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Ernest Ranglin - Be What You Want Be 2022 Repress
Ernest Ranglin
Be What You Want Be 2022 Repress
12" | 1983 | EU | Reissue (Emotional Rescue)
17,99 €*
Release:1983 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Reggae / Dancehall
Emotional Rescue is delighted to reissue for the first time, the legendary Ernest Ranglin teaming up with Noel Williams aka King Sporty, on this 1983 meeting of reggae guitar legend and Miami disco boogie don that resulted in this highly sought after 6 track mini-LP. A defining guitarist and composer in the development of Jamaican music, Ranglin leads little introduction. In a career spanning over 50 years, he was involved in the move from mento and calypso to ska and on to reggae, playing on the groundbreaking recording of My Boy Lollipop itself, before going on to work with the likes of the Skatalies, Prince Buster, Jimmy Cliff and Bob Marley. Born in 1932 in Manchester, West Jamaica before moving to Kingston, Ranglin's self-taught chordal and rhythmic approach blended jazz, mento and reggae with percussive guitar solos. On moving to Florida in 1982, he teamed up with scene king, Williams to present 'a new style', mixing the bass heavy boogie disco the producer was famous for with Ranglin's unique playing. Featuring a who's who of the Miami scene including Bobby Caldwell, Timmy Thomas, Betty Wright and Williams himself, the rearranged order starts here with Soft Touch. A retake of Thomas' TK Disco and Cosmic) classic Africano, before a skanking remake of the William's standard, Keep On Dancing and title bomber Be What You Want Be, crown the match of reggae and vocal disco. Also, included is a beautiful take on Anthony Hester's R&B classic, In The Rain, while the record closes with the choice Papa "Doo" and jammer Why Not.
The Frightnrs - Always Colored Vinyl Edition
The Frightnrs
Always Colored Vinyl Edition
LP | 2022 | US | Original (Daptone)
29,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
unklar, ob farbige direkt von Daptone kommen.
Undefined - Defined Riddim
Undefined
Defined Riddim
LP+7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Khaliphonic)
23,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
Khaliphonic 15 is the first full length release from Japanese experimental dub duo Undefined. Well-established as a live act since 2014, and releasing on their own Newdubhall label as well as ZamZam Sounds since 2017, it’s well-past time that their expansive and immersive sound be allowed to span the length of an LP, and this set is nothing short of a triumph.

The powerhouse duo of keyboardist/programmer Sahara (formerly of Heavymanners) and drummer Ohkuma (formerly of Soul Dimension) create an absolutely unique form of dubwise firmly grounded and rooted in rockstone reggae principles, while focusing intently on expansive spaces, subtle inflections, and exploratory minimalism and abstraction - deep dives into the heart of rootical riddim and space. Luminary vocalists Paul St. Hilaire, Rider Shafique, and Ras Dasher were invited on the journey, and the resulting set is absolutely timeless, a crowning achievement in the rich history of reggae, dub, and dub techno in Japan, and the world.

With “Defined Riddim” the two-man band has created something ruff & rugged while somehow delicate and utterly elegant throughout. Undefined honors the roots while taking them in an deeply personal, unconventional and unique direction unburdened by cliches, follow-fashion or any other concerns beyond creating an honest music - dub from the heart. Words fail when trying to describe the richly saturated color and tones of Sahara’s keys & bass; Ohkuma’s drumming is muscular, lithe, incredibly tight & subtle. The two together are nothing short of a force, a single spirit of riddim moving through two individuals with a fully-unified vision, the vision magnified by E-Mura’s (Bim One Production) masterfully restrained mix.

It’s an absolute honor to release this album in physical form, including a bonus 7” featuring the heartfelt vocals of Ras Dasher, who passed away suddenly before he could celebrate the release with us. Undefined and Khaliphonic/ZamZam Sounds dedicate this set to him, and to dearly-departed Naoki E-Jima, whose Disc Shop Zero was the heart of the scene in Japan until he left this plane in 2020. Naoki was also an early, enthusiastic, and steadfast supporter of ZamZam Sounds & Khaliphonic, and we are forever grateful to him and his family for the love they showed us and so many others.
The Kings Of Dub Rock (Jacques Palminger, Viktor Marek, Rica Blunck) - Dubbies On Top HHV Exclusive Translucent Red Vinyl Edition
The Kings Of Dub Rock (Jacques Palminger, Viktor Marek, Rica Blunck)
Dubbies On Top HHV Exclusive Translucent Red Vinyl Edition
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Misitunes)
25,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall, Pop
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Limited to 500 red copies. Exclusive pressing for HHV customers.
Soul Jazz Records presents - Studio One Women 2
Soul Jazz Records presents
Studio One Women 2
2LP | 2022 | UK | Original (Soul Jazz)
29,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
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Soul Jazz Records follows up one its most popular Studio One releases with a brand new selection of rare and classic releases by women in reggae. Featuring legendary artists such as Marcia Griffiths, Rita Marley and Hortense Ellis (with a guest appearance by her brother Alton), alongside a host of rarities from lesser known names such as Nina Soul, Nana Mclean, Denise Darlington, Myrna Hague and also Doreen Schaeffer, a vocalist who was a founding member of The Skatalites. There are notable covers (from Tyrone Davis' soul classic Can I Change My Mind to the Band's 60s psychedelic classic Turn Turn Turn in a rub-a-dub style!). Doreen Schaeffer reversions Alton Ellis's seminal I'm Still in Love with You, Nina Soul reversions the slack rocksteady anthem Barb Wire. A number of these tracks are almost impossible to find and many have never been issued ever since their initial release. The music on the album is of course 100% killer and features backing from all of the seminal groups at 13 Brentford Road including The Skatalites, Sound Dimension, Soul Brothers and the Brentford All Stars, and ranges from ska, rocksteady, roots, lovers and more from the 60s, 70s and 80s. All produced by Clement 'Sir Coxsone' Dodd at Studio One Records, the number one sound in reggae music.
Frightnrs, The - Nothing More To Say
Frightnrs, The
Nothing More To Say
LP | 2016 | EU | Reissue (Daptone)
22,99 €*
Release:2016 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
The Frightnrs escort Daptone into the world of long-playing reggae with both the sweetest and the roughest record of the decade.

Crafted under the meticulous eye of black-belt reggae mastermind/producer Victor Axelrod (aka Ticklah), Nothing More to Say is a rocksteady masterpiece the likes of which has not reared it's head since the golden era of Studio One. However, you'll find no imitation here - none of the faux-jamaican cliches of lesser reggae bands. Like all things Daptone, this record is above all soulful and honest.
V.A. - Sampled Reggae
The Frightnrs - Always
The Frightnrs
Always
7" | 2022 | US | Original (Daptone)
9,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
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Dadawah - Peace And Love - Wadadasow
Dadawah
Peace And Love - Wadadasow
LP | 1974 | US | Reissue (Antarctica Starts Here)
26,99 €*
Release:1974 / US – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Michael George Henry (aka Ras Michael and, for this lone release, Dadawah) was born in 1943 in Saint Mary Parish, in northeastern Jamaica. Henry was raised in a Rastafari community when the religious movement was still in its infancy and marginalized within Jamaica. It was there that he began performing Nyahbinghi, the Rastafarian devotional music that combines the influences of African drumming and Black gospel. Henry found himself in Kingston in the late 1950s where he worked for Coxsone Dodd at the legendary Studio One. By 1968, he had formed the group Sons of Negus and the first overtly Rasta record label, Zion Disc. As Rasta filtered into the mainstream, Henry released more music including albums for Trojan, Dynamic and Grounation labels. Originally released in 1974, Peace And Love – Wadadasow is Dadawah’s magnum opus. Produced by Lloyd Charmers, the album features slinky basslines, wah-wah guitar, hypnotic keyboards, dubbed-out studio trickery and, of course, the propulsive drumming and rhythmic chanting characteristic of Nyahbinghi. Antarctica Starts Here presents the first widely available domestic release of Peace and Love - Wadadasow. This reissue is part of an archival series that focuses on Trojan’s essential ’60s and ’70s catalogue. Liner notes by JR Gonne.
The Frightnrs - Always Black Vinyl Edition
Kings Of Dub Rock, The (Jacques Palminger, Viktor Marek, Rica Blunck) - Dubbies On Top
Lance Ferguson - Got Myself A Good Man / Mango Meat
Judge Dread - Skinhead / The Belle Of Snodland Town
Judge Dread
Skinhead / The Belle Of Snodland Town
7" | 2022 | UK | Original (Harlem Shuffle)
14,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
50 years ago, Trojan released BIG 6 by Judge Dread in 1972. The rest as they say is history... To celebrate this milestone, Harlem Shuffle Records is releasing two outstanding new Judge Dread singles, these are never been on vinyl previously. To make them even more special this is a special limited series with a unique design, strictly limited to 500 copies and with one release only. It is now or never…

