back again with a 2022 repress, digging deep in to the early 80s Bristol post punk scene of Pig Pag, the Wild Bunch and the Dug Out club. A short lived project of just 3 releases, Mouth trail-blazed leftfield percussive jams in the rich vain of Liquid Liquid and ESG but in their own jazz-infused way. Centered round the cultural melting post of the St Paul's district, it's pubs, clubs and blues parties threw together young and old to the sounds of dub, funk, jazz and soul and took the spark lit by punk rock and new wave and spawned music that still resonates today. Consisting of a floating line up based around main members Andy Guy and Rob Merrill, alumina included a young Nellie Hooper before he would go on to be a founding member of the Wild Bunch and on to produce the likes of Bjork, U2 and Madonna. Based around a hard tribal drumming, mixing guitar, trumpet, shouted vocals and effects, the thrown in the mix nature was inspired as much by avant-jazz than punk's do it yourself attitude. Here then, on one EP are their complete recordings, including as the title cut, their best and deepest, Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea. Featured on a compilation LP from the legendary Y Records, its bottom heavy dub sound is augmented by female and toasted vocals riding a top a heavy stepper style riddim. This is followed by an increasingly dizzy array of percussion jams. Acab Part 2) is all skips and trumpets, while the versions of Take Your Coat Off perfect skat vocal / tom interplay, before the finale busts out the rockabilly influences in full effect with jagged guitar, skipping hats meets double bass punk style.
Black Seeds, The - Keep On Pushing Lp 20 Years Red Vinyl Edition
Black Seeds, The
Keep On Pushing Lp 20 Years Red Vinyl Edition
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (The Black Seeds)
32,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Twenty years on, The Black Seeds mark the 2 decade anniversary of their debut album ‘Keep On Pushing’ as a first ever vinyl release. In 1998, The Black Seeds formed their roots in Wellington - a creative, 90s rock based community that was embraced by the sounds of the likes of Shihad, Fur Patrol and Weta.

2001 marked the beginning of the Welly Roots sound and the release of The Black Seeds – ‘Keep On Pushing’ – reaching platinum sales in New Zealand and shaping the funk, soul, Afrobeat and other eclectic elements over their dub/reggae foundation.

Keep On Pushing’s bold themes of love, optimism and solidarity has resonated with fans across the world, shaping them as the creative, vibrant 8 piece band they are today.

"This album marked a change culturally as well as in sound, a south pacific take on soul, where we were proud of our multicultural heritage and our accents. It was a move away from DJ’s to a big band sound. It was the beginning of The Black Seeds as a party band, we wanted to create a funky feel good sound that embraced everyone who experienced it."

- Barnaby Weir, Lead singer and founding member

This special anniversary vinyl edition will feature mixes of all ten tracks from the original album.
Rockers Disciples, The - Calabash Rock / Calabash Dub
Rockers Disciples, The
Calabash Rock / Calabash Dub
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Dig This Way)
9,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Released in 2012 as the opening song of the CD album " Far Eye " featuring Daba Makourejah, Calabash Rock have remained unknown for most rockers reggae aficionados. And that was a shame. The Rockers Disciples and Dig This Way Records decided then to strengthen their collaboration by releasing this wonderful instrumental piece of music, deeply influenced by Aswad’s « Warrior Charge '' and Rico Rodriguez’s vibrant music. A 7 ‘’ record, including a vertiginous dub version on the flip. Enjoy the Calabash style!
DJ F16 Falcon - Ici Commence La Nuit
DJ F16 Falcon
Ici Commence La Nuit
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Notte Brigante)
9,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
Summer hit missed the summer... While the shadow of the Machine World seems to cover everything, let's drop our clothes and offer our bodies to the sun again. Delicate love for exotica, rythmic freshness, Mathias Kulpinski's music is full of eccentric charm!
Lee Perry & Friends - Black Art From The Black Ark
Lee Perry & Friends
Black Art From The Black Ark
2LP | UK | (Pressure Sounds)
23,99 €*
Release:UK –
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
A tumultuous selection of recordings from Black Ark, Perry's legendary studio and hotbed of creation. Rare 12" versions, unreleased mixes and featuring a stellar line-up, including:

Drums: Mikey ‘Boo’ Richards, Lowell ‘Sly’ Dunbar
Bass: Boris Gardiner, Radcliffe ‘Dougie’ Bryan
Guitar: Earl ‘Chinna’ Smith, Ernest Ranglin, Robert ‘Billy’ Johnson, Lynford ‘Hux’ Brown
Keyboards: Winston Wright, Robbie Lynn, Keith Sterling
Percussion: Noel ‘Scully’ Simms, Lee Perry

A quick internet search brings up some extraordinary footage of Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry producing a session at the Black Ark. Taken from the film ‘Roots, Rock, Reggae’, directed by Jeremy Marre, the sequence shows Junior Murvin collaborating with members of the Congos and the Heptones on a song improvised on the spot for the film crew. Before the vocals are recorded, the Upsetters lay down the backing track. The musical director of the session is the afro-haired bass player, Boris Gardiner; unusually, it is he who counts in the band to start each take. After a long conversation with Boris a few years back, I asked Lee about his contribution to the Black Ark sound.

