Recorded live on Kane FM Monday night DUB CHRONICLES #68, a 70's & 80's Roots, Dub & Dancehall vinyl selection rounded off with some new releases, upliftment for one and all. Big up all who press play, many thanx and enjoy the vibes once again!
> Clancy Eccles – Ganja Free (Clan Disc 7")
> Edi Fitzroy – Miss Molly (40 Leg 7")
> The Maytones – Jamaica (Darace Music LP)
> Culture – Iron Sharpening Tool (Virgin Records LP)
> Scientist – My Heart Is Dub (Jah Life LP)
> The Gaylads – Africa (Studio One 7")
> Jahdil & The Roots Harmonies – Wadada (Roots International 12")
> BB Seaton – Sound Of Drums (Roots International 12")
> Owen Gray – Natty Bongo (Kingston Sounds 10")
> Dennis Brown – Slave Driver (Ranking Joe Records 12")
> Ranking Joe – Slave Driver Catch A Fire (Ranking Joe Records 12")
> The Revolutionaires – Driver Rub A Dub (Ranking Joe Records 12")
> Tony Tuff – Lovers Rocking & Skanking (Grove Music 12")
> Ronnie Davis – Living For Jah (Coptic Lion 7")
> Thriller King – Get Up Stand Up (Coptic Lion 7")
> Big Youth – Warn Them (Coptic Lion 7")
> Alton Ellis – History Recalled (R.I.T.S 7")
> Gregory Isaacs – Hunger For Your Love (R.I.T.S 7")
> Gregory Isaacs – Out Deh (Island LP)
> Wayne Jarret – Magic In The Air (Wackies LP)
> Martin Campbell – Richman Vs.2 (Alien Dread Mix) (Channel One UK 7")
> Triston Palma – Time So Hard (Midnight Rock LP)
> Little John – Make Up Your Mind (Channel One LP)
> Alpha Steppa ft. Sistah Awa – Teachings (Steppas Records LP)
> Alpha Steppa ft. Sistah Awa – No Teachings, No Teacher, No Student (Steppas Records LP)
> Dub Dynasty – Holy Cow (Steppas Records LP)
> Horace Martin – Unity (Tuff Scout 7")
> Al Campbell – Push Push (Tuff Scout 7")
> Robert Lee – Battlefield (Tuff Scout 7")
> Tuff Scout All Stars – W1 Serenade (Tuff Scout LP)
Glasgow's Mungo's Hi Fi hit us up with copies of their brand new set and sound alongside Ipswich emcee YT, the all new No Wata Down Ting album on Scotch Bonnet Records coming on CD and LP. Also featuring veteran Dancehall masters Johnny Osbourne & Little John. Strictly rub a dub and dancehall riddims running the sound inna Mungo's stylee, big n broad basslines and high pressure sound system skanking. Mungo's and YT have collaborated many times in the past, yet this full length here really feels like a perfect partnership between producer and artist, pure fire!
Also fresh in stock from Scotch Bonnet is a new 7" from The Hempolics, a wicked remix of Love To Sing from Mungo's Hi Fi featuring Solo Banton, and more copies of Mungo's first album Sound System Champions back in stock on double vinyl. Nuh miss!
Joker Starr returns from road with a bag of niceness, strictly for the Shottas, a limited run of high grade 7"s on Boot Records produced by Zygote & Jazz T, just don't tell your mum, i-ight? All pre-orders leaving today.
A very welcome repress coming your way at the end of next month, very limited copies mind, 200 copies of Triple Darkness emcee M9's magnificent Magna Carta album from 2012, double gatefold vinyl complete with bonus instrumentals. If you missed this first time around, don't make the same mistake again!
A week today, it was supposed to be tomorrow but we've had to switch it, the Southampton launch party for the upcoming United Nations Of Dub Weekender takes place at The Social, with Headsessions Sound System & Countryman Sound System in one arena. Expect big vibrations!
We are pleased to say that the credit card option is now back up running alongside PayPal for purchasing goods. Apologies for the inconvenience caused and thank you for your continued support.
What'chu know 'bout Jungle Brown? Get busy with this brand new Flight 314 vinyl release from the ill London crew made up of Mosik, A Boy Called Ric, Maear and producer Tony Bones. So so dope, a boom bap breath of fresh air coming with some super slick production and rhyme schemes, plus some very fresh artwork onboard too, get to know yo.
