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Soothsayers & Victor Rice - Soothsayers Meets Victor Rice And Friends (Vol.1)
Soothsayers & Victor Rice
Soothsayers Meets Victor Rice And Friends (Vol.1)
12" | 2022 | UK | Original (Red Earth Music)
22,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 07.10.2022
Beautiful instrumental Soothsayers 8-track album mixed and dubbed by Sao Paolo-based by Grammy-winning bass player/producer Victor Rice (Easy Star All Stars, Skatelites, Cedric Brooks), already popular with UK soundsystems including Channel One, Real Roots Soundsytem
Radio support from:
BBC Radio 1 Xtra - Rodigan
BBC Radio 1 - Rob Da Bank
Bbc6 Music - Huey Morgan
Worldwide FM - Gilles Peterson, Colleen Murphy
Jhalib - Mysteries Of The East 2022 Repress
Jhalib
Mysteries Of The East 2022 Repress
12" | 1982 | UK | Reissue (Emotional Rescue)
19,99 €*
Release:1982 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 04.11.2022
Repress Alert!: A planned reissue for many years, the untimely passing of Steve Coe shortly after the label's rerelease of The Ganges Orchestra's The Dream put everything on hold. However, time moves and so now seems a fitting time to revisit this "world dance" classic with fonder hearts. Long cherished, it is a reminder of Steve's enduring studio mastery. After the initial success of his work with Sheila Chandra in Monsoon, Steve expanded his musical scope, working on an Indipop compilation as clubs looked to Eastern flavours to add a new dimension for the dancefloor.

Teaming up with tabla disciple turned teacher, Jhalib (Millar), as well as long time collaborator Martin Smith, it's hard to imagine Mysteries was first heard in 1982. Hailed as an all time classic, it's enduring appeal can be seen in how it became a staple for the likes of Danielle Baldelli at the infamous Cosmic club and beyond to become an original Evissa "balearic" secret play for Weatherall & co in those fateful summers of love and beyond.

Remastered especially for this release, the orchestral Eastern melody and mid-tempo chugging rhythms and vocals marry in perfection with a dub bassline of Wobble inspired depth. This alone would be enough, however, the original is at last backed with the 1988 remix. Aimed at the then burgening New Beat scene, a subtle straightening kick is added, but it's the unmistakable vocals of Sheila Chandra that finally brings this release together in melodic harmony. Peace be with you Steve. I AM x
Lynn Taitt , The Flames , Tommy Mccook , Alton Ellis / Errol Brown - Cry Tough / Toughest Dub
Soul Revivers - Groove Dub
Soul Revivers
Groove Dub
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Acid Jazz)
27,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 14.10.2022
Harvey Sutherland - Jouissance Adrian Sherwood Dub / Type A Feat. Sos DJ Plead Remix
Harvey Sutherland
Jouissance Adrian Sherwood Dub / Type A Feat. Sos DJ Plead Remix
7" | 2022 | JP | Original (Amidst)
17,99 €*
Release:2022 / JP – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
We are thrilled to announce this special 7inch release from Harvey Sutherland's latest album "boy", featuring the UK dub godfather Adrian Sherwood and Melbourne/Naarm based producer DJ Plead!! Mesmerizing "On-U" dub version of "Jouissance", a new definition of modern funk on the A-side, and the founder of the Sumac label, DJ Plead remixes the synth-pop / punk anthem "type A FT. sos" on the other side. NOT TO BE Missed!!
Prince Far I, Krone - Love And Wisdom, Melodica / Dub, Version
Queen Omega, Norris Man / Aba Ariginals, Conscious Embassy - Clean Up, Just Be Wise / Clean Horns, Dub
Jah Version (Zachy Man & Dub Didi) - Credentials, Dub / Dubplate Collectors, Part 2
Midnight Riders - Sink In Sand / Dub In Sand
Creation Rebel - Lows Highs
Creation Rebel
Lows Highs
LP | 1982 | EU | Reissue (Lantern)
26,99 €*
Release:1982 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Fully remastered and licensed, ltd to 500 copies 180 gr vinyl. Officially the latest album released by the british super group, Lows & Highs is the triumphant epilogue to these fascinating adventure in rhythm. Featuring vocals from Crucial Tony and Lizard Logan this is probably the most straight ahead reggae album in their whole discography. Producer Adrian Sherwood is in charge behind the desk while Style Scott, Eskimo Fox and Donald Campbell bring all their potential efforts on the drums. Deadly Headley and Dave’ Flash’ Wright are the top horn section here. The album features the bonus track Read And learn from 1982 single ‘Love I Can Feel’. A must have for any english dub worshipper.
Little John - Unite Colored Vinyl Edition
Little John
Unite Colored Vinyl Edition
LP | 2022 | US | Original (Burning Sounds)
27,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Born John McMorris in Kingston, Jamaica in 1970 his nickname originally described this young man to a tee but, as time passed, his stature in the reggae music business continued to grow, Little John became more akin to his Sherwood Forest namesake. Little John first burst on to the Jamaican music scene in 1979 as a precocious nine year old on an un-credited combination with Captain Sinbad on ‘51 Storm’ for Sugar Minott’s Black Roots label . His ‘Unite’ album is a reminder of the continuing relevance of the dancehall style. Rough, raw and rugged they represent the real authentic sound of young Jamaica from nearly forty years ago when the youths “forgot their troubles and danced”.