Lee Perry: ‘Boris Gardiner was a good person, just a humble person, and he’s the best person I ever met in the music business so far. Boris is a very top musician, and with him you could put anything together, him do “Police And Thieves” and all that. You just tell him what you want and him can do it. A very great person.’

Boris is probably best remembered today for his huge international hit from 1986, the schmaltzy ‘I Want To Wake Up With You’. Yet in the 60s and 70s he was one of Jamaica’s top bass players and arrangers, having an international hit with ‘Elizabethan Reggae’, and creating a run of classic tunes at Studio One.

Boris Gardiner: ‘I did at least seventy or eighty songs at Studio One, all in this one short period between January and April 1968. And we used to work four days per week, and we did four rhythms per day for 30 pounds a week – it was good money. I played on songs like “Feel Like Jumping”, “Nanny Goat”, “Baby Why” by the Cables, the whole “Heptones On Top” album, and “Party Time”. Lee Perry used to be at Studio One same time as me, kind of working around, so he know me from there. So he came and roped me into the group when the Black Ark studio was in progress. He built it right there at the back of his home. So Scratch called me and asked me to come and do some sessions around his studio. I was always ahead of my time as I can see it, in the music in Jamaica. So the songs that I made you always hear chord progressions and changes. Sometimes I think it’s as if I was born in the wrong country, because I just couldn’t do a two chord tune – heheh! To me it need more than two chords to give it some excitement, like it need some changes or something.’

After years of moving between Jamaica’s competing facilities, Perry had decided to build his own studio at the back of his house in Washington Gardens.

Lee Perry: ‘The Black Ark make over a pile of shit – my pile and me put it under the Black Ark. I make the Black Ark over my shit piss, so the bass always go “Poo Poo Poo Poo”! Errol Thompson put the machines in there, and make the patch panel. So the studio was all waiting, but only me could operate it. I didn’t have the Soundcraft mixer then, I did buy a lickle thing you call a Alice mixer. We didn’t have anything professional, but the sound was in my head and I was going to get down what I hear in my head. And it’s like a toy, a toy affair, that’s the way music is. You see like when you buy a kid’s toy, well you bring a joy to them, so is that way I see music. I don’t see music like how other people see it, I see it just like a toy.’

Unusually, Lee decided to do everything himself, both producing and engineering. The film clip shows Lee fully relaxed as he simultaneously directs the musicians and adjusts his recording machines.

Boris Gardiner: ‘To me Scratch always knew what he wanted. Out of all of them Scratch was a true producer, because he would be in the studio and he would listen and say change this or I don’t like that, and he was his own engineer also, so he was always around there listening. So he knew what he wanted and how to try and get it from the start, unlike Coxsone Dodd or Duke Reid, who knew what they liked or didn’t like only after they heard it. Scratch was in there with everybody, so he is really doing a full production as a true producer.’

Lee Perry: ‘I used to do them all by myself. Anybody in my studio could sit down in the visitor’s chair and look, but me do everything – me have a chair that can move from here to there, a chair that have wheels. So I could be turning in any area or any direction, so I could have my hand over here and my hand over there. Heh heh.’

And at a time when 8 and 16 track recording had become the norm in most high end studios, Lee recorded everything to a semi-professional TEAC 4 track recorder, which he can be seen casually adjusting with a screwdriver in the film clip. He explained that since he would end up mixing down to a stereo (or two track) master, more tracks would just be a distraction.

Lee Perry: ‘It was not a professional tape recorder, I was using those TEAC 4 track set that they was trying like experiment to see what would happen. Well, I have it all set up. The first thing I’d think about, all right, is you have to mix everything back down to the 2 track stereo or 1 track mono. Then you can press it and release it. So I knew what I wanted at the end, and I balance it just like that in the studio with the instruments. Sometime when you put only four or five instrument in the studio, you have a better, cleaner record, you can hear what everybody play. And if you have maybe eight musician in the studio, it’s more like a confusion, because everybody wants to play a different thing, yunno. If you is the producer and you can tell them what you want to hear it will be better. So I can put the bass and drum together on one track because me know exactly what me need. If you don’t know, then you need more tracks so you can balance it later. So for the backing, I would just do the two tracks: the bass and drum and percussion track, that is one; and the guitar, organ and piano on another track, that is two. So you still have two more tracks if you want to do vocal, that would be three. And if you want to do horns or a harmony vocal, you can do that on the fourth track. To me it’s a waste of time, a waste of energy with a 24 track machine, waste of current and waste of money. Because it all have to come down to one or two tracks in the end.’

