Saturday, September 24, 2011

"Bredda Dog Know Your Name": Playlist for Sept. 23, 2011

A rare and wonderful gem from Herman Chin-Loy's Aquarius Records in 1977. Like yesterday, man!

Little Roy: Come As You Are -- Battle For Seattle (Ark Recordings 2011)

Carl Malcolm: No Jestering -- Randy's 50th Anniversary Reggae Anthology (VP Records 2008)
Pablove Black: Black Wax -- Studio One Scorcher Vol. 2 (Soul Jazz 2006)
Big Youth: Knotty No Jester -- Randy's 50th Anniversary Reggae Anthology (VP Records 2008)
Impact All Stars: Last of The Jestering -- Forward The Bass: Dub From Randy's 1972-1975 (Blood & Fire 1998)

See-I: Soul Hit Man -- See-I (Fort Knox 2011)
Musicism: Floating Zepplin -- Riding In Rhythm (Aquarius 1977) Thanks to Rastaman Music For Free-doom for this rare and wonderful album!
Steve Mason & Dennis Bovell: Understand My Dub -- Ghosts Outside (Domino 2011)
Dr. Israel: Saidisyabruklinmon Nobwoycyantes -- Wordsound I Powa Live From The Planet Crooklyn (ROIR 1996)
Subatomic Sound System with Ari Up: Bed Athletes -- Hello Hello Hell Is Very Low (Subatomic Sound 2010)
Paris Yard: If You Love Me -- Dubvisions (Hammerbass 2002)
The Uniques: Have Pity On Me -- Absolutely Rock Steady (Pressure Sounds 2010)
Augustus Pablo: Missing Link -- Message Music: Augustus Pablo's Digital Productions 1986-1994 (Pressure Sounds 2011)
Augustus Pablo: Missing Link Dub -- Message Music: Augustus Pablo's Digital Productions 1986-1994  (Pressure Sounds 2011)
The Aggrovators: I Bust It In The Name Of Jah Version -- Bunny Lee Meets King Tubby & The Aggrovators (Culture Press 1970s?) Thanks to P.A. to Da Reggae!
I Roy: Melinda -- Presenting I Roy (Trojan 1973) Thanks to You & Me On A Jamboree!
Citizen Sound feat. Ammoye: Trouble -- Citizen Sound (Renegade Media 2010)
Big Sugar: Work It Now! -- Revolution Per Minute (Bread & Water 2011)
Digitaldubs: Transe Amazonico (Abrindo Os Caminhos) -- #1 (ROIR 2011)
Skin, Flesh & Bones: Butter Fe Fish -- Blow Mr. Hornsman: Instrumental Reggae 1968-1975 (Trojan 1999)
Zoot Simms: See Them A Come (Studio One 1968)
Desmond Dekker: It Mek -- History Of Trojan Records 1968-1971 Vol. 1 (Trojan 1995)
King Midas Sound: Cool Out -- Waiting For You (Hyperdub 2009)
Future Pigeon: Beelzadub -- Golden State Of Dub (Shipwrecords 2000)
Burning Spear: Groovy -- Man In The Hills/Dry & Heavy (Island 2003)
Lenky: XM24 -- Diwali Riddim (Greensleeves 2002)
Crazy Caribs: Diwali Dub -- Dancehall Dub (RAS 2004)
Bob Marley & The Wailers: Cry To Me -- Rastaman Vibration (Island 1976)
Twilight Circus Dub Sound System: Dub Blast -- Volcanic Dub (M Records 2001)
Sam Manning: Sly Mongoose -- Calypso Pioneers 1912-1937 (Rounder 1989) Thanks to Record Fiend!
Jeb Loy Nichols: Miss Moon -- Long Time Traveller (On-U Sound 2010)

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Friday, September 16, 2011

Your Planet Has Been Invaded: Playlist for Sept. 16, 2011

The Dub Invasion of North America via New York City has 
already transpired. Behind our backs, as it were. 
But don't despair, because Mad Professor & Twilight Circus
 Dub Sound System are playing The Great 
Hall in Toronto on Saturday September 24!

