April 5, 2012, at 11:39 pm

Hit Bound With Channel One

Deeper Knowledge/Digikiller continue their series of Channel One re-issues with a selection of three 10″ singles and two 7″s out now:

Patrick Andy – Join Me /Self Control Released on a 10″ single. The A side was originally released on a Hitbound 10″ around ’83. The b side is previously unreleased and is on the Revolution rhythm, as used at Channel One for Barrington Levy’s Black Roses. Both sides come complete with their versions.

I-Roy … continue reading…

April 24, 2011, at 12:18 am

DRK Dub Irator Sevens

It’s hard to keep up with Deeper Knowledge/Digi Killer Records these days, only a couple of weeks after they released some nice Channel One 10″s including some unreleased tracks they are back with some Jah Life/Junjo Lawes 7″s, including again some previously unreleased tunes.

DKR-059 – Scion Success – Profile/Jah Life – Dub In The Area

DKR-060 – Scion Success – Can’t Wrong/Jah Life – Dub In The Area

DKR-061 – Sammy Levi … continue reading…

November 7, 2010, at 11:30 pm

Ebay Tales: dubplate dupes?

An almost regular look at the last seven days of reggae vinyl sales on ebay.

How to make money on ebay – lesson 1. Buy a copy of 7 Inch Auction, an LP released by Peckings in 2004. Take Ska Diap by Glen Brown from the LP, cut it onto a 7″ dubplate for around £20, then sell it on ebay and get £106 ($170) for it.


The seller soundof67 says that this tune … continue reading…

October 24, 2010, at 8:19 pm

Redman in the Dub Store

The Japanese Dub Store crew have announced a two part reissue programme of Redman productions on 7″ single:

Release date 25 October

Puddy Roots – When I Release/Version Wayne Palmer – Yu Nu Remeber/Version Horace Martin – Geow Now/Version Admiral Tibet – New Tactics/Version Carl Meeks – Danger/Version Dave Bailey – Concrete Jungle/Version

Release date 8 November

Dave Bailey – Runnings/Version Da Da Waps – Old Chain/Version Tony Tuff – Carless People/Version Carl Meeks – … continue reading…

August 27, 2010, at 12:22 am

Deadlier Dragons And Gold Shots

The Deadley Dragon crew continue their exploration of New Yorks fabled Park Heights label with a couple of 7″s featuring a digital version of the Rockfort Rock rhythm.

Sluggy Ranks – Black Man Struggle/Version Lilly Melody – Nuh Badder With It/Curry Don – Big Up Every Don

These come direct from the master tapes and, of course, are fully licenced. Like all Deadly Dragon releases these are available exclusively from them and are strictly limited … continue reading…

July 13, 2010, at 8:02 pm

African Brothers – Lincoln Sugar Minott

Long before the late great Lincoln Sugar Minott struck out as a solo artist he started his recording career in the early 70’s as a member of the vocal trio the African Brothers alongside Derrick Howard (AKA Eric Bubbles) and Tony Tuff.

Now with consummate good timing (and clearly no suggestion of a cash in) Eric Bubbles has re-released A Still Tongue by the group on 7″ on his Progressive International label. This is a … continue reading…

February 11, 2010, at 10:41 pm

More from Witty – the Music Master

After the feature on Gold Shop records the other day it seemed like a good time to put up this old Dancecrasher podcast mix of Whitfield Henry productions. This is dedicated to the Deadly Dragon crew who are currently in the UK and are guest selectas at Trash & Ready in London this coming Sunday.


New York Life – Tonto Irie (Witty 12″) Particular Man – TC Rocker (Witty 12″) Version – Witty All … continue reading…

February 10, 2010, at 12:23 pm

All that glitters must be… Gold Shop

Alongside the growing catalogue of 80’s re-releases by Deadly Dragon and the small but great Digikiller (both of which got a mention recently). There is a third New York outfit that are currently putting out late 80’s era vinyl and are slowly but surely building an impressive catalogue of releases. Gold Shop started off early last year with some 7″ from Phillip Smart and most recently have put out some fine singles on the Witty … continue reading…