The brand new High Focus pressure is here, Onoe Caponoe with his debut album Voices From Planet Cattele, with us now on CD format, vinyl version coming end of next month. Check out the official video for Disappearing Jakob below, produced by Chemo, as is the entire album.
Here's an album for those who like raw undiluted hard core Hip Hop. Now in effect and live from B-Line Recordings, the debut long player from Chrome & Illinspired entitled The All C N I, now in stock. Only a small run of 250 on this one, 13 tracks on offer, all killer, a super dope package, hear dis!
Here's a video for the flipside track Construct Or Destroy from the recent Sublime Wizardry 7" release. Heavyweight styles, both tracks on this wax are dope.
Killah animation steez for Food Chain from the awesome Smellington Piff album Notice Of Eviction, hit the link for a pre-order on the all new double vinyl edition that'll also feature the extra track Piff Land, lifted off his first EP.
Two new videos lifted off the badass double vinyl album Suede Comet from Manchester's Bugundy Blood.
A few dates coming up that i'm playing at, mainly on a Reggae tip so if ya down with the sound and in any of these areas come reach! This coming Sunday 1st Feb is SUNDAY NIGHT JAMDOWN STYLE @ Vodka Bar & Nightclub in Winchester, with special guests Dubl-U and Hack-It Dubs outta Southampton's Headsessions Soundsystem. Thursday 5th Feb is COME OUT THE DANCE at Dance Tunnel in London alongside Charlie Dark & Hipsters Don't Dance. Friday 13th Feb finds the return of LOVE OF DUB at The Black Swan in Bristol, Suspect Packages are once again running one of the rooms, it's a massive line up throughout the venue and always a road block! Then there's two warm up parties for the forthcoming United Nations Of Dub Weekender, Friday 6th March is the SOUTHAMPTON UNOD LAUNCH PARTY with Channel One Soundsystem, Headsessions Soundsystem, Shamba Lion & myself. And Saturday 21st March is WINCHESTER UNOD LAUNCH PARTY with Reverance Sound, Headsessions Soundsystem, Hustlers Hi Fi & myself.
And here's a quick mix i've just laid down, LOVE OF DUB PROMO MIX, giving you a taster of some of the sounds that'll go down on the 13th in Bristol, enjoy!
> Black Roots - Bristol Rock
> Twinkle Brothers - Babylon Is Falling
> Vivian Jones - Roots Daughter
> Tenja - Conscious Sound
> Lone Ranger - Automatic
> Seanie T ft. Little Hero - Pon Da Corner
> Courtney Melody - Rude Boy Business
> Beres Hammond - Come Back Home
> Garnett Silk - Hello Africa
> King Kong - Niceness
> King Kong - He Was A Friend
> Frankie Paul - Call The Brigade
> Super Cat - Jamaica Jamaica
> Tony Rebel - Move With The Badness
> Buju Banton - Informer Fe Dead
> Peter Dragon - Big Bad Boy
> Simpleton - Coca Cola Shape
> Reggie Stepper - Kimbo King
> JVC Force - 2 Ways 2 Rip It
> Junior Reid - Sensi Breeze
> The Revolutionaries - Kunte Kinte
> Liberation Group - Namibia
> Kanka - Straight Dub
> Ben & Lex - Skink (Gorgon Sound Remix)
> Johnny Osbourne - Jah No Partial (Major Lazer Remix)
> Jah Warrior - Warrior Steppers
Lifted off the De Facto Entertainment album FarmFoodz from the one like Twizzy, here's a new video for the reflective sounds of Feeling The Same featuring Genesis Elijah & Verb T. Production, as with the whole album, is by Farma G.
Bomb alert! Here's the brand new Boot Records 7" single The Lesson, it's lifted off the forthcoming Jazz T album Run The Changes that also features the likes of Yeshua dapoED, J-Zone, Leaf Dog, BVA, Smellington Piff, Joker Starr, Zygote, Kashmere and many others. There's only 200 of this 7" pressed and we only have a few of them here, it features Jehst, Jyager & Zygote and it bangs! Get busy, shipping Monday.
A big bag a High Focus re-stocks have landed today, Jam Baxter ...So We Ate Them Whole CD & 2xLP, BVA Be Very Aware CD & 2xLP, Fliptrix Polyhymnia CD and Verb T Medicated Dreams CD, all back on the shelves.
