Grab your rifle and bayonette we're heading into the trenches, boom bap style, Bristol producer Badhabitz has created this heavyweight album with Luton's Life MC entitled Deep In The Trenches, available now on CD and LP via Split Prophets Records. This bombardment has been brewing for a while and it's well worth the shelling, fellow troops Fliptrix, Upfront & DJ Rogue are also drafted in. Boom, literally.
Fresh through the door and into our UK Reggae section come four recent vinyl releases from Conscious Sounds and their offshoot label Digi-Tal, and one from Vibes Creator Records, all produced by Dougie Conscious. There's a 12" of King General's classic Got To Be Conscious, backed with four cuts from Jacin, killah stuff. Plus four 7" releases, a dope new digital riddim for Danny Red's Program, and Solo Banton's Outa Control, the soundsystem sure shot from Ramon Judah entitled The Vibe, and Donovan Kingjay's rightous Be Thankfull to round it up. Nice and fresh, sounding bless.
Boot Records drop us a fresh batch of Ramson Badbonez's ultra dope Bad Influence album from 2012 back into the bunker. A highly fresh album that also features Remus, Mystro, Brad Strut, Balance & Fae Simon. Plus production from Jazz T & Zygote, Harry Love, Farma G, Jetsun, Row.D Beats, 184, Wizard and DJ Insite.
Look out for a forthcoming Suspect Packages vinyl release in the coming months, more news to follow on this, expect the unexpected.
Tonight @ The Railway, Winchester, United Nations Of Dub Weekender Warm Up Party : Headsessions Soundsystem meets Reverence Soundsystem, plus Disorda & Hustlers Hifi, with MC Rasdan on the mic. Unity vibes.
> Asylum Seekas - Suspect Packages Radio Show Intro
> Dusty Ohms - Spooked
> Scorzayzee ft. Chester P - Double Dragon
> The Mouse Outfit ft. Sparkz - Bye Bye
> The Organized Rhyme Family ft. Mactone - I Wonder
> 2 Complex ft. Amos - Numb!
> Free Wize Men - Kick Back
> J Dot Burn - Conversating
> Asylum Seekas - Type A Negative
Live guests : Big Toast & Sonnyjim
> Big Toast - Sheep
> Big Toast ft. Jack Diggs, Datkid & Strange Neighbour - Fuck Off Tarquin
> Big Toast ft. Ogre Drool - Waste Days
> Sonnyjim - Bill Clinton
> Sonnyjim - Valiant Exclusive
> Sonnyjim - Joe Corfield Exclusive
> Sonnyjim & Sleeze - Paranoid City
> Big Toast & Sonnyjim - Live Freestyle
> Rewd Adams - Home Is Where The Heart Is
> The Mouse Outfit ft. Fox - Step Steadier
> Verbal Skillz ft. Ill Bill - Murder Rap
> Sparkz - Kno The Sound
Finally with us, the brand new follow up to their 2013 debut Escape Music, Manchester band The Mouse Outfit and the fantastic sounds of Step Steadier. Nothing short of amazing, with a line up of emcees flowing fine over the live instrumentation, Sparkz, Verb T, Truthos Mufasa, Dr Syntax, Fox, Ellis Meade, Jman, Dubbul O, Tman & Cutterz. There is a vinyl version coming, however no definite date at present, as soon as we hear you'll hear yuh hear? Here's a new video too, for the opening track of the album No Stoppin This, featuring Sparkz & Truthos Mufasa.
All London massive, if you're looking for somewhere to head out to tonight i'll be niceing up a night called Juxtaposing at Silver Bullet in Finsbury Park. The full line up is myself Disorda, Ramson Badbonez & DJ Fingerfood, I Jah Mo, Raggo Zulu Rebel, Joker Starr, Fae Simon, Cross Bone T, Sunny Artist & Dusty Green Fuzz, all hosted by Hey! Zeus. Reeeach...
Yush, fresh from last night's Suspect Packages Radio Show with Big Toast, and Sonnyjim (full upload coming tomorrow by the way) here's some ill Fuck Off Tarquin t-shirts for ya'z. Check 'em, and Toast's album The Wedding Fund LP while you're at it, hella fresh.
High Focus Records deliver us The Four Owls double vinyl of the all new Natural Order album, and the DJ Premier produced Think Twice 12", complete with Leaf Dog remix, plus the Nature's Greatest Mystery album back in stock on double vinyl too, all freshly sealed and ready to rotate, happy days.
The all new Wordplay Magazine Issue #14 is now in stock, a massive issue containing in-depth interviews with the likes of Chester P, Blak Twang, Triple Darkness, Eva Lazarus, Lee Scott, Kyza, Ratking, Smellington Piff & Jack Jetson, Scorzayzee, Sage Francis and more, plus a whol'eap a graff and music reviews. Another excellent issue from the Wordplay crew! All pre-orders leave today.
