Sunday, February 27, 2011

WestSide Massive A Murder Sound!

Pure sound murderation a gwaan wid dis hotta hot riddim ride! WestSide Massive Sound's Selector Dominique brings on di heat wid a rough an' tough exclusive vinyl mix, featuring Jah Life's recent 7" run on di Hot Milk riddim. Crucial artists revisit dis wicked riddim version made popular by Barrington Levy's Murderer. JA's up an' coming artist P.O. Allover starts off di mix in fine dubplate fashion, an' closin it off is none otha than Lee 'Scratch' Perry!! WestSide Massive's sound a di wickedest around - BOOM!

Selector Dominique - Hot Milk Riddim Mix (Jah Life 2010)
P.O. Allover - Intro Dub
Johnny Osbourne - Johnny Murderer
Carl Meeks & Dennis Walks - Drifter Mix
Carlton Livingston - 100 lbs Of Collie Weed
Jr Reid - Big Foot Police
Gyptian - Day Vampire
JD Smooth - Strictly The Best Vampire
Major 1 & Sluggy - Return Again
Lee Perry - Outro Dub

Answer Flipped To Question...

Slim Smith's Never Let Go produced by Coxsone Dodd on di Studio One label back in '67 set off one a di longest riddim runs - seen? The Never Let Go / Answer riddim is a simple likkle banger revisited disya time by Upliftment Int'l / Dreadsquad Productions inna wicked digikal style - real fyah dat! Well varied vocalists, hailin' from JA, Germany, Spain, Poland, watta outernational sound fi true... Jah Mason's Fire hits as hard as it did back when it first dropped in '99, Jr. Banton an' Ward 21 are otha faves. Check Germaica's website for the free exclusive download of Mr. Diamond's Up Inna Mi Brain also on the Question Riddim. Answer a tun question, a riddim ride worth di mention- Dreadsquad ya hit hard - yuh soun' big an' broad!

Ward 21 - Jump & Skip (Question Riddim)

Jah Mason - Fire (Question Riddim)

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Retarded Riddim Dis!

Nice simple riddim dis, a likkle Cosa Nostraish comin outta Missassauga, Canada... Newbalanz leads di charge, 'longsige Pearla & Snoops, fresh sound dem got gwaanin', Goodlife Music keep dem comin!

Vaporetto Sound - Retarded Riddim Mix (Goodlife Music)
Newbalanz- Crick Crick
Pearla - Party
Snoops - Wife Material
Newbalanz - Fat Su

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Reggae Britannia A Boom!

The acclaimed BBC4 Britannia series moves into the world of British reggae. Showing how it came from Jamaica in the 1960s to influence, over the next 20 years, both British music and society. The programme includes major artists and performances from that era, including Big Youth, Max Romeo, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Jerry Dammers and the Specials, the Police, UB40, Dennis Bovell, lovers rock performers Carroll Thompson and Janet Kay, bands like Aswad and Steel Pulse and reggae admirers such as Boy George and Paul Weller.

Reggae Britannia celebrates the impact of reggae, the changes it brought about and its lasting musical legacy inna di UK and beyond. Click di BBC link for extra interviews an' live performances from big artists at di Barbican inna London - Boom!

Parade Riddim A Stainless!

Hot on the heels of Ice Cold's 2010 Year In Review comes anotha slew of vocalists pon this hot-a-hot DJ Karim produced riddim. Parade is a nice simple riddim boastin' fresh tones and deep base. Be sure to crank this one iyah- it a pure fyah!

T.O.K. - Yuh Body Good (Parade Riddim)

ZJ Liquid - Hot Gyal Liar (Parade Riddim)

Monster Twins - It's Alright (Parade Riddim)

Gappy Ranks - Place Shell Down (Parade Riddim)