'Liquor Store Blues' ventures into much darker territory than his previous #1. Lush reggae instrumentation from The Smeezington's sets backdrop apropos for Jr Gong to lend his verse. 3 mixes plus instrumental remake.
Building on a base of roots reggae, they mixed latin, jazz, and R&B influences in w/ the Rasta beats as well as impassioned messages of social justice & political protest. Mastered from the original analog masters.
Repress of their breakthrough to U.S. audiences that impacted both Billboard's pop and R&B charts. Produced by Karl Pitterson, whose credits also include Peter Tosh's `Legalize It` & Bob Marley`s `Exodus`. Mastered from the original analog masters.
Reissue label dedicated to uncovering reggae's most hard edged, overlooked & obscure cuts. One of holy grails of deep steppers roots, blueprint for Jah Shaka & Aba Shanti style. Only available once on SG Records 1982 pressing. in disco mix & dubplate mix.
Noel is the son of legendary Studio One/Treasure Isle recording artist Alton Ellis. 6 dub-loved, heavy yet ethereal tracks, with contributions from OG reggae maestros Jackie Mittoo, Willi Williams, and Johnny Osbourne.
Second album from Chicago based GRR, taking the soul power of Detroit and combining it with the traditional 60's Jamaican sounds of reggae and ska. Produced by The Slackers' Dave Hillyard. Limited edition green vinyl housed in color poster sleeve.