Recorded At Channel One, Kingston, Jamaica Produced By Anthony Dehaney Mixed By Scientist Backing Band The Roots Radics Recorded 1984
Prince Lincoln & Royal Rasses - Natural Wild Colored Vinyl Edition
Prince Lincoln & Royal Rasses - Ride With The Rasses Colored Vinyl Edition
Barrington Levy Roots Radics - Black Heart Man / Round Eight
Barrington Levy Roots Radics
Black Heart Man / Round Eight
7" | 2022 | UK | Original (17 North Parade)
12,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Top roots outing from the mellow canary on this dreadlocks man 1979 classic, backed by the Roots Radics in full effect on the big showdown Scientist dub. Both tracks produced by Henry "Junjo" Lawes and recorded at Channel One studio. Limited one-time press only, 7-inch-single with Jah Guidance label prints in a grey/white sleeve with Barrington Levy and "Junjo" images. European pressing.
Sugar Minott / Black Roots Players - Chant Dem Down / Dub
Laylah Arruda / I Neurologici - Nu Una Menos / Dub
Enos McLeod - War Ain't The Answer / Dub Is The Answer
Taiwan Mc & Sailor Smile / Baboon Prophecy - Times So Hard! / Instrumental
Prince Fari & Mike Brooks - Encounter Part Two
Prince Fari & Mike Brooks - Encounter Part One
Susan Cadogan - Nice & Easy
Susan Cadogan
Nice & Easy
12" | 1977 | EU | Reissue (Miss You)
13,99 €*
Release:1977 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Mowtown heavy hitter duo Freddie and Christine Perren's originally titled “Do It Baby” by the Miracles put through the production lens of Lee “Scratch” Perry, and the sweet goosebump inducing voice of Susan Cadogan, bound to upset. Original version accompanied by an extension for the hungry dancefloor, and for the extra adventurous jock we leave you with the entire track cut in reverse. Faithfully re-mastered with a extra care given to the low end, cut at 45 for maximum precision.
Kingstonians, The / Crystalites, The - Sufferer / Sufferer
Kingstonians, The / Crystalites, The
Sufferer / Sufferer
7" | 2022 | UK | Original (Harlem Shuffle)
13,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
These two avidly sought-after early Reggay tracks are quite rare. Splash Down is the instrumental version of Sufferer and both songs have been produced by Derrick Harriott. This is the first time these two wicked tracks are released together on a 7inch vinyl single.

THE Kingstonians Jamaican vocal trio, the Kingstonians were formed around 1966 by Cebert Bernard (aka Jackie Bernard) and his brother Lloyd "Footy" Bernard, along with mutual friend Lloyd Kerr. They began their recording career with producer J.J. Johnson, but had their greatest success between 1968 and 1970 with producer Derrick Harriott, who helped steer the singles "Singer Man" and "Sufferer" to the top of the Jamaican charts. An LP of the Harriott material was released in 1970 under the title “Sufferer”. The album was the career high point for the Kingstonians, who left Harriott to work briefly with producers Leslie Kong and Rupie Edwards before breaking up as the roots reggae era began.

THE Crystalites The Crystalites were the backing and studio band for legendary producer Derrick Harriott and included top 60s Jamaican musicians e.g. Bongo Herman, Bongo Les, Boris Gardiner, Gladstone Anderson, Karl Bryan, Winston Wright among others!

They were extremely productive between 1968 and 1974 and recorded 4 albums and countless singles covering many styles from Boss Reggae to Dub. More specifically, they recorded many wicked and awesome “versions” of hit songs of that time e.g. Sufferer by THE Kingstonians!
Smalltowndubz - My Garden EP
Smalltowndubz
My Garden EP
12" | 2022 | EU | Original (Bass Come Save Me)
15,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
We're very happy to present you a new 12" record which is comin' from non other than the mad talented producer duo Smalltowndubz from Austria. For the My Garden EP them got some cool international dub artists, who joined forces to bring you this heavyweight soundsystem smasher. The main tune My Garden comes in a hot dubwise style and features Tenor Youthman on the microphone, who brings down some hot lyrics. Another sure shot for any selection. On top we have a deep Remix from the man called Jah Schulz and Tribuman plays the horns - you just have to feel this wonderful combination.

