Tag Archives: 2003

November 1, 2003

Highlights include the Rebirth riddim on Renaissance, complete with dubplate special from Xsytment... a selection of classics on the Satta riddim... and nuff riddims by request... PETER TOSH - Babylon Queendom (Intel Diplo 7") JAH WARRIOR - Fistful of Dub (Dub From The Heart pt 2: Jah Warrior) PETER TOSH - No Mercy (Honorary Citizen: Columbia) --req BURNING SPEAR - Them A Come (Burning Spear: Studio One) CARLTON AND THE SHOES - Better Days (This Heart of Mine: Quality) ABYSSINIANS - Satta Massagana (Clinch 7") --req BIG YOUTH - Dreader Than Dread (Clinch 7") PRINCE FARI - Wisdom (Clinch 7") ABYSSINIANS - Mabrak (Clinch 7") BIM SHERMAN - Love Forver (Danger: Century) BIM SHERMAN - 10,000 Ethiopians (Danger: Century) KING KONG - Jah Jah Rule (Thompson Sound 7") DEZARIE - Law for the Outlaw (Gracious Mama Africa: Rastafaria) --req MIDNITE - Dagger Man (Seek Knowledge Before Vengeance: ARL) --req BAMBU STATION - Fire (One Day: Mt Nebo) SHABBA RANKS - Heart of a Lion (Digital B 7") --req COCOA TEA - Heathen (Digital B 7") TONY REBEL - Warning (Digital B 7") ANTHONY B - Love or Infatuation (Bak Beat 7") COCOA TEA - Feel The Power (Xterminator 7") --req INI KAMOZE - One of Dem (Xterminator 7") SIZZLA - Taking Over (Xterminator 7") XYSTMENT - Boom Boom (Chant Down dubplate special) TANYA STEPHENS - Just Work It (Renaissance 7") BOUNTY KILLER - Gal Fi Get Score (Renaissance 7") SIZZLA - Got To Live (Renaissance 7") TURBULENCE - Facts (Minor 7, Flat 5 7") --req SPECTACULAR - So Long (Minor 7, Flat 5 7") JAH MARCUS - Rebel Sound (Chant Down dubplate special) CHINA - Love Jah (Barry U 7") --req YELLOWMAN - Girl Watcher (Live In San Francisco: 2B1) --req SISTER NANCY - Proud A We (Techniques 7") CHAT PON: Jah Warrior's "Dub From The Heart pt 2" on Jah Warrior

October 25, 2003

Celebrating the Diwali festival with an good run on the Diwali riddim... two new cuts of the Real Rock riddim from Rashanco and Xterminator... and a few musical shots to the head of George W Bush, in Australia this week... SIZZLA - Babylon Homework (Xterminator 7") PETER TOSH - 400 Years (The Toughest: heartbeat) JACOB MILLER - False rasta (Who Say Jah No Dread: ras) AUGUSTUS PABLO & KING TUBBY - Hungry Town Skank (Who Say Jah No Dread: ras) THE HEPTONES - Mr President (Party Time: Island) THE MIGHTY DIAMONDS - Have A Little Mercy (Tell Me What's Wrong: Channel One) THE MIGHTY DIAMONDS - Country Living (Reggae Hits Vol 2: Jet Star) VIVIAN WEATHERS - Star of Sufferation (Bad Weathers: Virgin Frontline) LINTON KWESI JOHNSON - Five Nights of Bleeding (Dread Beat and Blood: Virgin) DEZARIE - Omega (Fya: I-Grade) QUEEN OMEGA - Highest High (Queen Omega: Green House Family) IBA - Tell Me Why (Talking Roots Vol 1: Mt Nebo Records) MIDNITE & I-GRADE - Worker Be (Assini: I-Grade) --req LUCIANO - Only Jah Know (Tell It From The Heart: Minor 7, Flat 5) SPECTACULAR - Chant acapella (Chant Down special) JAH CURE & SPECTACULAR - Chant (Free Jah's Cure: J&D) --req JAH CURE - Western Region (Harmony House 7") --req SIZZLA - Go Round Them (Harmony House 7") WILLIE WILLIAMS & MICHIGAN - Armageddon (Rashanco 7") LUTAN FYAH - Brilliant (Rashanco 7") MICHIGAN & SMILEY - Nice Up The Dance (Rashanco 7") ANTHONY B - Bad Mind (Xterminator 7") NINJAMAN - Number One (Digital B 7") --req ELEPHANT MAN - Elephant Message (40/40 7") TANYA STEPHENS - Touch Me No More (40/40 7") TOK - Galzing Gal (40/40 7") WAYNE MARSHALL - Overcome (40/40 7") BOUNTY KILLER - Sufferer (40/40 7") BARRINGTON LEVY - Here I Come (Kings of Reggae: Nascente) --req BIG RED - Redvolution (Redsistance: Source) RED RAT - Bun Dem (Maximum Sound 7") BEENIE MAN - More Prayer (Maximum Sound 7") CHAT PON RIDDIM: No More Babylon's "Vampayah" on La Folie

