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posted a comment on Attack. 4 months ago
A heads up to audiophiles:
I've found that quite a few of the mid- to late 2000s CD's,
those with catalogue numbers ATTACKCDXX and ATTACKCDXXX
(fi ATTACKCD18 and ATTACKCD027),
appear to contain audio from lossy sources.
Of the 10 CD's i tested with... See full review
posted a comment on Sir Coxsone Sound* - King Of Dub Rock Part 2. 5 months ago
Greetings, it is a dub mix of Jerry Baxter's Bobby Bower.
See also Well Pleased And Satisfied With Joe Banna - Open The Gate Bobby Boy
Peace,
dj
posted a comment on The Magicals Horns. 7 months ago
Interesting info GrandBagJazz_Pisces. do you have a source where we can check it?
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dj
posted a comment on Carl Bradney - Slipping Into Darkness / Oh Girl. 7 months ago
See this release for more info on these tunes: https://www.discogs.com/Bushay-Bert-Raggae-For-Lovers/release/9949295
posted a comment on The Force Of Music* - Liberated Dub. 7 months ago
The LP is the dub companion to The Royals - Israel Be Wise, the CD has a couple of different tracks.
The complete dub LP has been reissued on CD as Disc 2 of Prince Lincoln* - Humanity.
posted a comment on Various - When Jah Shall Come. 7 months ago
Track 10: The Raver - Life Of My Own = Tinga Stewart - Can't Be A Hypocrite.
posted a comment on The Heptones - Party Time. 7 months ago
Greetings,
the track durations here appear to be the same length as on the CD editions.
It's very likely they might be the same mixes.

It looks like this UK LP release: https://www.discogs.com/release/6627053
is the one that has different mixes.
peace,
dj See full review
posted a comment on Big Joe - At The Control. 8 months ago
Greetings,
It's possible that Better Breed is voiced over an unreleased Delroy Wilson take of the riddim.
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dj
posted a comment on Heptone Barry* / Wellington Allstar* - Girl You're So Divine / Divine Episode. 8 months ago
It's a nice remake of the riddim, but does lack the 'Upsetting' quality of the original imo.
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dj
posted a comment on The Agrovators* - Kaya Dub. 8 months ago
Greetings, see here: The Aggrovators - Kaya Dub (search function is your friend ;))
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dj
posted a comment on Unknown Artist - Dub Festival . 8 months ago
Haven't done a 1-on-1 comparison but appears to contain the 10 tracks of Third World Allstar* - Rebel Rock.
posted a comment on Various - This Is Jamaica Ska - Presenting The Ska-Talites. 8 months ago
The majority of tracks from this album can also be found on Various - Honeys.
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dj
posted a comment on Various - Honeys. 8 months ago
In essence a reissue of Various - This Is Jamaica Ska - Presenting The Ska-Talites.
But with two tracks substituted for the then more recent Burning Spear tracks,
rather incongruous as they are not ska.
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dj
posted a comment on The Versatiles - Thanks We Get / Ungrateful Skank. 9 months ago
Side B has been dubbed 'Xylophone Rock' on the 2020 'Beat Down Babylon' 2 disc reissue.
Probably to distinguish it from the other recut done with Perry's children: 'Ungrateful Skank'.
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dj
posted a comment on Don Drummond - Best Of Don Drummond. 9 months ago
See https://downbeat-special.co.uk/bestofdondrummon.html
(scroll down to: THE BEST OF DON DRUMMOND2)
for the correct tracklisting/sequence of this ca 1994 CD edition.
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dj
posted a comment on Tapper Zukie - Musical Intimidator. 9 months ago
Greetings Andchat,
Some answers for your queries about:
1 'Judge I Oh Lord', it is a remake from ca 1994, of this scorcher: Tappa Zukie* / Lloydie Slim & King Tubby - Judge I O Lord I. N. R. I. / Clearly State Dub. (That was produced by Lloyde Slim, probably why they went with the remake instead of the superior original from... See full review
posted a comment on Pablo Paul / Ras Henry - Don't Dope / Happy Home. 9 months ago
Happy Home is also released credited to Pablo Paul
see https://www.discogs.com/release/7625525
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dj
posted a comment on Pablo Paul / Wassey - Happy Home / Happy Time. 9 months ago
Happy Home is also released credited to Ras Henry
see https://www.discogs.com/release/932869
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dj
posted a comment on Freddie McGregor - FM. 9 months ago
Cool collection of tunes backed by the High Times/Soul Syndicate Band, released in 1992,
recorded between 1977 and 1982.
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dj
posted a comment on Burning Spear - Marcus' Children. 10 months ago
Afaik 'Institution' is the same song as on the Island release,
it's a remake of 'He Prayed', just like 'Nyah Keith' is a remake of 'Zion Higher'.
'Marcus Children' and 'Social Living' contain the same 9 tracks,
only differences are the mixes/edits... See full review
posted a comment on The Righteous Flames / Jah Lloyd - I Was Born To Love / Bongo Natty. 12 months ago
posted a comment on The Righteous Flames / Lloyd Young & Bingie Bunny* - I Was Born To Love / Mug Head. 12 months ago
posted a comment on The Heptones - Drifting Away. 12 months ago
On the "Ain't No Sunshine" riddim, also used by Horace Andy, Douglas Boothe and Jah Lloyd amongst others.
peace,
dj
posted a comment on Johnny Clarke - Please Don't Go. 12 months ago
This is not the 70s version but a later remake. Please don't add it to the MR.
posted a comment on King Tubby Meets Blackbeard's Ring Craft Posse* - Lost Dub From The Vault. about 1 year ago
"The vast majority of the tracks weren’t even mixed at Tubby's"
That might certainly be possible, maybe even probable yes.