We continue the vibes on the B-Side with two original productions by Smalltowndubz, which shows the variety of their musical style. Mad Thing is an UK inspired steppers killer, that you have to listen on a big soundsystem. The other track is called Rooted and features our family member Hazel Dub on melodica. This one is a deep and heavy bass bomb, which enters your mind and instantly wants you to play that record on repeat.

For next level pressure, we hooked up again with LXC to do that heavy mastering on all tunes.
King Stanley & Fikir Amlak / Milton Henry - Kingdom Riddim
King Stanley & Fikir Amlak / Milton Henry
Kingdom Riddim
12" | 2022 | EU | Original (Black Redemption)
14,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
This one is entitled ‘Kingdom Riddim’ - an instrumental by King Stanley from Birmingham, UK, served with three vocal cuts and their dubs. First up is King Stanley with the title track, followed by legendary Wackie’s artist Milton Henry calling for more ‘Love’. On the flipside it holds Fikir Amlak’s version ‘Pay Day’. Press play and fulljoy the musical excursion.
Brown Sugar - Black Pride
Brown Sugar
Black Pride
12" | 2022 | UK | Original (Soul Jazz)
17,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Black Pride' is the seminal Lovers Rock tune from Brown Sugar pressed loud for the first ever time on this new one-off press limited-edition (just 1,000 copies worldwide) 12" on Soul Jazz Records! Brown Sugar formed in London in 1976 made up of teenagers Pauline Catlin, Caron Wheeler and Carol Simms. After Brown Sugar Caron Wheeler became known worldwide as the vocalist in Soul II Soul and Carol Simms launched a successful solo career under the name 'Kofi'. "Black Pride" was originally released on the Lovers Rock label, a fledgling reggae label formed by musicians Dennis Bovell and John Kpiaye and producer Dennis Harris. Brown Sugar were unique - not only were they one of the most important of the first wave of lovers rock groups, they were the only group who managed to successfully blend together a reggae roots consciousness with a lovers rock sensibility. The classic 'Black Pride' perfectly reflects this unique sound.
More Relation - Jahoveah's Kingdom / Solve Them
Micah Shemaiah - Jamaica Jamaica / Version
The Frightnrs - Always
The Frightnrs - Always Black Vinyl Edition
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…
Dadawah - Peace And Love - Wadadasow
Dadawah
Peace And Love - Wadadasow
LP | 1974 | US | Reissue (Antarctica Starts Here)
28,99 €*
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.
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
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.
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!
V.A. - Love Is All I Bring Reggae Hits & Rarities By The Queens Of Trojan Record Store Day 2022 Orange Vinyl Edition
V.A.
Love Is All I Bring Reggae Hits & Rarities By The Queens Of Trojan Record Store Day 2022 Orange Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2019 | US | Reissue (Trojan)
36,99 €*
Release:2019 / US – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Limited to 1125 copies.

