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  • 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...
  • Now an established force in the reggae world, the Aggrolites just kept pumping out a steady stream of toe-tapping adventures all the way through the first decade of the 2000’s This, their third and final album released by Hellcat showcased the talent and synergy that caused so many to dance and sing along To many fans, this...
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    Argued by diehards as the most under-appreciated full-length by the Aggrolites, the Pirates would just make the case for it simply being the least-heard So far… Following their exit from Hellcat, this album certainly didn’t get the mainstream press attention that the three previous albums did, or the outright accolades of...
  • The Aggrolites delivered a third album that completely busted the myth that surrounds this often difficult time in a band’s career In 2007 they released this phenomenal record, containing what many consider their best ever track “Free Time” This explosive album just built upon a momentum and trajectory that just continued to...
  • After exploding onto the scene and turning just about every head in the reggae and ska world with their debut LP "Dirty Reggae", this upstart group of hooligans set their sights on bigger stages, and new opportunities With those leagues of new fans and burgeoning aspirations came lasting friendships and partnerships with Tim...
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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...
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    The Viceroys (also known as The Voiceroys, The Interns, The Inturns, The Brothers, and The Hot Tops) are a reggae vocal group founded in 1966 Their first album released as the Viceroys was the Linval Thompson production 'We Must Unite', released in 1982 by Trojan Records Comes on 180 gram...
  • Raphäel Toiné’s Ce Ta Ou / Sud Africa Révolution, one of the most gorgeous Zouk albums ever made Funk arrangements, fat bass, and crazy synths all melt together in a record that transports the dancer to a remote piece of land in the middle of the Caribbean This rare Afro-boogie and Zouk synth funky LP was recorded in...
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    Curating the tracks for a Mr Bongo Record Club compilation is always such a pleasure At a time when the expression "Music is My Sanctuary" has an even greater cathartic impact for many people, we set out to make this volume an extra special one - like an old favourite mixtape or playlist For Volume 4 in this series, we continue...
  • In 1969, Clancy Eccles scored his biggest hit, 'Fattie Fattie', which became a hit in both Jamaica and the UK The single's popularity prompted Trojan Records to issue Eccles's debut album, 'Freedom', which gathered the best of his self-produced recordings as a singer Comes on 180 gram...
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    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...
  • This collection of Jamaican doo wop from the late 1950s through to the early 1960s represents a period in which sound systems had begun to dominate the island, and were starting to step up their rivalry by beginning to record and release their own platters rather than rely on imported records to gain the competitive edge With...
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    A 1971 album by reggae artist Delroy Wilson gets the LP-reissue...
  • The Mono Men's 1992 garage rock masterpiece is now available on BLUE VINYL! This edition is limited to 400...
  • A welcome reissue of an essential dub set from Centry, originally appearing on the Conscious Sounds label in 1993 Featuring ten varied-in-style rootical dubs from Centry consisting of Nigel Lake, Chris Petter, and Dougie Wardrop, with the set mixed by the latter Features some blazing horns and vocal snippets (from Danny Red, King...
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    One of the finest Jamaican soul singers of his generation, Ken Boothe burst onto the international stage when his sublime rendering of Bread's melancholic 'Everything I Own' topped the UK charts in the autumn of 1974 In 1970, he moved to Leslie Kong's Beverley's imprint to record 'Freedom Street' Comes on 180 gram...
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    'Cloak & Dagger' is the 1973 studio album by Lee 'Scratch' Perry This early dub release is a testament to Perry's lo-fi mastery as he utilized his four-track soundcraft board, tape delays, phasers, reverb and any other ambient sounds he could get this hands on as an instrument rather than just to record instruments Comes on...
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    40th anniversary 2-LP edition of ‘dub poet’ Linton Kwesi Johnson’s classic 1980 album, released on Island Records, with additional LP – ‘LKJ in Dub’, featuring dub versions of tracks from Bass Culture and previous studio LP ‘Forces Of Victory’ Produced by Linton Kwesi Johnson and the legendary Dennis Bovell...
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    Congo meets Jamaica on this exceptional reggae album from the late seventies Made in collaboration with Lee 'Scratch' Perry and Seskain Molenga and with liner notes by David Katz The Belgian labels Planet Ilunga, specializing in researching, documenting and releasing Congolese music from the fifties to seventies, and Roots...
  • The Ethiopians was one of Jamaica's most popular bands during the late ska, rocksteady and early reggae era The 'Reggae Power' album, in collaboration with producer Karl 'JJ' Johnson, contains catchy melodies and rhythms and features actress Pauline Peart on the sleeve cover Comes on 180 gram...
  • Mikey Dread started out as an engineer with the Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation when some of the most innovative reggae was being recorded in Jamaica He convinced his bosses to give him his own radio program called Dread At The Controls and the rest is history You can hear his radio announcements and shout outs before most tracks...
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    From Mille Plateaux to Leaf, Staubgold, and Raster-Noton, ~scape, among others, or on his own label Ripatti, the Finnish artist Sasu Ripatti, aka Vladislav Delay, has been exploring various iterations of the "dub culture vs electronica", since 1997 His sonic crafts and unique signature sound have been sought after by an eclectic...
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    After the sell out success of 3 12 inches released at the tail end of 2019, For the Love of You is a 12 track compilation of lovers rock covers curated by Sam Don and overseen by Euan Fryer of AOTN Featuring amazing covers of tracks by artists such as Leon Ware, Mtume, Archie Bell, The Gap Band, Lowrell, Prince, Starvue, Bobby...
  • Errol Dunkley was an early reggae star and one of the youngest, recording his first side (“My Queen”) at the age of 12 for Prince Buster in 1964 and scoring his first hit (“You’re Gonna Need Me”) in 1967 Later, he became a key performer in the ‘70s Brit-Reggae scene, just missing the Top Ten in 1978 with his remake of...
  • Parisian label Another Moon announce the release of the second collaborative album by Scott Monteith, aka Deadbeat, and Paul St Hilaire, aka Tikiman, entitled Four Quarters of Love and Modern Lash When asked about the album's motivations and production process, Monteith had the following to say: "I first heard Paul's voice back in...
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    ABA/NIGERIA' - "It's been a long journey from the day in Nigeria when we found, inside an Alpha Kuffa - 'Messiah I' sleeve, a blank test press of the Yangaman Bob LP with a little Top Rank sticker on it, to the day we met the producer, the great and brilliant George Dureke, who gave us the test presses of the remaining unreleased...
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    The 12-track Skatalites album contains some of the best tracks the group cut for producer Duke Reid While by no means a definitive collection, Skatalite collates some choice cuts like 'Eastern Standard Time', 'Don-De-Lion' and 'Yard Broom' featuring the classic line-up on fine form, with Don Drummond on Trombone, Jackie Mittoo's...
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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,...
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    The next official reissue oozes the feelgood factor, a reggae disco cover of ‘Ain’t Nobody’ by Jamaican artist Yvonne Archer For the first time since the original release in 1980 the full length original 12” mix gets the reissue treatment along with the Lovers Rock leaning ‘Checking Out The Way I...
  • Long before the fusion of dancehall and reggae, there was a time when vocal trios dominated Jamaica’s music scene From the early ’60s, three-part harmony ensembles peppered the charts with driving ska hits By the time the lilting rhythms of rocksteady emerged in late 1966, an outfit made some of the most popular and...
  • “Over the years, they would come to say that the Africans just appeared one day in Jamaica That two Congo men somehow materialized on the streets of Kingston sometime in 1977, almost as if by magic, speaking not a word of English or patwa The duo, they say, were musicians brought in by a Jamaican promoter—a woman who...

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