We also have a fresh pre-order now in place for the all new High Focus signing, Onoe Caponoe, and his debut full length album Voices From Planet Cattele to be released on 28th Jan for the CD version, and 27th Feb for the vinyl. Rocking alongside Onoe's spaced out lyricism is a fully produced album by Chemo aka Telemachus, so you know it's gonna be hype right? Guest wise you can find Jehst up on a track too. Get to know, this is some nextness. Below is the all new video for Lord Of The Light (Sun Riddim), and some exclusive bars.
A fresh sound from emcee/producer Smart Aleck right here, he's been around a while crafting his sordid style and now it's time you knew, please check the raw dope steez of his debut album, Ego Death. It features beats from Ciph Barker, Bronze Nazareth, Fed Fades, Mod The Black Marvel, Mac Dusty & Aleck himself. Some dirty neck snappers accompanied by extra vocab from Cyrus Malachi & Thirstin Howl III.
Holy shizzle the heat has landed. Two new/old Gutter Snypes hitters, seriously, get to know...
Leading up to The Four Owls Natural Order album release, here's a neck snapper with none other than DJ Premier on the beats, check out Think Twice right now. This will be coming on a 12" next month, alongside the album, Suspect Packages pre-orders coming soon. Big an' heavy big ups.
Guildford's Boot Records come with the illness in preparation for Jazz T's forthcoming album Run The Changes. Here's the Jehst, Jyager and Zygote featuring The Lesson, coming into stock on a limited 7" very soon too, so watch this space. And in the meantime, when ya head has stopped bangin' and you've stopped worrying what records Zygote & Jazz were mashing up in the video, check out Jazz T's All City Kings and Zygote's Beats To Make You Frown albums we've just got back in stock, CD and vinyl versions available.
JJ&GG, Jimmy James and GG Peney, part of Lifelong Records crew, delivering for us a siiick suspect package with not only their very dope 13 track album The Further Misadventures Of..., but an activity book too! Genius. We've not done much else today as we've been busy in the new colouring corner here in the SP Bunker, bumpin' this...
Look out for Killing Space landing on the 20th of next month, a new EP from Bristol producer/emcee Baileys Brown that also features the likes of Split Prophets, CW Jones, Dotz and more. Here's the first taster, another Dotz slammer entitled Bath Full Of Phlegm.
The very talented Caxton Press emcee/singer Amy True has a solo album coming later this year so watch this space, it'll be produced by Telemachus and composed with live musicians, looking forward to that one fa realz. Until then, check this Crossbone T remix of an older track of hers, Suttin' To Feel, shit's bangin'.
We've managed to secure the very last few copies of Skitz' epic album Sticksman from 2010, released on his own Dragon Drop label this badman double set features the likes of Task Force, Foreign Beggars, Buggsy, Rodney P, Solo Banton, Masta Ace, Kardinal Offishal and many more, all firin' shots over Skitz's boom bap riddims. Plus there's an extra CD containing a bunch of high grade remix pressure too, boom.
Another banga lifted off the Phili N Dotz album, check this new visual for the Dotz solo Rise Of The Sceptic.
Another sound system sureshot comes into stock, Brighton's Roots Garden label have teamed up with two of London's hardest working emcee and producers on the Reggae circuit; Brother Culture and Nick Manasseh. Here we have the Sound Killer 7", it's been tearing up the dance all summer since it's promo outing, one that's been in my record bag for a while now. Finally after a bit of a delay at the pressing plant, it's here. Flash it!
It gives me great pleasure to announce that the Suspect Packages Radio Show will join my Dub Chronicles show on the FM dial at Kane FM from the 16th February. The show will be broadcasted once a month with live guests, and of course all the upfront and exclusive UK Hip Hop the show has always supported and played. It will also be online the following day on the Suspect Packages Mixcloud as usual. The show has now been running for 14 years, making it the longest running UK Hip Hop radio show, nuff respek to all the listeners past and present.
Tune in to the all new Suspect Packages Radio Show live on Monday February 16th from 9-11pm, and monthly thereafter, on www.kanefm.com or if you're in the Surrey/Hampshire area, 103.7 FM. More details on the first of the live guests coming soon...
Bristol heavyweights DJ Stryda & Digistep aka Dubkasm return with the awesome vocal cuts to their massive Victory! anthem from last year. Here they get voiced by Jamaican dons Luciano & Turbulance for the all new Jah Victory / Right There 12". It's pressed onto 180 gram vinyl and cut loud and clear, ready to mash up the dance, as it's been doing on exclusive dubplate for many months, don't miss out.
Baaad new animated video from the forthcoming Natural Order album from High Focus super crew The Four Owls, the opening track on the latest Suspect Packages Radio Show entitled Silent Flight. Album pre-order also coming to SP soon ya'll.