This RSD exclusive is a reissue of the well-received 2019 album - Love IS ALL I Bring, presented on orange Color Vinyl. Love IS ALL I Bring showcases the very talented female performers of Trojan Records, who in the world of reggae can often to be overlooked. Featuring vocals from the likes of Millie Small, Althea & Donna, Marcia Griffith, Phyllis Dillion and Susan Cadogan plus productions by Sonia Pottinger this all female collection also includes personal album notes from musician Rhoda Dakar which not only covers the performers on the album but also touches upon the women on the Windrush generation who made so many sacrifices to build and create new opportunities for their families. Split across 2 LP’s with hits on one and rarities on the other, this collection comprises some of the greatest reggae tracks, whilst highlighting the importance and talent of Jamaican female artists
V.A. - Sampled Reggae
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.
Jan Delay - Searching For The Jan Soul Rebels
Zion I Kings - Jah Is Worthy / The Rainbow
Zion I Kings
Jah Is Worthy / The Rainbow
12" | 2022 | EU | Original (Before Zero)
14,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Drums: Lloyd "Junior" Richards
Bass, Pick Guitar, Percussion: David "jah David" Goldfine
Keyboards and Trombone: Andrew "Drew Keys" Stoch
Organ: Laurent "Tippy I" Alfred
Guitar: Andrew "Moon" Bain
Trumpet: Patrick "Aba Ariginal" Anthony
Recorded By: David Kennedy at Dungeon Studios, Miami
Mixed By: David "jah David" Goldfine at Zion High Studios, FL
Hortense Ellis - Super Star / Ja
Jay-Z - At Studio One - Reggae Mash Ups Red Vinyl Edition
Jay-Z
At Studio One - Reggae Mash Ups Red Vinyl Edition
LP | 2010 | US | Reissue
28,99 €*
Release:2010 / US – Reissue
Genre:Hip Hop, Reggae / Dancehall
Finally restocked on RED vinyl! JAY-Z's BLACK ALBUM acapellas mashed with classic STUDIO 1 riddims straight out of 70s Kingston.
Mocked up red and white Studio One labels in stickered sleeve. Eleven tracks including the certified bangers "99 PROBLEMS", "DIRT
OFF YOUR SHOULDER" and "ENCORE"
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!
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.
V.A. - Steppin' Forward Remixed Vinyl Sampler
V.A.
Steppin' Forward Remixed Vinyl Sampler
12" | 2015 | UK | Reissue (Moonshine)
9,79 €* 13,99 € -30%
Release:2015 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
Remixes by Sekkleman / Numa Crew / The Illuminated
Dub Inc. - So What
Dub Inc.
So What
2LP | 2016 | EU | Original (Diversite)
19,99 €*
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Another album certified Gold (50k). And a rain of very big singles: Triste époque and Errors of the past (each nearly 6M views on YouTube), Maché Bécif and Exil. This fourteen tracks, a clever mix of dancehall, hip-hop and electronic influences, is the result of a long work of composition and writing, nourished by the dark news striking France at the time. On the guest side, Dub Inc chooses to share the microphone with the next generation of reggae: the Italian twins Mellow Mood and the young French prodigy Naâman.
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)
21,99 €*
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.
Sugar Minott - I Remember Mama
Sugar Minott
I Remember Mama
7" | 2021 | UK | Reissue (Emotional Rescue)
12,99 €*
Release:2021 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Reggae / Dancehall
