Some very limited stock has arrived of Lewis Parker's bangin' Sniper Beats vinyl from KingUnderground, all our pre-orders have left today and I strongly suggest copping this one sharpish if you're interested, the label have already sold out. We also have a new instrumental vinyl release from Mr Brown now available in the pre-orders section, this quality four track 7" brings together a tasty selection of beatscapes that's due for release on the 12th of Feb, a pressing of 250.
Bristol massive Split Prophets unleash their full crew album today, the Delta Bravo Kilo digipack cd will be with us on Monday to ship, and the double vinyl lands in March/April. Fully pounding at 20 tracks deep with production from Badhabitz & Bew Bonik, no guest spots, none needed. Smashing it!
Two spots this weekend to catch me playing tunes, tonight it's all about Easy Skanking back at Greens in Winchester, a vinyl selection of all things Reggae, Soul & Funk laid down, free entry to all, running from 9pm-1am.
Sunday night it's all about a new soundsystem session in Southampton, Headsessions Soundsystem meets Reverence Soundsystem, plus myself Disorda, Dan Riff Raff & Miss Rach on the guest spins, Roots, Dub, Steppas and more. All taking place at The Social, free entry again, and running from 6pm-Midnight.
Yes yo, here's some fresh heat from Doc Brown and his bro Luc Skyz, a track entitled Empires. Check the vocab, watch this space.
Glasgow's Mungo's Hi Fi bring back their second album Forward Ever on double gatefold vinyl, this dancehall nugget has been out of stock for a while now and in my eyes it's their best album, great to have it back on the shelves. It features the likes of Sugar Minott, Mr Williamz, Gentlemans Dub Club, YT, Charlie P, Soom T and more, big bass and big riddims. CD version also available.
Joining the pre-order section is North London lyricist Shay D with her debut album A Figure Of Speech, a fantastic 12 track cd due for release on the 12th Feb, featuring production from Chairman Maf, Nutty P, Jimmy Logic, Dos Gringos, Erfman Beats and Cappah. Get to know, she's been working hard behind the scenes for many years, now it's her time.
Following the recently released Oil Baron posse cut from producer Mr Brown, look out for a forthcoming four track instrumental 7" to come on the KingUnderground label, a pre-order starts later this week, hol' tight and check this out, sounding heavy!
Here's some new Triple Darkness related badness, a new Tesla's Ghost video entitled Clockwork, produced by Architech. And Da Flyy Hooligan aka Lamarrie Essquire formally known as Iron Braydz, and a new self titled nugget produced by Micall Parknsun, lifted off the forthcoming album Scum, an acronym meaning Supreme Cut Untouched Magnificence.
Another new video from producer George Fields and his forthcoming album Beyond Realm, the story is he found a box of super 8 film reels in an antique shop and decided to use what ever was on them for a music video. It turned out to be family footage of Crewkerne in the late 50s, and fits nicely to this track She's Between that's on the album. Big up. Album soon come.
In place of this months live Kane FM broadcast, here's a special one from the tape archives, a live recording from the Itch FM pirate days, recorded back in June 2002 and featuring a new artist named Ricochet Klashnekoff live inside! Enjoy.
> LG & Lopez ft. Yungun - City Breaks
> Fallacy & Fusion - Be Bad, Feel Good
> Karl Hinds - Relate To Me
> Karl Hinds ft. Estelle - Take It Back
> Rodney P - A Love Song
> Psychic Phenomena ft. Chris Smoove, Dominant G, Lyric L & Versetyle - The Foundation
> Out Da Ville - Oh My Dayz
> Wolftown Committee - R U Ready For Us?
> Wolftown Committee - Legendary Status
> Ricochet Klashnekoff - Daggo Mentality
> Jehst ft. Kyza & Ricochet Klashnekoff - Nightbreed
Ricochet Klashnekoff live inside the studio
> Ricochet Klashnekoff - Zero
> Ricochet Klashnekoff - Live Freestyle
> Moorish Delta 7 - Don't Leave Me Lonely
> Blak Twang ft. Estelle - Trixstar
> Braintax - So What?
> Diversion Tactics - Pubs Drunks And Hip Hop
> Dark Craftsmen - Voodoo Mardi Gras (Feature Cast Remix)
> Fugazi Rum ft. Kope - We Take Our Rum Wid A Kope
> Natty & Dwella ft. Anik, Charlie Little & Manage - Industry Nerds
Apologies to all looking forward to tonights radio show with Triple Darkness, unfortunately due to some complications at Kane FM the show has had to be postponed. I have something from the archives currently recording from tape for ya though! Hol' tight.
In conjunction with the Muj Beats label Essex producer and record collector Matt Love laces Manchester's Prodigal Sons duo with a super smooth beat to ride. The 7" release is entitled What You Want (Kuartz Remix) and available now, complete with instrumental.
Style Warrior are gearing up to release a nine track vinyl release from North Yorkshire 90's crew Hearts Of Darkness next month, entitled A Journey Of A Thousand Miles it incorporates six tracks that were released via The Ruf Label in '94 and '95 and three others that have never had an official release, it's a fantastic album folks. The crew comprise of producer/emcee duo Loire and Sheik who laid down some serious jazz and funk based sample lead Hip Hop, the drums onboard are heavyweight and the rhymes are seriously ill, delivered with style, precision and a subtle North Yorkshire twang. Watch for it, pre-order coming soon.
More Cappo greatness, missed this one over the Xmas period, here's the all new MPC Series with the man himself.
Yes indeedy, Nottingham's Cappo has a new album entitled Dramatic Change of Fortune coming via YNR Productions in a few months time, no definate date as yet i'm afraid. Released before it drops though will be the Fortune Cookies mixtape. Get to know yo.