A one take promo mix for the United Nations Of Dub Weekender 2016. A hefty selection of foundation roots music and new generation steppas, strictly for the sound system culture, play it loud with your bass locked high. UNOD Weekender 2016 Promo Mix - Foundation Roots Meets Future Steppas. And for all South Coast heads, reach our Southampton launch party next Sunday, bank holiday style, Headsessions Sound System meets Countryman Sound System.
> Carl Bradney - Slipping Into Darkness
> Sonya Spence – Peace & Unity
> Glenroy Richards – Wicked Can’t Run Away
> Glenroy Richards – Ranking Dub
> One Love – The Slave Trade
> Pablo Gad – Blood Suckers
> Liberation Group – Namibia
> Vivian Jackson & Horace Andy – Undivided World
> Augustus Pablo – Drum Song
> Barrington Levy – Bounty Hunter (Remix)
> Fikir Amlak – Warn Dem
> Bunny & Ricky – Bushweed Corntrash
> The Upsetters – Bad Draw
> Lapo & Ago – Dreadlock Blues
> Egoless – From Dust To Dub
> Headsessions Crew – Bounce Outta Babylon
> KTOPP – Style
> Headsessions Crew – Herbs 24/7
> Vibration Lab – Afrikan Queen
> The Rootsman – Only Jah
> Jennifer Lara – Natural Mystic
So yeah, here's a picture of all the free stickers, flyers and cd's currently going into all orders placed here at Suspect Packages, who doesn't like a freebie? Get busy yo.
Steppas Records deliver a fresh batch of the recent Alpha Steppa album Rooted & Grounded, and the last Dub Dynasty album Thundering Mantis to us, both cd and double vinyl formats back on the shelf. Plus we now have a pre-order in place for the all new Dub Dynasty album Holy Cow available, again, cd and double vinyl and landing on the 8th of April. As with all the Steppas releases, a quality product from start to finish, both visually, and musically.
South London label Revorg Records drop a fresh batch of Jack Diggs' Blue Rain album onto us, plus a few free stickers too, I think we'll be alright for a while on these, job's a good un. Incidentally the current stash of freeness we're sending out with all orders is crazy, we'll post up a picture later in the week for ya, nuff stickers and flyers all going in with every order!
High Focus heat today! Not only the all new Ocean Wisdom Chaos 93' double vinyl through the door, but also these ultra dope coloured vinyl repress albums, Dirty Dike The Sloshpot EP (white vinyl), Return Of The Twat (red vinyl) and Constant Dikestar (blue vinyl), The Four Owls Nature's Greatest Mystery (red vinyl), Verb T The Morning Process (yellow vinyl), Fliptrix The Road To The Interdimensional Piff Highway (blue vinyl), Third Eye Of The Storm (clear vinyl) and Theory Of Rhyme (green vinyl). We've also re-stocked on these vinyl releases too, The Four Owls Think Twice 12", Rag N Bone Man & Leaf Dog Dog N Bone EP and Fliptrix Polyhymnia.
Nice to have a video for this little nugget from the Res One album Delph Efficacy, now available for pre-order on limited edition double vinyl. Due in stock at the end of April folks! Split Prophets Records up in this. Tidy.
A tasty new visual treatment for No Wonder from The Mouse Outfit and Sparkz, lifted off their latest album Step Steadier.
A fresh stack of burners, recorded live last night, SUSPECT PACKAGES RADIO SHOW, bomb alert style!
> Ded Tebiase ft. Mnsr Frites - Suspect Packages Radio Show Intro
> Da Flyy Hooligan - WxxD Smxke
> Joker Starr - Shottas
> Jack Diggs ft. eMCee Killa, Efeks & DJ Al Mighty - Everything
> Ded Tebiase ft. Dee Green & Hozay - I Know
> Flame Griller - Dexter's Lab
> Si Phili - Chastity Rap
> Matt Love - What You Want (Kuartz Remix) Instrumental
> Tenchoo & Ill Move Sporadic - Chess Pieces
> Split Prophets - Roadhouse
> Ash The Author - Empty Pockets
> Enlish - Six Demons Bag Part II
> Whirlwind D - Pioneers
> George Fields - Untouchable
> Ghost - Worship
> Nuphzed & Illiterate - Astral
> Joker Starr, Micall Parknsun & Si Phili - No Comparisons
> The Bluntskins - This House
> Dubbul O & Pro P - The Eyes Know
> Somejerk ft. Dusty Ohms - Meticulous
> Strange U - Monster (Sumgii Remix)
> Ocean Wisdom ft. Klashnekoff - Devilish
> Whirlwind D - Avenger Of Death
> Oliver Sudden - Beer Man
> DJ Supreme ft. Son Of Noise - R.I.P
> Ghost ft. Cappo - Shards Of Memories
> Moose Funk Squad - Creep Out
> Jago ft. Bahia, Junior Dangerous, RTKal & Ed West - Worldwide
> Si Phili - P-H-I-L-I
> Ded Tebiase - Begin War
> Triple Darkness - Calligraphy
Light it up, SCUM album coming.