Dubmatix feat. Brother Culture: Rough Likkle Sound -- System Shakedown (Renegade Rocker 2010)
Dr. Israel: Survivor -- Inna City Pressure (ROIR 2005)
Lee Scratch Perry: Smile (Moody Boyz Remix) -- Rare & Unreleased: 17 Exclusive Tracks (On-U Sound Download 2009)
U-Roy & Francois K: Rootsman Dub -- Deep Space NYC Vol. 1 (Deep Space 2005)
Badawi: Enter The False Prophets -- Clones & False Prophets (ROIR 2003)
Badawi: False Dub -- Clones & False Prophets (ROIR 2003)

DUB NEWS via The Wire magazine September 2011:

Biodub: This One 17 -- Reisegefaehrte (Ki Records 2011)
Dubsalon: Shifting Mood -- Durban Chamber (iD.EOLOGY 2011) Free download available here!
Impact Allstars: Marabi -- Java Java Java Java (VP Records 2011)
Little Roy: Sliver -- Battle For Seattle (Ark Recordings 2011)
Little Roy: Dive -- Battle For Seattle (Ark Recordings 2011)
Praguedren: Head Cleaner -- Head Cleaner EP (Dank Disc 2011)
The Process Meets Ghetto Priest: Ghetto Life -- The Lion Of Judah Hath Prevailed (Temple Gong 2011)
Errol T. & The Matador: Spider Man Dub -- Rodigan's Dubwize Shower (Republic Of Music 2011)
Sly & Robbie: Joy Ride Dub -- Rodigan's Dubwize Shower (Republic Of Music 2011)
Higgs & Wilson with Ken Richards & His Comets: Manny Oh -- Story of Blue Beat 1960: The Best In Ska (Sunrise 2011)
Laurel Aitken & The Blue Beats: Railroad Track -- Story of Blue Beat 1960: The Best In Ska (Sunrise 2011)
Suru Board: Serious Thing & Version (Jam Rock/Digikiller 2011)
The Observers: One Trainload Of Dub -- Trojan Presents Dub (Trojan 2011)

Twilight Circus Dub Sound System: Session (Mad Professor Remix) -- Remixed: Dubwise (M Records 2004)
Twilight Circus Dub Sound System: Session Dub (Mad Professor Dub Remix) -- Remixed: Dubwise (M Records 2004)
Citizen Sound feat. Len Bowen & Grand Analog: Runaway -- Citizen Sound (Renegade Media 2010)

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Saturday, September 3, 2011

"So we came to jazz it up": Playlist for Sept. 2, 2011

An evening of jazz-reggae and reggae-jazz in honour of the Detroit Jazz Festival, taking place this Labour Day Weekend in downtown Dee-Troit.

Marjorie Whylie: Drum Song -- Tribute To Reggae's Keyboard King Jackie Mittoo: Interpretations & Improvisations (VP Records 2004)
Lee Morgan: The Sidewinder -- The Sidewinder (Blue Note 1999)
The Skatalites: Malcolm X -- The Rough Guide to Ska (Rough Guides 2003)
Monty Alexander: Sidewinder -- Monty Meets Sly & Robbie (Telarc 2000)
The Prophets: Babylon A Fall (12" Mix) -- Deliver Me From My Enemies (Blood & Fire 2006)
Clifton Joseph: A Chant For Monk -- Oral/Trans/Missions (Verse To Vinyl 1989)
Triodes: Black Disciples -- Chunked (Modica Music 2009)
Cedric "Im" Brooks: Silent Force -- Jamaica Funk: Original Jamaican Funk & Soul 45's (Soul Jazz 2007)
JJ All Stars: Memphis Underground -- Trojan Instrumentals Box Set (Trojan 1999)
Harry Beckett feat. Junior Delgado: Ultimate Tribute -- The Modern Sound of Harry Beckett (On-U Sound 2008)
Cecil Lloyd Group: Sometimes I'm Happy -- I Cover The Waterfront (Port-O-Jam 1962) I found this out in the wild and free and now it's gone!
The Senior Allstars: Hazard -- Hazard (Skycap 2009)
Franco Proietti Morph-Tet: Freedub -- Live! A Weekend at Centre St. Ambroise (Bongo Beat 2010)
Jo-Jo Bennett & Mudies All Stars: Hot Pop -- Quad Star Revolution 1 & 2 (Moodisc 1972) Thanks to It's Coming Out Of Your Speaker!
Bob Marley & the Wailers feat. Junior Braithwaite: Don't Ever Leave Me (Take 2) -- Destiny: Rare Ska Sides From Studio One (Heartbeat 1999)
Ernest Ranglin: These Eyes -- Sounds & Power (Musicrama 1997) Thanks to Fusionero's Blog!
Charlie Hunter, Chinna Smith & Ernest Ranglin: Island In The Sun -- Earth Tones (Green Streets Entertainment 2005)
Monty Alexander: Eleuthera -- Harlem-Kingston Express Live! (Motema 2011)

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