Emotional Rescue and HMV Record Shop (Japan) end their Disco Reggae Lovers 7" series with reggae legend Sugar Minott and this utterly unique UK soul-boogie rarity, I Remember Mama. Reggae star, vocalist, producer and sound system operator, Kingston JA born Minott released over 50 albums and hundreds of singles for the likes of Studio One, Wackies, Suffering Heights and his own Black Roots label. His distinctive soulful voice pioneered the Dancehall style and following his UK hit "Hard Time Pressure" he moved to London in 1980, adopting the rising Lovers Rock sound. On a visit to Wackies' offices in Soho he met Steve Parr, who had recently opened a studio next door. Keyboard player for the likes of Desmond Dekker and Geno Washington, Parr moved into composition, mixing, sound engineering and production, before setting up the Sound Design Studio in Dean Street. Principally a studio, the meeting with Minott hatched the idea to create a label to showcase their capabilities. Produced by Parr, he played all the instruments except the distinctive sax by friend Andy MacDonald. With Minott's heartfelt lyrics, this marriage created a one-off, a ground-breaking synthesised 4/4 rhythm track with funk groove and soulful vocals. Released on 7" and 12", the versions noticeably differ and is the perfect closing to the Disco Reggae Lovers series.
V.A. - Cumbia Cumbia 1 & 2
Howie Smart & Daddy Soujie / Beatitude - Sweet Reggae Music / Dub
Lord Creator - Such Is Life / Come Down 68
Ólafur Arnalds - Some Kind Of Peace
V.A. - Reggae Dub
V.A.
Reggae Dub
LP | 2020 | EU | Original (Wagram)
15,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
The Vintage sounds collection is well known for all the albums gathering the best of a musical style in a beautiful vinyl ! Theses two albums introduce two important trend part of huge Music Family - Reggae Dub and French Rap by introducing the best of the artists that create or influence each style.
Kabaka Pyramid - Kontraband
Mato - T Stands For Trouble / Enter The Dragon
Mato
T Stands For Trouble / Enter The Dragon
7" | 2016 | EU | Original (Stix)
9,99 €*
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Marvin Gaye gets reworked for a cosmic reggae trip and a new life to “Enter The Dragon” by legendary composer Lalo Schiffrin is provided!
V.A. - Disco Reggae Volume 2
V.A.
Disco Reggae Volume 2
LP | 2014 | EU | Original (Stix)
18,99 €*
Release:2014 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Reggae / Dancehall
Stix is back in 2014 with a scorching Disco Reggae Volume 2!
Mighty Diamonds - The Way How You Walk
Dubblestandart - Woman In Dub
Bounty Killer / Columbo - Push Over / Clash Over Gun
Don Carlos - Day To Day Living
Don Carlos
Day To Day Living
LP | 1982 | UK | Reissue (Greensleeves)
22,99 €*
Release:1982 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
The 1982 solo-album by founding member of Black Uhuru!
Protoje - Our Time Come
Nirvana - Bleach Deluxe Edition
Bim Sherman & Sound Iration - Dream
Bim Sherman & Sound Iration
Dream
7" | 1989 | EU | Reissue (Partial)
13,99 €*
Release:1989 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 07.10.2022
Vocals courtesy of the late great Jamaican singer Bim Sherman, whose unique haunting voice made him a firm favourite throughout the 70s/80s/90s with the roots reggae crowd as well as On-U Sounds taking Bim to other worldy realms. Originally released on Youth and Alex Patterson’s WAU! Mr Modo label in 1989 and produced by Sound Iration (Nick Manasseh and Scruff). Originally recorded as `It Must Be a Dream’ in the 70s, on this cut, Bim revisits the track in `89 with a meditative part-digital rhythm from Sound Iration backed with a phased-out dub version on the flipside.
Radikal Guru - Dub Mentalist
Radikal Guru
Dub Mentalist
2LP | 2016 | EU | Original (Moonshine)
26,99 €*
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
Radikal Guru returns to the trusted Moonshine Recordings to deliver his third album, which highlights his refreshing take on the beloved, dub sound of 2016. A selected few of the cuts involve exciting collaborations, not to be missed.