Alexander Minto Hughes was born the 2nd of May 1945 in Kent, England. He died the 13th March 1998 on stage during a concert in Canterbury, England, suffering a heart attack. His last words were “Lets’ have it for the band”. 50 years ago, Trojan released BIG 6 by Judge Dread in 1972. It sold over 300 000 copies and stayed in the UK charts for months despite being banned by the BBC. During the 70s, the Judge went on to sell millions of Reggae albums in the UK, second only... to Bob Marley. Besides being very popular for obvious reasons, he could also write solid songs. Dread met Derrick Morgan and Prince Buster among others through his job as a bouncer at London nightclubs such as the Ram Jam in Brixton.. After working as a professional wrestler (under the name "The Masked Executioner") and as a debt collector for Trojan Records, he worked as a DJ on local radio and back in the 1960s he was also sometimes employed to provide security to The Rolling Stones.

He was the first white musician to score a reggae chart hit in Jamaica and is especially famous for his humorous sexually explicit lyrics. He holds a record in the Guinness Book of World Records as the artist with the most songs banned from BBC airplay. He notably lived in Snodland, Kent where he once changed the street sign to Dreadland.

Judge Dread was allegedly the only white musician ever to be invited to play at the famous Apollo Club in New York…
Dawn Penn - No, No, No
Dawn Penn
No, No, No
12" | 1993 | UK | Reissue (Soul Jazz)
17,99 €*
Release:1993 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Stone-cold classic - the ultimate Studio One tune and the ultimate rhythm & blues/soul to reggae cut as Dawn Penn vamps on Bo Diddley, Willie Cobbs. Floor-shaking, speakerbusting Seminal tune! The original Studio One Classic Dawn Penn's soaring hypnotic vocal cut 'No, No, No' first time ever on 12"! Super loud and with a killer dub version on the flip!
V.A. - Get It Right: Afro Dub Funk & Punk Of Recreational Records '81-'82
V.A.
Get It Right: Afro Dub Funk & Punk Of Recreational Records '81-'82
2LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Emotional Rescue)
29,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie, Reggae / Dancehall
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Emotional Rescue returns to what it does best by unearthing musical gems of the British post punk scene with a double pack compilation of Bristol's short lived Recreational Records. Teaming up with Bristol Archive Records, 10 songs are remastered, reissued and cut loud for DJs and collectors. What is most striking is, although created in the space of just two years, with a disparate collection of artists, musicians and producers coming together, the music holds a considerable cohesive sound. Set up in 1981 by Bristol based shop, Revolver Records, Recreational was formed as an independent label with its own distribution, as part of the co-operative, Cartel. The label was a natural progression from the shop's punk's DIY aesthetic, acting as a hang out and inspiration for local artists from Mark Stewart to later staff member, Daddy G. 'Get It Right' starts with a one-off project in Scream + Dance, who similarly, alongside local bands Glaxo Babies, Maximum Joy and Rip Rig & Panic, explored post-punk with funk and jazz all underpinned with heavy tribal and dub influenced rhythms. 'In Rhythm', with its infectious groove, acts as a call to arms for the compilation, coming in two parts, the latter dropping away to explore the links with dub. Next is possibly the label's biggest band in Talisman, going on to be active up to today, their release 'Run Come Girl / Wicked Dem' are both featured in long 12" mixes that explore the classic 'discomix' of vocal and dub in longform. Animal Magic lead with the pack's title, 'Get It Right' a short-driven punk funk burst that captures the label's sound to perfection. However, much of the compilation is given over to the more experimental side of the bands, with a high percentage the B sides where they headed to the mixing desk for echo chambered dub inspired versions. X-Certs' 'Untogether; Electric Guitars' 'Don't Wake The Baby' and Animal Magic's 'Trash The Blad' are culled from the flips of various 7" singles and all are a fusion of percussive rhythms, studio trickery and dub inspired techniques, played out against the "Do it Yourself" aesthetic of the time. To complete is London based, soukous, kwela and afrobeat inspired collective, Ivory Coasters' 'Mungaka Makossa' and two rhythmic curveballs by Scream + Dance in 'Giocometti Wicked Mix)' and their riotous (and short) closer, 'In Pink & Black'. "Get it right this time, get it right!".
Leroy Sibbles / Norma Frazier - Express Yourself / Respect
Leroy Sibbles / Norma Frazier
Express Yourself / Respect
7" | 2015 | UK | Reissue (Soul Jazz)
9,99 €*
Release:2015 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Stone-cold classic Studio One 45 back in stock after years! - loud, clean, boom!
Froid Dub - An Iceberg Cruising The Jamaican Coastline 2022 Repress
Johnny Osbourne / Prince Jazzbo - Truth And Rights / Crabwalking
Johnny Osbourne / Prince Jazzbo
Truth And Rights / Crabwalking
7" | 2015 | UK | Reissue (Soul Jazz)
9,99 €*
Release:2015 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Stone cold classic Studio One 45s back in stock after years. Oneoff represses. Loud, clean pressings.
Judge Dread - Skinhead Moonstomp / Phoenix City
Judge Dread
Skinhead Moonstomp / Phoenix City
7" | 2022 | UK | Original (Harlem Shuffle)
14,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
50 years ago, Trojan released BIG 6 by Judge Dread in 1972. The rest as they say is history... To celebrate this milestone, Harlem Shuffle Records is releasing two outstanding new Judge Dread singles, these are never been on vinyl previously. To make them ever more special this is a special limited series with a unique design, strictly limited to 500 copies and with one release only. It is now or never…

Alexander Minto Hughes was born the 2nd of May 1945 in Kent, England. He died the 13th March 1998 on stage during a concert in Canterbury, England, suffering a heart attack. His last words were “Lets’ have it for the band”. 50 years ago, Trojan released BIG 6 by Judge Dread in 1972. It sold over 300 000 copies and stayed in the UK charts for months despite being banned by the BBC. During the 70s, the Judge went on to sell millions of Reggae albums in the UK, second only... to Bob Marley. Besides being very popular for obvious reasons, he could also write solid songs. Dread met Derrick Morgan and Prince Buster among others through his job as a bouncer at London nightclubs such as the Ram Jam in Brixton.. After working as a professional wrestler (under the name "The Masked Executioner") and as a debt collector for Trojan Records, he worked as a DJ on local radio and back in the 1960s he was also sometimes employed to provide security to The Rolling Stones. He was the first white musician to score a reggae chart hit in Jamaica and is especially famous for his humorous sexually explicit lyrics. He holds a record in the Guinness Book of World Records as the artist with the most songs banned from BBC airplay. He notably lived in Snodland, Kent where he once changed the street sign to Dreadland. Judge Dread was allegedly the only white musician ever to be invited to play at the famous Apollo Club in New York…
Siffleur - Mercella (Kills) / Marcella (Green)
Siffleur
Mercella (Kills) / Marcella (Green)
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Siffleur)
12,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
The tune-whistling DJ collective Siffleur are back with two quasi-mashup remixes of retro pop that combine Italian nostalgia, soulful beats, and Jamaican jungle vibes. This is a brilliantly smooth and playful blend, perfect for chilling out and languorous dancing.
Jan Delay - Searching For The Jan Soul Rebels
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.
Tony Allen - Secret Agent 2022 Remaster
Stand High Patrol Ft. Joe Yorke - Midnight Rock
Stand High Patrol Ft. Joe Yorke
Midnight Rock
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Stand High)
12,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Less than a year after the well-received release of “Quicksand”, Stand High Records presents “Midnight Rock”. A new fundamentally Roots 7” single, the result of a second collaboration between Joe Yorke, Eeyun Purkins and Stand High Patrol.

