July 11, 2012, at 10:45 pm
Bass Culture is a series of four double CD releases covering Jamaican music from the mid 60′s to the mid 80′s. Subtitled This Town Is Too Hot! for ska and rocksteady, Boss Sounds for early reggae up to 1972, When Reggae Was King for roots and Mash You Down for early dancehall up to [...]
February 6, 2010, at 9:08 pm
Out now on Roots records is a compilation of early 80′s Jah Thomas productions most of which originally came out on Midnight Rock 12″s or 7″s or on Greensleeves 12″s. The productions of Jah Thomas are often overlooked when the days of classic dancehall are discussed, this CD shows that whilst Junjo may have been [...]
January 24, 2010, at 8:58 am
Soul Jazz Records have just released a 2nd instalment of Dancehall tunes, this is a follow up to the original release which was issued in conjunction with the great book of 80′s Dancehall pictures by Beth Lesser in late 2008. This new release is available on double CD or double LP and has 24 tracks. [...]
December 20, 2009, at 4:31 pm
The Tighten Up Crew return with a new night in January showcasing 80′s dancehall and digital sounds, so expect loads of Junjo Lawes, Greensleeves 12′s, Jammy’s and Sleng Teng vibes.
Welll be at Catch (one of the best ever old Tighten Up venues) once a month on a Sunday starting on January 17th. Joining us [...]
May 18, 2009, at 12:15 pm
Two new strictly limited edition 7″ pieces out of Deadly Dragon in New York. Late 80′s styles once again, the Horace Ferguson is tough.
October 14, 2008, at 10:15 pm
To conincide with the publishing of the book of the same name by Beth Lesser Soul Jazz are releasing a double CD or 2 x double LP dancehall compilation on the 10th November.
For seasoned fans this isn’t offering a huge amount, the press release boasts “…100% stone-cold Dancehall classics. An A-Z of some [...]