October 18, 2003

Highlights included the new Salsa riddim on Big Yard... the latest from Black Scorpio... a tough new roots riddim from Super 100... and deep roots from the Virgin Islands with Midnite, Dezarie, and Bambu Station... ENOS McCLOUD - Come Let Us Leave Babylon (The Genius Of Enos: Pressure Sounds) CECILE CAMPBELL - Whisper To Me (Feel Like Jumping: Heartbeat) CORNEL CAMPBELL - Wherever I Lay My Hat (Sings Hits From Studio One: Rhino) BUNNY WAILER - Wanted Children (Protest: Island) THE CONGOS - Noah Sugar Pan (Heart of the Congos: Blood and Fire) THE UPSETTERS - Underground (Super Ape: Island) KEITH HUDSON - Playing It Cool + dub (Playing It Cool: Joint International) TAPPER ZUKIE - Message to the Pork Eaters (Man A Warrior: Mer) TWINKLE BROTHERS - Jahova (Love: Twinkle Music) BAMBU STATION - Pass It (One Day: Mt Nebo Records) DEZARIE - Woe! (Talking Roots Vol 1: Mt Nebo Records) GROUNDATION, DON CARLOS, CEDRIC MYTON - Freedom Taking Over (Hebron Gate: Young Tree) MIKEY MELODY - Monday Morning Blues (Monday Morning Blues: Redbridge) LUCIANO - Ancient Memories (Super 100 7") BROWN LION - Work Tonight (Super 100 7") GEORGE NOOKS - Now You Know (Super 100 7") SIZZLA - Lovely Life (2 Strong: Star Trail) --req VYBZ CARTELL - Send On (40/40 7") --req ELEPHANT MAN - We No Pet Dem (Big Yard 7") WAYNE MARSHALL - Life Lesson (Big Yard 7") SIZZA - Shout It Out Loud (Big Yard 7") KID KURRUPT - Wickedest Ride (Big Yard 7") CHINA - Love Jah (Barry U 7") SLUGGY RANKS - Coming of the Lord (Barry U 7") GEORGE NOOKS - General (Barry U 7") WARRIOR KING - Breath of Fresh Air (Virtuous Woman: VP) --req LUCIANO - Serve Jah (Black Scorpio 7") GREGORY ISAACS - Wha De Wha Da (Black Scorpio 7") PRESTIGE - Wicked People (Black Scorpio 7") JAH CURE - How Can I (Ghetto Life: VP) KYAMAGON w' VAUGHN BENJAMIN - Burning Fire CHAT PON: Augustus Pablo's "King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown"

