Dropping their milestone tenth release, Mixmags current Label Of The Week Reggae Roast continue to bring together exciting artists from the world of reggae, dub and beyond. >Show Babylon< is yet another slice of hard hitting dub by Linval Thompson, a true legend of the genre, with a heavyweight dubstep remix from TMSV, one of the best up and coming producers in the game.
From the mid-1970s to the mid-1980s, the name Linval Thompson and the Thompson Sounds moniker had serious currency in the world of Jamaican reggae. In addition to his reputation as a vocalist on over a dozen albums, Thompson was the producer of over 40 albums and hundreds of singles by artists including Dennis Brown, Freddie McGregor, Barrington Levy, Eek-A-Mouse, Gregory Isaacs, The Wailing Souls, Triston Palma, Cornell Campbell, Johnny Osbourne, The Viceroys, and Sugar Minott. Nick Manasseh has been deeply involved in the development of the UK roots scene for the past two decades, championing his distinctive production style with many of the biggest talents of his generation. He is also responsible for introducing many new people to the genre through his seminal radio show on Kiss FM which ran for a staggering 12 years. His productions have backed several Reggae Roast releases including the previous single with Kenny Knots and the ever popular 'Reggae Music' by Earl 16. TMSV is an emerging producer from The Netherlands with releases on Tube10 and Box Clever. His recent remix of Movado's 'Dem A Talk' was voted in the top 5 remixes of the year on Dubstep Forum and he is widely tipped as one to watch for 2012. Here he adds a deep, percussive flip to the original. (added: 2012-06-18 17:13:49 )