The early Black Ark sound was stripped down and minimal, often with only one or two musicians playing keyboard or guitar. Lee would also use extreme EQ to emphasize the bass and tops, and his hi-hat sound is instantly recognisable from the earliest days of the Ark.

Lee Perry: ‘Well, I used to have an equaliser for the bass drum, and it’s like for heaviness on the beat, and then I had another equaliser for the cymbal, to give it that “Ssshhh ssshhh”. So we have different machine to send different instrument through that they can sound different. I managed to change the vibration of the music, because the music was just local music produced by rum drinkers and cannibals. So me turn on the music to a higher range.’

Boris Gardiner: ‘I think I always use a DI box to record bass at the Black Ark. Because bass want to fade into the other instruments’ microphone, so we often plug it straight into the board and then Perry sets the EQ on the board and take it straight. Then we built a drum booth so the drums really sound separate too – it give him more control.’

As the Black Ark evolved, Lee developed a richer collage of sound, built around three primary effects: the Mu-tron Bi-Phase phaser, a spring reverb and a Roland Space Echo.

Boris Gardiner: ‘One thing about Scratch was that he always used his effects – that was his sound. He always phase the ska guitar, but you don’t always know he’s recording it like that until he play it back. So until he play it back you have no idea what it will sound like.’

Lee Perry: ‘I did have a phaser that I buy, and then when I’m in the studio, in the machine room, and phasing them, the musicians don’t hear it, what I am doing, until them come in the studio, and them hear the phasing. So we did it all live. And the musicians they won’t even know what goes on! While the musicians are playing, I am doing the phasing. I take the musician from the earth into space, and bring them back before they could realize, and put them back on the planet earth. The phaser was making things different, like giving you a vision of space and creating a different brain, a phasing brain. So that’s where I take the music out of the local system and take it into space. The Space Echo also have something to do with the brain. You send out telepathic message and it return to you, so that’s how the Roland Space Echo chamber come in – what you send comes back to you. And while you know you send the telegrams out, you are waiting for what is the reply of the telegrams coming back. So that’s why the Space Echo go and come, rewinding the brain and forward winding the brain. I was also using a spring echo chamber, but just for drum, for the clash of the drum. And everything just fit in, like the thing I want to do it just come to me and come from nowhere, and then it appear and it happen.’

Boris Gardiner: ‘He loved to do things that nobody had done before, him always try a new thing. And he was a good writer too you know. Perry bring in a drum machine sometimes and we use that on some songs for the Congos and everyone. Well I actually like playing with a drum machine cos a drum machine is always steady. Most drummers they either push forward or pull back – they call it the human touch, but I call it out of time! Hahaha. “Row Fisherman Row” was really the great hit with the Congos, but that is all real drums and percussion, it’s just that Perry makes it sound almost like a machine with his echoes on the percussion. I played on “Police and Thieves” and that was a big hit too, maybe it was Sly Dunbar on that. One day Bob Marley came to him with a song on a tape and said “boy Perry, I don’t really like the bass and drum on this song here, if you can do anything to it then just change it and see if we can get something better”. Well Perry had only 4 track tape at his studio, but this was a 24 track tape that Bob bring. So Perry called me and Mikey Boo and took us down to Joe Gibbs studio and started playing the rhythm and all that on the 24 track. So I was on bass and Mikey Boo was on drums and we listen and we listen, and then we dub it back over to make new drum and bass. Well that song became “Punky Reggae Party”, so that shows you how Bob trusted Perry.’

Lee’s other great innovation was adding layers of sound effects, sometimes live through an open mic, but often pre-recorded onto a cassette tape which he would add to the collage on mixdown. Because these effects – bells, cymbals, animal noises, dialogue from the TV – were not synched to the music, they would add a layer of randomness to the sound.

Lee Perry: ‘You know cassette? I make cassette with sound track, and all those things with cymbal licking, flashing. In my Black Ark studio if you listen the cymbal was high, like “Ssshhh ssshhh”. But I did have them all recording on cassette, and while I was running the track and it was taking the musician from the studio, I was playing the cassette to balance with the drum cymbals and things like that, so them didn’t have to play that because it was already on cassette playing. You could call that sampling. And I have this “Mooooow”, like the cow, running on the cassette, and it go onto the track that I wanted to sound like that. Somebody discover it in a toilet. You know when the toilet paper is finished, and you have the roll, and the hole that come in the middle. Well you put it to your mouth and say “Hoooooo”, and it sound like a cow. You put it to your mouth and you imitating a cow and say “Moooooo”. Heh heh heh. Yeah, sound sampling. Well somebody had to start it, and we was loving to do those things.’

