Back in stock, legendary UK crew Hardnoise with their Untitled Sessions EP on cd and vinyl formats, the Pure Destructive Power white label 12", and a very small amount of Hardnoise logo t-shirts and hoodies too.
Yush. Now available for pre-order, Bristol heavyweights Dubkasm deliver a triple 7" pack as they join forces with Solo Banton. The epic My Music package houses four new cuts, plus two dubs, and a guest spot from the one like Buggsy. Big tunage coming your way. It's released on the 3rd of March.
There's also a pre-order for the debut BVA solo album Be Very Aware, landing on the 14th of Feb for the CD version, and 20th of Feb for the double gatefold vinyl. Once again High Focus Records bringing the h.e.a.t., this album is crazy ill, some real dope beats from Leaf Dog, Illinformed & Amdeck. Plus a bunch of guests going by the names of Fliptrix, Leaf Dog, Verb T, Dirty Dike, Rag N Bone Man, Kashmere, Cracker Jon, Smellington Piff & DJ Sammy B-Side. Bonus...
Two fresh releases new in stock from Cambridge based Rhymepad Records, Makzwell Skot & P739 and the Whats Needed? album, and Xidus Pain & Moses with their Sleepless Cypher set. Both CDs rocking that thoroughbred boom bap to the fullest. Here's a video to check from Makzwell Skot too, Game Of Life featuring Fourny P & King Mess.
High Focus Records are dropping their new release on the 14th of February, emcee Bva outta The Four Owls, or Brothers Of The Stone or even the 3 Amigos, getting busy with his debut solo album Be Very Aware, with beats by Leaf Dog, Illinformed & Amdek. Here's the first video, the Leaf Dog produced This Love Is Love. Album pre-order coming to Suspect Packages soon.
Yep, we can all relate to this new TPS Fam, Monday Blues lifted off their forthcoming album Hot Water Music, that also features Datkid, Dark Circle, Res, Geebag, Efeks & Phoenix Da Icefire. To be released via Revorg Records, 21st Feb.
Not one, not two, but three heavy 7"s now available for pre-order...
Producer extrodinarie Doctor Zygote blesses us with a very limited 100 press of Zoot Dubs 1, following in the footsteps of his recently released Grupo Zygote 12" and dubbing the max outta two ill beats. Expect more of this freshness to come yuh hear.
UK legends Gutter Snypes get busy with a brand new release, also featuring Stateside emcee Audessey and Canada's Ghetto Socks. This double sided beast is very dope, Game Tight b/w 6ft And Change finds the full crew of Sigher, Cel One, Prime Cuts & Mister Dexter on top form once again. Full colour cover steez. Don't miss this!
And finally it's Ipswich emcee Booda French with a slick release of two cuts from his recently released EP's, Dreams Of Brooklyn b/w 61 Grace drips with finesse. A limited pressing housed in a full colour cover and coming on coloured wax, released via NYC's Fat Beats.
Here's a few nights i'm playing at over the next few months, both on a Hip Hop, and a Reggae tip, so if you're in the area get yourself out and shake a leg, or two. Anyone wanting the Disorda flavour bought to a party, hit me up on the contact page...
First up, this coming Saturday the 25th, i'll be joining the HEADSESSIONS SOUNDSYSTEM IN SESSION @ The Railway in Winchester, Hampshire. Full crew dropping the vibes, B1 & Rev from I&I Hifi, Dubl-U & Hack-It Dubs from Headsessions, and MC Rasdan.
On the 8th of February it's HOLDIN' COURT and their 5th birthday, line up is Granville Sessions, B.O.M.B, Disorda and resident DJs Shep, Ivan6 & Lekski. That's all taking place at the Mousetrap Bar, Basingstoke, Hampshire.
Valentines Day, 14th February is LOVE OF DUB at the Black Swan in Bristol. Big big line up as ever, Suspect Packages will be holding down one of the rooms with myself and DJ LoK, Gardna, MC Tenja from Countryman/Dubheart, Mek Beats (Mirapid & Symatic), and an Irie Bingo showcase with Shire Roots, Jdotburn & Blazenstien.
Saturday the 1st of March is the UNOD WEEKENDER LAUNCH PARTY for Southampton, taking place at The Cellar. Myself alongside Bournemouth's Countryman Sound, and Southampton's Headsessions Soundsystem. Plus the Soul 45 crew downstairs, big tings.
Then of course there's the UNITED NATIONS OF DUB WEEKENDER, taking place at Pontins Pontins 'Prestatyn Sands' self catering park in North Wales, 28th - 30th March. A massive line up of which i'm very blessed to be a part of.
And finally, don't forget that this years BOOM BAP FESTIVAL is now taking place on the 11th - 13th of July, big line up, new location, new look, all revealed next week. Hol' tight!
