‘that jazz’ is coops first official offering since signing to high focus records back in october. by no means a debut, having already released two critically acclaimed albums ‘lost soul’ & ‘god complex’ under his own steam in 2014 and 2016, the london mc is putting his best foot forward - a no nonsense masterclass in smooth rhyming and soulful boom bap, produced by long time collaborator talos. the beginning in a long line of releases planned for coops this year, ‘that jazz’ serves as the perfect introduction. limited edition of 300 numbered copies on 7 inch vinyl.
high focus records is proud to present “laminated cakes” - a brand new lp from jam baxter & ed scissor, produced in its entirety by the formidable ghosttown. shaped over the last five years and with features from chester p & dirty dike, this flash release does not disappoint.
high focus records regular and member of uk rap super group the four owls, verb t has joined forces with production wizard pitch 92 for the new album ‘good evening’.
pitch, who has spent the past few years as the musical mastermind behind the award winning mouse outfit collective has excelled himself on this release bringing to the table a delectable selection of funk & soul infused bangers serving as the perfect backdrop for verb t to unleash his smooth brand of thoughtful lyrics and hooks.
having spent 3 years writing for ‘good evening’ verb t has put forward some of his most personal rhymes to date, delivered with a new found passion that sees the veteran build on a body of work that stretches back to the days of low life records and now sees him as a major part of the ever expanding high focus records movement. the album features guest vocals from uk giants ocean wisdom, jehst, drs, fliptrix, bva, king kashmere of strange u, sparkz, black josh, rye shabby, confucious mc and moreone.
‘good evening’ on limited edition vinyl will be officially released with a digital dropcard containing a digital copy of the album plus bonus instrumentals!
eye contact’, ocean wisdom’s latest single after 18 months since the release of his debut smash lp ‘chaos 93’ which left a massive dent in the scene. ‘eye contact’, showcases his talents like never before, as he seems to even surpass the levels demonstrated in his 2015 breakthrough debut single ‘walkin’. this is the first single from his highly anticipated follow up album wizville set to drop early 2018!
this limited edition hand numbered 7” single comes with eye contact produced by kidkanevil on the a side and an exclusive vinyl only remix of ‘eye contact’ by strange u’s dr. zygote. this record is limited to 500 copies, once they are gone, they are gone!
reissue : rag n bone project *put that soul on me* produced entirely by dirty dike. side a contains 3 brand new tracks one of which features ronnie bosh. side b contains the instrumentals to the 3 tracks plus an acapella for the lead single *put that soul on me*.
classic dirty dike album ‘sucking on prawns in the moonlight’ featuring guest appearances from fliptrix, jam baxter, chester p, verb t, remus, ocean wisdom, lee scott & dabbla and production by dirty dike, joe corfield, chairman maf, konchis, klagen, dr zygote & jazz t with cuts from dj sammy b-side.
after over a year spent in a slight creative slump in a crumbling terraced house in tottenham, jam baxter rang his label boss while heavily intoxicated to request they fly him to bangkok forthwith, to rejoin forces with ‘...so we ate them whole’ producer and engineer, chemo. after an initial period of understandable hesitancy, the flights were booked and baxter found himself suddenly regurgitated from the belly of a jet airliner into the magical and surreal surroundings of ‘mansion 38’.
the album features dirty dike, dabbla, lee scott & trellion. included in the vinyl package is a large full colour 8 page booklet with photos and jam baxter’s ‘morning rejuvenation elixir’ recipe.
in anticipation of the long awaited “dyslexic disciple” album, leaf dog returns with his first solo release in 6 years. the new single “my scene” produced by naive alongside “today” on the b side produced by leaf dog. there are only 500 copies of this limited edition 7” vinyl, never to be repressed. these are going to fly out, get yours now to avoid disappointment!
dabbla is one of the most consistent mc’s to ever emerge out of the uk, whether it be tearing it up as one third of the dead players, problem child or the infamous london zoo, he has always impressed and left hordes of fans demanding more of his signature golden flow, trademark humour and unparalleled skill. finally the moment we have all been waiting for is here - dabbla’s first solo album - year of the monkey featuring jaw dropping production from the likes of ghosttown, tom caruana, star.one, don piper, naive, chemo & sumgii as well as guest appearances from dirty dike, jam baxter, ocean wisdom, dubbledge, cobes & graziella.
the four owls’ classic album “nature’s greatest mystery” has gone down in history. as a thank you to the fans who have supported since day one high focus records has decided to drop “nature’s greatest instrumentals” - all the classic gems laid bare so that the dj’s can cut and the mc’s can rap and the fans can listen to leaf dog’s immaculate production!
comes with a full colour sleeve, shrink wrapped with a digital dropcard containing the album on digital format!
high focus records is proud to present *freshly skeletal*, a brand new offering from the infamous dead players, a deadly trio comprised of mcs jam baxter & dabbla with ghosttown on production. the album is jam packed with bangers and features lee scott, sox, ocean wisdom, illaman & orifice vulgatron.
the limited edition vinyl, comes in full colour sleeve, shrink wrapped with an exclusive plastic drop card that contains a digital download for the full album, bonus instrumentals & photos.
jam baxters long awaited follow up to the critically acclaimed *gruesome features* is finally here. *... so we ate them whole* is jam baxters brand new solo offering comprised of 14 tracks of pure baxter brilliance entirely produced by mysterious south london music mogul telemachus.