Boris Gardiner: ‘Well the Black Ark did have a strong vibe, but, once everybody all there, most of those guys who smoke really like it, but those who didn’t smoke didn’t really like it, like myself. Scratch is a man who never joke fi draw him herbs, you know? Heheh. But I am not a smoker cos it’s not good for my heart. I have a heart problem called tachycardia, an irregular beat of the heart. So it could be upsetting at times when there’s so much smoking going on.’

By the late 70s the relaxed atmosphere at the Black Ark had soured, as Lee attempted to extricate himself from various outside pressures, and his behaviour became more erratic.

Lee Perry: ‘What happened I did for myself not to be working with jinx and duppy called dread. And those duppies they think that me owe them favour. I open the door, and the duppies them find that me is the door opener, and then the duppies them take shape inna me yard and inna me house, and they were a jinx. Jinx mean bad luck. So to get rid of them, me had to burn down the Black Ark studio fi get rid of jinx.’

Boris Gardiner: ‘Was Scratch crazy? Well some say now that he was just putting on an act. But I think, why did he put it on? After all the problems he was having and that sort of thing, and they were saying that he was getting off his head, and he start to act strange, well I just stopped going. I stopped working there. It wasn’t a good atmosphere – nobody could really enjoy that again. So I called it a day. It is sad after all the good work we did. But when you try to be smart and try to outsmart others, well it don’t work out for long with you. He came and did a show here in Jamaica the other day, but I didn’t really know Lee Perry as a singer. He won the Grammy not long ago, but I find it surprising that he got a Grammy as a performer not a producer. He’s been very lucky: now he is successful in a sense and some people love him cos he’s a character, and they don’t see nobody dressed like that. Hahahah!’

Speaking to Lee in February 2021, via WhatsApp to Jamaica, he sounded relaxed and positive, with more praise for Boris and optimism for the future.

