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  • Few artists enjoy a legacy that involves a re-engineering of the very genre in which they work Lee "Scratch" Perry is such an artist As a pioneer of dub reggae Perry viewed the mixing console as musical instrument in its own right The influence of his revolutionary approach has been felt world-wide and into genres far beyond...
  • Available on vinyl for the first time in 40 years! The quickfire follow-up to the New Age Stepper’s self-titled debut, this set was also issued in 1981 A perhaps more melodic and accessible record than its predecessor, the bulk of the album is versions of tunes sourced from reggae imports of the period, featuring radical...
  • Love Forever was issued posthumously in 2012, following the untimely passing of Ari Up two years before Like the preceding New Age Steppers album from 1983, it was started in Jamaica and completed in London, producer Adrian Sherwood wishing to complete the work they had started and to pay appropriate tribute to his longtime...
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    Available on vinyl for the first time since it's original release in 1983 The third New Age Steppers arrived in 1983 and marked a sea change in approach, a warmer sounding record than the two thrilling-but-abrasive LPs that had preceded it Part of this was down to frontwoman Ari Up moving to Jamaica and instigating proceedings...
  • Rare dubs, version excursions and unreleased tracks from the vault 1980 - 1983 In the tradition of archival On-U Sound compilations of recent years such as the Return Of The Crocodile and Churchical Chant Of The Iyabinghi sets for African Head Charge; and the Displaced Masters LP of early Dub Synidcate rarities, we’ve gone...
  • The Basic Channel don meets the folk musicians of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan for a beguiling exchange and fusion of traditions crossing paths between haunting acapella vocals, virtuosic instrumentation and sublime, dub-wise 4th world panoramas Locating MVO diversifying his bonds along outernational vectors, just like his BC bandmate...
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    Basic Channel heads Mark Ernestus and Moritz von Oswald keep the burial mix series going with its most ambitious release to date - a collection of one-rhythm tracks featuring vocal contributions from Basic Channel collaborators old and new "See Mi Yah" is a classic collection of one-rhythm tracks, typical format and production...
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    All-time classic, life-changing biz The hallmarks are all there; Mark Ernestus and Moritz Von Oswald have already set the world ablaze once, twice, three, four times with their work as Basic Channel and the splintering into microscopic, heavyweight offshoots by way of the M series, Main Street, Chain Reaction, Rhythm and...
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    Versions'  leaves out the vocal accompaniment and exposes the production as it drifts off into instrumental effervescence This second breathtaking CD leaves out the vocal accompaniment and exposes the terryfingly deep Basic Channel production as it drifts off into instrumental effervescance The hallmarks are all there; Mark...
  • The Bug aka Kevin Richard Martin, and Berlin based, American producer/vocalist, Dis Fig aka Felicia Chen, refer to their style on the album In Blue as ’Tunnel Sound’ A foggy, melancholic meltdown of narco-dancehall, zoned soul and dread drenched, electronic dub Almost 2 years of lab exchanges finally led to the deeply sensual...
  • A welcome reissue of the second Zion Train album, originally released on Universal Egg in 1993 Zion Train were at the forefront of the UK dub scene and took their sound worldwide from continent to continent and from festival to festival Sporting Moments explores the outer limits of dub electronically and mind-bendingly with ample...
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    Sixteen of Dennis Bovell's must have rare dubs and instrumentals as well as a couple of outstanding vocal tracks on one essential album 'Decibel' brings together some of his heaviest productions out for the first time since their original release in the mid-seventies on Dennis' Rama and More Cut labels He produced many dub plates...
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    Remastered reissue of this superb release The Joe Higgs album 'Life Of Contradiction' is, without doubt, one of the most seminal reggae records of all time Originally recorded for Chris Blackwell of Island Records the rights of 'Life Of Contradiction' were then given to Joe Higgs who released the album in Jamaica and the UK in...
  • Ital Foundation came together in the winter of 1977, out of a shared belief in Rastafarianism and deep love of reggae music in their home place Bermuda Their music tackles global issues of colonialism, poverty, prophecy and redemption They released only one album in...
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    Balmagie Jam Rock consists of 16 unreleased dub mixes from the dub master King Tubby All the original songs were written and produced by Roy Cousins from The Royals Featuring a virtual who’s who of reggae from the classic era — Sly & Robbie, Lloyd Parkes, Pablo Black, Lloyd Charmers, Ansel Collins, Earl Lindo, Tony Chin,...
  • Originally issued in 1993 and the last African Head Charge album on On-U Sound for 12 years, released at the height of the band’s popularity as a staple of live music festivals Continuing the skillful fusion of styles they had explored on Songs Of Praise, this album added elements of trance and electronica to their trademark...
  • 2011 album available on vinyl for the first time Master percussionist Bonjo Iyabinghi Noah joins forces once again with dubmaster Adrian Sherwood at the controls and a whole host of guest musicians, including contributions from dancehall pioneer Jazzwad and electronics from Adamski All the elements of a classic African Head...
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