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    Classic late 70s roots vocal album from Barrington Levy, his follow up to "Englishman" includes "Sister Carol" "Rock and Come In" "Mary Long Tongue" "Many Changes In Life" and many more. Produced by Henry 'Junjo' Lawes.

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      Barrington LevyShaolin TempleVolcano

      Classic early 80s Roots Radics cut with deep dub on this clean pressing produced by Henry Juno Lawes.

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      • – Version

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      ToyanSpare With MeVolcano

      Classic dancehall

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        Cultural RootsHell A Go PopVolcano

        Great roots harmony single from Cultural Roots taken from the album of the same name produced by Henry Junjo Lawes early 80s tuff backing from The Roots Radics.

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        Barrington LevyShaolin TempleVolcano

        Classic early 80s Roots Radics cut with deep dub on this clean pressing produced by Henry Juno Lawes.

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        John HoltPolice In Helicopter Volcano

        As Dancehall took over Jamaica in the early 80s John Holt proved he was perfectly able to move with the times - includes the massive title track and many other great tunes.

        A classic LP nicely reissued, produced by the late great Junjo Lawes

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          Johnny OsbourneFally LoverVolcano

          Killer early roots dancehall tune originally released in 1980 produced by Henry Juno Lawes with excellent dub by Scientist. B-Side "Never Stop Fighting" came along two years later with same producer and Dub mixer.

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          Johnny OsbourneIce Cream LoveVolcano

          Killer 1980 tune from Johnny Osbourne on a update of Burning Spear's 'He Prayed' rhythm but flip the 7" over for a awesome dub.

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          Johnny OsbourneBaccara / Give A Little LoveVolcano

          On 'another one bites the dust' rhythm early rootsy dancehall style from 1982 and produced by henry junjo lawes with mixes by scientist

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          Don CarlosHey Mr BabylonVolcano

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            This album is available as a very limited 1000 double-LP (+download) and 1000- tip-on hard Japanese gatefold card style CD, digital album all designed by the artist Paolo Parisi.


            Jamal Moss, aka Hieroglyphic Being, returns for a new second album on Soul Jazz Records, after last year’s debut The Acid Documents. this time under the name Africans with Mainframes.

            Hieroglyphic Being and fellow Chicago producer Noleian Reusse have been releasing music under the name Africans with Mainframes for over 15 years now, ever since their debut on Hieroglyphic Being’s own Mathematics Recordings label in 2005. ‘K.M.T.’ is the debut album from the group, a collage of apocalyptic Chicago acid meets industrial and transcendental post-house machine funk. 

            Both intense and unique, the album of forward-thinking, experimental, boundary-pushing Afro-futurist electronic music shows why Hieroglyphic Being is regarded as one of the most serious purveyors of experimental black music today. You can't stop the prophet!

            Born and based in Chicago, Moss’s music embodies two of the cultural foundation blocks of the city’s musical lineage; that of Chicago’s original Acid House sound (c. 1986), that of Frankie Knuckles, Phuture, Marshall Jefferson et al, alongside a rigorous experimental sound searching that taps into the cosmic musical lineage of pioneering artist Sun Ra whose Arkestra landed and was based in the city from 1946-61.

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            Moss grew up in the south side of Chicago. After being thrown out of the home of his adoptive parents, he then spent three years homeless living on the streets of Chicago, living a nocturnal existence as a gigolo in Chicago’s alternative clubs. He began his career as a DJ at the pioneering Liquid Love parties at Chi-town’s legendary Power House (home of Ron Hardy’s MusicBox) around 1989.

            What clearly defines Moss’s music is that while sometimes pushing the limits of sound to an ear-splitting dimension of experimentation and DIY-electronics – the music is always clearly a progression of the lineage of black music. In the words of fellow Chicagoans, The Art Ensemble of Chicago, it is simply ‘Great Black Music.’ And yet in this uniquely defined sound, Moss somehow manages to draw into this world elements of industrial music, German electronic music (Cluster, Harmonia etc), Detroit’s sci-fi techno artists (Atkins, Saunderson, Craig) and more.

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            Stone-cold classic Studio One on limited-edition brand new 7" - loud, clean, boom!


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            Cultural RootsHell A Go PopVolcano

            Great roots harmony single from Cultural Roots taken from the album of the same name produced by Henry Junjo Lawes early 80s tuff backing from The Roots Radics.

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            The Early Years Of Joe Gibbs 1967-73 Vol.2Studio 16

            Superb follow up compilation of early Joe Gibbs productions from 1967 to 73 featuring killer rocksteady and early reggae tunes from Lee Perry, The Pioneers, Reggae Boys, Errol Dunkley, Soul Sisters and many more.

            • The Pionners – No Dope Me Pony
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            DJ SeinfeldRuff HysteriaNatural Sciences

            New acidic 12" from DJ Seinfeld on Natural Sciences - straight up dance floor business!

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            • 12"£7.99
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