Don dada Roots Manuva releases his sixth studio album for Big Dada Recordings today, although it is in fact his ninth official album for the label. Bleeds comes into stock on gatefold digipack cd and limited edition orange vinyl, a cross pollination of genres coming correct with that masterful lyrical wordplay only Manuva can deliver. Here he's worked with On-U Sound's Adrian Sherwood, Four Tet, young British producer Fred, and Switch's new production team, check it out, great to have him back, it's been a minute.
Real Life Drama Records land us some fresh re-stocks and stickers, Illinformed's new album The Mould Tape on cd, apologies to those who've been waiting on this one, and also Smellington Piff's Notice Of Eviction cd and Jack Jetson's Adventures Of Johnny Strange vinyl are also back on the racks. Good times.
Here's a brand new video from Res One outta the Split Prophets camp lifted off the recently released Delph Efficacy album, the Hozay produced smashathon International Traveler. The crew have also just delivered a truck load of re-stocks & stickers, including the above album, Life MC & Badhabitz Deep In The Trenches album on CD & LP, Bil Next & Paro Weedmasons EP on CD, and Res & Datkid's Drugs, Booze & Dental Issues CD.
Ladies and gents, allow me to introduce Verb T's newest venture, In The Balance Records, a platform for up and coming talent. Here's the first of many, man like Moreone with the title track to his forthcoming EP.
Peoples Army soulstress and vicious emcee Amy True unleashes her Question Authority EP today, maximum props round these parts for this release. One very talented artist right here, check the new video below for the opening track, then go check the whole package. All pre-orders have left the building.
> IMS ft. Tenchoo - Suspect Packages Radio Show Intro
> Triple Darkness - Iron Python
> Blak Twang - Panther
> Amy True ft. eMCee Killa - I Feel
> Skuff - Margarita
> Simiah - To A New Light
> Prince Rahdeaz - Vicious Cycle
> Joker Starr ft. Durrty Goodz - Don't Watch Man
> Dr Syntax & Pete Cannon - You Must Be Cool
> Verb T & Illinformed - I Don't Understand
- Dead Players live in the studio -
> Dead Players - Oh Well
> Dead Players - Nah
> Dead Players - Ringing
> Dead Players ft. Sox, Ocean Wisdom, Illaman & Orifice Vulgatron - Infinite Limousine Pile Up
> Dead Players - Drenching
> Dead Players - Billa (Live)
> Dead Players - B.A.W.G (Live)
> Ed West & RTKal ft. Serocee - Frass
> Shire Roots ft. Joe Burn - Vibes Grow
> Res One ft. Paro - On The Move
> Triple Darkness - Nuclear Winter
> Ed West - Woah Nanna Instrumental
> Kamanchi Sly - Destroy All Lines
> Beatrix ft. Junior Disprol - Grab The Mic
> Mister Jason - Mister Jason Has A Posse (DJ Format's A-Z Of Classic Breaks Remix) Instrumental
Released today, the brand new High Focus Records album from Dead Players (Jam Baxter, Dabbla & GhostTown) entitled Freshly Skeletal (cd only, the vinyl version is released mid-November). A truly infectious collection of bangers set to get you hyped, serious talk, such a big sound this crew have created right here. You can also catch them live on Kane FM tonight, on the Suspect Packages Radio Show from 9-11pm uk time, lock on!
Brand new and very good for you, the enormous pairing of Dr Syntax & Pete Cannon once again with their brand new album Elaborate Anoraks, coming correct on every level with some seriously hard beats and fully firin' lyricism throughout, essential steez, such a great release right here.
Now in stock, a very limited amount of the triple gatefold edition of Hijack's infamous album The Horns Of Jericho, a groundbreaking release that still stands strong in today's worldwide Hip Hop scene. Nuff said really, get to know.
Big Dada Recordings are set to release the already outstanding Congo Natty Jungle Revolution album with a new remixed, versioned and dubbed out release entitled Jungle Revolution In Dub on the 13th of November. It features re-worked versions of the album by the likes of Dubkasm, Mungo's HiFi, Conscious Sounds, Young Warrior, Jinx In Dub and more. Best believe we've got the stock on order for this bad boy, cd and vinyl, and here's a fresh video from the release until then, Revolution In Dub (DJ Madd Remix).