Croydon's Revorg Records deliver the debut solo offering from TPS member Big Toast entitled The Wedding Fund LP, help him get down the isle and support this masterpiece that throws light on current inner city living and the like. There's some real dope beats here and a stack of ill guest spots too, it seems like the whole of South London got on this bad boy, good on 'em. A cracking album from start to fin. #fuckofftarquin
Mighty Oak come with another sure shot seven inch, Edinburgh's Jofis crafts a lovely riddim here for veteran singjay/mc Ramon Judah to teach the truth about the Signs of the times. Flip it over and the creativity oozes outta the dub version, heed the words and catch the vibe.
Fresh tape business from MUJ Beats now in stock, label owner, crate digger and producer Justice laces us with copies of his all new Forty Fives Beat Tape. A limited run of only 50 copies, a strictly 7" selection of breaks and beats, some known, some not so known, either way this is a dope package and listen. Check it out, coming complete with two free badges, inlay card and spangly cassette.
All together now... "JEHEEZE!"
Two big 7"s added to our Reggae Related Releases section today, brand new pressure from O.B.F Sound System outta France linked with London's Mr Williamz for a heavyweight foot stomping tribute to the late great Mandela, and AMP Outernational link with the UK's Jstar & Dark Angel for a wicked stepper entitled Holy Rastafari, both guaranteed to mash up yuh dance!
Plus we have re-stocks of the Conscious Sounds 12" 4 The Hard Way featuring vocal & dubs with King General, Sandeeno, S'Kaya & Ramon Judah, and the massive Alpha Steppa meets Joe Ariwa Open Door 12" featuring Lee 'Scratch' Perry, get to know.
Tonight is the United Nations Of Dub Weekender Southampton Warm Up Party with Channel One Sound System, Headsessions Sound System, Shamba Lion and myself Disorda. For anyone attending there's been a venue change so please hit the link for the details.
Bangin' new Four Owls video right here, Rice Torture lifted off the all new album Natural Order. The double vinyl and 12" single stock due in next week.
Recorded live last night, here's the all new DUB CHRONICLES #54 for your listening pleasure...
> Derrick Parker - Ruff Neck Sound (Cha-Cha 7")
> John Mouse - We Raggamuffin (Digital B 7")
> Frankie Paul - Ride On (Top Ranking Sounds 12")
> Top Ranking Gang - Dub On (Top Ranking Sounds 12")
> Anthony Johnson - Gunshot (Midnight Rock 7")
> Anthony Johnson - Sound Clash (Midnight Rock 7")
> Linval Thompson - Gun Talk (Record Factory 7")
> Johnny P - Buddy Bye (Nura 7")
> Shelly Thunder - Kuff (Witty 12")
> Chaka Demus - Original Kuff (Jammys 7")
> Shabba Ranking - Peanie Peanie (Digital B 7")
> Sluggy Ranks - Cocaine (King Kustom 12")
> Nitty Gritty - Dollars (King Kustom 12")
> Nitty Gritty - Dollars Dub (King Kustom 12")
> Nitty Gritty - See Dem Deh (Thunder Bird 7")
> Courtney Melody - Down In The Dancehall (Blue Mountain LP)
> Clement Irie & Robert French - Bun & Cheese (Blue Mountain 12")
> Sweetie Irie - Marga Man (White Label 12")
> Sluggy Ranks & Tuffest - Weed Man (VP Records LP)
> Ruffnek Trilogy - Bad Boy (The Trilogy Mix) (FFRR 10")
> Ruffnek Trilogy - Bad Boy (The Bad Boy Experience) (FFRR 10")
> Martin Campbell - No Farmer (Channel One UK LP)
> Junior Dan - Red, Gold & Green Rainbow (Honest Jons 10")
> Junior Dan - Red, Gold & Green Rainbow Version (Honest Jons 10")
> Gregory Isaacs - Warriors (Trojan LP)
> Willie Williams - One Destiny (Drum Street LP)
> Inner Circle - Collie Bud Cure It Dub (Island 12")
> The Simeons - Jah Rastafari (Roots Traders 7")
> The Simeons - Jah Rastafari Dub (Roots Traders 7")
> Ishan Sound - Elemental (Part 1) (Peng Sound 12")
> Cessman - Militant Dub (Who Dem Sound 10")
> Takana Zion - Lion (Hard Drive 10")
> Takana Zion - Lion Dubmix 2 (Hard Drive 10")
High Focus deliver a fresh consignment of their new vinyl pressings, a limited 500 run of Dirty Dike's Constant Dikestar debut back in 2011, and the all new Onoe Caponoe vinyl album Voices From Planet Cattele, plus we've also re-upped on copies of Fliptrix's Polyhymnia on CD and 2xLP, Jam Baxter ...So We Ate Them Whole CD and 2xLP, and The Four Owls Natural Order CD. Focused highly.
Lifted off Daddy Abe's recently released album From Alpha & Omega, here's a video for Love Is Risen.
Tonight we reach Vodka Bar & Nightclub in Winchester for another Sunday Night Jamdown Style, myself and special guests B1 & Rev outta Reverence Sound laying down a strictly vinyl platter of all type a' Reggae stylee. There's nuff cheap drinks promotions and it's only £3 to get in all night. Come and end the weekend on a high with some righteous vibes.