Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Tighten Up Toronto!

Watta wicked collaboration Iyah, Toronto's Dancehall scene is set on fyah! WestSide Massive Sound Crew relaunch their Strictly Vinyl night as Tighten Up! WSM selectors Dominique, JP an' JC are joined by special guests Anousheh, Zigga, Mandai, Pablo an' Sir Greg for this byweekly scorcher covering the Rocksteady era right up to da times dem with the latest in outernational Dancehall an' New Roots. Next night will be on the 2nd of January at Tequila Bookworm (Upstairs) followed by every otha Sattaday after that. Strictly Vinyl still, Tighten Up! dem dippy dippy mp3 sounds you a go kill! Forward seeeelectah!

Firehouse Meets Masa Inna Rock A Shacka Japan!

Pirate's Choice is the name of a radio show put on by Masa outta his record shop Rock A Shacka in Osaka, Japan. Featured below is a mix dropped by Firehouse (DK)'s Junior an' JG outta Denmark. Nice Rocksteady rarities an' dubplates come down like rain, with japanese comments runnin' throughout. Be sure to check out da mix as well as the Rock A Shacka website for more podcasts an' vinyl too.

Firehouse DK @ Rock A Shacka - Dubplates & Rarities (Pirate's Choice #229)

Necessary Mayhem Hittin It Twice!

Riddims so nice dem a drop dem twice... Two fresh riddim revamps by Necessary Mayhem's Curtis Lynch, comin' your way with dem boss DJ. The Inner City Lady Riddim based on Gregory Isaac's tune by the same name gets revisited by the Cool Ruler- sounding well fresh inna combination 'longside UK's Blackout JA. Cyaan't wait to hear datyaone on a serious system, vinyl copies are out now- gwaan get yo'self a copy an' check the rest for a likkle sound test...

Gregory Isaacs & Blackout JA - Inner City Lady

Etana - August Town (Inner City Lady Riddim)

Gregory Isaacs - Inner City Lady (Inner City Lady Riddim)

Gregory Isaacs & Blackout JA - Inner City Lady (DJ Cut)(Inner City Lady Riddim)

Delroy Wilson - Worth Your Weight In Gold (Worth Your Weight In Gold Riddim)

Etana - Heart Broken (Worth Your Weight In Gold Riddim)

Chantelle Ernandez - My Forever (Worth Your Weight In Gold Riddim)

SoulForce's Well Crucial Mix!

SoulForce outta Germany, known for their hotta hot remixes on da Fizzle label dropped this fresh mix for the German radio station "WDR / Funkhaus Europa". A wide range of vocalists ride original an' refix riddims mostly done by the SoulForce crew. Well hot, your productions nevah stop- an' all a dem a toppa top!

Soulforce Essential Mix Vol.1 - 99.3% Exclusive Productions, Mash Ups & Soulfixes
1. Mitch – SoulForce Special
2. Keith & Tex feat. Shabba Ranks – Dukku Dukku (SoulForce RMX) (Fizzle)
3. SoulForce feat. Skarra Mucci – Gimme Di Lovin' (Fizzle)
4. Delroy Wilson feat. Buju Banton – Good, Better, Best (SoulForce RMX) (Fizzle)
5. SoulForce feat. Tippa Irie – All This Music (Fizzle)
6. Shabba Ranks – Dancehall Ram (SoulForce RMX) (Fizzle)
7. Top Cat – Gal A Look Nice (SoulForce RMX) (Fizzle)
8. Top Cat – Gallist (Prime Time)
9. Busta Rhymes & Will.I.Am – I Love My Bitch (SoulForce RMX) (Reggae Remix)
10. Busta Rhymes – NY Shit (SoulForce RMX) (Reggae Remix)
11. SoulForce feat. Tippa Irie – All The Time (SF Digital)
12. Lt. Stitchie – Real Life Story (SoulForce RMX)
13. SoulForce feat. Ill Inspecta – See Wi Shine (SF Digital)
14. Cobra – Thug Anthem (SoulForce RMX)
15. Cutty Ranks – Limb By Limb (SoulForce RMX)
16. Mims & Cham – Why We Hot (SoulForce RMX)
17. Lil Wayne – A Milli (SoulForce RMX)
18. Lil Wayne – Lollipop (SoulForce RMX)
19. Lil Wayne – Fireman (SoulForce RMX)
20. Kardinal Offishal – Belly Dancer (SoulForce RMX)
21. Kardinal Offishal – T Dot (SoulForce RMX)
22. Buju Banton – Champion (SoulForce RMX)
23. Ace Of Base feat. Buju Banton (SoulForce RMX) (Reggae Remix)
24. SoulForce feat. Ward 21 – The Power (Fizzle)
25. Major Jazer feat. Santigold & Mr. Lex – Hold The Line (SoulForce RMX)
26. Drake – Forever (SoulForce RMX)
27. Gucci Mane – I`m The Shit (SoulForce RMX)
28. Tippa Irie – Whole Heap A Style (SoulForce RMX)
29. Ms. Thing – Pum Pum Law (SoulForce RMX)
30. Beenie Man – King Of The Dancehall (SoulForce RMX)
31. Mr. Vegas & Lexxus – Taxi Fare (SoulForce RMX)
32. Sean Paul – Territory (SoulForce RMX)
33. Ronny Trettmann – SoulForce Wochenende
34. Luddy – Militarry Man (SoulForce RMX) (Dancehall Killer)
35. Assassin – Step Pon Dem (SoulForce RMX) (Dancehall Killer)
36. Assassin – Do It If U BAD ! (SoulForce RMX) (Dancehall Killer)
37. SoulForce & Lexie Lee – Buss The Remix Ya
38. Elephant Man – Joke Gal (Cutacombo RMX) (Reggae Remix)
39. Mad Stuntman – I Like To Move It (Jr. Blender RMX) (Champion Sound)
40. Mr. Vegas – Hot Fuck (SoulForce RMX)
41. Dizzee Rascal – Stand Up Tall (SoulForce RMX)
42. Sizzla – I`m With The Girls (SoulForce RMX)
43. Jay Z – Encore (SoulForce RMX)
44. Jay Z – Dirt Off Your Shoulder (SoulForce RMX)
45. Dizzee Rascal – Jus A Rascal (SoulForce RMX)
46. Kool Savas – King RMX (SoulForce RMX)
47. Kool Savas – Mona Lisa (SoulForce RMX)
48. JR & PH7 feat. Guilty Simpson – Top Rank (SoulForce RMX)