October 11, 2003

featuring the new album from Julian Marley... the new reissue of Keith Hudson's "Playing It Cool" thanks to Inertia music... new tunes on the Zulu Chant and Amheric riddims... and classics from Barrington Levy and Bob Andy... BUSHMAN - Nyah Man Chant (Live at the Opera House: Session) BOB ANDY - I've Got To Go Back Home (Song Book: Studio One) BOB ANDY - Going Home (Song Book: Studio One) MARCIA GRIFFITHS - Survival (High Note 7") KEITH HUDSON - Not Good For Us (Playing It Cool: Joint International) KEITH HUDSON - Formula Dub (Playing It Cool: Joint International) I ROY - Hot Stuff (Don't Check Me With No Lightweight Stuff: Blood and Fire) DENNIS BROWN - Three Meals A Day (Promised Land: Blood and Fire) --req TONY TUFF - No Warrior (Vivian Jackson 7") HORACE ANDY - Money Money (Dancehall Style: Wackies) MIDNITE - Foolish and the Wise (Ras Mek Peace: Rastafaria) --req ROOTBOUND SYSTEM - unreleased promo track 5 SUGAR MINOTT, DON CARLOS, MR SPARLING, JOSEY WALES - All Kinda People Come A Dance (Live at the Fishworld Club Negril) NASIO FONTAINE - Herb and Loving (Living In The Positive: Higher Love) JULIAN MARLEY - Systems (A Time and Place: Ghetto Youths) KYMANI MARLEY - Live The Life (CJ 7") TURBULENCE - Cry of the Poor (CJ 7") SIZZLA - Solid As A Rock (Da Real Thing: VP) --req SIZZLA - Peace (Jam II 7") WAYNE MARSHALL - We Roll (Jam II 7") BOUNTY KILLER - Warning (Jam II 7") BUJU BANTON & GARNETT SILK - Complaint (Til Shiloh: Penthouse) --req BEENIE MAN & BARRINGTON LEVY - Under Mi Sensi (Time 1 7") REGGIE STEPPER - Under Mi Sinting (Time 1 7") ANTHONY B - Watch What You Eat (Fat Eyes 7") CHAT PON RIDDIM: Mad Professor "Kings of Reggae" on Nascente

October 4, 2003

More Midnite and Dezarie by special request... some heavyweight UK dub from Jah Warrior and Jah Tubbys... new roots from the Xterminator label... and the massive "Turban and Robe"! RAS SHILOH - Doom (Shiloh B 7") DUB SYNDICATE - African Landing (Murder Tone: On-U) THE WAILERS - I'm Still Waiting (Songs of Freedom: Island) --req THE WAILERS - Duppy Conqueror (Songs of Freedom: Island) --req CEDRIC BROOKS - Ethiopia (Studio One 7") ERROL DUNKLEY - A Little Way (Ghetto Vibes 7") MAX ROMEO - One Step Forward (War Ina Babylon: Island) --req AL CAMPBELL - Jah Jah Love Everyone (Roots and Culture: Jet Star) --req STEEL PULSE - Blues Dance Raid (True Democracy: Elektra) ALTHEA - Down Town Ting (Joe Gibbs: Soul Jazz) RANKING JOE - Fire (Zion High: Blood and Fire) MIDNITE - Pagan, Pay Gone (Ras Mek Peace: Wildchild) --req DEZARIE - Zion (Fya: I-Grade) LEE SCRATCH PERRY - I Am A Godman (Live In Melbourne 1999) --req JAH TUBBYS - Don't Judge Version (Jah Tubbys 10") --req LUTAN FYAH - Never Surrender My Faith (Jah Warrior 7") JAH WARRIOR - Never Surrender Dub (Jah Warrior 7") LUTAN FYAH - 16 Years (Conscious Sounds 10") MICHAEL ROSE - Jail House Ram (Xterminator 7") TURBULENCE - Rightful Ruler (Xterminator 7") JULIAN MARLEY - Build Together (A Time and Place: Tuff Gong) JR KELLY - Please Remember (Juvenile: Jet Star 2001) ANTHONY B - Raid The Barn (Life and Debt: Tuff Gong) --req XSYTMENT - One More (Chant Down Dubplate Special) VYBZ CARTELL - Mek Life (Vikings 7") TANYA STEPHENS - It's Alright (Vikings 7") CAPLETON - Turban and Robe (Vikings 7") FRANKIE PAUL - A We Rule (Kings of Reggae: Ras) CHAT PON: DUB SYNDICATE "African Landing" on ON-U Sound