Lee Perry: ‘Boris Gardiner was very good, very great in the brain. He really intelligent in music, and me and him work miracle together! And remember that there was no end to the Black Ark, the Black Ark will be coming back. The Black Ark keep on living and cannot die.’
Specials, The - Ghost Town 40th Anniversary Half Speed Master Edition
Mikey Dread - African Anthem Dubwise (The Mikey Dread Show)
African Head Charge - Churchical Chant Of The Iyabinghi
African Head Charge - Vision Of A Psychedelic Africa
Dub Spencer & Trance Hill - Christmas In Dub
Ini Kamoze - World A Music
Ini Kamoze
World A Music
LP | 1984 | UK | Reissue (Taxi)
20,99 €*
Release:1984 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Showcase LP: all tracks are followed by their dub versions.
Recorded at Channel One Recording Studio
Soul Sugar - Chase The Light
Soul Sugar
Chase The Light
LP | 2017 | EU | Original (Gee)
17,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Hailing from the hills of Montmartre (Paris) the man behind Soul Sugar, Guillaume "Gee" Metenier, is regarded as one of Europe's most prolific keyboard players. His passion for the Hammond B3 has led him to study under the guidance of legendary Jazz master Dr. Lonnie Smith. The heavily vintage sound is no coincidence, as other classic keyboards like the Fender Rhodes, Clavinet, or Minimoog round out his studio arsenal. His influences include a vast heritage of Soul and Jazz greats such as Jimmy Smith, Jimmy McGriff, Booker T, Art Neville, or Reggae legends Jackie Mitoo and Augustus Pablo.
"Gee" was an integral part of Electronic outfit, Seven Dub, which gained certain notoriety in the emerging French scene in the late 90s, releasing a number of singles and albums as well as remixes for artists such as Femi Kuti, King Tubby vs. Horace Andy, and Sly & Robbie, to name a few. As a musician, Guillaume has collaborated with the likes of The Last Poets, Alain Bashung, Kid Loco, Grant Phabao, Gizelle Smith, The Mighty Mocambos, Blundetto and many more. He also released a handful of notable singles as Soul Sugar, such as "Ritual" (Mocambo Records), "East Of The River Nile" or "Why Can't We Live Together" (Gee Recordings), and an album called Nothing But The Truth (Freestyle Records).
The latest outing from Soul Sugar, Chase The Light, is a fusion of roots Reggae, Psychedelic Soul and Funk grooves, showcasing heavy instrumentals and powerful songs. Recorded in France and Kingston (Jamaica) with Yvo Abadi on drums, drummer dubmaster Jahno, and guitarist extraordinaire Thomas Naim, with vocals by Courtney John, who's falsetto stylings and lyrical poetry features on two tracks (one including a special appearance by Dr Lonnie Smith) and Leonardo Carmichael, over a heavy riddim revision of the classic "Why Can't We Live Together".
The analog production delivers solidly, taking no prisoners and keeping the groove alive, the whole collection of tracks simply rocks... Chase The Light brings together a bombastic blend of timeless sounds, highest level of cool for impeccable taste. CD comes with bonus dub versions of all the tracks.
Early B (The Doctor) - Sunday Dish
Early B (The Doctor)
Sunday Dish
LP | 1985 | EU (Radiation Roots)
16,99 €*
Release:1985 / EU
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Earlando Arrington Neil became Early B on the Jamaican sound system scene, working his way through Soul Imperial, King Majesty and other sets before coming to prominence in the early 1980s on Kilimajaro, where he became known as ‘The Doctor’ for unleashing his lyrical cures on the mic. Recording for various producers from 1981, Early B reached another level upon linking with deejay-turned-producer Jah Thomas in 1984, the humorous hit ‘Sunday Dish’ leading to this explosive LP of the same name, an enduring classic of early dancehall that also features the equally hilarious ‘Learn Fi Drive.’ All killer, no filler!
Wailers, The - Bus Dem Shut
I Roy / The Heptones - Look A Boom / Triple Girl
Tropicantesimo - Session 1 Ltd. Edition
Tropicantesimo
Session 1 Ltd. Edition
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Penny)
15,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
Tropicantesimo is a music ritual extended over time and a celebration of sound and dance. It all started 10 years ago at the Fanfulla club in Rome. Nothing more than a party that over the years has transformed into a collective listening experience out of time and space. Meanwhile the collective animated by DJ Hugo Sanchez, Lola Kola, Rocco Bartucci, Gabor and Egeeno moved to a new club called Pescheria, and opened up to spontaneous live jams and collaborations with musicians and DJs from various backgrounds. Rhythms are incessant while the BPM is slow and hypnotic. Voices flow between songs, messages and pure sound, while music is an organism which produces energy. The fruit of all this lives through extensive production work based on recordings collected over the years. "Tropicantesimo Session 1" is the first of a series of three EPs presented as anticipations of the Tropicantesimo Gitania album release. This first EP contains three songs recorded and mixed at Pescheria, laboratory and home of Tropicantesimo. "Don’t Bla Bla Bla" is an anathema and an explicit manifesto about the need for uncompromised sounds and joy in life. When the music kick in, the usual blah blah blah becomes disturbance, as Lola Kola and Egeeno clearly sing. This is a spontaneous live session, an usual practice that generates the Tropicantesimo sound flow. "Samba e Amore" is a cover of a Chico Buarque and Ennio Morricone's song, written in the late 1960s during Buarque exile in Rome. Here the song has been processed by the Tropicantesimo sound machine with Gabor and Lola Kola claiming for freedom and self-determination in life. "Samba and Love" belongs to the Tropicalist music classic repertoire, a great inspiration for the Tropicantesimo sound and vision. "Luna Jamming" is the result of another kind of experiment. Here the DJ culture is hybridized with the improvised live performance, a meeting that can generate unpredictable encounters. Lola Kola and Egeeno bring Loredana Bertè and Bob Marley together for an unprecedented classic Reggae duet on a contemporary techno dub beat. Needless to add that such a combination of elements generates new visions and reaffirms important values such as sharing and getting together.
Plein Soleil - UV
Plein Soleil
UV
12" | 2021 | EU | Original (Zebres)
16,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
Zèbres Records is back celebrating Plein Soleil’s new release blending his polyrhythmic, ambient and dub aspirations. Through his solo project, Jonathan Grandcollot —also part of Société Etrange, Pan Pan Pan and supergroup Omertà— explores his broad DIY instrumen- tation, working his percussions towards a dub, fourth-world space, ruling out every cliché associated with the genre.
Dennis Rootical Meets Max - Bad Mind Remix Feat. Johnny Clarke
V.A. - Africa Rise EP
V.A.
Africa Rise EP
12" | 2021 | EU | Original (Truth And Vibes)
14,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
The story of this release began in 2016 when the Portuguese DJ and singer group Real Rockers were invited to play on our sound system at our regular session called Dub der guten Ho nung. Louie Melody singjay of the group and superb multi-instrumentalist left us with several drum recordings to collaborate on. Don Oscar used one of these drum recordings and produced a tune with Joyful Lion on saxophone. The project stayed in the drawer for a while until we decided to continue working on it, as we saw a lot of potential in the material and wanted to make it a vinyl release. So we got in contact with the Kenyan singer Black Omolo and asked her to record a vocal track, which turned out to be pure lyrical fi re, lifting up motherland Africa and chanting down Babylon. In order to help the vocal to its full potential, we linked Vale to support the vocal with his trumpet skills in a question and answer scheme. Soon the bassline got a great reinterpretation by Tricky and everything was sent again to Louie, to record guitars, organ and some percussion instruments. Over the summer of 2020, Darkwing Dub arranged, mixed, dubbed the song in his Studio and also created his own dub version. During this time our friends Dubbing Sun started to work on a remix. It eventually developed into a very independent project. Large parts of Black Omolos vocal track were replaced by Mowty Mahlyka, taking the theme forward. For the instrumental version Joyful Lion on saxophone and Piya Zawa on fl ute joined forces for a meeting of uplifting melodies. In the end, Don Oscar produced his own dub version of the original track featuring the skillfull multi instrumentalist Felix Martl on the clarinet
Rakoon - Something Precious
Sagat - Walking Dub / Money Magic
Sagat
Walking Dub / Money Magic
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Lexi Disques)
10,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
Walking home late through the streets of your hometown on a summer night brings peace of mind and a special state of joy. This single with its sparkling sound and undulating rhythm is a blissful soundtrack to the hike home that keeps you awake just a little longer.
Red Astaire - Nuggets For The Needy Volume 3
Red Astaire
Nuggets For The Needy Volume 3
2LP | 2021 | US | Original (Homegrown)
25,19 €* 27,99 € -10%
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Reggae / Dancehall
RED Astaire (aka Freddie Cruger) drops the 12 more dope tracks influenced by classic reggae, hip hop, R&B, downtempo and dub vibes. Includes several hard to find/out of print gems including "ghetto Hell", "mambo EL Kingston" and a previously unreleased version of his classic "follow ME". Full pic sleeve. Don't miss!
Dambala - Lorraine
Dambala
Lorraine
7" | 2021 | UK | Original (Emotional Rescue)
12,34 €* 12,99 € -5%
Release:2021 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