This brand new single was mixed the old school way at the Kerwax studio. In a true traditional roots reggae manner, the A side offers Joe Yorke’s vocal version while Pupajim’s “Deejay Style” reply sits on the flip. These two tunes address social divisions in our modern society, which is in contrast with the unity felt and temporarily expressed within the dancehalls. Grooving all together to the rhythm, fuelled and constrained by our individual social condition, as soon as the music ends we remain alone.

On the two sides, the words “Midnight Rock” resonate on a riddim built for soundsystem sessions. “Midnight Rock”, an invitation for all skankers to enjoy the moment and make it last after the lights come on, a call to fight together against what divides us. “Midnight Rock”, time to join the dance. “Midnight Rock”, time to engage in combat.

Tracklist :

A1. Joe Yorke & Stand High Patrol : Midnight Rock

B1. Stand High Patrol : Midnight Stories
V.A. - Franco Nero Record Store Day 2022 Vinyl Edition
V.A. - Hot Sauce Volume 2 - Rocksteady, Boss Reggae & Early Reggae 1965-1975
V.A.
Hot Sauce Volume 2 - Rocksteady, Boss Reggae & Early Reggae 1965-1975
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Harlem Shuffle)
19,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
After much delay, here is the second volume of the HOT SAUCE compilation LPs dedicated to the Trojan related UK labels between 1965 and 1975.
HOT SAUCE VOLUME 2 features outstanding original Rocksteady, Boss Reggae and early Reggae (“Reggay”) tracks including rare songs, overlooked gems, hidden treasures and a couple of hits.
The record labels showcased on this volume are Amalgamated, Beverley’s Records, Blue Cat, Clan Disk, Downtown, Doctor Bird, Harry J, Duke, Randy’s, Smash, Spinning Wheel and Treasure Isle.
The tracks here have been selected according to their musical interest firstly, their rarity, and their complementarity.
These tracks are all outstanding tracks, “killer tracks”, there is no “filler” whatsoever.
Particular attention has been paid to the way the songs are sequenced (or “mixed”) so that the album builds up nicely and gradually, generally starting with the Rocksteady songs on the A side and the 70s songs on the B side.
HOT SAUCE is a musical journey across early Jamaican Reggae - highlighting its diverse musical genres and outstanding artists – as it was once published by the U.K. record labels during this golden decade…
Since the early 70s “Tighten Up” series, no compilations have really explored these labels in depth on vinyl.
Tru-Tones - Power Struggle HHV Exclusive Gold Vinyl Edition
Tru-Tones
Power Struggle HHV Exclusive Gold Vinyl Edition
LP | 1980 | US | Reissue (Not Dark Yet)
26,99 €*
Release:1980 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Reggae / Dancehall
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Limited edtion of 300 copies on golden vinyl. Onyl avialable at hhv.de.

Reissued for the first time ever, Power Struggle is one of the grails of tropical record collectors. Incredible dancefloor disco, once edited by Roger Thornhill and now selling for close to $100, this is the first time the original aragement of “dancing” has been re-released. No filler, a great listen from begining to end and one that doesn’t turn up often in good condtion. Highly Recomended, great from start to end.
Suns Of Arqa - Revelation XVII
Suns Of Arqa
Revelation XVII
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Sleepers)
17,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
Suns of Arqa is a sonic mission created by luminary Michael Wadada, who began in 1979 after receiving higher guidance in Jamaica while working with roots reggae chanter Prince Far-I. It is a prolific traveling music collective that has seen over 200 collaborators, meant to connect people from all cultures and walks of life through a “deeply spiritual vibration that merges cultures, faiths and musical genres”. Wadada combines ancient Hindustani raga systems with Piobaireachd and Nyabinghi roots drumming, creating ritualistic world music infused with dub and reggae. The lyrics combine both mystical and sensory elements, often including prayer and referencing a higher power but finding root in experiences common to all people- memory, sight, and physical sensation. Their first album, Revenge of the Mozabites, was a collaboration between Wadada and On-U Sound creator Adrian Sherwood. Following its 1980 release,Peter Gabriel invited them to perform at the first Womad festival. Today, the record is regarded by some as a cult classic. Over the years they have played at many major music festivals including Glastonbury, Big Chill, Telerama Dub Festival, and Transmusicales, and released over 40 albums on Virgin, EMI, Interchill Records, Antler Subway, Red Rhino, and their own label, Arka Sound. Suns of Arqa has had a seminal influence on the World Beat sound, and continued to make appearances at seasonal festivals and sacred ritual spaces all over the world until 2021. Michael Wadada passed away in the midst of planning their U.S. tour for this release. The record is a compilation of some of Wadada’s and Sleepers Record’s favorite old Sun of Arqa tracks, mixed by Youth and Adrian Sherwood, and mastered by Eroc (drummer of Grobshnitt). Notable collaborating artists include: Guy Called Gerald, UK producers Youth and John Leckie, Greg Hunter, 808 State's Graham Massey, Finley Quaye, Sounds From the Ground, Bryn Jones aka MuslimGauze, Adrian Sherwood, John Cooper-Clarke, The late great Professor Stanley Unwin, Eric Random, New age guru Tim Wheater, Astralasia, Prince Far-I, The Orb's Alex Patterson, Zion Train, and Gaudi. "And although the Great Spiritual being Michael Wadada has returned to source and his body to earth at our time, his music is alive and will continue to be a great force for higher spiritual realms and raising vibration through occult frequencies...Suns of Arqa will continue to raise the vibration of the hearts and minds of humanity" – Angela aka Angel-Eye (Wadada's wife and bandmate)
Shakeena - I Bet You
Shakeena
I Bet You
12" | EU | Reissue (Miss You)
13,99 €*
Release:EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Exquisite lovers rock reggae bomb produced by Los Angeles based reggae master drummer, Patrick Houchen aka Shakaman. Lucid dream inducing lyrics over a cruising beat interlaced with gorgeous melodies will make you fall in love all over again. Dub version on the back, bound to slowdown any sunset. Take a trip, don't come back. Beautifully remastered for vinyl by one of Berlin's top mastering studios, Man Made Mastering.
Soul Jazz Records presents - Studio One Dub Orange Vinyl Edition
Soul Jazz Records presents
Studio One Dub Orange Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2004 | UK | Reissue (Soul Jazz)
29,99 €*
Release:2004 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
18 years on from its original release Studio One Dub remains super-hard hitting featuring classic + rare Dub tracks from Studio One, many available on vinyl for the first time in over thirty years. Studio One Dub includes the dubs of many classic tracks such as Horace Andy's "Skylarkin", Johnny Osbourne's "Truth and Rights", John Holt's "Hooligan", Freddie McGregor's "Bobby Bobylon" plus many more rare tracks. The album also comes with two rare interviews - one with Clement 'Sir Coxsone' Dodd about dub and dubplates and one with the sound engineer Sylvan Morris, talking about his groundbreaking period at Studio One and his many innovations that he evolved there. In short, this is a 100% essential album!
Soul Revivers - On The Grove
Soul Revivers
On The Grove
2LP | 2022 | UK | Original (Acid Jazz)
26,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
On The Grove’ is an ambitious and passionate collaboration project, it features musicians spanning seven decades, including Jamaican legends: Ernest Ranglin, Ken Boothe, Earl 16 and Devon Russell; alongside contemporary artists, including jazz trumpeter Ms. Maurice (known for her work with Afro—Jazz Ensemble Kokoroko and Nubya Garcia), and vocalist Alexia Coley.
Jackie Mittoo - The Keyboard King At Studio One Blue Vinyl Edition
Jackie Mittoo
The Keyboard King At Studio One Blue Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2000 | UK | Reissue (Soul Jazz)
27,99 €*
Release:2000 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Super NEW 20th anniversary edition coloured Blue Vinyl gatefold sleeve special one-off pressing of Soul Jazz Records' seminal 2xLP release "Jackie Mittoo - The Keyboard King at Studio One". Jackie Mittoo is one of the defining figureheads of reggae music!
El Michels Affair Meets Liam Bailey - Ekundayo Inversions Red Vinyl Edition
V.A. - Pay It All Back Volume 8 Blue Vinyl Edition
Anthony Johnson - Gun Shot
Anthony Johnson
Gun Shot
LP | 1982 | EU | Reissue (Radiation Roots)
16,99 €*
Release:1982 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Anthony Johnson's 'Gunshot' is one of the all dancehall-era definying records. The driving original rhythm, expertly constructed by ace deejay-turned-producer Jah Thomas with the Roots Radics at Channel One, formed a suitable platform for the strident wails of Anthony Johnson, a rising ghetto star that became one of the hottest vocalists on the evolving dancehall scene of western Kingston. Reissued for the first time after its original release on the Midnight Rock label in 1982, with remastered audio and extensive liner notes by David Katz.
Mungo's Hi-Fi & Solo Banton - We Pulsating
Mungo's Hi-Fi & Solo Banton
We Pulsating
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Escotch Bonnet)
13,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
One of the most requested vocals to Mungo's HiFi's recent Antidote Dub LP was Solo Banton's unreleased A side to Pulsating Dub. Naturally, Mungo's have obliged, pairing both cuts on one monster of a seven-inch that will invite heavy equal needle traffic on each side. Over a liver-quivering drum-and-bass heartbeat skank, Solo gives a Raggamuffin statement of lyrically murderous intent. The rhythm track was recorded by engineering maestro Prince Fatty at his much-missed Ironworks studio space in Brighton. A modern classic in the truest sense of the words. Miss this at your peril.
18th Parallel, The - Meets Horns Of Guiding Star Orchestra: Meeting Ina Wonderland
18th Parallel, The
Meets Horns Of Guiding Star Orchestra: Meeting Ina Wonderland
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Fruits)
8,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Who would ever think to hear a reggae collaboration between Switzerland and Denmark? This is what you get when the heavy sound of The 18th Parallel meets the subtle play of the Horns section of Guiding Star Orchestra. Layed on the Wonderland of Green riddim (The Silvertones, Burro Banton), this instrumental “Meeting Ina Wonderland” proposes a perfect mix between the raw and wild rub a dub vibes of the riddim and the lightness underlined by the jazzy influences of the horns players.
Cpt. Yossarian Vs. Kapelle So&So - Bob Marley In Dub
Dynamics, The - Versions Excursions
Dynamics, The
Versions Excursions
2LP | 2007 | EU | Reissue (Stix)
25,99 €*
Release:2007 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 03.06.2022
Stix Records, a sub-label of Favorite Recordings, proudly presents the long awaited reissue of Version Excursions, first album by The Dynamics. Originally released in 2007 and highly hard to find today, it could be considered as a modern reggae classic. The band composed of Bruno “Patchwork” Hovart (production & programming), Eric “Flab” True (programming) and a vocal trio made of Mr Day, Sandra “Mounam” and Stevie Levi, quickly became famous with a 7inch single series, displaying their unique recipe of covers from classic hits by Madonna, Curtis Mayfield or The White Stripes to name just a few. True to Rocksteady and Reggae’s timeless tradition, everything from Pop, Roots, Disco, Soul & Rock is distilled through their fuzzy hypnotic filters to create amazing cover versions. Originally hailing from the villages of Cameroon, the halls of Harvard, the palaces of Versailles, the boweries of Bristol, or the squares of Provence, it’s then in Lyon that The Dynamics united and created their timeless music, both vintage and fresh. 15 years after its release, the album’s still a real success, with more than 350k listeners on Spotify every month. An achievement easily explained by the quality of the tracks gathered, which also brought the original release to become quite rare years after years, now selling for crazy prices on the second-hand market. "Whole Lotta Love" (Led Zeppelin), "Fever" (Peggy Lee), "The Creator Has A Master Plan" (Pharoah Sanders), "Lay Lady Lay" (Bob Dylan), these are only a few of the Rock, Pop, Soul and Jazz most famous hits reimagined by The Dynamics. In addition to the original tracklisting, you'll find on our 2022 remastered edition their cover of "Music" by Madonna, previously only available as 7inch.
Terekke - 2 The World / Fandn
Terekke
2 The World / Fandn
12" | 2022 | EU | Original (Plant Age Digital Sound)
11,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
Evidence of desublimation. The vapor turns back to solid, but maybe just for a minute. Terekke touching the machines and popping out a plate. Plant Age Digital Sound.