'All aboard' for another visual treat from the forthcoming George Fields album Beyond Realm.
All new Rappertag with Bristol's Baileys Brown.
Roots Manuva delivers a new video for Crying, lifted off the recently released Bleeds album, this track will also feature on a five track EP called Switching Sides to be released on Record Store Day via Big Dada Recordings. The vinyl will also feature another track from the album, and three new tracks and full instrumentals, check out the video below, it's jokes.
There's also a 7" release coming on YNR Productions from Lee Scott, Jehst & Strange U entitled Reel It In which enlists the assistance of eclectic beat-smith Mo Kolours on production. As with all these RSD releases we're not really allowed to get stock on the day as we're not a 'physical' store, however we aim to secure a small amount for our customers, so watch this space if you can't get out to your local record spot on the day. Safe.
Fresh new video from Si Phili right here, oh, and Flat Eric, lifted off The 11th Hour album. Too dope.
Quick plug here for the next spot i'm playing at, the United Nations Of Dub Weekender Launch Party in Southampton, two of the South Coast's finest custom built sound systems in one arena. Headsessions Sound meets Countryman Sound, heavyweight dub pressure a go be dropped! Bank holiday Sunday 27th March @ The Social, tickets can be obtained here. Forwards...
People of Bournemouth and the surrounding area, tonight i'll be bringing the good time vibe alongside the magnificent Dubheart band, who are soon to release an album with Mad Professor, a night called Dubheart & Friends to be held at The Dudsbury Country Club. If you like the style and fashion of my Dub Chronicles show, then I strongly suggest you reach. Niceness.
Another fresh nugget drops into the pre-orders section, Boot Records badass producers Dr Zygote and Jazz T deliver an undercover banga named Shottas from Joker Starr. There's only 100 of these manufactured and it comes with a free 'pick me up' of your choice... ok it doesn't really, but it's worth parting with your hard earned for, and does come with the instrumental, that'll definately give you a good time when played, check the vid yo.
Manchester outfit The Bluntskins are dropping their new album Return Of The Blunts on April 20th, rolling with a new member too, vocalist Martin Connor. The album also has features from Tommy Dockerz, Lyricalligraphy, Dubbul O and DRS, plus a bonus posse cut remix of a joint called Beer Money Funk featuring a whole host of Manchester MC's. Soon come! Till then, check the new video for This House.
Lo-fi video action from DJ Vadim's all new Dubcatcher 2 (Wicked My Yout) album, with the wicked Inner Lite track featuring French artists Big Red outta Raggasonic, and Pupa Jim outta Stand High Patrol.
Upfront business from B-Line Recordings has landed early, good times, fresh off recent support slots for Wu Tang & Public Enemy comes the all new vinyl album from veteran emcee Whirlwind D, entitled Other Side. Rocking tuff with some super sharp production from Sir Beans OBE, Specifik, Mr Fantastic, Tufkut, Phil Wilks, Cel One & Spatts. Plus guest spots from Oxygen, Chrome & Illinspired, Rola, Heavy Links, Dookie Squad, Project Cee, DJ Tones, JabbaThaKut & DJ Miracle. This is live yo, a cracking follow up to Nomansland too, check check it.
Boom bangin' into the pre-orders section right about now, man like Si Phili gets busy with his debut solo offering The 11th Hour, fully smashing the set with a twenty one track long player. Not only coming with the ill dutty bombarding bars himself but bringing in the likes of Afu Ra, Sizzla Kalonji, Rockness Monster, Dotz, Skirmish, eMCee Killa and more, all riding a killah set of production. It's due for release towards the end of this month and looks set to take the roof off!