London's Steppas Records deliver us the debut album from Alpha Steppa entitled Rooted & Grounded, a double cd and vinyl release that finds this talented producer drawing ranks with a handpicked selection of equally talented vocalists and musicians, who in turn bring the whole set of dub injected mastery to life, best heard through a heavyweight soundsystem that can withstand a spiritual sonic upheaval equal to that of ten hundred lions roaring through your town to the beat of the drum and the bass.
Large up man like Chalk outta The Natural Curriculum click, and Wordplay Magazine for this short film following the producer/emcee on the hunt for sample sources to his dope music, talking on his production techniques and more.
A fresh video lifted off the Mr Key & Greenwood Sharps album Yesterday's Futures, not sure where it was shot but it looks kinda nice huh.
Back with another bangin' episode of the MPC series, here's Bristol based producer Baileys Brown.
If you're in the Winchester, Hampshire area tonight you can catch myself down at Greens Bar & Kitchen with a fair few boxes of records for a night called Easy Skanking. I'll be spinning a big selection of Reggae, Ska, Soul & Funk, it's free for all and i'll be playing from 9pm till 1am, come shake a leg.
Yes, yet more pre-order business now onboard, the forthcoming High Focus Records album from Jam Baxter, Dabbla & GhostTown aka Dead Players, and the highly infectious and totally neck snapping Freshly Skeletal, cd's due on the 26th October, vinyl due mid November. And there's also the all new Dr Syntax & Pete Cannon album Elaborate Anoraks, an essential slice of quality emcee and producer badness, this one's due in on cd format next week. Bonus.
Recorded live from Kane FM on Monday night, here's the latest DUB CHRONICLES #62 broadcast, nuff righteous basslines onboard.
> Wailing Soul - Kingston Rise (Thompson Sound 7")
> Compa - Kingdom (Lion Charge Records 12")
> Joseph Lalibellia - Jah Created Dem (King Earthquake 10")
> Black Lion meets Mark Iration - Zulu Warriah (Black Lion 12")
> Black Lion meets Mark Iration - Judgement Dub (Black Lion 12")
> Alpha Steppa ft. Chazbo & Cyp - Catharsis Part I (Steppas Records LP)
> Alpha Steppa ft. Chazbo & Cyp - Catharsis Part II (Steppas Records LP)
> Don Fe - Prayer (Organic Roots Records CD)
> Don Fe - Prayer Dub (Organic Roots Records CD)
> Nish Wadada - Patience (Salomon Heritage 12")
> Christine Miller - Behold (Kibir La Amlak 12")
> Brother Glen - Lost Identity (Kibir La Amlak 12")
> Maya - Joy Of Life (Kibir La Amlak 12")
> Kibir La Amlak - Joyous Dub (Kibir La Amlak 12")
> Numa Crew - Everytime (Moonshine Recordings 12")
> Kambo Super Sound - Moss Dub Massive (Sex Tags Amfibia 7")
> Izyah Davis Serious Times (Higher Regions Records 7")
> Mighty Prophet - Perilous Time Dub (Higher Regions Records 7")
> Iration Steppas ft. YT - What's Wrong (Tandoori Space 10")
> Iration Steppas ft. YT - What's Wrong Dub (Tandoori Space 10")
> Human Digital ft. Linval Thompson - Come Farmer Man (Cat-A-Chronic promo mp3)
> Human Digital ft. Brother Culture - No Hate (Cat-A-Chronic promo mp3)
> Human Digital - Badmind Erasing Dub (Cat-A-Chronic promo mp3)
> Sammy Gold - Down Inna The Ghetto (Unemployment Records 7")
> Paco Ten meets Filomuzik - Dubbin In The Ghetto (Unemployment Records 7")
> Stagga vs Ras Robbie - Killer Sound Fat (Fridge Records promo mp3)
> Stagga - Snake Charmer Riddim (Fat Fridge Records promo mp3)
> King Kong - Rocky Road (Fresh Roses 7")
> Natural Ites And The Realistics - Lion Inna Jungle (CSA Records LP)
> Creole - Jah Creation (Channel One 7")
> Jah Warrior - Babylon Shall Fall (Digital Traders Records 7")
> Pablo Gad - Fly Away Home (Greensleeves Records 12")
Another stormer lifted off Kingpin's bangin' Art Of Survival album.