Described as: "soft-techno meets balearic-dubstep"

https://soundcloud.com/terekke/digi-001
Alpha & Omega - Tree Of Life Volume 1 Record Store Day 2022 Vinyl Edition
Alpha & Omega
Tree Of Life Volume 1 Record Store Day 2022 Vinyl Edition
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Mania Dub)
26,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
(Record Store Day Exclusive) Legendary A&O 90's album reissued in 2 volumes incl previously unreleased tracks!The vintage UK Dub sound: roots, spirituality and heavy basslines. Bass-music, play Loud! Incl "Jerusalem", "Stepping Up", "Promised Land", "Great Tribulations".
V.A. - Soul Power '68 Record Store Day 2022 Purple Vinyl Edition
V.A.
Soul Power '68 Record Store Day 2022 Purple Vinyl Edition
LP | 2022 | US | Original (Trojan)
29,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Limited to 900 copies.

An exclusive RSD release on 140g Purple purple vinyl from Trojan Records. This special collection is a mirror of recently discovered Doctor Bird Records tape of a previously unissued compilation album – Soul Power. With Duke Reid’s Treasure Isle catalogue having been mercilessly plundered over the past few decades, you would be forgiven for thinking thatprecious little of the legendary producer’s work currently remains unavailable. This sensationa collection of long lost rock steady, proto reggae and soul tracks from 1968 demonstrates therwise. Featuring Tommy McCook & The Supersonics, The Conquerors, The Melodians and many more
Nazamba, Linval Thompson & O.B.F - Curfew
Nazamba, Linval Thompson & O.B.F
Curfew
12" | 2022 | EU | Original (Dubquake)
14,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
“Curfew” is the first installement of the new collaborative series between Thompson Sound and Dubquake Records for Nazamba’s forthcoming project. The idea sparked when legendary singer/producer Linval Thompson met Rico O.B.F. He asked if Rico wanted to rework stems from some of his label’s classic tracks from the 70s and 80s.
Cali P x TEKA - Vizion
Cali P x TEKA
Vizion
3LP | 2022 | EU | Original (LowLow / HHV)
28,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Limited edition of 300 copies on triple vinyl in a gatefold outfit.

TEKA as the musical mastermind behind “Vizion” has created hits for the likes of Lutan Fyah, Richie Spice, Ziggi Recardo, Trettmann and Megaloh and more within the last 15 years. In 2005, his “Crystal Woman” riddim got voiced by the energetic deejay Cali P among others – which led to a close work relationship. Since then, Cali collaborated with artists like Walshy Fire, Capleton, Equiknoxx, Swing Ting & Massive B. In late 2018, Cali P and TEKA launched “Vizion” on the freshly founded label LowLow as a new project exploring the hybridity of reggae and hip hop.

The two reggae protagonists use current styles from the international hip hop scene and unite them with their typical, heavyweight roots sound. The result is a warm, authentic hybrid of tracks, which blast both radio and sound system suitable productions through your bass bins, with an optimistic yet serious flavour.
Don Letts - Late Night Tales / Version Excursion Black Vinyl Edition
V.A. - Lovers Rock (The Soulful Sound Of Romantic Reggae)
Hollie Cook - Happy Hour Pink & Orange Vinyl Edition
Hollie Cook
Happy Hour Pink & Orange Vinyl Edition
LP | 2022 | US | Original (Merge)
21,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 24.06.2022
With Happy Hour, her ravishing new LP, Hollie Cook matures into the queen of modernday "lovers rock"... the lush girly harmony reggae style beloved in Britain since the 1970s. Evolution rings from the bittersweet opening title track; tender yet assertive, Hollie's voice caresses evocative lyrics through the arrangement's tumbling changes. Hollie dares to invite listeners into her true personality through these alluring songs, which she co-produced with her General Roots band members Ben Mckone and Luke Allwood, and executive producer Youth. "Particularly with the songwriting, I was trying to really push myself and be open, to not be restricted in any way. I have always been a fan of theatrical pop music and wanted to experiment more with the song form." Indeed, the dizzying arrangement of "Gold Girl" shows Hollie as boldly orchestrated, cinematic. "Now I don't shy away from it when I want to be dramatic," she declares. Full of emotion, leaning into healing and understanding, Hollie's lyrics on Happy Hour speak directly to our pain and confusion and steer us towards resolution on tracks like "Moving On," "Unkind Love," and "Love in the Dark." Touring as a teenager with punk legends The Slits encouraged the fierceness within her sweetness. Hollie's mentor was Ari Up, the band's lead singer and a lifelong friend of Cook's parents (Sex Pistols drummer Paul and her singer mother Jeni). "My father always said I would be a singer. But I discovered lovers rock on my own. I heard it on pirate radio and at friends', and I was bewildered, enchanted," she recalls. "The Slits are the reason I have pursued this career. I was surrounded by powerful women at a young age, and when my time came, I was never fazed by male dominance. They were my wall of courage." From those feisty roots, Hollie has only grown. Her soulful directness on Happy Hour is relatable and authentic.
Chosen Few, The - In The Rain
Chosen Few, The
In The Rain
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Emotional Rescue)
15,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 17.06.2022
After the success of the Disco Reggae Lovers series, Emotional Rescue teams up again with HMV Record Shop (Japan) with a selection of 7"s, this time delving in to the early reggae and soul releases of Noel William's (King Sporty) Konduko records. Predating his move in to disco and electro-boogie, here his production skills mixed his Jamaican reggae years with touches of US funk to create a number of highly collectable singles that have never been reissued before.

