July 6, 2012, at 5:08 am
A few months after their first selection of Derrick Harriot produced 7″ reissues Dub Store are back with another five. Given the inclusion of a number or unreleased, or first time on single recordings, this batch are even more exciting than the first. All are issued on facsimile Crystal labels unless noted.
Derrick Harriott – The Loser / Derrick Harriott, Bobby Ellis & The Desmond Miles Seven – Now We Know
The Loser is … continue reading…
December 27, 2011, at 12:16 am
It’s not clear if they are completely done with 2011 yet as more releases are threatened, but just incase anyone still needed convincing with these five singles Deeper Knowledge/Digikiller have cemented their place as the foremost vinyl only reissue company of 2011.
Alphonso Bailey produced around 20 sides from the mid to late 70′s on the Globe International, World Champ, Afrajam and Freeslaves labels. Deeper Knowledge have selected five complete with dubs for re-issue, all … continue reading…
June 2, 2010, at 12:27 am
Afred Hitchcock – Bobby Ellis And The Crystalites (Derrick Harriott Production)
Yet more from Derrick Harriott, this time an instrumental. It’s hard to top a rocksteady instrumental with Derrick Harriott in the producers chair, and with Bobby Ellis at the fore with a wonderfully mournful horns lead you realy can’t go wrong…this is sublime stuff.
Bobby Ellis, a product of the Alpha Boys School, played with the Mighty Vikings in the early 60′s. This connection … continue reading…
March 10, 2010, at 11:53 pm
Just as Greensleeves/VP come out with a compilation of big sides from Jammy’s pre digital days Pressure Sounds take it to another level by re-issuing the (relatively) obscure 1981 dub LP Prince Jammy Presents: Strictly Dub.
Jammy produces and mixes with Sly & Robbie in the studio alongside the likes of Bobby Ellis, Deadly Headly Bennett and Winston Wright. The tunes are mostly classic rhythms like Shan Kai Shek, Baba Boom, Ali Baba played in … continue reading…
April 11, 2008, at 11:41 am
Another new release that sounds like it could be a winner is Every Mouth Must Be Fed a various producers set of singles originally released on the Micron label in the early to mid 70′s. Due out on Pressure Sounds on 16 June this set should be well worth checking.
Track Listing: 1. Conference At Waterhouse – Jah Stitch 2. Conference Version 3. Lorna Banana – Junior Byles 4. Revolution Is For The Chinaman – … continue reading…