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dj
posted a comment on Jah Lloyd - Dread Lion Dub. about 1 year ago
Thanks for the heads-up. It's been awhile since i last heard this Dub LP.
Looks like it's time to get it out of storage and give it a spin again.
Peace
dj
posted a comment on The Viceroys - Love Is All. about 1 year ago
The liner notes state, Lead vocal: Neville Ingram except track 9 by Wesley Tingling and Neville Ingram.
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dj
posted a comment on Dillinger - Top Ranking Dillinger. about 1 year ago
All of the tracks on this album can be found on
The Prime Of Dillinger - Gangster, Prankster And Rasta, 2001
in a different order, the... See full review
posted a comment on Keith* & Romay* - This A Welding. about 1 year ago
It has some trademarks of the Upsetter alright, but the year is more likely 1974/75 due to the soldering/welding lyrics.
peace,
dj
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posted a comment on Third World - Now That We Found Love / Night Heat. about 1 year ago
The B side is a dub version of the song 'Cold Sweat' from the Journey To Addis album.
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dj
posted a comment on Junior Reid - Thanks & Praise. about 1 year ago
Greetings, if you like this riddim, find 2 other versions on World Sound & Power Band* - Mawamba Dub (Warrior) Chapter Two, titled "Fah-Ee-Zah (Victorious)".
peace,
dj
posted a comment on Prince Buster - Prince Buster On Tour. about 1 year ago
Except for the intro, all songs can be found on Prince Buster - Dance Cleopatra Dance,
but without the audience overdubs.
posted a comment on Prince Buster - Rock A Shacka Vol. 5 - Dance Cleopatra. about 1 year ago
About charting in the Netherlands: it was in 1972 for a total of 7 weeks, peaking @12.
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dj
posted a comment on Kori Moraba - Sotho Reggae. about 1 year ago
Apparently this is the first reggae album from South Africa.
posted a comment on Junior Reid - Junior Reid & The Bloods. about 1 year ago
A couple of songs were released on 7" singles.
The ones with Dennis Brown and Michael Rose for instance.
peace
dj
submitted Cimarons* - Maka. about 1 year ago
posted a comment on Taxi Gang* / Ini Kamoze / Half Pint (3) / Yellowman - Live 86. about 1 year ago
Thanks for the correction. No doubt they are excellent performances.
Peace,
dj
posted a comment on Mikey Dread - Roots And Culture / Jumping Master. about 1 year ago
The 'renaming' is most likely because these are different mixes.
peace,
dj
posted a comment on Pat Francis* - Guys Get A Blow. about 1 year ago
It's all personal opinion anyway of course, but to my ears there is no Upsetter connection audible on this track at all.
Also released as 'Natty Take Over' on the Lee Perry - Baffling Smoke Signal (The Upsetter Shop Volume 3) compilation.
Peace,
dj
posted a comment on Jah Lloyd - Dread Lion Dub. about 1 year ago
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I mistakenly remembered this album as the Dub companion to Jah Lloyd - Reggae Stick,
as they were released around the same time, sporting similar jackets.
see the reply tho...
Peace,
dj
posted a comment on U Brown / Winston Edwards - Jah Jah Whip Them / Jah Jah Shaking In Dub. about 1 year ago
According to this interview, it's someone else toasting on this release.
https://www.reggae-vibes.com/articles/interview/2018/09/u-brown-interview/
posted a review of King Tubby Meets Blackbeard's Ring Craft Posse* - Lost Dub From The Vault. about 1 year ago
Greetings,
Mostly familiar riddims to be found here like Drifter, Real Rock, Johnny Osbourne's Ice Cream Love (on the joe fraser riddim), some Black Uhuru and Gregory Isaacs dubs, and others.
Although credited to Tubby, to my ears these mixes are more... See full review
posted a comment on The Roots Radics - Roots Dub Style. about 1 year ago
This album serves as a dub companion release to The Roots Radics - Two Time Girl.
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dj
posted a comment on Upsetter* - Rhythm Shower. about 1 year ago
Greetings,
for who is interested, the rhythms used for track B5 "Operation" are as follows:
a: The Upsetters - Long Sentence (released on Double Seven,
also used for Prince Jazzbo - Weepin' And Wailin';... See full review
posted a comment on The Pioneers / Dennis Brown - Marcus Marcus Garvey / Change Your Style. about 1 year ago
"Marcus Marcus Garvey" might be a version of this release:
Jackie Robinson (2) - Sometime Lover / Marcus Garvey, or vice versa.
posted a comment on Dennis Brown - Superstar. about 1 year ago
The recordings were very likely done in 1973, but the first release was around 1976.
peace,
dj
submitted Freddie McGregor - Love At First Sight. about 1 year ago
submitted Tapper Zukie - Black Man. about 1 year ago
submitted King Tubby , The Observer Allstars & The Aggrovators - King Tubby's Special 1973-1976. about 1 year ago