Our pre-orders section gets busier, KingUnderground deliver the almighty new album from the twelve strong tag team know as Triple Darkness. Due for release on the 12th of November Darker Than Black is coming on two limited formats, the double vinyl edition which also comes with a free 7" containing two extra tracks, Sword Dust & Knuckle Dust (videos of which you can check out below), and also a cd version exclusive to Suspect Packages. It's been a long time coming this album and we can assure you it doesn't dissapoint, featuring the full crew bombarding beats produced by Evil Ed, Ringz Ov Saturn, 7th Dan, Bad Company & Tony Mahoney.
Following the recently released 7" The Lesson, producer Jazz T of Boot Records finally gets his second full length solo album ready for release. Run The Changes is due on the 13th of November as a limited vinyl run, featuring the likes of J Zone, Smellington Piff, Leaf Dog & BVA, Tim Dog, Micall Parknsun, Fliptrix, Ramson Badbonez and many more, all riding tuff over Jazz T's ill soundscapes.
Now in stock, the ultra bangin' Dirty Dike & 184 produced debut 12" from High Focus Records new badman lyricist Ocean Wisdom, the three vocal, three instrumental, and one acapella greatness that is Splittin' The Racket. Get to know, this emcee is about to blow the fu#% UP! There's a new video coming real soon, but incase you needed reminding, check these...
South coast heads, tonight tonight, the heavyweight Headsessions Soundsystem returns to babylon to celebrate 3 years of events, bringing their custom built sound to the Junk venue in Southampton, alongside myself Disorda, Shere Khan Sound and Simba Sound. If you're in the area come reach the arena for some righteous basslines, it's the first of their new monthly nights moving forward, pure niceness guaranteed.
Another banger aired on the recent SP Radio Show, here's Dr Syntax & Pete Cannon's Hear My Beats Rattle featuring Res One and Upfront outta the Split Prophets crew. The track is lifted off the forthcoming album Elaborate Anoraks coming into stock real soon.
Oh yes indeed, this is happening, possibly one of the finest Hip Hop albums ever made, worldwide. If you don't know about this album, or have it in your collection, now is your chance to grab a re-mastered triple coloured vinyl re-issue, complete with gatefold cover. Many hold this album in their all time top 5, and there's a good reason why, quite simply it changed the game, and there's not many that have come close since it's original release back in 1991 on Ice T's Rhyme Syndicate label. Serious talk. Ladies and gentlemen, here's Hijack's The Horns Of Jericho 25th anniversary re-issue, due for release mid October.
Fresh outta Devon sides come the Irie Bingo Soundsystem and their extra special 12" release from Shire Roots, the Vibes Grow EP, rolling heavyweight with seven vocal tracks pressed onto equally heavyweight wax, full colour cover steez. A truly infectious rootical hip hop sound with some special guests also along for the riddim ride, Jman, Clinton Sly & Joe Burn all feature. Crisp and punchy digital Hip Hop Reggae productions complement the consciousness to great effect, play this one loud.
Getting down with one of the illest on the beats, the legend that is Evil Ed ladies and gentlemen.
Tonight tonight it's all about Hip Hop vs Dancehall taking place at Trapeze in London, the monthly road block with myself Disorda, Charlie Dark and Shortee Blitz dropping the dutty basslines.
Three heavyweight pre-orders set up today, the new High Focus 12" release and debut from Brighton's Ocean Wisdom, his Dirty Dike produced Splittin' The Racket, coming correct with two other joints, instrumentals and an acapella. A new video is dropping next week on release, hol' tight.
Next up is ex-Caxton Press member and Peoples Army soldier Amy True with her new solo offering, an eight track CD release entitled the Question Authority EP. A very strong set that showcases this versatile emcee and vocalist in fine form, riding beats from Faulty Clicks, Question Mark, Hitman & Lolingo, plus guest spots from Emcee Killa, Logic, Big Cakes, Nate, Big Ben & Jamie Tamil.
And there's also the debut album on Steppas Records from London's dub don Alpha Steppa, the massive sounds of Rooted & Grounded. It's due for release on the 10th of October on double gatefold vinyl, and double CD which also contains extra dub versions and two bonus tracks. Hit the links for the crack.