dolly welcomes d_roots! the italian producer drops 4 beautifully produced, lush, atmospheric, funky baseline oriented detroit electro tracks. this is what we like to hear on the dance floor early in the morning when shit gets serious!
pragues visky recordings continues to present to you high quality music from its fellow producers, this time from the essen based and highly with talent gifted producer kai von glasow. you might know him from his past releases on terpsiton or mild pitch. the solid roots ep features three deep and diverse tracks including the interpretation of solid angle by the moscows hero anton zap. play it loud!
a heavy roots and culture dub music, played by the pioneers of reggae music. when listening to this album one must be very careful with the control button on your amplifier so you dont blow your speakers. its clean, heavy and pure music so sit back and enjoy the spirit of real dub wise music!
10 roots vocal & instrumental tracks. featuring many deleted and previously unreleased tracks, plus contemporary vocal & instrumental tracks that were originally released on 7inch singles, 10/12inch eps and also various album tracks dating from 1990 onwards.
der gesuchte tune aus dem jahre 1981 erscheint erstmalig als offizielle 7-inch single! nachdem us-star dj khaled in seinem hit holy mountain- die stimme billy boyos von one spliff a day prominent einsetzte war es an der zeit die archive zu sichten und das original top-a-top zu remastern und mit der dubversion der roots radics im scientist mix auf vinyl zu veröffentlichen. die single kommt im ansprechenden glanzlack-picture sleeve als europäische pressung.
HOLD ON TO WHAT YOU GOT / CRY OF THE WEREWOLF (7 INCH)
7" Vinyl D17.06.19
das vp sublabel 17 north parade präsentiert eines der besten stücke von dem in kennerkreisen hochgeschätzten sänger michael prophet, erstmalig mit der dubversion von den roots radics im scientist mix auf einer 7-inch single! damit ist der auftakt gemacht zu einer ganzen reihe von single veröffentlichungen zu den feierlickeiten 40 jahre vp in usa 1979 - 2019
after bursting on to the scene in 2017 with the dub techno stomper zulu blues on navy cut records, melbourne based producers pugilist and mystik collaborate once again, this time around with 3 tracks on modern hypnosi
roots underground continues its travel deep down in the vaults of quality dance music, releasing uno ep, the debut of hystorical tuscan dj, producer & mc, rico herrera. known for his hip hop production for italian and american artists since the early 90s, and for his participation with the turntables collective i maniaci dei dischi. on this release he gifts us an unexpected house record, along the best tradition of music made in chicago/detroit.
lithuanian based label sodai started its journey in 2016, making it a label still in it’s infancy but making a big impression. owned by artist gardens of god, who started the label to create his own ‘no limits’ plat-form for his experimental sounds and projects. while at the same time a platform to give other artists the chance to also have freedom with art and music. with releases from raxon, few nolder and third son under their belt, the label shows no sign of slowing down, next in line is italian producer alex schaufel (suara, diynamic) who is welcomed to the label with a his heavy hitting four track ep entitled ‘roots’.
the music contained in this album invokes the vibes and spirit that were so crucial to much of the music recorded during the 1960s & 70s in jamaica. if you talk to the musicians and singers of this era, they will tell you that the driving force behind the songs they created was the sheer love of music. this is one of the reasons these recordings are so powerful and move listeners to this day. music like this can only be made by those who were schooled in the studios and yards around kingston and is not something that can be easily reproduced outside jamaica. the kingston all stars represent some of the most legendary musicians to ever grace the little island & it is thanks to their passion and dedication that we have a lifetime of music to enjoy.
the music contained in this album invokes the vibes and spirit that were so crucial to much of the music recorded during the 1960s & 70s in jamaica. if you talk to the musicians and singers of this era, they will tell you that the driving force behind the songs they created was the sheer love of music. this is one of the reasons these recordings are so powerful and move listeners to this day. music like this can only be made by those who were schooled in the studios and yards around kingston and is not something that can be easily reproduced outside jamaica. the kingston all stars represent some of the most legendary musicians to ever grace the little island & it is thanks to their passion and dedication that we have a lifetime of music to enjoy
steppas records presents ‘osaka steppas’ vol. 3, the third in a series of releases showcasing the japanese underground dub movement. this edition features osaka producers hiroshi and roots masashi in collaboration with spanish producer ojah and well-respected uk singer rudey lee. the osaka steppas’ raw and unrelenting sound developed in the subterranean clubs of osaka, a port city famous for its counterculture night life. inspired not only by the sounds of jamaica, but also drawing inspiration from uk and european soundsystem culture with enough bassweight to test even the toughest of soundsystems. presented in a beautifully designed full colour sleeve inspired by the works of the legendary ukiyo-e woodblock artist, hokusai. this release is not to be missed. side a features an earth rocker riddim from ojah & hiroshi, with conscious lyrics sung by the legendary rudey lee. side b features a much sought after dubplate from osaka producer roots masashi, a deep, dark & mystical steppa.
third roots united ep called “kisko kisko” comes from one of the finest electro producers from finland, mesak (tatu metsatahti), who is also known from his legendary projects like mr velcro fastener and harmonia skweee label.
this 4-tracker features another finnish underground hero mono junk (vocals on b2 track) and includes a real ghetto-remix by grand master dj overdose straight outta the hague.
all of these tracks were produced in 2018 especially for roots united in a true hardware style.