September 27, 2003

AFL Grand Final day in Melbourne, but a blazing afternoon of reggae in the sudios of PBS fm... tough new riddims from Lustre Kings and Total Satisfaction... new Nasio Fontaine... a mash up on the Snake riddim... and respect to Ken Khouri of Federal Records. PRINCE FAR I - Sharp Knife (Joe Gibbs 7") THE PARAGONS - Riding On A High and Windy Day (Treasure Isle 7") U ROY & ALTON ELLIS - Ain't That Loving You (Your Ace from Space: Trojan) ROLAND ALPHONSO - Federal Special (Something Special: Heartbeat) DR ALIMANTADO - I Shall Fear No Evil (Best Dressed Chicken In Town: K-Records) PABLO MOSES - I Man A Grasshopper (Revolutionary Dream: Shanachie) JACOB MILLER - Tenement Yard (Songbook: VP) --req BLACK UHURU - Wood for my Fire (Zion High: Blood and Fire) RANKING JOE - Wood for my Fire (Zion High: Blood and Fire) MIDNITE - Love The Life You Live (Unpolished: Rastafaria) NASIO FONTAINE - Living In The Positive (Living In The Positive: Higher Love) PRINCE ELIJAH WILLIAMS & SONS OF THUNDER - Order of the Nyahbingi (Communication Drums: carib Sound) DON CARLOS - Harvest Time (Kings of Reggae: Ras) NITTY GRITTY - Mek Dem Come (Witty 7") JAH CURE - Ghetto Vibes (Ghetto Life: Harmony House) FREDDIE McGREGOR - King of Glory (Total Satisfaction 7") LUCIANO - No More War (Total Satisfaction 7") JAH MASON - Raspect (Total Satisfaction 7") LMS - Straight From The Root (Straight From Da Root: VP) --req BERES HAMMOND - Warriors Don't Cry (Harmony House 7") --req LUCIANO & AL PANCHO - Unity Is Strength (Lustre Kings 7") NATURAL BLACK - Straight Up (Lustre Kings 7") NORRIS MAN - Welcome To Stay (Lustre Kings 7") LUTAN FYAH - Woe To The Bloody City (Lustre Kings 7") TURBULENCE - No Doubt (Reggae Now: Bogalusa) WARRIOR KING - I Love You (True Love 7") SPECTACULAR - Bad Man (True Love 7") SPECTACULAR - Why Dem Waan Test? (Chant Down Dubplate Special) BEENIE MAN, SEAN PAUL, WAYNE MARSHALL - Girls Roll (New York New Your 7") DEZARIE - Strengthen Your Mind (Gracious Mama Africa: Rastafaria) CHAT PON - Burning Spear's "Living Dub Vol 1" (original JA mix on Burning Spear LP)