The dub master Radikal Guru returns to the trusted Moonshine Recordings to deliver his third album, which highlights his refreshing take on the beloved, dub sound of 2016. A selected few of the cuts involve exciting collaborations that are not to be missed. Similar to King Yoof’s recent album endeavour called ‘Homage To The King’, Radikal Guru exerts his speciality in various tempo ranges with the ‘Dub Mentalist’ LP. The result is just as exciting as his existing back catalogue; all mastered to meet the requirements of the true Moonshine vibration. The polish producer once again shows appreciation to both the dancefloor fans and the more meditating listeners. Fusing his compelling sound in dub, reggae and dubstep with timeless, old school samples makes every release a reminiscing journey. The amount of dread and energy will most definitely spark a riot across the globe.

Radikal Guru executes his mix-up of dub by incorporating a dose of happiness and psychedelics. The effects take over the mixes in wild fashion; delays spin off the tasty spring reverberation tails, delivering a comfortable setting. Radikal’s horns, including the trumpet, saxophone and trombone joined the Radikal Guru’s live melodica to complement each other in rhythm and sound. The collaborations featuring Moonshine familiars Jay Spaker, Echo Ranks, Solo Banton, Violinbwoy and Earl 16 bless the righteous sound waves, as the bassweight, immersive vocals and tight arrangements speak for themselves. Whether it is the bass weight, vocal parts or simply the rhythms, you know exactly when Radikal Guru’s music is being played on a true sound system. The contribution of the polish dub genius, to the healing of the nations and to global dub culture trembles, as he immediately reveals why his ‘Dub Mentalist’ LP forms an important chapter in our history of Moonshine Recordings material.
Staalfagel - Utan Rymddrakt Pa Uranus Gary The Tall Remix
Staalfagel
Utan Rymddrakt Pa Uranus Gary The Tall Remix
7" | 2022 | UK | Original (Emotional Rescue)
15,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie, Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 30.09.2022
Emotional Rescue dives back in the world of post punk experiments and early synthesised electronics to present another of the labels iconoclastic 7" 'collectors specials', with a look at Stockholm's Staalfagel. Born in 1977, Erik Fritjofsson and Petter Brundell merged and formed Staalfagel out of the suburbs of Jakobsberg. Like so many at the time, the duo was tired of Prog, Jazz and Symphonic Rock and formulated something new and against at the same moment; a time where drummers were jettisoned in place of drum machines and the inspirations of artists like Creedence Clearwater Revival, Devo and Pere Ubu were thrown in the mix to fervent results. With Micke Kjell soon joining on bass, they toured Sweden constantly, the manic machine beat, beating guitars and strange synth sounds defeated the throng and led to a considerable following. Recorded live to tape with no overdubs or mixing, the faithful CR 78 drum machine, the results radiate energy. Release just 4 records in 2 years (1980 - 1982), Utan Rymddrakt Pa Uranus appeared as their last ever release. Jettisoning the punky-funk vocals of previous releases, the single is a pure electronic groove. Funk bass and guitar atop, its short form simplicity is perfection distilled in 2 parts of less than 3 minutes, conjoined like some reggae dream, with 'Uranus II' acting the dub 'version' counterpoint. Discovered and shared by long-time friend, DJ and collector, Gary The Tall steps out from behind the decks and microphone of his long running NTS show to present an exemplary "Reversion". Teaming up with master producer and label affiliate, Timothy J Fairplay on engineering duties, they keep the originals' straightforward charm, deceptively editing, looping and reversing with aplomb, for a killer flip side.
Jimmy Radway - Dub I
Jah Baker - Movements Of A Swan / New World Skank
Jah Baker
Movements Of A Swan / New World Skank
12" | 2022 | EU | Original (Lion's Den)
9,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Here comes a next 12” in the “Songs Of Upliftment” series. This time with the dubplate provider Jah Baker (part of the Rootikal Vibes HiFi sound system from Besançon, France) on the musical recipe. Two melodious steppas pieces out of his oven - each with a dub - to uplift and nourish mind and soul, while giving your bass box a proper test.
Benjammin / Guru Pope - Never Give Up, Dub / Keep Up The Fight, Instrumental
Prince Far I - Blessed Is The Man
Enforcer - Ride On Marcus / Version
Rico Rodriguez - Man From Wareika Gold Vinyl Edtion
Rico Rodriguez
Man From Wareika Gold Vinyl Edtion
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Klimt)
19,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Man from Wareika was the first album recording for Rico Rodriguez led by his own artistic imagination, not to mention the only roots reggae album to be released on Blue Note Records in the USA. After 15 years Rodriguez returned for the first time to Jamaica. He had left the country in 1961 when he was already heavily involved in creating the then new ska sound. In 1976 he added something new to reggae music. The nine self-composed tracks on the album offer intense Jamaican rhythms with seriously horn lines more linked to the jazz heritage. The trombonist album was released on Island Records in 1976 for the UK market and soon labeled as a revolutionary step forward.
Stano - Content To Write It In I Dine Weathercraft DJ Sotofett Remakes
Stano
Content To Write It In I Dine Weathercraft DJ Sotofett Remakes
2x12" | 2022 | UK | Original (Allchival)
18,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
DJ Sotofett remakes of the debut LP (Content To Write In I Dine Weathercraft, 1983) from Irish post-punk producer Stano. A whole load of styles on this one. TIP!