The Disco Reggae Lovers series reaches a zenith with the first ever reissue of Dambala and their beautiful reggae roots song Lorraine. Long a diggers secret, it seemed only apt to ask the DJ who brought it to the attention of many, with a wonderful dub by label stalwart, Lexx. Born in Lagos, Nigera but growing up in the Harrow Road area of West London, Augustus "Gus" Anyia immersed himself in the music of area during the vibrant 60s awakening of African and Caribbean cultures. Learning drums as a boy, he quickly progressed to classical guitar and would perform at school and beyond. Jamming with guitarist Alvin Christie led to them forming Dambala in 1975. Their first releases set them on their way, produced by Jimmy Lindsey, mixed by Dennis Bovell and cut by Porky. From there more singles followed, repeatedly touring Europe and recording for a TV documentary, before pressures took hold and following a change in line up, the band recorded their sole album, Azania. Lorraine was the stand out, a wonderful love song of youth's forlorn love, it's warm drum and bass encompassing the yearning lyric. A small masterpiece of UK roots in it's own right, this special 7" comes with a simple, but perfect dub mix from Lexx and will be followed by a comprehensive reissue of Dambala by the label.
Uru Mangas - Freedom Fighters
Mato - Scary Dub
Mato
Scary Dub
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Stix)
18,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall, Soundtracks
Stix Records, a sub-label of Favorite Recordings, proudly presents Scary Dub, a new project by Mato, made of exclusive Dub versions of some of the most famous horror movie soundtracks. Available as Vinyl LP & Digital on February 5th 2021. Do you remember The Exorcist, Halloween, Jaws, Evil Dead, The Twilight Zone or The Return Of The Living Dead and their haunting musical themes? Imagine all and many more remixed by the French dub master, along with three original and scary compositions. Needless to say, Mato, who’s playing most instruments and synthesizers, did a fantastic job and you’ll be blown when hearing these versions. Starting his reggae production career in 2006, Thomas Blanchot (aka Mato) has released music through various projects on EDR Records, Big Singles or Makasound... In the meantime he developed a real trademark: taking over classics French, Hip-Hop, OST, Classical or Pop song, into roots reggae-dub new versions. Besides, since 2010, Mato has built a solid reputation thanks to his hot remixes of HipHop classics on Stix Records.
Earl Gateshead / Nick Manasseh - I Come From Gateshead / Version
Gregory Isaacs - Best Of Volume 1
C.B. - Punk In Dub Extended Mixes
C.B.
Punk In Dub Extended Mixes
Tape | 2020 | US | Original
11,99 €*
Release:2020 / US – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie, Reggae / Dancehall
The mysterious man behind the stamped 7 inch single returns with a full album of punk anthems "dubbed out to extended versions" for Cassette Week 2020. Misfits. Dead Kennedys. Stooges. Clash. Ramones. Sex Pistols. J card designed like a mixtape you would have made in high school!
Shaky Norman - Shaky Norman
Shaky Norman
Shaky Norman
LP | 2020 | EU | Original (Shaky Norman)
15,29 €* 17,99 € -15%
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Shaky Norman is a French musician who discovered the melodica through the music of Augustus Pablo.His influences range from classical to Jamaican music as well as punk, Celtic music, French traditional music and jazz. He has collaborated with Mad Professor in 1990 playing melodica on the album Psychedelic Dub.
His new eponymous album features eight original creations. It is set up as a 32 minutes musical journey taking you through different atmospheres kept together as a whole. The collaboration with prestigious Jamaican musicians like the late Ronald Nambo Robinson on trombone, who played with Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Burning Spear, Sly & Robbie and so many others, and Glen Da Costa, the saxophonist of Bob Marley & the Wailers and Zap Pow, add an authentic depth to this album.
Dub Judah & Mystical Powa - Unity Is Strength
Augustus Pablo - One Step Dub
Augustus Pablo
One Step Dub
LP | 1988 | UK | Reissue (Greensleeves)
15,99 €*
Release:1988 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Punched out as the dub companion to Junior Delgado’s hugely successful "One Step More" album, the release of "One Step Dub" couldn’t have been better timed coming on the back of a hugely successful tour of Europe with Delgado. Recorded at Channel One, Tuff Gong & Dynamic Sound studios and engineered by Pablo, Soldgie, Steven Stanley & Tony Kelly "One Step Dub" included dub versions to some big hitters from Junior "Jux" Delgado including "Hanging Tree" & "Riot In A Juvenile Prison".
LXC - Cyanz Cyan Blue Vinyl Edition
LXC
Cyanz Cyan Blue Vinyl Edition
7" | 2020 | EU | Original (45Seven)
8,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Bleepy delay experiments 'longside the glorious mr. echo upon melodica!
Asian Dub Foundation - Access Denied
Asian Dub Foundation
Access Denied
2LP | 2020 | EU | Original (X-Ray)
25,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
It was a busy 2019 for Asian Dub Foundation with the long-awaited reissue of their Mercury Prize-nominated 1998 classic Rafi’s Revenge. The reissue garnered ecstatic reviews, all of which agreed that the sound and the message that ADF threw down in 1998 is as relevant now as it was then-perhaps even more so. So it’s timely that in 2020 the band are set to release their 9th album “Access Denied” which finds them as uncompromising as ever. The album showcases ADF in full spectrum mode from the tough Jungle Punk sound of “Stealing The Future” and “Mind-lock” through to the orchestral meditation of “Realignment” and the reggae lament of the title track. With guestspots from Greta Thunberg, incendiary Palestinian shamstep warriors 47 Soul, Chilean revolt’s rap main figure Ana Tijoux and radical UK comedian Stewart Lee, Asian Dub Foundation continue their sonic opposition to the powers that be and “Access Denied” kicks harder and higher than ever.
Gladiators, The - The Race
Gladiators, The
The Race
7" | 2020 | EU | Original (Onlyroots)
8,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
First cut recorded at "Randy's Studio 17" in 1973. Produced by Clive Chin.
Daweh Congo, Hempress Sativa, Ras Haile Malekot - Ancient Kingdom
Mystic Pulse - Pressure & Tribulation Feat. Black Omolo
Mystic Pulse
Pressure & Tribulation Feat. Black Omolo
7" | 2018 | EU | Original (Roffa Sound)
8,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Roffa Sound is kicking off in style with a heavy soundsystem stepper which is guaranteed to shake up the dance. After enjoying the hypnotising melodies heard in the intro, producer Mystic Pulse introduces hard hitting drums and heavy bass whilst Black Omolo furiously sings about the daily pressure and tribulation put on by Babylon. For this very first release Roffa Sound has recorded a video clip as well, which we strongly recommend to check out on youtube. For those wanting less vocal but more echo should check out the version, which will be exclusively available on vinyl.
iSt3p - Ruins
Halcyonic & G Roots - Holy Dub Feat. Tenor Steppa
Lee Perry & Mad Professor - Black Ark Experryments
Lee Perry & Mad Professor
Black Ark Experryments
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Ariwa)
25,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry Experryments with his magic, this time with the mighty Mad Professor taking over some of the controls! Black Ark Experryments delivers tracks like ‘Super Ape In A Good Shape’, ‘Jungle Safari’ and ‘Black Ark Experryments’ dubtastically kicked into shape by the likes of William The Conqueror on Bass, Victor Cross on keyboards and trombone legend Rico Rodriguez. Sounds fantastic!
Urbs - Remix EP 2 (Visioneers / Kruder / Jstar / Pulsinger & Irl)
Glen Adams - A Beat For You
Glen Adams
A Beat For You
12" | 1982 | EU | Reissue (Jamwax)
12,99 €*
Release:1982 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Emotional Rescue and Jamwax come together to present the first of three essential 12's from NY/Jamaican label Capo Disco, all officially licensed and remastered for the first time. The brainchild of reggae vocalist, musician, producer and label owner Glen Adams, the label married disco with his Caribbean roots to perfection. TIP! Born and raised in Jamaica, Adams story is a similar one to the performers of the golden period post-Independence. Initially discovered as a vocalist by Coxsone Dodd, he went on to work with such luminaries as Ken Boothe and Stranger Cole before co-founding The Heptones and working Duke Reid, Bunny Lee and Lloyd Charmers.
As a session organist he worked for The Hippy Boys, The Reggae Boys and later with Lee Perry's The Upsetters. Here he came in to the orbit of The Wailors, touring England with them in the early 70s and with Perry co-wrote Mr Brown. When most of The Upsetters became Marley's rhythm section, Adams stayed with Perry before making the move to Brooklyn in 1975.
There he started Capo Records, running it and it's sub-labels, successfully until the mid-80s. During these later years he ventured in to mixing Reggae with Boogie and Disco rhythms and released just four 12's under Capo Disco as well as recording boogie and hip-hop influenced releases with T Ski Valley and as Glen Adams Affair for SAM and Moonglow Records.
Here then the spotlight is on Adam's nascent disco releases and the series starts with the wonderful, uplifting A Beat For You. Actually appearing on a one off sister-label, Top Secret, this is a beautiful 'Lovers' anthem from Adams over a laidback dub-bass riddim. Backed with a simple instrumental Version, the space and interplay of the keys and guitar over drum and bass is superlative. 'There is a beat in my heart, just for you...just for you.'
Conscious Sounds & Partial Records - Hackney Dub
Conscious Sounds & Partial Records
Hackney Dub
LP | 2016 | EU | Original (Conscious Sounds / Partial)
17,99 €*
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
* Two of the UK’s premier dub and roots forces join together on this split album pairing Dougie from Conscious Sounds on side A and Liam from Partial Records on side B.
* 10 tracks of throbbing speaker shaking fodder, guaranteed to nice up any turntable and distress any sound system.
* The titles of the tracks are themed around the area where the LP was made. The recording process could be heard reverberating in every corner of E8, London. Fact.
* All these cuts are previously unreleased dub cuts of some familiar and not so familiar tunes that may or may not have not already surfaced on the Conscious Sounds and Partial Records labels.
King Tubby - The Roots Of Dub Box Set
King Tubby - Dub From The Roots Box Set
King Tubby
Dub From The Roots Box Set
3x10" | 1974 | US | Reissue (Clocktower)
39,99 €*
Release:1974 / US – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
The all-time classic "Dub From The Roots" cut as a colored vinyl triple 10" in a nice magnetically-sealed box.