A few choice titles back in stock today... Louis Slipperz classic mix cd £10 Bag Vol.2. Emcee/producer Leaf Dog and his debut cd album From A Scarecrow's Perspective on High Focus Records. Manchester band The Mouse Outfit and the double vinyl version of their Escape Music album. Lotek and his latest cd album International Rudeboy, on First Word Records. Top dog Roots Manuva and the classic debut album Brand New Second Hand, double vinyl steez, Big Dada Recordings. Glasgow bass providers Mungo's Hi Fi and their debut double vinyl album Sound System Champions on Scotch Bonnet. And the Conscious Sounds 10" Long Long Time / They Say from King General.
Forthcoming pressure from the Dubkasm camp outta Bristol, a triple 7" pack to be precise, nice. Here's something for the people who appreciate good music, My Music, to be precise. It features Buggsy & Solo Banton. Soon come.
Limited steez, and we've managed to grab the last 50, a Dirty Dike white label 7" of Ten Dike Commandments b/w How Many Dikes. Get in quick yuh hear. If you're a regular customer, we'll try and give you one of the more 'decorated' ones...
Finally with us (apologies to those who've been waiting, all pre-orders out today!) the cd version of Bil Next & Paro's killer Weedmasons EP on Split Prophets Records. We've also taken a fresh stack of Res & Datkid's cd version of Drugs, Booze & Dental Issues too. More niceness outta Bristol sides.
Yes, man like K.Ners has just blessed us with another stash of free cd's to mail out with all orders, if you missed one of these recently place an order with us and you'll get one in your suspect package, along with many other free stickers and flyers. And here's something new too, Bringing It alongside Genesis Elijah. Check it.
Brand new dancehall bubblin's from Reggae Roast today, London producer Ed West delivers the Telephone Riddim on heavyweight 12", featuring vocal pressure from Parly B & Jago, two main cuts, the riddim, a dub, and a jungle remix too. Big tings. Here's the video for Parly B's Dem A Fight, incase you missed it.
Back once again, Suspect Packages take over one of the rooms at LOVE OF DUB. All roads lead to the Black Swan in Bristol on February the 14th for an extra special valentines session! Here's the full line up: SOOM T / GARDNA / TUFF SCOUT / EARL GATESHEAD / 7FT SOUNDYSYSTEM / DUB SMUGGLERS SOUNDSYSTEM / BATALA SAMBA COLLECTIVE / FRESHLY BAKED / DERW THA DAMAJA / DISORDA / DEE JAY LOK / TENJA / SHIRE ROOTS / BLAZENSTIEN / JDOTBURN / MEK BEATS / J-MAN / OSH KOSH / TWINKLETOES / TMG / BOO GHOST / BREW MACHINE & MUCH MORE! Grab your early bird tickets here. Shit's gonna go off, again!
Another video lifted off the Thanks For Trying album from beat maker The Last Skeptik. Hero Mask, which involves Skeppo stalking a chick around London for a day, and then said chick strangling him for his secret bag of teeth... as you do.
Split Prophets emcee Upfront gears up for his solo album release with this brand new joint What People Say, it features fellow crew member Res & vocalist Chikaya, and is produced by Badhabitz. The album's entitled Upfront & Personal and will be coming on vinyl, cd and digital. No set date as yet. Niceness.
Fresh outta the West London Lifelong Records camp comes this debut album JJ&GG from emcee Jimmy James, produced by fresh beatsmith GG Peney. A solid set from the get go, firmly placing Lifelong on the map as a new label to watch for, best believe. Some real tight beats and raps onboard this, plus guests Micall Parknsun, Landes & Naughtz, get to know. Check the video below for one of the album tracks Counterweight. Don't sleep.
Also watch for a forthcoming tape and t-shirt combo coming from GG Peney, The Art Of Brewing, it's ill.
A forthcoming vinyl release from Reggae Roast right here, the Telephone Riddim landing later this month is a ruff & tuff slice of UK Dancehall courtesy of Ed West (The Drop), featuring the eccentric vocal stylings of Parly B & Jago. Remix pressure comes from Bristol's finest purveyor of Jungle, J-Man (Run Tingz) & also Greek producer FLeCK, who comes correct with his own unique brand of 140 Jungle inna dubwise fashion! Here's a video for the main jammie with Parly B, Dem A Fight.