September 20, 2003

Highlights include new cuts on the Fire Ball and World A Muzik labels... the Coolie Dance riddim on Kings of Kings offshoot label High Society... the Gallop riddim on Builders... the new Joe Gibbs compilation from Soul Jazz... and sweet new roots from Ras Shiloh and LMS... MIDNITE - Ring Out A Chant (Jubilees of Zion: ARL) THE TECHNIQUES - Love Is Not A Gamble (Techniques 7") DENNIS BROWN - Get To Love In Time (Joe Gibbs 7") DENNIS BROWN - Man Next Door (Joe Gibbs 7") --req KING TUBBY & THE AGROVATORS - Dub Place (Gorgon 7") HORACE ANDY - Spying Glass (Dance Hall Style: Wackies) THE CONGOS - Open The Gate (Heart of the Congos: Blood and Fire) --req ABYSSINIANS - Let My Days Be Long (Clinch 7") --req RANKING JOE - Zion High (Zion High: Blood and Fire) NIGGER KOJAK & LIZA - Fist To Fist Rub-a-Dub (Joe Gibbs: Soul Jazz) DEZARIE - Justice (Gracious Mama Africa: Rastafaria) MADA NILE -Another Day (The Life: Sound Vizion) MUTABARUKA - Life and Debt (Life and Debt: Tuff Gong) CONRAD CRYSTAL & SUGAR ROY - Talk About Love (Fire Ball 7") JAHMALI - Conquer (Fire Ball 7") BUSHMAN - Yes Man (Fire Ball 7") CAPLETON - Make A Try (World A Muzik 7") TURBULENCE & MARK WONDER - Jah Children (World A Muzik 7") CHUCK FENDER - Rough Out Deh (5th Element 7") LUCIANO, TRISTAN PALMA, ANTHONY B - Mr Minister KIPRICH & PREDATOR - Head Nuh Good (Builders 7") JR GONG - Get Something And Blaze (Builders 7") BOUNTY KILLER - Summer Time (Builders 7") CECILE - Give It To Me (High Society 7") BOUNTY KILLER - Yu Gawn (High Society 7") KID KURRUPT - Pride (High Society 7") YAMI BOLO & CAPLETON - Liberation (Rebelution: Zion High) RAS SHILOH - When I Needed You Most (Firehouse 7") LMS - Keep Rising (Firehouse 7") GROUNDATION - Silver Tongue Show (Hebron Gate: Young Tree) CHAT PON RIDDIM: Jamaica Super Dub Session on Wackies

September 13, 2003

Highlights included nuff Dezarie by popular request... the new Bagdad riddim on Stone Love... the new Zion High set on Blood and Fire... and the new Capleton comp on Black Scorpio... DEZARIE - Gone Down (Gracious Mama Africa: Rastafaria) KEN BOOTHE - Lonley Teardrops (A Man and His Hits: Heartbeat) DENNIS BROWN - Let Love In (Musical Heatwave: Trojan) MIGHTY DIAMONDS - Shame and Pride (Right Time: Virgin Frontline) BOB MARLEY - Who The Cap Fits (Rastaman Vibration: Tuff Gong) BLACK UHURU - Rent Man (Zion High: Blood and Fire) KING TUBBY & THE AGROVATORS - Angel Dub (King Dub: Nascente) --req LEROY SMART - Darling Hang On (Roots Tradition 7") GROUNDATION, DON CARLOS, CONGO MYTON - Undivided (Hebron Gate: Young Tree) DEZARIE - Strengthen Your Mind (Gracious Mama Africa: Rastafaria) MIDNITE - Old Robe (Assini: I-Grade) BURNING SPEAR - Tumble Down (Live at Montreux Jazz Fest: Nocturne) CHEZIDEK - Harvest Time (Xterminator 7") WARRIOR KING - Don't Worry (Virtous Woman: VP) NORRIS MAN - Ain't No Time To Hate (Big Stone 7") --req JEFFATON - Me and Di Weed (Chant Down Dubplate Special) VYBZ CARTEL - Storm The Gal Dem (Stone Love 7") CECILE - Bring The Money Come (Stone Love 7") WAYNE MARSHALL - All NIght Long (Stone Love 7") BOUNTY KILLER - Plenty Gal (Stone Love 7") CAPLETON - Righteousness (Praises To The King: Black Scorpio) GLEN WASHINGTON - Serious Man (Hi Power 7") --req GREGORY ISAACS - More Attention (Hi Power 7") --req AL CAMPBELL - Rude Boy Deh A Street (Hi Power 7") --req SIZZLA - Just One Of Those Days (Da Real Thing: VP) DEZARIE - One Penny (Gracious Mama Africa: Rastafaria) --req MIDNITE - Jah Umbrella (Weep Not: I-Grade) --req BOB MARLEY - Positive Vibration (Rastaman Vibration: Tuff Gong) CHAT PON RIDDIM: Jackie Mittoo "Champion in the Arena" on Blood and Fire