How this record came about has been lost a bit to the midst of (recent) time, back in 2018 when we repressed "Content to Write in I Dine Weathercraft" the 1983 debut LP of one of Ireland's more enigmatic musical characters - we slid it the way of the versatile Norwegian polymath who suggested a remix, which quickly became two and soon ended up a full suite. We put it aside for a bit, became a bit longer, then the artwork - pieced together by the Sex Tags boss himself cutting up features from Irish fanzine Vox - and the general lag of production in the post covid world and here we are the guts of 5 years later!

A member of the legendary punk / post-punk group The Threat which disbanded after lead singer Maurice Foley disappeared to join the Hare Krishnas, Stano set up his outsider stall early on. The Threat had Stano on synths, one of the first female bassists in Deirdre Creed and their debut single was produced by progressive trad musician Donal Lunny of Planxty. His solo career of improvised electronic music continued in this vein of the unexpected – sitting outside both the country’s mainstream and alternative rock scenes. Eschewing both live performance and the spotlight for studio collaborations for this LP he worked with a number of Irish musicians - Roger Doyle, Daniel Figgis and of course Michael O Shea.

This remix pack kicks off with the drum machine exotica funk of "Room" and runs the gamut of 80's pop experimentation via the new wave dream pop of "Emma Wild", dubbing out the haunted house vibes of "Seance of Klondalike", adding some menace to the gothic feel of "Melting Grey", stretching "Out of the Dark, Into the Dawn" into a skrangled baleric dubby house jam and closing it out adding a hypnotic repetitive punch to O'Shea's beautiful timeless playing on "A Dead Rose".
Mad Professor - Covidub Illusion
Mad Professor
Covidub Illusion
LP | 2022 | UK | Original (Ariwa Sounds)
23,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
CoviDub is not just a Dub album, but an album that historically tracks and records the unprecedented events of 2020 to 2022 when the world was shut down, when many countries became islands and many islands became isolated planets!! Reflecting an era where false news eclipse real news, a time when social media is more effective than the official media. Yet within these serious times racism still prevails and present day Rasta fails to fulfill Marcus dreams of Black unity. This is an album for folks who think out of the box. Let’s take the piss out of the hypocrites!!
V.A. - Greensleeves Reggae Gold
Ny Graffiti - New Mask
Ny Graffiti
New Mask
12" | 2022 | UK | Original (Peace Anthem)
14,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
Left of leftfield dub and techno excursions. Remix by Rainstick of Blazer Sound System.
Anthony Johnson - Reggae Feelings
Prince Lincoln & Royal Rasses - Experience Colored Vinyl Edition
George Dekker - Babylon System
Untouchables, The - Hooked On A Feeling Picture Disc Edition
Untouchables, The
Hooked On A Feeling Picture Disc Edition
7" | 2022 | US | Original (Jump Up)
27,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Legendary 80's Los Angeles 80's Ska/mod band release their first new single in 35+ years - a collectible picture disc 45 designed by Chema Skandal. A wonderful summery ska take on the Blue Swede / B.J. Thomas oldies hit with a dubbed out version on the flip. Limited edition 750 copies.
Johnny Osbourne Roots Radics - Love Is Universal / Dangerous Match One
Johnny Osbourne Roots Radics
Love Is Universal / Dangerous Match One
7" | 2022 | UK | Original (17 North Parade)
12,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
High ranking anthem from 1982 with the Roots Radics in full effect and backed by world cup winning Scientist dub. Sampled countless times in drum and bass, this is the first time legit seven inch pressing for this original ruling version. Both tracks produced by Henry "Junjo" Lawes, recorded at Channel One and mixed by Scientist at King Tubby’s studio. Limited one-time press only, 7-inch-single with Jah Guidance label prints in a grey/white sleeve with Johnny Osbourne and "Junjo" images. European pressing.
Forslag Pa Musik - Bre Dang / Sincerely Yours
Little Roy / Rdk Meets Jamtone - Jah Jah Let Us In / In Dub
Rising Son / Enos Mcleod - Free Man / Dub
Rising Son - Forgive Them Jah / Dub
Lone Ranger / Twinkle Rootz Sound - We Got To Do Something About The System / Sidewalk Riddim
Horace Andy & Errol Scorcher - Unity Showcase
Nicodemus - She Love It In The Morning
Delroy Wilson - It's A Shame
Nocturnal Emissions - In Dub
Nocturnal Emissions
In Dub
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Holuzam)
29,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
Back in 1980, The Pump sessions prefigured Nocturnal Emissions. The same personnel (Nigel and Daniel Ayers + Caroline K) was later credited in the first NE performance in March 1981. Throbbing Gristle and Cabaret Voltaire opened a path and a kind of DIY sound collage practice became popular in the underground. More punk than punk, right? With synth, bass, guitar and vocals, The Pump could almost be mistaken for a new wave band, but it was the start of a long, prolific and eclectic journey for Nigel Ayers, sole member of Nocturnal Emissions for quite a while now. Although it is not at all obvious, by 1980 Nigel had been exposed to a few dub tricks and mainly the otherwordly spatial sounds and breaks: «In the late 70s I became aware that dub producers such as Lee Scratch Perry, Prince Far I - and sound systems - were doing something with sound that was a very new and different approach. It was in the separation of recorded sound into very spatial elements, working very sculpturally with sound. I had absorbed the space concerns of Hendrix years before I got into dub, and the spatial elements within Gong, Hawkwind, early Pink Floyd, Velvet Underground, BBC Radiophonic Workshop, etc. When we did The Pump, we lived in Brixton and spent a lot of time absorbing dub in the streets and shebeens.»

Growing up in the Peak District (northern England) during the 1960s didn't put one directly in touch with black culture or music. There was one black kid at school and «to see a black person you'd have to go to Manchester or Sheffield.» And mainstream culture tends to ridicule outsider forms and expressions, so a popular idea of reggae came through in things such as the novelty single "Johnny Reggae" by The Piglets, released in 1971. By that time, Nigel was already listening to a few reggae singles his dad brought home from Sheffield, where he worked. He remembers the labels being scratched and thinking it must be because the records were so rude, meaning lyrical content. His artistic inclinations led him to spend more time at home trying out his skills with Super8 films and pasting soundtracks onto them. One of the first he remembers was a loop worked out from side B of one of those singles (the traditional instrumental Version on reggae singles). First heard about tape loops from "Dr Who" on TV, a weekly show that imprinted strange sounds and sights on kids' minds since the first episode in 1963. More experiments followed, loops and cut-ups recorded to cassette with full conscience that non-musicianly, non-conventional approaches were sanctioned by such names as Captain Beefheart and Brian Eno.