Limited edition for Black Friday RSD 2013.
Lee Perry - The Return Of Pipecock Jackxon
Lee Perry
The Return Of Pipecock Jackxon
LP | 1980 | UK | Reissue (Honest Jon's)
16,99 €*
Release:1980 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Originally released in 1980, this album is the final work to emerge from the Black Ark studio, before its permanent destruction. It concludes a series of such LP masterworks as Super Ape, War In A Babylon, Police And Thieves, and The Return Of The Super Ape. Enthrallingly, it crosses the soundworld of Roast Fish Collie Weed And Cornbread with new hybrids — like the irresistible elevenminute opener, rolling and delirious, a kind of reggae prophesy of Marvin Gaye’s Sexual Healing, but musically richer, and more glazed, randy and visionary.
King Tubby - The Roots Of Dub
Moritz Von Oswald Trio - Vertical Ascent
Moritz Von Oswald Trio
Vertical Ascent
2LP | 2009 | UK | Original (Honest Jon's)
17,99 €*
Release:2009 / UK – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
At the heart of Vertical Ascent is a dream crossing of Basic Channel, Larry Heard and Can, as at home with calypso as it is Stravinsky. Dig?
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The Dubmaster: The Essential Anthology
2LP | 2022 | EU | Original (BMG Rights Management)
28,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 25.03.2022
Two-color cassette: Side A red (Volume 1), Side B white (Volume 2)