To begin, The Chosen Few's take of Tony Hester's classic, In The Rain. Essentially the same version as Williams later recording with Ernest Ranglin, this original early 70s version was undertaken in the first years of his move to Miami, working with what would go on to be members of KC & The Sunshine Band; the quintet of brothers Bunny, Busty and Errol Brown alongside, Franklin Spence harmonies' offering a totally different feel and soulfulness that makes it, for some, the most essential version.

Already famous in Jamaica, the band's covers of People Make The World Go Round and Shaft are rightly classics today. Recording their third album in Miami gave them a new perspective, linking reggae and soul ever closer.

The subsequent album, Night And Day was released in Jamaica by the fledgling Konduko before being repackaged as 'In Miami' for overseas. Here, the Spence and Williams penned title song, is the perfect uplifting reggae-soul fusion, love song accompaniment to launch the series.
Tena Stelin & Sound Iration - Wicked Invention
Tena Stelin & Sound Iration
Wicked Invention
LP | 1989 | EU | Reissue (Partial)
21,99 €*
Release:1989 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 10.06.2022
Tena Stelin’s ‘Wicked Invention’ is one of the most highly-sought UK digital roots reggae vocal albums, produced by Sound Iration (Nick Manasseh & Scruff), essentially, this is the vocal version of the classic dub album `Sound Iration in Dub’. This vocal set, like the vocal counterpart was released on Wau! Mr Modo in 1989. Features the sound system belters ‘Orthodox Music’, `Jah Equity’ and the title track. Limited to 500 copies only.
Boo And The Tru-Tones - Show The World HHV Exclusive Gold Vinyl Edition
Boo And The Tru-Tones
Show The World HHV Exclusive Gold Vinyl Edition
LP | 1974 | US | Reissue (Not Dark Yet)
26,99 €*
Release:1974 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 27.05.2022
Limited edtion of 200 copies on golden vinyl. Onyl avialable at hhv.de.

Reissued for the first time in over 40 years, Show the World is an unrated and realitvely unknown soul / reggae ablum from the caribbean. Having recently been sampled by Benny The Butcher, collectors and producers are starting to pay attention to what has been an overlooked gem until now. With the album ranging from sweet soul that sounds like it could have been released on Motown in its prime, to funky numbers that could be played in clubs, to reggae that could stand alongside some of the Studio 1 releases, this is sure to please many. No filler.
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)
17,99 €*
Release:2016 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
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.
Groundation - One Rock
Prince Lincoln & Royal Rasses - Humanity Colored Vinyl Edition
Prince Lincoln & Royal Rasses
Humanity Colored Vinyl Edition
LP | 1980 | UK | Reissue (Burning Sounds)
23,99 €*
Release:1980 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
180 gram clear vinyl! Album features new cover art, and full colour Insert with extensive Sleeve Notes .

Features bonus track ‘San Salvador (Dub Plate Style)’.

Recorded at Channel One Recording Studio, Kingston, Jamaica .

Mixed at Harry J Recording Studio, Kingston, Jamaica Probably one of the best vocal roots reggae albums!
Soul Jazz Records presents - Studio One Dub
Soul Jazz Records presents
Studio One Dub
Tape | 2004 | UK | Reissue (Soul Jazz)
11,99 €*
Release:2004 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
18 years on from its original release Studio One Dub remains super-hard hitting featuring classic + rare Dub tracks from Studio One, many available on vinyl for the first time in over thirty years. Studio One Dub includes the dubs of many classic tracks such as Horace Andy's "Skylarkin", Johnny Osbourne's "Truth and Rights", John Holt's "Hooligan", Freddie McGregor's "Bobby Bobylon" plus many more rare tracks. The album also comes with two rare interviews - one with Clement 'Sir Coxsone' Dodd about dub and dubplates and one with the sound engineer Sylvan Morris, talking about his groundbreaking period at Studio One and his many innovations that he evolved there. In short, this is a 100% essential album!
Ulysse - Naima / Tiers Monde
Ulysse
Naima / Tiers Monde
12" | 1982 | EU | Reissue (Stima)
15,99 €*
Release:1982 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Reggae / Dancehall
Originally released in 1983, this 12’’ from French-Haitian saxophone player Ulysse became cult – and extremely rare – within the French boogie niche. Both tracks wonderfully succeed in mixing political statements with dance-floor delights. Boogie-pop track “Naïma” seems to be a love song at first, but actually says the impossible resilience of a woman who has grown up in war. The heavy digital reggae song “Tiers Monde” warns us about the abandonment of Third World children. This maxi single, where each track is instantly followed by its instrumental version for greater DJ use, is an authentic snapshot of the Paris mixed club scene of the 1980s. Really hard to find for a very long time, it’s a great pleasure for Stima Records to make this music available again, in order to reach a well deserved new audience nearly 40 years later!
Meta & The Cornerstones - Dia (Jah)
Meta & The Cornerstones
Dia (Jah)
2LP | 2021 | US | Original (Vp / Vpal / Metarize)
24,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 03.06.2022
Fourth album from the Senegalese singer and songwriter Meta Dia and his roots-rock, soul, and reggae band The Cornerstones ! - "dia" pronounced(Jah) takes the Reggae mastery of one of its foremost African ambassadors to a new level and has featring guest performances from Julian Marley, Malik Work and SumeRR. The first single “Breeze” was called “powerful… blends roots reggae, Afropop, hip-hop, rock, and soul" (by Daily Reggae), and the longplayer is 16-tracks stong of finest African Reggae music, the synthesis of both reggae and soul along with powerful lyrics and feel-good melodies which create something that transcends oceans, borders, and language barriers. Meta and his band have also created unifying and soul-pounding live experiences for audiences all across the globe - European live dates are in preperation for 2022.
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.
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.
Wailing Souls - Fire House Rock Deluxe
Wailing Souls
Fire House Rock Deluxe
2LP | 1981 | EU | Reissue (Greensleeves)
33,99 €*
Release:1981 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 01.07.2022
A touchstone LP from the beginning of reggae's 'post-Bob Marley era,’ Wailing Souls’ Fire House Rock was released by Greensleeves in 1981 to enduring acclaim. The title track became Wailing Souls’ most popular, anthemic song. Features production by Henry Junjo Lawes, backing by the Roots Radics with mixes by Scientist.

For the Record Store Day 2022 edition, the original mixes were transferred from reel-to-reel to a pristine 24-bit/96k digital master. These are paired in a deluxe gatefold sleeve with a bonus 12-inch single disc of alternate, extended mixes originally released through VP’s Jah Guidance imprint.