Recorded live from Kane FM last night, here's the first DUB CHRONICLES for 2015, enjoy the selection!
> Badoo – Strictly Reggae (Greedy Puppy 7”)
> Al Campbell – Chant Rub-A-Dub (CSA Records LP)
> Little John – Mr Babylon (Midnight Rock LP)
> Scientist - Rush Dem Dub (Jamaican Recordings LP)
> Don Carlos & Captain Sinbad – I’m Not Crazy (Jah Guidance 12”)
> Yellowman – Ram Dance Master (Witty 12”)
> Leroy Smart – Thief In The Night (Jah Life 10”)
> Barrington Levy & Jah Thomas – Shaolin Temple (Burning Sounds LP)
> Barrington Levy – Shaolin Temple Dub (Jah Life 10”)
> Revolutionarys – Dip Rock (Burning Vibrations LP)
> Scientist – Rockers Dub (Jah Life LP)
> Bunny Wailer – Ram Dancehall (Solomonic 7”)
> Johnny Clarke – Bad Days Are Gone (Clocktower Records LP)
> Family Man & The Rebel Arms – Eastern Memphis (Cobra 7”)
> The Wailers - Rebel Am I (Cobra 7”)
> Headsessions Crew – One Cut Melodica Dub (Dubplate 10”)
> Reggae Remedy Riddim Section – Move Wey Babylon! (Reggae Remedy 7”)
> Iron Dubz – Phantom (Iron Dubz 10”)
> Iron Dubz – Phantom Dub (Iron Dubz 10”)
> Mighty Prophet meets Chazbo – Strength And Power (Higher Regions Records 7”)
> Mighty Prophet meets Chazbo – Dubwise (Higher Regions Records 7”)
> Danny Red – Rasta We Rasta (Youth & Truth 12”)
> Idren Natural – Rasta Rights (Youth & Truth 12”)
> Jammer Dim - Rasta Horns (Youth & Truth 12")
> Kahn - Dread (Gorgon Sound Version) (Deep Medi Musik 12")
> The Twinkle Brothers - I Will Always Praise Jah (Reggae On Top 10")
> Hughie Izachaar - Breaking Down Barriers - Dub 1 (Reggae On Top 10")
> Pablo Gad - King Of Kings (Jah Shaka 12")
> The Hempolics - Life Ain't Easy (BBE Records 7")
> King Tubby - Wicked Dub (Jamaican Recordings LP)
> Scientist - Yallas Dub (Jah Life LP)
> Granville Sessions – Suspect Packages Radio Show Intro
> The Four Owls – Silent Flight
> Free Wize Men – Over Your Heads
> Whirlwind D – Time Waits For No Man
> Smellington Piff ft. Leaf Dog & Bill Shakes – Mad Mans Anthem
> Daddy Abe ft. Jonny Alpha & DJ Leech – Dead Man Walking
> Jimmy James & GG Peney – Dope Son
> Telemachus – Locust
> Joe Snow – Mr Nice
> Sonnyjim ft. Stig Of The Dump – Briefcase Of Fun (Illinformed Remix)
> Gutter Snypes – Memory Lane
> Hijack – Hold No Hostage (Scratch Remix)
> Kamanchi Sly interview Pt.1
> Hijack – Style Wars
> Kamanchi Sly interview Pt.2
> B.R.O.T.H.E.R. – Beyond The 16th Parallel
> Kamanchi Sly interview Pt.3
> Kamanchi Sly – Hung Drawn And Quartered
> Kamanchi Sly interview Pt.4
> Kamanchi Sly – Incredible MC
> Kamanchi Sly interview Pt.5
> Hijack – Syndicate Outta Jail
> Burgundy Blood – Jewmaicans
> Dookie Squad – Back To The Boom Bap
> Sublime Wizardry – Construct Or Destroy (Merlins Camouflage Mix)
> Neighbourhood Threat – Proceed With Caution
> Whirlwind D ft. Rola – One Two
> Twizzy ft. Farma G – Cold N Lonely
> Onoe Caponoe – Space Bitches
Check for Free Wize Men outta Manchester, made up of Blind MIC, Afro Sam & Key Bay. Big up Room2 Records on this one. You can hear more on this months radio show that lands tomorrow.
Happy new year folks! May 2015 be good to you and yours.
Here's the first release of the year, Leeds emcee Joe Snow with his debut solo outing, Sense Outer Madness, check the style and flow, a great album to kick to kick it all off. Some real nice beats onboard from Wizard, Reklews, JND, Sirplus and more. West Yorkshire reppin' fully right here, check it out. All pre-orders have left the building.