Check out this new crew Badly Promoted Geniuses, comprising of emcees Triple Dot Beast, Baron Samedi and Skrabl Stanzas, production from Sofa King, Oozhe and Samedi, and dope cuts from DJ Severe. We have physical copies of their debut album Sorry. Not Sorry coming soon, truss, it's heavy, until then check these two videos.
Something for the weekend? Here's three classic videos for ya, Blak Twang's Dettwork Southeast and Real Estate, both of which feature on his debut Dettwork SouthEast album recently re-released. And Big P's epic Skitz produced London Kings, featuring Skeme & Fallacy.
Produced by Cappah Beats, here's a new video from the forthcoming Shay D album, A Figure Of Speech, shedding light on domestic violence.
Yo big thanx to anyone who checks out our Mixcloud page, we've just been notified that we came 11th in the Best Of 2015 : Beats And Bass section. Not bad going considering the likes of Jazzy Jeff, LTJ Bukem, Madlib and Benji B are all below Suspect Packages. Watch for more mixes uploaded this year, and not just the radio shows.
Massive and large, the mixtape king DJ MK delivers his entire catalogue of mixtape history on The Holy Grail - The Complete Series. Dating back as far as 1993 this collection is essential for any Hip Hop fan. No less than 37 individual mixtapes all transfered to mp3 format and housed on a hand tagged usb cassette. So many dope mixtapes onboard here it's crazy, also including some ill freestyles from numerous Hip Hop icons, both US & UK. MK's early mixtapes were some of the very first releases Suspect Packages started selling back in the mid-90's. These are exclusive to our store, all pre-orders left yesterday. Don't sleep!
Yes yo, Poisionous Poet Doc Brown delivers his infamous Citizen Smith mixtapes Vol.1 & Vol.2, and his debut album The Document back into stock. Released mid 2000 these releases cemented Doc Brown as a serious rhyme force, production on his classic album comes from the likes of C-Swing, DJ Snips, Nutty P, Budgie and more. Plus you'll also find features throughout all cd's from fellow Poisounous Poets crew members Lowkey, Tony D, Therapist, Reveal, Stylah & Yungun. If you've not checked these releases before be sure to check them out, we're the only place you can get hold of these now.
Here's a brand new lick from the forthcoming DJ Vadim Dubcatcher 2 album, utilising Daddy Vad's original re-working of the late Matthew McAnuff classic Be Careful, into the Demolition Man aka Ras Demo featuring Fussin N Fightin, wickedness increase. The album lands February 19th.
Ocean Wisdom is set to release his debut album Chaos 93' on the 22nd of February via High Focus Records, entirely produced by Dirty Dike and featuring special guests Klashnekoff, Foreign Beggars, Jam Baxter, The Four Owls, Edward Scissortongue, Remus, Lunar C and also Dike. Here's the first taster, Snakes & Blaggers, a Suspect Packages pre-order is coming soon.
Recorded live last night, here's the all new DUB CHRONICLES #65 broadcast, live from Kane FM.
> Al Cook - Keep Those Records Playing (Having A Party) (Harry J 7")
> Al Cook - Star Apple (Harry J 7")
> Shades - Never Gonna Give You Up (Techniques 7")
> Cedric Im Brooks - Idleberg (Studio One LP)
> Dennis Brown - No Man Is An Island (Studio One LP)
> Alton Ellis - African Descendants (Studio One LP)
> Ken Booth - Satta Massa Gana (Kingston Sounds 10")
> Ken Booth - Satta Massa Gana Dub (Kingston Sounds 10")
> Horace Andy - Ain't No Sunshine (Jaguar 7")
> Jacob Miller - Some Of Them Say Them A Rasta (Rockers 7")
> Augustus Pablo - Some Dub Plate (Rockers 7")
> The Tidals - Put Those Fools (Sunshot 7")
> Caleb Sweetback - Zion Here I Come (Black Spade 7")
> Prince Jammy - Throne Of Blood (Trojan Records LP)
> Michael Prophet - Youthman (Arrival 7")
> Coco Tea - If Jah Is For Us (Corner Stone LP)
> Michael Palmer - She Give Me Fever (Greensleeves LP)
> Frankie Paul - Don't You Pressure Me (C&E Records LP)
> The Lone Ranger - Rise & Meet Jah (J&L Records LP)
> Dennis Alcapone - DJ's Choice (Trojan Records LP)
> King Kong - Rumble Jungle Life (Massive B 7")
> Little John - No One Better (Massive B 7")
> Tristan Palmer - Cuss Cuss (Massive B 7")
> Roots Radics Band - Cuss Cuss Riddim (Massive B 7")
> Jacob Miller - Who Say Jah No Dread (Pablo International 7")
> Rockers All Stars - Jah Dread (Pablo International 7")
> Idren Natural - Over The Waters (Higher Regions Records 7")
> Mighty Prophet & Russ D - Over The Dub (Higher Regions Records 7")
> Alpha Steppa ft. Wellette Seyon - In The City (Steppas Records LP)
> Alpha Steppa ft. Wellette Seyon - Return To The City (Steppas Records LP)
> Kambo Super Sound - Tung-I Ramen (Sex Tags Amfibia 7")
> Dixie Peach - Rastafari Live (Higher Regions Records 7")
> Mighty Prophet & Russ D - Rastafari Dub (Higher Regions Records 7")
> Ojah ft. Nik Torp - Awasa (Alchemy Dubs 12")
> Stagga vs Ras Robbie - Killer Sound (Fat Fridge Records dubplate 7")
Get to know. VVV.
Produced by Soss, here's something very dope from Triple Darkness member Tesla's Ghost entitled They All Know, watch out for some solo material landing this year too.