Sticker application; 180g Heavyweight Vinyl Pressing Gatefold sleeve with full-colour Inner Bags featuring rare photos and extensive notes.
Soul Jazz Records presents - Studio One Rockers Black Vinyl Edition
Holy Tongue - III
Holy Tongue
III
12" | 2022 | EU | Original (Amidah)
13,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 10.06.2022
One per customer only! Holy Tongue (Al Wootton and Valentina Magaletti) return for their third EP of percussive, shamanic, post-punk dub. From the high energy dance-punk of ‘Spirit Mask’ to the meditative dub of ‘Rivers Cannot Wash It Away’, the duo exercise their deep and dubwise heavyweight sound.
Tru-Tones - Power Struggle Black Vinyl Edition
Tru-Tones
Power Struggle Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 1980 | US | Reissue (Not Dark Yet)
26,99 €*
Release:1980 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 27.05.2022
Reissued for the first time ever, Power Struggle is one of the grails of tropical record collectors. Incredible dancefloor disco, once edited by Roger Thornhill and now selling for close to $100, this is the first time the original aragement of “dancing” has been re-released. No filler, a great listen from begining to end and one that doesn’t turn up often in good condtion. Highly Recomended, great from start to end.
Baodub - Ghost Town Refix
Baodub
Ghost Town Refix
7" | 2020 | EU | Reissue (Baodub Music)
11,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Obscure blank 7inch released in limited edition in 2020 and now out again after the quickly out of stock. A deep dub refix of the popular Ska and Mod song "Ghost Town" of the british band The Specials
Lloyd Charmers / Charmers Dub People - Slavery / Dub Slave
Lloyd Charmers / Charmers Dub People
Slavery / Dub Slave
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Hornin Sounds)
12,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Killer 70's deep roots tune by Lloyd Charmers. Recorded at Federal Studio.
Dennis Bovell - The Dubmaster: The Essential Anthology
Dennis Bovell
The Dubmaster: The Essential Anthology
2LP | 2022 | EU | Original (BMG Rights Management)
30,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
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.
Soul Jazz Records presents - Studio One Groups Red Vinyl Edition
Soul Jazz Records presents
Studio One Groups Red Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2021 | UK | Original (Soul Jazz)
27,99 €*
Release:2021 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Soul Jazz Records’ classic ‘Studio One Groups’ collection is now available in three new one-off limited-edition coloured pressing anniversary format editions! A heavyweight gatefold special edition red 2xLP vinyl + download. Secondly, there is also a new special one-off edition redpressed CD enclosed in jewel case and slipcase. And thirdly there is a very limited unique new one-time-only high-quality studio style tape (the same quality used for reel-to-reel studio tapes) cassette format release manufactured on red caseing cassette! 15 years on from its original release Studio One Groups remains one of the toughest of all Soul Jazz/Studio One releases and features some of the biggest groups in the history of Reggae music including Bob Marley and The Wailers, Toots and the Maytals and The Heptones who all began their careers at 13 Brentford Road, under the guidance of the great producer and label owner Clement ‘Sir Coxsone’ Dodd. Featuring many, many classic and killer tunes from The Wailing Souls, Carlton and His Shoes, The Gladiators, The Ethiopians, The Mad Lads and more. Studio One Groups brings together numerous classic artists alongside a number of rarities and delves into Studio One’s musical output in its prime in the 1960s and 70s featuring Ska, Roots, Rocksteady, Dub and more. Clement Dodd’s role in launching and nurturing Reggae groups and singers is unsurpassed and Studio One’s success was due to Dodd’s ability to see talent, surround himself with it and nurture artists. Launching Bob Marley and The Wailers career at Studio One also meant housing Marley in a flat in the studio compound, as well as employing Marley in an A&R role, checking out the latest American soul and jazz 45s that came out for Studio One artists to cover. In similar fashion Leroy Sibbles, lead vocalist with the Heptones, became the key in-house bass player after being taught from scratch by Jackie Mittoo. Studio One Groups were at the heart of the label’s success. The sweet three-part harmonies, so close to the heart of Jamaican music, can be heard throughout every stylistic change of Reggae music – Ska, Rocksteady, Roots and beyond - all of which are featured here in all their vocalised glory. The album comes with excellent informative sleevenotes by the author and Studio One discographer Rob Chapman, and exclusive photography including the stunning colour picture of Bob Marley and the Wailers on the front of the release.
Biga Ranx - 1988
Biga Ranx
1988
2LP | 2021 | EU | Reissue (X-Ray)
30,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Biga Ranx is a major artist of the international Dub Scene, he has been acclaimed by the biggest Jamaican MC's over the years for his unique flow and style. From the age of 14, Biga has been working on his lyrics and his compositions. After 5 albums and 1000 gigs over the world, Biga Ranx his still evolving his style by mixing Dub with Electronic, Lo-Fi and Hip Hop sounds.

1988 is his 4th album and the most successful one, it sold 80 000 units around the world and tens millions of streams.
Al Cisneros of Om and Sleep - Sinai Dub Box
Al Cisneros of Om and Sleep
Sinai Dub Box
7x7" | 2022 | US | Original (Drag City)
78,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 10.06.2022
7x7”box set containing three unreleased tracks plus remastered songs originally released on Sinai, ZamZam and Drag City labels.
New Age Doom & Lee Perry - Lee Scratch Perry's Guide To The Universe
Jackie Mittoo - Organ Super Powered
Jackie Mittoo
Organ Super Powered
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Kingston Sounds)
16,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 27.05.2022
Jackie Mittoo, organ and piano maestro, was not only a founding member of the legendary Jamaican Ska group The Skatalites, but through the course of Jamaican music’s long history has produced a body of work under his own name and of that with his various group incarnations, The Soul Brothers, Soul Vendors and the Sound Dimension. His distinctive organ and piano sound and musical arrangements have all played a major part in Jamaica's musical history.

Jackie Mittoo (born 1948, Kingston, Jamaica) began playing musical instruments at a very early age. Taught piano by his grandmother he was performing live by the age of 10 and recording by the age of 15. Two Kingston bands that he played with the Rivals and the Sheiks brought him to the attention of Studio 1's founder Coxsone Dodd. Who at the time was putting a group of musicians together to be his studio band. Impressed by his skills on both the organ and the piano, Jackie was asked to join in what would become Jamaica's foremost band The Skatalites. The fellow band members were Lloyd Brevett (bass), Lloyd Knibbs (drums), Don Drummond (trombone), Tommy McCook, Roland Alphonso and Lester Sterling (Sax), Johnny Moore (trumpet), Jah Jerry(guitar) and Mr Mittoo (piano). This line up ruled the Jamaican scene between 1964 - 1965 as well as inventing the Ska sound, they also performed the backing duties for the other top labels of the time including Duke Reid's Treasure Isle and Justin Yap's Top Deck label.

1965 saw The Skatalites disband, and Jackie Mittoo move on to his next musical project The Soul Brothers. Formed with fellow Skatalite Roland Alphonso,this band would back all the hits coming out of Studio 1 for the next three years with Jackie Mittoo working as band leader and musical arranger. Around this time Jackie also had his own single released, a Ska underground classic called 'Got My Bugaloo'. Rare, as it also features Jackie in the unusual role for him, as lead singer!!!!. 1966 saw the Ska sound evolve into Rocksteady, again with Jackie's band at the helm, and his first hit single the Rocksteady cut 'Ram Jam'. The success of which would lead to a solo career and album releases under his own name such as 'Now', 'Macka Fat', 'Evening Time', 'In London' and 'Keep on Dancing', to name but a few. In 1967 the hits at Studio 1 were still flowing when The Soul Brothers morphed into The Soul Venders and began backing such luminaries as Ken Boothe, Alton Ellis, Delroy Wilson, The Heptones, The Cables, The Wailers and many other of the label’s solo artists. By 1968 Jamaican music was ready for another change and Rocksteady rolled into a slower groove soon to be called Reggae. Jackie Mittoo would be at the forefront with his latest band The Sound Dimension. A line-up that included Leroy Sibbles (bass),Roland Alphonso and Cedric Brooks (saxophone),Eric Frater and Ernest Ranglin (guitar) and Bunny Williams (drums). Being the house band at Studio 1 they backed all the leading names of the time, John Holt, Horace Andy and Alton Ellis, all of Studio 1's output carried his sound. Jackie Mittoo emigrated in the late 60's to Canada but travelled to Jamaica and London to record with many of the big new names, who were trying to redress Studio 1's supremacy and needed his magic touch. Such producers as Bunny Lee used Jackie Mittoo on many of his sessions,Sugar Minott among others were always glad of his services.

For this release we have put together a selection of some of his finest recordings done with legendary reggae producer Bunny Lee. 1970’s cuts that feature Jackie’s numerous talents, showing his ability to embellish tracks with a feel few could better. Musical arranger, band leader and all around studio ace.