Heavyweight selekshuns to kick off 2014, a strictly vinyl rotation of Roots, Dancehall & Steppas pressure, new and old. Dub Chronicles #39 recorded live on Kane FM 06/01/14
> The Congos - Music Maker (Congo Ashanty 7")
> Silford Walker - Jah Golden Pen (Joe Gibbs 7")
> Winston Jones - Can't Fight Against Jah (Iroko Records 12")
> Winston Jones - Musical Dub (Iroko Records 12")
> Fred Locks - Vision Of Redemption (Vista Records LP)
> Prince Alla - Youthman In The Ghetto (Archive Recordings 10")
> Black Slate - Sticks Man (Music Master Disco Service 7")
> Anthony Johnson - Know The Truth (Archive Recordings 7")
> Anthony Johnson - Hey Mr Richman (Thompson Sound 12")
> The Twinkle Brothers ft. Sir Lee - Free Africa (Virgin Records 12")
> Errol Bellot - Rootsman (Reggae Archive Records LP)
> Mikey Dread - Heavy Weight Style (Dread At The Controls 10")
> Half Pint - Posse Are You Ready (Channel One Records 7")
> Superman & Spiderman - Sensimillia Posse (Education Records 7")
> Sluggy - Bounty Hunter (Grade One LP)
> Robert Emmanuel - Fashion Dread (Tuff Scout 7")
> Ackee - Call Me Rambo (Heavyweight 12")
> White Mice - Mr Bossman (Intelitec Muzik LP)
> Sluggy - The Badge (Grade One LP)
> Jago ft. Ghost Writerz, Serocee & Jnr Dangerous - The Wicked Try (DJ Vadim Remix) (Hundred Years 12")
> Radikal Guru - Spaced Out (Moonshine Recordings LP)
> Natural High - Buzzer (Black Dub LP)
> Gorgon Sound vs Dubkasm - Righteous Counteraction (Peng Sound Records 12")
> Eek-A-Mouse - Runaway (High Steppers 7")
> Mafia & Fluxy - Dub Away (High Steppers 7")
> Dubkasm - Victory (Dubkasm 12")
> Dillinger - Bun Bagga Wire (Striker Lee 7")
> Anthony Red Rose - Dub Organiser Part Two (Waterhouse 7")
> Class - The Winner (Tuff Scout 7")
Suspect Packages Radio Show. Enjoy!
> GRANVILLE SESSIONS - SUSPECT PACKAGES RADIO SHOW INTRO
> GHOST FT. VERB T - LOOK AT YOU
> LEGO - UNKNOWN
> BIL NEXT & PARO FT. UPFRONT & BLANKA - TIME WASTING
> JIMMY JAMES - NO STOPPIN
> SOLOMON CAINE - THEY SAY HE WONDERS
> TASK FORCE - MONEY, GOLD, JEWELRY & MORE
> MAD LEAN - ROCKSALT
> ENDEMIC FT. ROC MARCIANO, P.R., TERRORIST & KEVLAAR 7 - CAPOS
> BUGGSY FT. LIFE MC - ONE OF THOSE DAYS
> GI3MO FT. RAG N BONE MAN - BETTER LATE THAN NEVER
> OPAL BLOCK - DRY ROASTED CARPET
> THE MENAGERIE - KEEP YOUR HEAD DOWN
> DEADLINE FT. JIM RAYGUN & SONNYJIM - MIC SAVAGE
> STRANGEWAY - COMMON CLOWNS
> APEX ZERO FT. HASAN SALAAM & IRON BRAYDZ - A MEETING OF THE CONTINENTS
> SONNYJIM & KOSYNE - RUN FOR COVER
> ILL MOVE SPORADIC FT. TPS - WRITTEN MADDNESS
> OPAL BLOCK - HEME
> JMAN - HIGHLY LO
> LIFE MC FT. GENESIS ELIJAH - POWER OF THE MIND
> CAPPO - DEANS LIST
> INSANE MACBETH FT. SPARKPLUG - BOW DOWN
> DR ZYGOTE - CAROLINE
> CHALK - MORNING TEARDROPS
> BOODA FRENCH - GREY CLOUDS
> LEE SCOTT FT. POSSESSED - WE DA SH
> BIL NEXT & PARO - 12 OZ STEAK
> SAM ZIRCON - THE GRAND FINAL
> RAMSON BADBONEZ FT. MANCINI - TRUE LIES, BLUE SKIES
> DEF DEFIANCE - CHEMICAL ATTACK
> POINTBLANK - REVENGE OF THE GHETTO
> DJ YESS & D CRIME - RECOGNISE
> KRISPY 3 - HARDER TIMES
> POINTBLANK - PLANTING SEMTEX
> PARKS - ORIGINAL BAD BOY
> SOUL II SOUL - AMBITION RAP
Greasy Vinyl Records emcee Sleaze has an album coming next month with Blah Records producer Reklews, it's entitled An Album Called The Sun, and here's the first visual from it, Heads Will Know featuring Res & DJ Rasp.
Syllable spiller Sonnyjim hijacks Chemo's Jumbly Wombler from My Mate Does Beats Vol.2 and gives it the vocal treatment. Check out Roy Munson, 'tis nice. We've had the Chemo release here for a while, however during our recent move it got left off the site. Well it's now up, and comes with a free t-shirt, the artwork is sick!
Yes, the first killah of the new year is here, Bil Next & Paro outta the Split Prophets, and the vinyl version of their Weedmasons EP (cd lands next week). This is such a dope set, fully firin', lyrically and beatwise. Here's a new video too, the Badhabitz produced Villains featuring Hozay. Top marks all round, a great way to start 2014.
Mutha luvvas! Welcome to 2014, here's Mystro with his UK Rap Up 2013, big ups.