isle of jura go back to 1976 to resurrect anambra, the jewel in the crown of dub, soul & funk outfit ozo. anambra is something of a classic, a unique song thats slow, ritualistic and spiritual, mixing african & nyabinghi drumming with a buddhist sanskrit mantra om mani padme hum. an alternate version anambra river appears for the first time on the same 12 inch.
limited 2018 repress - we expect fresh stock for early autumn
the leftfield electro disco gem originally released in 1982 finally gets an official reissue. bootlegged badly in recent years, isle of jura does it right with fully remastered versions from matt colton and the added inclusion of a previously unreleased q song keep it strong
2018 repress , isle of jura starts life with an official reissue of the highly sought after fire in my heart 12inch by escape from new york. big tip! originally released in 1984 fire in my heart fuses elements of disco, funk and new wave to create a mystical masterpiece. wont be your fool has more obvious 80s leanings and the 12inch closes with the instrumental dub of fire in my heart, stripping back the vocals and letting the bassline work its magic. completely re-mastered
the first in a series of compilations by jura soundsystem is a blend of dub, ambient, downtempo, boogie and proto house with a focus on music never before released on vinyl, sought after out of print titles and some special versions edited specifically for the album. . the intention with this project was to delve deeper into the reissue pond and unearth some lesser known tracks and artists. highlights include smackos (aka legowelt) ambient epic ‘we can watch alf in the hotel room’, never before released on vinyl, the dub / psych hybrid of minus group’s ‘black shadow’, kash’s sought after ‘percussion sundance’ and special edits of ken dang and tabou combo. the end of the album includes some soothing ambient tools.
isle of jura’s second longplayer reissue is an album from ingleton falls that touches upon ambient, dub, house and balearic styles and was originally released in 1991 as a limited run of 100 self distributed cassette tapes ingleton falls are andy hannam seymour and andy eardley from tyne and wear in newcastle. having come from a more traditional band background originally, ingleton falls was their electronic project and the result of a love of acts like dub syndicate, african headcharge, gary clail, the orb and the klf.
originally released in 1991 as a limited run of 100 self distributed cassette tapes. the 5 tracks touch upon ambient, dub, house and balearic styles and show an ambition to create timeless music in the vein of william orbit, ultramarine and the orb. 25 years later these songs finally reach a wider audience....on cassette, again....for now.
originally released in 1990 the sun & moon mix of ,walk on air, has taken on near mythical status as a benchmark record that brought together strands of ambient, deep house, techno and trance. the b side sees the original amphibious carbine mix joined by two previously unreleased dubs unearthed from the original dat tapes.
2 great downtempo tracks on another fine reissue from adelaide s, isle of jura . check out beach for a sublime tropical winner. big tip! . chrismar chayell‘s it’s never too hot 12″,, first appeared on the now defunct antler records back in 1987, but isle of jura make the balmy two-tracker their sophomore release. infusing belgian new beat rhythms with sea breeze and tropical fervour, both sides will transport you to the hidden cove of a deserted caribbean island. as their previous release, a big harvey favourite and fetching a pretty penny in the beardy circles..