Punk made it easier for everyone aspiring to make a point with music, it created a context for rawness and spontaneity. «Punk was a necessary break from virtuosity, and a good thing. I dug punk, a lot of ideas about accessibility, tackling racism, sexism and species-ism, were brought to the foreground. And it created an infrastructure for the zine culture, and cassette culture, autonomous collectives & networked DIY.» Only the way most early punk bands recreated dub and reggae didn't strike a chord with Nigel Ayers: «That's more to do with questions of my own personal taste and preference, which is by no means fixed.» Things became more serious when "Tissue Of Lies" came out in 1980 and Nocturnal Emissions steadily became hot within the so-called industrial culture (or counterculture). Although never explicitly adopting a dub format, its techniques and inspiration certainly informed many of the more rhythmic tracks NE recorded over the years. «Personally I was trying to create something that integrated my own personal experience and had a focussed ethic in content, personnel, production and distribution. Women collaborators have been vital , for example, as active creators - not as set dressing. Caroline K (for example) had technical proficiencies that aren't often expected in a male-dominated music world, she ran her own studio and later became a telecommunications engineer.»

Come 2010 and the love of dub finally surfaced explicitly on a very limited "In Dub" CDR. All the space is there, some might say also the industrial weight and - dare we say it - the weight of crumbling capitalism (notoriously visible after 2008). There's a sort of robotic pace in these dry statements of political commentary, not really the same as in 80s digital dancehall or 90s digidub. It sounds like the kind of autonomous zone dreamed about since the punk and cut-up years and informed by all the accumulated background in electronic music and knowledge and respect for dub pioneers. "In Dub Volume 2" appeared in 2020, also strictly limited, framed by the early stages of the Covid experience, expanding on the same sonics, gently dragging the listener along for a thoughtful ride. The music on both volumes was recorded at leisure over a period of roughly 12 years and it hovers timelessly above. Heavily synthetic, learned and respectful music, alienated and in sync with the desire to escape (even if temporarily) to an artificial and abstract safe zone. We now present carefully selected tracks from both volumes, given a proper boost for vinyl by Douglas Wardrop (Bush Chemists, Conscious Sounds).
Keith & Tex - Freedom
Peter Metro / Daddy Culture - Dancing Spirit
Peter Metro / Daddy Culture
Dancing Spirit
12" | 2022 | UK | Original (Tuff Scout)
16,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Tuff Scout come through with some crucial riddims here from Peter Mereo and Daddy Culture. Metro goes first with his particularly natty 'Dancing Spirit', the intense vocal work never letting up over the suspenseful chords that drop in from great height. A dub version pairs things back to the heavy weight drums and bass. On the flip is 'Give Them Style', a digi-dub stepper with shiny synths bringing electric feels to the plucked acoustic guitar and lumpy drum work. All three tunes are primed and ready for sound system deployment this summer and beyond.
V.A. - King Size Dub 25
V.A.
King Size Dub 25
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Echo Beach)
23,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
There is a dub series that has been causing a furor for years, and that since the release of "KING SIZE DUB 1" (then in cooperation with the cult magazine SPEX) in 1994! In the series there were always excursions to obscure counting methods (Vol.69) and specials about certain regions (Dub In Germany), labels (ON-U Sound Records from London) or bands (Dubmatix from Toronto)! Wonderfully, now KSD 25 is another compilation of the series Dub as a multi-layered art of sound mixing. In this edition, old and new friends of Echo Beach dub each other or present their own versions of pop and reggae hits by the Ramones, Bob Marley, Blondie, Robert Palmer and David Bowie, among others. The music suggests sunshine and sound systems, hot sand and cool drinks, the bass shuffles serenely but also provocatively rebellious. Dub is the art of the disc jockey, which they first elevated to stardom in Jamaica. In the fifties, music mobiles there, the "sound systems," were the substitute for missing radio stations. The DJs, intent on exclusivity, soon recorded their hit singles themselves, with instrumental backings for jokes and announcements. By the end of the sixties, this dub took on a life of its own as technology advanced. King Tubby and Lee "Scratch" Perry played with reverb, echo and regressing tapes. Dub broke away from Jamaica and went to New York or London, where its militancy fit in well with punk.
Israel Movements - Ina Roots & Truths Showcase
Israel Movements
Ina Roots & Truths Showcase
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Hornin Sounds)
23,39 €* 25,99 € -10%
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
80's roots reggae band from Birmingham. The album is reissue with previously unreleased dub version taken from the original master tapes.
Lee Perry , King Stitt - I Am The Upsetter / Fire Corner
Prince Allah - Fight For Your Right
The Freedom Chanters - Gone Is Love
Black Seeds, The - Love & Fire
Black Seeds, The
Love & Fire
LP | 2022 | UK | Original (Proville)
23,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
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.
New Age Doom & Lee Perry - Lee Scratch Perry's Guide To The Universe
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