Friday, May 21, 2010

Necessary Mayhem's Crucial Digital Acoustics!

Latest release from UK's Necessary Mayhem, Digital Acoustics is a scorchin' compilation of past hits an' new tunes dem. Heavy weight vocalists are featured on these wicked Curtis Lynch productions. The cream of the crop of the new talent outta Europe an' some serious veterans are showcased. Busy Signal 'longside Million Stylez' As Mi Forward leads the way for this stellar release, most likely to be released on vinyl. Check the Necessary Mayhem website for sound clips an' the track list for Digital Acoustics, or click on the image above to link directly. Me cyan't stop from pluggin' the Necessary Mayhem crew, them know how fe do, an' in fine style too!

Busy Signal & Million Stylez - As Mi Forward (Jam 1 Riddim)

Digital Acoustics Mini Mix (Necessary Mayhem 2010)

Capleton On World Crisis Riddim!

Followin' up on the success of their Don Carlos an' Million Stylez collaboration entitled World Crisis, Paris' Ink A Link Records are at it again, this time with Capleton riding the World Crisis riddim. Life's vocals were recorded in Kingston, JA at Anchor Studios (check the video for the session) an the track was mixed down in Montreuil by Mr Ink. Well conscious lyrics, a message of hope in these hard times. Gwaan get yourself a copy, 7" dropped last week inna Europe, an' should be in America in the next couple a weeks dem.

Capleton - Life (World Crisis Riddim 2010)

Dredda Records A Gundown De Riddim!

Fresh Dredda Production, riddim called Gundown comin' outta the Netherlands/Surinam and featuring mainly up an' comin' artists. Nice summer vibes on this one, pure rootsy one drop, recording sounds well crisp. Hopefully we will see a vinyl release for this one, check for it in the months that come. Dredda ya sound sweet, keep dweet!

Gundown Riddim Mix (Dredda Production 2010)

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Weedy G A Jaguar Pon De Riddim!

Latest riddim from Weedy G Soundforce outta Switzerland, a slow drop that leaves space for the well skilled vocalists dem to shine. Fantan Mojah, Natty King, Luciano & Spectacular, Skarra Mucci, Deadly Hunta & Solo Banton, Lutan Fyah all saddle up inna fine style pon the Jaguar Riddim - wicked bubblin' vibes dem! Check for the release in june 2010 on 7" & digital. Weedy G, ya sound well heavy!

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Juke Boxx Recuts Stalag Riddim!

JA Producer Shane C. Brown reworks the Stalag riddim, originally cut by Winston Riley's Techniques in 1974, though made mad popular in the 80's by Sister Nancy's Bam Bam, Tenor Saw's Ring The Alarm an countless other versions. This Juke Boxx production by Brown, dubbed the Stagalag riddim, has a nice spaced an' heavy sound - similar to that of Bounty Killa's version on the Stalag: Gun Down. A 'hole heap a great artists saddle up on disya one, Busy Signal drops a Tenor Saw soundin' vocal style on High Grade. Romain Virgo shows a well smooth an versatile style inna Ghetto an Memories. Demarco sounds great without auto-tune on Skull Inna Belly... 'Nuff big chunes dem on a well hot riddim dat! Check the video below, as well as the bonus tracks (with links to video). Juke Boxx a run de riddim an nah stop, ya soun' a true toppa top!

Juke Boxx's Stagalag Riddim video mix track list:

Assassin - Bam Bam
Tarrus Riley - Mi Homeland
Busy Signal - Call the Hearse
Romain Virgo - Ghetto
Demarco – Skull Inna Belly
I-Octane - Nuh Let Dem Kill Mi
Busy Signal – Dun Wid Dem
G Whizz - Nuh Wah Si Dem
Bugle - Criminal Lawyer
Kiprich - Suppose
Romain Virgo - Memories
Chino - Sound Execution
Busy Signal - High Grade
Chuck Fenda - Cease Fire
Elephant Man - Yah Nah Deal Wid Love

Also out deyah - but not in the video mix...
Timeka Marshall – I Say You
Nymron – Caan tek It Nuh Langa