• LP DO-ADM070LP£11.99
    Out of stock
  • CD DO-ADM070CD£8.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
  • 1. sugar minott – devil is at large
  • 2. chris wayne – don't worry yourself
  • 3. willie williams – solid rock i stand
  • 4. ras menilik dacosta – free south africa
  • 5. jerry johnson – tribute to prince knight
  • 6. black roots players – temp dub
  • 7. black roots players – slow tempo
  • 8. black roots players – up tempo

Reissue of this definitive album from the revered Black Victory label!

Devastating album of chilled, dread fuelled versions of King Tubby's classic Tempo riddim! Dancehall saviour of Studio One, and co-architect of Black Victory, Wackies stalwart Minott himself takes the mic, kicking off the imperious Tempo Explosion version-excursion, and on the final Black Victory release, the single Sheriff John Brown, a driving sufferers cliffhanger about bent cops and going on the run. Black Roots Players, Jerry Johnson, Willie Williams, Chris Wayne and Ras Menlik Dacosta also supply unique versions of the Red Rose classic. 

One of the greatest one-rhythm albums of all time. Meticulous, mesmerising mix of electronic and analogue techniques.

People also bought

Sugar MinottSheriff John BrownDug Out
New on Dug Out! Co-architect of Black Victory, Sugar himself takes the mic for its last release, a driving sufferers cliffhanger about bent cops and...
Rhythm & SoundKing In My EmpireRhythm & Sound
One of the best cuts from Rhythm & Sound ever!!! Heavy dub classic gets a long overdue repress! Featuring the mighty Cornel Campbell on vocals -...
  • 12"£7.99
    Out of stock
Nitty GrittyGeneral PenitentiaryDug Out
Another Black Victory classic missing in action, with superb rhythms and killer dubs, a dream combination of Studio One and Bullwackies musicians, and...
4th Street OrchestraNone Ah Jah ChildrenRama
two instrumental cuts originally released in 1977 by dennis bovell on his rama label. first is a cut of ras michael's roots classic and the flip is a stripped...
  • 7"£3.99
    Out of stock
Brazil Bossa Beat!Bossa Nova And The Story Of Elenco Records, BrazilSoul Jazz Records
Following on from our Bossa Nova album and deluxe book (compiled by Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker) comes this incredible collection of bossa nova tracks...
  • Deluxe CD£11.99
    Out of stock
  • 2×LP£14.99
    Out of stock
  • MP3 Release£7.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
West Indies FunkVolume One Trans Air
Trans Air follow up their AMAZING 'Disco 'o' Lypso' album with this killer compilation of tropical heat!!! The warm sounds and breezy rhythms of the...
  • CD£14.99
    Out of stock
  • LP£15.99
    Out of stock
Omar SHere's Your Trance, Now Dance!!FXHE
And we will dance! Omar S starts 2011 in fine form with this absolutely incredible track. This is up there with the likes of Psychotic Photosynthesis...
  • 12"£9.99
    Out of stock
Deutsche Elektronische MusikExperimental German Rock and Electronic Music 1972-83Soul Jazz Records
The first seeds of German rock and experimental electronic music were planted in 1968, as students and workers in Paris, Prague, Mexico and throughout...
  • Deluxe 2×CD£12.99
    Out of stock
  • 2×LP Vol.1£17.99
    Out of stock
  • 2×LP Vol.2£17.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
  • MP3 Release£9.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
Gregory IsaacsNight Nurse Orange Street
Compilation of 20 classic tracks from The Cool Ruler
  • CD£5.99
    Out of stock
Diplo Selects GreensleevesRiddimentaryVP
Producer and remix mastermind Diplo has teamed up with legendary reggae label Greensleeves to reload fifteen reggae anthems on this ace compilation. Known...
  • CD£9.99
    Out of stock
  • LP£9.99
    Out of stock
Invasion Of The Mysteron Killer Sounds in 3-DCompiled by Kevin Martin (The Bug) and Stuart Baker (Soul Jazz Records)Soul Jazz Records
Kevin Martin (aka The Bug) and Stuart Baker (Soul Jazz Records) have collaborated on a unique project bringing together new, exclusive and in-demand cutting-edge...
A Tribe Called QuestPeople's Instinctive Travels & The Paths Of RhythmJive
25th Anniversary Deluxe CD edition features 3 new remixes by Ceelo Green, Pharrell Williams and J. Cole!!! Essential first Tribe album featuring all...
Shabba RanksTonightWood Lane
back in stock!! perfect summer tune wicked jump up party remix by the wood lane crew with a refix of wayne wonder on the b-side.
  • 7"£3.99
    Out of stock
The Bristol Reggae Explosion1978 - 83Bristol Archive
  • CD£10.99
    Out of stock
  • LP£12.99
    Out of stock
Anthony Shake Shakir / Oni AyhunMeets Shangaan Electro And BBCHonest Jon's
Wow!!!!! Can't get a enough of these (!) on this one! Anthony 'Shake' Shakir provides a mindblowing tribal-Detroit stomping Shangaan reworking with fierce...
  • 12"£6.99
    Out of stock
Sly, Robbie and YellowmanStone Wall RamboJamaican Vibes
2 albums on one CD - Yellowman's 'Rambo' (1986) and Sly & Robbie 'The Sting' (1986). Includes a nice booklet.
  • CD£12.99
    Out of stock
Barrington LevyPoorman StyleClocktower
originally released in 1982, using some of the best channel one musicians and mixed by scientist check "sensimella" "poorman style" "rob and gone" quality...
  • CD£10.49
    Out of stock
  • LP£10.99
    Out of stock
Studio One Roots Vol. 3Studio One Roots Vol. 3Soul Jazz Records
Roots music flourished in the 1970’s as Rastafarianism, Black consciousness and self-determinization became the most important aspects of Reggae music....
Tommy McCookBlazing Horns / Tenor In RootsBlood and Fire
2 very rare albums lovingly reissued on one CD by Blood and Fire....... BASS: Robbie ShakespeareDRUMS: Sly DunbarLEAD GUITAR: Clinton FearonRHYTHM GUITAR:...
  • CD£9.99
    Out of stock
Carl MeeksHaul And Pull Up SelectorPhotograper
big dancehall tune released in 1989 with version
  • 7"£4.99
    Out of stock
Ghana Funk From The 70'sGhana Funk From The 70'sHippo
NOW AVAILABLE ON VINYL!! Outraegously good compilation of super-rare Ghana Funk!!! Levels of interest in this outstanding era of West African music...
  • LP£12.99
    Out of stock
  • CD£13.99
    Out of stock
Zed BiasStubborn Phase Swamp81
UK bass pioneer Zed Bias delivers a new double-12" for Loefah's Swamp81 imprint! A fusion of house, UK garage and broken beat, 'Stubborn Phase' has...
  • 2×12"£13.99
    Out of stock
Sly And Robbie's Taxi SoundMarking 30 Years Of Taxi RecordsAuralux
Great compilation of some of Sly and Robbie's finest moments !
  • CD£11.99
    Out of stock
  • 2×LP£11.99
    Out of stock
Michigan And SmileyRub A Dub Style (Album)Studio One
Originally released in 1979 the popular dj's first killer album with extended mixes 1. Rub A Dub Style 2. Nice Up The Dance 3. Thank You Jah 4. Compliment...
  • CD£11.49
    Out of stock
  • LP£9.99
    Out of stock
Freddie McGregorRasta Have FaithObserver
Heavyweight roots repress featuring Freddie McGregor from 1979 on a remake of the "satta massa gana" rhythm with production by Niney. Don't delay !! These...