Atlanta emcee Tha God Fahim remains a true outlier, releasing new music at a remarkable pace without sacrificing depth or quality. Recently, the talented artist linked with Montreal producer Nicholas Craven for two masterful new EPs within the span of a month, drawing widespread praise in the process. Now, both volumes of Dump Gawd: Shot Clock King are available in one physical release. Featuring guest vocals from Your Old Droog, this two-part collection unites powerful creatives forces, with Fahim weaving consistently inventive street parables over Craven’s cinematic, soul-drenched production.
Hugh Mundell - Stop Them Jah / Blackman's Foundation
Sun In Capricorn - The Hexagon Incident
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Macka B / Rootsamala - Humble We Humble / Believe In Yourself
Delroy Wilson - True Believer In Love
Delroy Wilson
True Believer In Love
LP | 1978 | EU (Radiation Roots)
19,99 €*
Release:1978 / EU
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Reissue on vinyl for this classic album originally released in 1978 on Carib Gems. Arranged and produced by Bunny Lee. Delroy Wilson was one of Jamaica's most soulful vocalists, and over a 40-year career the singer unleashed a flood of hits and a multitude of masterpieces. Born in the Kingston neighborhood of Trenchtown, Wilson's phenomenal talent would be his ticket out of the ghetto, and his discovery by producer Coxsone Dodd in 1962 would change the path of Jamaican music.
Ranking Fox / Steppin' Pablo - Don't You Worry / I-Lodica Version
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