We hope you enjoy this great set with Jackie Mittoo in fine style and his organ super powered indeed.
Jahtari - Loose In Space / The Stars My Destination White Vinyl Edition
King Sporty - Concrete Jungle
King Sporty
Concrete Jungle
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Emotional Rescue)
15,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 17.06.2022
The second 7" in the Konduko series reissues this mega-rarity, Noel Williams aka King Sporty's own version of Bob Marley's Concrete Jungle. The connection between Marley and Williams was long-standing, both living in the tenements of West Kingston and gaining their musical foundations as part of the Studio One, that would reach fruition when they later co-wrote Buffalo Soldier together.

Clement Dodd's organisation was more than a label, running a sound system, studio, pressing plant and its own distribution. As Deejay on the system and later releasing his debut single on the label, William's learnt his craft, taking this knowledge to Miami and replicating much - expanding the Konduko label to encompass studio, plant and distribution.

First recorded with Lee Perry, Marley's 1971 original was famously rerecorded for The Wailers move to Island Records and their 1973 album, Catch A Fire. Here, a rare Williams' vocal is backed with horns atop a reggae-funk groove. The songs message of struggle is universal and everlasting, even with a touch of Miami swing.

This is backed by Young Girl, a single in its own right, from the same period. A rocksteady, breakbeat shuffle bely the songs roots in late 60s soul, with a powerful counterpoint vocal from wife and partner, Betty Wright. A collector's item itself, together they are essential.
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Black Seeds, The - Love & Fire
Black Seeds, The
Love & Fire
LP | 2022 | UK | Original (Proville)
28,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 17.06.2022
Love & Fire is the seventh full-length studio album from the multi-platinum selling reggae hybrid band The Black Seeds. It was developed over the past few years, beginning with a series of creative sessions in 2018 at the band’s creative incubator The Surgery in Wellington, New Zealand.

The original plan was to then do a classic “band in a room recording,” which got thrown out the window once the pandemic hit and lockdowns began. At that point, the group got creative, working remotely between various home studios of the band members, and the result is as strong a record as they’ve ever done, managing to capture the feelings of the past few years in a cohesive set of new songs.

The Black Seeds continue to evolve musically while defying expectations, yet still always seem to sound like no one else but themselves.
House Of Assembly - Hot Rock
House Of Assembly
Hot Rock
12" | 1988 | EU | Reissue (Isle Of Jura)
14,99 €*
Release:1988 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Originally released in 1988 ‘Hot Rock’ was the final single from Pennsylvanian based roots reggae band House Of Assembly. The band, comprising main songwriter Norman Bailey, Marc Campbell, Claver Campbell and Louis Putman, grew up in the Water House area of Kingston, Jamaica bonding over their shared love of Dub & Reggae. The 4 members moved to Pennsylvania in the US in the early 80’s and released one album ‘Confusion’ on the local Meadowlark label, touring throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and becoming stalwarts of the Pennsylvanian roots scene.

The band started their own Concrete label in 1988 releasing ‘Hot Rock’ complete with a Dub Version possessing a potent combination of punchy 707 drum programming, killer rolling bassline, stripped back lead guitar and a rising synth line. For the official reissue there’s an added ‘Rockapella’ version not found on the original 12” and a new full sleeve jacket designed by Bradley Pinkerton.
Yabby You & The Prophets - The Yabby You Sound Dubs & Versions
Yabby You & The Prophets
The Yabby You Sound Dubs & Versions
2LP | 2022 | UK | Reissue (Pressure Sounds)
34,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
In the early 1970s the island of Jamaica, and in particular its reggae musicians, developed a love affair with small Japanese motor bikes. Honda bikes were eulogised in Big Youth’s ‘s90 Skank’ and Dillinger’s ‘cb200’, whilst their rival was lauded on Shorty The President’s ‘Yamaha Skank’, to name the most obvious examples. The plot of the film ‘Rockers’ revolved around how transformative a motorbike could be, providing a livelihood whilst projecting an image of success in the ghetto. Vivian ‘Yabby You’ Jackson had been fiercely independent as a singer and producer, and the success of his early self-pressed productions, mostly on the Prophets or Vivian Jackson labels, had given him a sense of hard earned autonomy. A motorbike was one of the fruits of his labours, acquired as a way of zipping around the capital’s roads to deliver records and organise recording sessions. His wife Jean could often be see hanging on to the back. Twelve years after his death, she remembers various exploits on the pot-holed roads of Kingston. Jean Vencella Williams: ‘His first motorbike was a Honda 50 and then a 100, a Yamaha. I remember the Yamaha, it was a dark blue colour, it must have been from the mid 70s til the early 80s. I used to ride around on the back and we ride all over, like we go to the country cos his mother lived in Clarendon. And he had a little carrier thing for boxes of records, so we go to Mandeville in Manchester, sometimes to Spanish Town fe sell records. Most of the time he sell them to the shops, like Randys, and the people them buy it from there. He had pressing plants like Byron Lee and later Tuff Gong, so when the records pressed we find out the time when we get back the records, which usually was at least a couple of days or about a week. And later when we living in Clarendon we come into Kingston to pick them up at the pressing plant. And when he book the studio he might book two or three days and we come in and usually stay til late.

‘He used to carry the records from the different pressing plants on the bike, but because of the rain and weather you know it not so good for the records, and also the sun beating down. Then Wayne Wade had an accident on the Yamaha, and he was hurt quite bad, and he had to go to the hospital for quite a while. Well Yabby didn’t ride it after that, cos it was getting dangerous with so many cars coming in. So he gave up the Yamaha and bought a Toyota Carina, and that car was very good to him. Then the Carina become a little shaky, so he got a Toyota Corolla which he drove until his death.’

This album presents a sample of the best of those ‘Dubs and Versions’ that Yabby was ferrying around town, whether rarities, B-sides or tracks culled from albums that showcase the breadth of Yabby’s productions between 1975 and 1982.

This release comes with sleevenotes original artwork.
Akae Beka - Topaz
Akae Beka
Topaz
LP | 2022 | Original (Before Zero)
21,99 €*
Release:2022 / Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Akae Beka's inimitable style, developed over decades performing with St. Croix based band Midnite and countless recordings (including 2014 iTunes reggae album of the year Beauty FOR Ashes and Ride Tru). At the point of his untimely passing in 2019, he had released over 70LP's. He is without a doubt one of the most prolific reggae artists ever known and his quanity is always matched with quality, with his albums consistently featuring in the top 10 on the billboard charts reggae LPs.

