This was Willie Tee returning to his '60s anthem "Teasing You" but updating it with a beautiful New Orleans production turning it into a Modern Soul anthem. It's a work of sublime genius and the fully remastered 7" reissue will have replica artwork of the original Gatur label. You have just been spoilt, again.
This is the first volume of the Hot sauce compilation LPs dedicated to the Trojan related UK labels between and It features Rocksteady, Boss Reggae, early Dub and early Reggae, outstanding original Jamaican tracks including rare songs, overlooked gems, hidden treasures and some hits. The tracks here have been selected according to their musical interest firstly, their rarity, and their complementary feel as pert of this compilation.
LP cover features unique art drawing from a talented French cartoonist Alteau. This release includes a 30x30cm insert poster printed on glossy magazine paper. Killer follow up to "Dub Me Crazy" originally released in on Ariwa, sound affects running riot around south London! Synthesizer Evolution: From Analogue to Digital and Back celebrates their impact on music and culture by providing a comprehensive and meticulously researched directory of every major synthesizer, drum machine and sampler made between and Each featured instrument is illustrated by hand and shown alongside its vital statistics and some fascinatingly quirky facts.
From its invention in the early s to the digital revolution of the s right up until the point that analogue circuits could be modelled using software in the mids, this book tells the story of synthesizers from analogue to digital — and back again. Tracing that history and showing off their visual beauty with art-book quality illustrations, this a must for any self-respecting synth fan.
The book has pages, is 23cm x Nice reissue of this classic rare groove tune from '81 produced by Roy Ayers and Edwin Birdsong, originally released on Ayers' Uno Melodic label. With excellent sleevenotes by Lloyd Bradley author of the classic book Bass Culture - When Reggae Was King Penguin this album is dedicated to rocksteady at Album) One as well as covering reggae soul and the birth of reggae.
Soul Jazz Records' Studio One Rocksteady is released in CD- jewel case, page booklet with card slipcase, as well as a heavyweight double-vinyl edition in deluxe strong gatefold sleeve with full sleeve notes and free download code and also as a digital download.
Double sided Digi-thriller from produced by Ras Sipho. In the days when Reggae was taking a digital turn, Sipho took on the duties of bringing up rising artists of that time such as Andy Tosh and Frankie Willmott to name a few.
As far as the name "Sipho" goes, Merritt explains that when he was in South Africa, on tour with the Oneness band he saw a local woman in tears, looking at him. Through an interpreter, he found out her son had been killed in a South African uprising, looked exactly like him.
She called me Sipho, which means gifted in Zulu. Studio One, the legendary Jamaican label that pioneered the reggae, ska and dancehall crazes and sparked the careers of Bob Marley, Alton Ellis, Jackie Mittoo and dozens of other reggae luminaries, have released thousands of essential reggae classics over its unrivaled six-decade long history. From the Vaults, Vol. The first installment was released for Record Store Day Black Friday and reached 1 on the Billboard Reggae Chart, selling out on vinyl immediately.
Lloyd Charmers - Mr. Moses Previously Unreleased, Stereo Mix Prince Jazzbo - Jah Dip Tk. The book is packed with fantastic archival images spanning the emergence of Jamaican music as a cultural force in the s up until today, bringing Miss Pat's revelatory memoir to life. Perspectives from business people, politicians, and musicians including Chris Blackwell founder of Island RecordsEdward Seaga Former prime minister of Jamaicasinger Marcia Griffiths, and Lee "Scratch" Perry further light up the amazing story of Miss Pat's life and experiences.
I called on many shops that sold music. The best independent shops were operated by the Chinese Jamaicans. The Chins built up a huge business when they moved to NYC and really became the biggest and best distributor in the U.
The book is presented with dozens of never-before-seen artist and family photos, alongside original illustrations by the late Michael Thompson and book designer Maria Papaefstathio. Patricia "Miss Pat" Chin is the dynamic force behind VP Records, the world's largest reggae music label, a person of unmatched energy and enthusiasm. She is the mother of four, grandmother of 12 and great-grandmother of three. The last few years, she's focused her passions on "giving back," collaborating with illustrator, Michael Thompson, in the creation of the pop-up exhibit titled "A Reggae Music Journey," on the history of reggae, in cooperation with VP Records.
