Monday, August 30, 2010

Roots Manuva Meets Wrong Tom Duppy Style!

Roots Manuva is back! ..Well kinda, Dj Wrongtom reworks Roots Manuva vocals from previous albums over classic reggae an' dancehall riddims. This sweet soundin' album is due out on the Big Dada / Ninja Tune label on the 21st of September. Roots readies his next full length album for sometime later this year, and has released a couple of tracks for Ninja Tunes' 20th anniversary CD. Check Butterfly Crab Walk, click pon the title for a link to download the track for free from Big Dada.

Roots Manuva Meets Wrongtom - Butterfly Crab Walk Feat. Riddla

Trailer A Reload!

Konshens production, Shabba's Trailer Load riddim AKA Poco Man riddim gets rerun outta Subkonshus Studios. Wicked drop, heavy version by newcomer Dario, sounding well fresh still. Lovin the 90s throwback soun', keep it comin' roun'!

Dario - Mi Own Gun (Trailer Reload Riddim)

Busy Signal - Nah Bwoy Cyan Buy Mi Out (Trailer Reload Riddim)

Tsunami A Mash Up Dance!

Gappy Ranks' Hot Coffee Music in collaboration with Solid Empire Productions bring back Lloyd James AKA King Jammy's Punanny Riddim, made popular by Admiral Bailey' Punanny / Healthy Body back in '86. This version sounds fresh still, with artists such as Gappy Ranks, Chukki Starr, Redd Man, Bugle an' Kibaki givin' it in a throwback style an' fashion, dat dem well deh pon!

Bugle - We Know We Friends (Tsunami Riddim)

Redd Man - Talk Ah Di Town (Tsunami Riddim)

Chukki Starr - Call To You (Tsunami Riddim)

Kibaki - Hands Up (Tsunami Riddim)

Mos Dub Freed Up!

Max Tannone reworks Mos Def vocals over classic reggae riddims from Rocksteady to Rub A Dub with a well fresh infusion of cuts, stalls, vocals an echos. Even bigga, is the fact that Max has created a website where you can download all his remix albums including his newest remix jammer Dub Kweli, in mp3 or wave - for free, an' hotta still is you can get the instrumentals as well- fyah!!

Download the Mos Dub full album or instrumental

Mos Dub - Johnny Too Beef (Johnny Too Bad Riddim)

Mos Dub - History Town (Shanty Town Riddim)

Mos Dub - Kampala Truth Work (Truth & Rights Riddim)

Gappy Sets The Stereo On Fyah!

Gappy teams up with Peckings Productions for his latest album release, this one comes on the heels of his self produced Rising Out Of The Ghetto on Hot Coffee Music (Gappy's own label) featuring bangers like Longtime and Stinkin Rich. A different style is brought out for Put The Stereo On, an album that compiles Gappy's previous releases on the Peckings label and presents a slew of new tracks as well, most on Peckings trademark Studio One / Treasure Isle restored riddims. The tracks below are both from Coxsone Dodd's Studio One productions featuring the Hot Milk and 54-46/Boops riddims, Gappy nuh shy from lettin' us in on his influences, from his dad's 45s to the early dancehall sounds of the one Tenor Saw. The album is distributed by Greensleeves and is available on LP, so nuh slack - gwaan pick up dem track.

Gappy Ranks - Put The Stereo On (Hot Milk Riddim)

Gappy Ranks - Pumpkin Belly (54-46/Boops Riddim)