Street Bullies Big A Yard & Abroad!

Wicked video produced by Jay Will (Game Over) for Shaggy's Big Yard Music's latest riddim drop. Producer Tony Kelly brings back the ol' time Joyride riddim vibe with an upswing riddim by the name of Street Bullies. The seven inches have been out for a likkle, an are still available in Europe, it's harder still to find dem in the States an' Canada. Yes BYM, keep mashin' it inna Yard an' abroad, cuz ya sound well hard!

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Heartical's Tonight Riddim

Heartical inna combination with the Basque Dub Foundation bruk outta France with a serious 7 inch run on their rub a dubbed Tonight riddim. This riddim has been well versionned in the last year- but the original by Keith & Tex still shines brightest fee me! This freshest batch a come hard still, with wicked roster a singers inna Heartical's pen, check their megamix long wid the names of the vocalists dem... Nuff niceness Iyah, Heartical Sound c'est du pur fyah!

Heartical's Tonight Riddim Mix
Mykal Roze - Hypocrites Warning
Anthony Johnson - Tribulation (Tribute To Dennis Brown)
David "Steel Pulse" Hinds - Positivity
Patrick Andy - Got To Do
Rootsamala - Injustice
The Silvertones - Poverty
Kojak - Freedom Fighters
Glen Ricks - Name Of The Father
Joseph Cotton - Perpetrators
General Levy - Life Hard
Original Uman - Parcours Santé
BDF - Midnight Organ

Movado & Shabba Spreadin' Afrikan Vybz!

NY's Afikan Vybz have been haunting me with this chune, disyaoneya too tough! Even though it's been in circulation for well ova a year- it still sounds boomin' to the ear! Clean production an well layered vocalists give this one a wicked feel, top dat with lyrics full up of good intention- well conscious dat! Thought it be worth a listen long with their Studio One Mix done by Stylish - check the links below... an' watch it cuz Afrikan Vybz be a sound sharper than knives!

Movado & Shabba Ranks - Don't Worry (Afrikan Vybz Remix)

Afrikan Vybz Sound (Stylish) - Studio One Mix

Pinchers 'Longside Sanchez Inna Toronto!

With Pinchers comin through Toronto on the 21st of November, playin' the Sound Academy 'longside Sanchez, a tribute to the great Pinchers is well in ordah. Gloc 40's been floatin' around digikally for a bit now, outta Tuff Gong Studios JA an on the Present Of Love riddim, still due for vinyl release (an' other vocalists to saddle pon dat riddim)... Damian "Jr Gong" Marley has a chune by the name of Holiday on the same riddim, but Pinchers kills it with his signature style an' delivery - showin' that he is still well fit vocally an' lyrically - mashin da tune fee true. Check it!

Pinchers - Gloc 40 (Present Of Love Riddim)

Watta Wicked Colliemonster Riddim Remix!