Full gang mode coming outta Brighton, enter Team Dreebs into the SP HQ, i've dropped a few joints off their previous releases on the radio show so it's only right we bring them to the masses right about now. Comprising of nuff emcees, djs and producers this tight collective now how to rock it right, and this twenty track offering is testament to that. Check the videos from the release below, ill styles believe.
Verbal kingpin and all round bad man on the mic, Enlish, makes a very welcome return to the store with his new album Slumdog Hundredaire. A twelve track offering featuring skilled spits on life's journey in the slums representing the underdogs of the world and how it goes down, it's a rough and real ride, but someone's gotta live it, and tell it. Beats come from Tom Caruana, Wizard, Scizzahz, Sleepin' Giant & Cheebo.
Whirlwind D has a dope new album dropping on the 7th of March to us via B-Line Recordings, it's entitled Other Side and now available for pre-order. It features guest spots from Oxygen, Chrome & Illinspired, Rola, Heavy Links, Dookie Squad, Project Cee, DJ Tones, JabbaThaKut & DJ Miracle, plus beats crafted by Sir Beans OBE, Specifik, Mr Fantastic, Tufkut, Phil Wilks, Cel One & Spatts. Here's the first taster, When I Write produced by Sir Beans and featuring Oxygen.
The wicked and bad Grupo Zygote EP is now back in stock, instrumental heat flames from man like Zygote. Many styles onboard this bad boy, it's dope, don't let it slip again if you want one as these are close to selling out completely.
Recorded live last night, DUB CHRONICLES #67, a jam packed selection of releases from the last few years, new pressure, upfront dubplates, and riding out the session with some 80's dancehall.
> Matthew McAnuff – Be Careful (Inna De Yard 7")
> DJ Vadim ft. Demolition Man – Fussin N’ Fightin (Soulbeats Records 7")
> Cadenza ft. Kiko Bun – How Many Times (The Full Hundred 7")
> Chronixx – Here Comes Trouble (Overstand Entertainment 7")
> Chronixx – Here Comes Trouble Dub (Overstand Entertainment 7")
> Anthony B & Subatomic Sound System – Dem Can’t Stop We From Talk (Dubiterian Remix) (Subatomic Sound 7")
> Jago ft. DJ Vadim – Undercover (Tru Thoughts CD)
> Fantan Mojah – Hail Di King (Brrd Edit) (Blueberry Records 7")
> Headsessions Sound System – Unamed Dubplate (Headucation mp3)
> O.B.F. – Echo Dub (Gorgon Sound Remix) (Peng! Sound 12")
> Vibration Lab – Afrikan Queen (Reggae Roast mp3)
> KTOPP – Style (Irie Ites Music 7")
> Vibration Lab & Linval Thompson – Inna Zion (Dub Dynasty Remix) (Moonshine Recordings 12")
> Jah Melodie – Get Active (Bush And Shadow Records 7")
> Slimmah Sound – Get Active Dub (Bush And Shadow Records 7")
> Peter Broggs – Jah Golden Throne (Dubplate Mix) (Jah Warrior Records 7")
> Jah Warrior – Dub Throne (Jah Warrior Records 7")
> King General – Earth In Turmoil (Salomon Heritage 12")
> Ras Tweed – Stick It Up (Salomon Heritage 12")
> I Jah Solomon – Horns From The Earth (Salomon Heritage 12")
> DJ Vadim ft. Courtney Melody & Taiwan MC – Ruling Sound (Soulbeats LP)
> Donovan Kingjay – Compromising Done (SSC Records CD)
> Donovan Kingjay – Compromising Dub (SSC Records CD)
> Ishan Sound ft. Rider Shafique – Trojan (Dubkasm Remix) (Peng! Sound Records 10")
> Reggae Remedy Riddim Section – To Educate The Nation (Reggae Remedy 7")
> Gregory Isaacs – Tenement Yard (Tad Records LP)
> Al Campbell – Too Late (Taxi 7")
> Delroy Wilson – Ease Up (Justice 7")
> Cornell Campbell – Mr Cop (Justice 7")
> Leroy Brown – Youthman (King Jammys Dub 7")
> King Jammys – Youthman Version (King Jammys Dub 7")