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Black Ark Vol. It's a bedrock of deep and heavy rhythms recorded around Jamaica just before the demise of Perry's famed Black Ark Studio. Originally released in the hard to find Black Ark Vol.
Augustus Pablo. Alborosie Presents His Majesty Riddim. Junior Delgado. Biggest Reggae One Drop Anthem. Biggest Reggae One Drop Anthems Third album by this artist. A track trip into urban-world music. Produced by the artist himself who has lived in Jamaica for more than 11 years and is a veteran of reggae music.
Marcia Griffiths. This album showcases; vintage Dancehall and mid-tempo riddims, strong melodies and Gyptian's suggestive lyrics. The song writer and producer brings a wide range of musical influences to these modern day love songs.
Gyptian sings 21st century Reggae with an urban edge and a global appeal. Etana is an exciting artist with a powerful voice and range of musical moods. It became a monthly when it moved to London in Jockey Slut was notable for being more African Roots - King Tubby Meets The Upsetter - At The Grass Roots Of Dub (Vinyl, left-field and irreverent than other dance music magazines.
It also bagged some real exclusives during its tenure giving first ever interviews to The Chemical Brothers, Daft Punk and The Avalanches. Included in the page, perfect bound book edited by founding Jockey Slut editor John Burgess is:. In this new collection, we see that once again the prescient Clement Dodd was a man who saw the wider picture. In the s Studio One released an untouchable selection of the finest as styles moved from reggae to deejay to dub and, in the latter half, the emergence of dancehall.
But what is also clear is that throughout this era Studio One released an incredible amount of roots music, and not just the most commercially obvious. For alongside the career-building catalogues of Burning Spear, The Wailing Souls, The Gladiators and so on, one needs to be an ardent Studio One collector to know some of the truly raw Rastafarian music featured Album). Groups such as The Manchesters or The Nightingales feel as if they were recorded straight out of the churchical chants of the mansions.
The movement began in the s and, in tandem with this black consciousness, called for a rejection of the British imperial culture that dominated Jamaica, while creating an identity based on a re-appropriation of an African heritage. The Rastafari movement was like a pivot, bringing together and balancing many vectors of ideologies.
Featured here alongside these classic and rare tracks from Studio One are new and extensive sleeve notes with track-by-track notes by Rob Chapman, author of the acclaimed Downbeat Special and Never Grow Old Studio One books.
Also discussed is how the outsider stance of both reggae music and the Rastafari movement relate back many hundreds of years to the original rebel stance of the Maroons, escaped slaves who set up self-sufficient enclaves in the hills of the Jamaican countryside.
They have a reason to exist. In this instance, that reason is an exploration of 70s vocal roots reggae with a theme of black pride and African Roots - King Tubby Meets The Upsetter - At The Grass Roots Of Dub (Vinyl. Two killer new ska jazz instrumentals from Spainish group Don Cosmic only pressed with full colour picture sleeve.
For years this release lay buried in obscurity: original copies came out, in minute quantities, on the Prophets Label in a blank, white sleeve. A later issued even misnamed the artist. Together, the two discs of Walls Of Jerusalem are dub and roots music of the finest order and and a major celebration of the creative genius of Yabby You and King Tubby.
Eight of the best have been collated for this hard hitting long player which is often spoken about as something of a classic of the genre. Each of the tracks has been twisted, tweaked and laden with plenty of effects so that synths squeal and you can really feel the bass in your chest. Some rumble on like a weighty elephant, others strike you over the head like a hammer, but the impact either way is inedible. Come 12" full colour picture sleeve.
Remarks This tune was Recorded at Harry J. Over the years another singer joined the group, Patrick Green, but the foundation was Keith and Winston. The title and the lyrics concern themselves with braggers and boasters. Hitler with readings from his book Mein Kampf set to the music of Wagner. Still Not Not Fun. It Doesn't Matter.
Sisyphus Pushin' a Black Ark. Sorry about the shitty first rip. Don't know what happened, but when I was listening to it after the posting fact I realized I had somehow left dead air after each track.
Please forgive me!!! Various - Thursday's Essential Dub, Vol. At the time I was showcasing some early Pressure Album) releases that are no longer available. That post was one of the most popular at the time. The first third of the set, Pick A Dubis one of the earliest dub albums to ever be released, way back in More than 40 years after the record's original release the raw edge of experimentation still pours forth.
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