Copenhagen's Food Palace Music have just dropped their much anticipated 7 inch run on their Colliemonster riddim - by Pharfar an' Pilfinger. On this round of pressings Sizzla, Vybz Kartel, Macka Diamond, Nicky Silk an' Turbulence each take a turn at the mic. Here's the top-a-top a de lot - Mykal Rose 'longside Cali P, Natasja an' Mitch for a truly wicked Mr. Collie remix - check da video below, good vibes fee sho!

Roots Manuva A Run Em Out!

Wicked bassssssss dat! Breakage come through with some serious beats for Roots to straddle an' he does it in fine style an' fashion! Check the video for a glimpse at the vocal recording session and be sure to crank dat bass, let it fill da space... Roots Manuva, you got no room to improve. Inna soundclash style, you well versatile!

Breakage feat Roots Manuva - Run Em Out

Thursday, October 22, 2009

It's A Concrete Jungle!

New JA film out this month, inna same vein as the classics Third World Cop, Dancehall Queen, Shottas... You get the picture, now check de preview Iyah!

Jahovia Riddim A Maximum Sound!

Wicked this... Dancehall legend Tenor Saw's Jah Guide And Protect Me from his LP Fever, produced by Sugar Minott, gets a reversioning courtesy of UK's Maximum Sound Recordings. The Jehovia Riddim, produced by Frenchie, features a recut of the original chune by Mr. Vegas in combination with Konshens, Busy Signal's Uniform Bad Boy - hott track dat!!! as well as Fantan Mojah 'longside Zareb, Anthony B and Lukie D. The 7" are out and being distributed worldwide by Pull Up My Selector. Yes Maximum Sound keep throwin' it down!

Mr Vegas & Konshens - Help Me Praise Jahovia (Jahovia Riddim)

Busy Signal - Uniform Bad Boy (Jahovia Riddim)

Don Carlos & Million Stylez World Crisis

Inkalink Records outta Montreuil, France come as hard as ever with a sick collaboration featuring reggae veteran Don Carlos 'longside Swedish newcomer Million Stylez dis- ya-one-ya called World Crisis - well conscious lyrics dem and a strong riddim sounding well original- bravo Mr. Nos et Tease et belle production Waks et Mr Ink!! Be sure to check Inkalink's MySpace page for some a dem olda releases, that still sound well fresh - such as the Capleton an' Dennis Brown combo The Prophet Rides Again. Inkalink otha sounds you a sink. Watta boom chune - callin' out for the shitstem's imminent doom!

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Walshy Fire's Oldies Dancehall Mix - Decades Of Hits!

Black Chiney's Walshy Fire AKA The Prime Minister dropped this oldies dancehall mix live on Miami's 96.1 FM, be sure to check it courtesy of Frank Radio. 97 tracks, spanning the 60s to the 90s, Iyah - disyaonya packs 'nuff fyah!

Jahdan Blakkamoore & Eek A Mouse Down In The Ghetto...

Guyanese born, Brooklyn resident Jahdan Blakkamoore sets to drop his first full length debut album Buzzrock Warrior on Sept. 15th on the Dutty Artz label. His track Cash Flow off of Major Lazer's Guns Don't Kill People, Lazers Do... has been steadily building steam- what a wicked tune dat, cyaan't stop from play it ova an' ova! Featured below is a track he cut a while back, too hot a one to fall between the cracks... Eek A Mouse's Ghetto Living gets recut as Down In The Ghetto, with Jahdan providing a well fresh vocal style an' pattern! Rub a dub attack, run up the track seeelectah!

Jahdan Blakkamoore - Down In The Ghetto (Ghetto Living Riddim)

Friday, September 11, 2009

Necessary Mayhem A Come Down With Riddim!

Curtis Lynch is pumpin' out the top shots outta London, UK with the latest Necessary Mayhem release featuring Super Cat's Come Down Riddim originally produced by William Maragh on Wild Apache. The 2009 refix version of the riddim has some serious vocalists saddlin' up pon it, such as Pinchers recutting his all time classic Bandelero, Joey Fever 'longside Million Stylez (what a wicked Swedish combo!!) with their Young Gunz track that is in great demand for dubplate cuts inna Europe. Outta the UK come the old school teacha Papa Levi, who makes his return with Speed Rappin, Tippa Irie with Tippa On The Mic an' Mr Williamz with The Real General. Check the links below for sound clips, the images for Myspace pages and the promo photo up top for digikal downloads via Necessary Mayhem's website. Watch out, Necessary Mayhem come down an' a Babylon bun!

Pinchers - Bandelero (Come Down Riddim)

Million Stylez & Joey Fever - Young Gunz (Come Down Riddim)

Mr Williamz - Real General (Come Down Riddim)

Papa Levi - Speed Rappin (Come Down Riddim)

Tippa Irie - Tippa On The Mic (Come Down Riddim)