A unique contribution to the sea of Akae Beka titles, this LP showcases Vaughn Benjamin in a stripped back, raw accoustic fashion. An LP which will not be easily confined to any one genre, but for the fans of Vaughns uniquly rich, deep, textrued songwriting, uncompromising devotion to RasTafari and soulful healing melodies an absolute must have!
Night Owls - Versions
Night Owls
Versions
LP | 2022 | US | Original (F-Spot)
23,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Since their debut 45 back in 2019, Night Owls have consistently taken the bar up a notch re-imagining classic funk & soul with a Jamaican twist. With eight sold out 45’s in a span of three years and regular airplay on Bbc6, Kcrw and more, we’re happy to announce this much anticipated LP “Versions” comprising all their groove filled singles to date. This all-star production team comprised of Dan Ubick (The Lions, Connie Price and the Keystones, De La Soul) on Guitar & Percussion, Blake Colie (Arise Roots,The Lions, Hollie Cook) on Drum Kit, Dave Wilder (The Lions, Ziggy Marley, Macy Gray) on Bass, and Roger Rivas (The Aggrolites, Jason Mraz, Lbda) on Organ & Piano, team up with many of today’s top soul singers to bring their signature take on beloved chart topping hits and deep cuts. Featuring vocalists Afrodyete (Breakestra),Terin Ector (Orgone), Durand Jones (The Indications), Malik “The Freq” Moore (The Lions),Alex Désert (Hepcat,The Lions), Jesse Wagner (The Aggro lites), Jamie Allensworth (Jungle Fire), Sy Smith (Macy Gray, Sheila E.), Chris Dowd (Fishbone), John Arthur Bigham (Fishbone, Soul of John Black), Kevin Sandbloom, Kendra Morris and Destani Wolf (Matisyahu,The Pharcyde), each track was carefully selected by producer Dan Ubick to match the featured vocalists strength resulting in a heavy soul and dub infused LP that surely won’t want to leave your turntable!
Hugh Malcolm - Good Time Rock / Love Brother Love
Hugh Malcolm
Good Time Rock / Love Brother Love
7" | 1968 | EU | Reissue (Harlem Shuffle)
12,99 €*
Release:1968 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Yet another killer double sider with the first repress of the very rare and terrific "Good Time Rock". Extremely in demand, this rocking track has never been repressed on 7inch vinyl until now. The B side features another rare and wicked tune from Hugh Malcolm. Absolutely essential.
Race Fans, The - What's Wrong With You / Bookie Man
Race Fans, The
What's Wrong With You / Bookie Man
7" | 1968 | EU | Reissue (Harlem Shuffle)
12,99 €*
Release:1968 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
This killer double sider is the first release of the stunning “Bookie Man - What’s Wrong With You”. It was previously released as a blank label only in 1968 and was wrongly credited to The Bleechers. On the B side, “Bookie Man” is a completely different song,and it is a rare and brilliant track in its own right. It is also the first time the two “Bookie Man” songs are featured together on a 7inch.
Lee Perry - Roast Fish Collie Weed & Corn Bread Black Vinyl Edition
Lee Perry
Roast Fish Collie Weed & Corn Bread Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 1978 | EU | Reissue (Music On Vinyl)
23,99 €*
Release:1978 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Roast Fish Collie Weed & Corn Bread is a studio album by Jamaican reggae legend Lee “Scratch” Perry, released in 1978. Although Perry had been in the Jamaican music business for a long time by 1978, this album was the first he released to only include songs sung by himself. It’s also produced by Perry himself at his Black Ark Studio. It is considered a rather experimental album, since Perry wasn’t known as an astonishing vocalist. Nevertheless, the album went on to become a reggae classic. Roast Fish Collie Weed & Corn Bread is now available on black vinyl.
Earl Cunningham - Earl Cunningham
Horace Andy / Jackie Mittoo - See A Man's Face / One Step Beyond
Horace Andy / Jackie Mittoo
See A Man's Face / One Step Beyond
7" | 2016 | UK | Reissue (Soul Jazz)
9,99 €*
Release:2016 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Horace Andy’s Tuffest tune ever – See A Man’s Face + Jackie Mittoo’s Killer original instrumental cut to Freddy McGregor’s Bobby Bobylon. Serious!
V.A. - Answer 2021 Riddim
V.A.
Answer 2021 Riddim
12" | 2021 | EU | Original (Dub-Stuy)
9,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
After a year-long hiatus, Dub-Stuy heralds the return of good vibes with a new installment in their riddim series. This time, they take on one of the most iconic and instantly recognizable riddims in history with “Answer 2021 Riddim”. As usual, Dub-Stuy calls upon an international line-up of top features, led by legendary duo Luciano & Mikey General, Spain’s Sr Wilson and Brooklyn’s own Jonny GoFigure.
Hortense Ellis - Super Star / Ja
Cambodia / Phnom Penh Reggae - Dub Addiction / Vibratone
Stand High Patrol - A Matter Of Scale
Stand High Patrol
A Matter Of Scale
2LP | 2015 | EU | Reissue (Stand High)
24,69 €* 25,99 € -5%
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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V.A. - Now Thing 2
V.A.
Now Thing 2
2LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Chrome)
30,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Dancehall knowledge Felix Hall presents a momentous 20 year follow-up to Mo Wax’s pivotal, highly influential 2001 instrumental showcase ‘Now Thing’ a blueprint of sorts for the likes of Equiknoxx almost two decades later. This new set - almost two years in the making - reunites original comp players Lil Toby, Will Bankhead and Oliver Payne (on compiling and artwork duties) and features 16 prime Jamaican bullets for Felix Hall’s shockout label, Chrome. Resetting the timeline to 1997-2020, ‘Now Thing 2’ expands on the crucial first set - which was a gateway to the world of dancehall for many heads - with deadly cuts from the scene’s leading producers; spanning Dave Kelly to Steely & Clevie, from NYC’s Bobby Konders to Ward 21, and including killer side-spins on ‘90s rave and R&B. bTwo decades since the first set, it’s astute to say that dancehall has exerted a huge degree of influence over dance and club music of all stripes over the interim. Much like how roots reggae and dub influenced disco and post-punk in the ’70s; Dancehall, with its origins in the digidub of Jammy’s ‘Sleng Teng’ riddim, has irrevocably informed jungle, rap, garage, and even pop and techno for the past generation, and ‘Now Thing 2’ is the strongest primer you’ll likely come across.. It’s a proper sound-system thing, deeply rooted in the competitive, inventive nature of Jamaican music, which would, according to ‘Bass Culture’ writer Lloyd Bradley’s liner notes “constantly reinvent itself as a way of staying ahead of the sound system on the next corner.” With access to new technology, producers persistently pushed their paradigm along the axes of function and distinction, with each asserting their individuality in a syncretic style and its permutations of tresillo drum patterns, all at the service of bringing bodies to the dance and keeping them there. The 16 tracks here lead directly from its predecessor but really comes into its own via its more obscure, mutant workouts. NYC’s acid house legend Bobby Konders supplies 1999’s rolling ‘Lickshot Rewind’ from his dancehall label Massive B, and Crown Star Productions let off zinging rave hoovers on the mighty ‘Fire Cracker’, with Donovan Germain’s half step 140bpm rework of Timbaland’s Aaliyah classic ‘Are You That Somebody’ highlighting the vital dialogue between dancehall and mainstream charts. Compiled by Felix Hall, Lil Toby and Richard Browne, with art and design by Will Bankhead and Oliver Payne (also behind the first volume in 2001), ‘Now Thing 2’ is future-proofed for the next 20 years, and should be considered ultimate listening by a new generation of listeners and ravers who are increasingly cognisant of dance music’s important roots in Jamaican dancehall culture.
Mad Professor & Jah Shaka - New Decade Of Dub
Melody Beecher - Illusions
Melody Beecher
Illusions
12" | 1981 | US | Reissue (Shella)
16,99 €*
Release:1981 / US – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Heavy Roots 12" backed with a massive dub. Full colour jacket. Ltd To 300 Copies
Alborosie - For The Culture
Alborosie
For The Culture
LP | 2021 | UK | Original (Greensleeves)
14,99 €*
Release:2021 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
The new studio album featuring all the great digital only singles from previous months, brandnew songs and illustrious guests like Collie Buddz, Jo Mersa Marely, Wailing Souls and Quino from Big Mountain!

Alborosie is committed to authentic reggae, to honoring and preserving its heritage. His work with Roots Radics band, The Wailers United, King Jammy, Wailing Souls and many of today’s leading artists, is a testament to his study of the origins of reggae, and his contribution to its future. He is unique among non-Jamaican reggae artists in his personal commitment to saturating himself in the culture of Jamaica and reggae music.

The album "For The Culture" was written and produced (by Alborosie) during the darkest months of the Covid 19 Pandemic and gives voice to many thoughts and emotions felt around the world during the period. Like most of the world, Jamaica is blessed (or cursed) with steady, high-speed internet connectivity and it is through this personal (computer) window that many of the songs were conceived. Through the music, darkness gives way to light and the finished work conjures a subtle, yet powerful feeling of hope, for the future and for the culture.
V.A. - The Trojan Story
Tony Tuff - Presenting Mr Tuff
V.A. - Adrian Sherwood Dub No Frontiers
V.A.
Adrian Sherwood Dub No Frontiers
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Verve)
23,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 22.07.2022
O.B.F & Lasai - Trouble
O.B.F & Lasai
Trouble
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Dubquake)
11,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 27.05.2022
After the success of “Heavyweight Sound” and “Do Me Right” here comes “Trouble”, O.B.F’s fresh new roots reggae offering! This time the French stalwarts join forces with Madrid based singer Lasai who compliments the single with his powerful lyrics “Put down the gun, put down the knife, put down the glock”. Words that resonate today more than ever. With “Trouble” O.B.F continue their sonic ascension, pushing to take their music to the next level. Vocals recorded in Madrid, produced & mixed in Geneva, O.B.F’s mainly European and South- American fanbase will be delighted by this Franco-Spanish connection! On the B-side, French melodica artist Far East brings his own special touch to add a different flavour to the dub version.
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