YOU CAN TAKE THE CRACKER OUT OF CROYDON (2X12 LP + MP3)
2x12" Vinyl lp UK03.11.14
brand new 19 track double vinyl lp from cracker jon & 2late entitled *you can take the cracker out of croydon*. cracker jons highly anticipated debut album on high focus records entirely produced by 2late. featuring fliptrix, dirty dike, leaf dog, lee scott, datkid, sly moon, dubbul o, smellington piff, eric da red, strange neighbour and dj sammy b-side. this limited edition double vinyl comes shrink wrapped with an exclusive plastic drop card that contains a digital download for the whole album plus some bonus instrumentals and pictures.
the moment every true rap fan has been waiting for! ocean wisdom’s second album, the highly anticipated wizville is on the horizon. showing true signs of progression, ocean wisdom has turned in something nothing short of incredible. with guest appearances from an all star cast, ocean has left no stone unturned, touching upon multiple genres and bringing together some of the biggest legends in the history of the industry. wizville boasts an unrivalled track list including collaborations with the record breaking, genre defining, phenom that is dizzee rascal! the legend himself and arguably one of the greatest rappers of all time, wu tang clan’s own method man! the mercury award winning scene smasher who defined a generation, roots manuva! the grime scene og who birthed a generation of mcs with unmatched skill, p money! the most poignant person with a pen in ukhh, jehst! the ukhh veteran and most respected wordsmith in the game, chester p! the original riddim killa and londons own originator rodney p and the grime scene’s dr dre aka rude kid. to top it off, ocean has also enlisted the musical talents of baquiat, leaf dog, mystry, illinformed, kidkanevil, chemo, pete cannon, muckanicks, pitch 92 & more to produce the album.
the infamous london lyricist ramson badbonez teams up with producer dj fingerfood to bring us “hypnodic”, the follow up to the cult classic “a year in the life of oscar the slouch”. a no holds barred showcase in dope rhymes and beats featuring leaf dog, res one, jokerstarr, gadget, m.a.b, deeflux and jazz t.
album comes on single vinyl with a full colour sleeve, shrink wrapped for extra freshness!
strange u bring you their no holds barred debut album #lp4080 on high focus records! entirely produced by zygote with king kashmere on mic duties this is an album not to be slept on! boasting impressive features from jehst, fliptrix, lee scott, cappo & jazz t!
the double vinyl release includes a download code.
PATTERNS OF ESCAPISM (LTD SPLATTERED 2X12 LP + MP3)
coloured 2x12" Vinyl lp UK03.02.17
this limited edition double vinyl is the first ever high focus splatter colour vinyl pressing.
side a+b is a translucent blue vinyl with, white, yellow and black splatters.
side c+d is clear vinyl with white, blue and purple splatters.
this pressing is limited to 500 copies and will never be repressed as a splatter vinyl again!
includes a download code.
high focus records is proud to announce the release of ‘tell them it’s winter’, the hotly anticipated new album from ed scissor & lamplighter.
ten tracks long, one hour in total, the duo’s sophomore long player bares all the markings of a classic from the glaswegian producer and london lyricist. unmistakably cinematic, steeped in vision and verve, ‘tell them it’s winter’ ruminates over life-and-lust-and-love before settling on the notion that every human being is on the hunt for the same thing.
this masterpiece is available on limited edition double vinyl, shrink wrapped in a full colour sleeve, along with a digital drop card to download the album in digital format with some bonus instrumentals.
high focus records is proud to present ‘the man with the foggy eyes’, a brand new full length album from verb t entirely produced by illinformed. the album features leaf dog, fliptrix, moreone, smellington piff, chillman, madlean, bva, jokerstarr & micall parknsun. this is sure to be an absolute classic from one of the most prolific rappers in the game! the double vinyl lp includes a download code.
high focus records is proud to present *butter fly*, a full length full fat album entirely produced by dirty dike featuring none other than the buttery smooth vocal talents of the legendary lee scott and razor sharp cuts from dj sammy b-side. this limited edition double vinyl comes in a full color sleeve, a digital dropcard which gives you the full album in digital format plus bonus instrumentals all fully shrink wrapped for extra creamy buttery freshness.