Sampling one of the greatest classics Black Uhuru left for Jammy’s, the remarkable roots revival tune is finally out on vinyl. Dominating the recent rasta revival movement, Cronixx sings freely bringing new life to the rhythm with his strong message. Representing the excellent side of reggae music of taking lessons from the past.
Keida has been on everyone’s eye since her hits like “Ganja Tree” and “Stand For Something”. “M16” showcases her motivation in music and is sang on an early 80’s Volcano-esc rub a dub rhythm. It’s a perfect match both musically and lyrically.
“Mash Me Up” sees an appearance of Jesse Royal, a young rasta singer who has previously been featured on Major Lazer projects and causing a buzz in the scene with releases for Over Stand Ent., Biggy, Notis and more. Here he collaborates with US based female singer Jovi Rockwell on an irie and bass heavy shaker.
The veteran Mikey General revives the true roots spirits on “Ancient Order”. Raw bass, tight drums, distorted organ and epic horns recreate the 70’s roots sound in today’s fashion. Not to mention the soundsystem ready version on the flip!
Opening the series with "Live Forever" a stiff, in depth roots rhythm featuring one of the key figures of the new generation rasta singers Dre Island. Reminds us the voice of Jr. Gong his vocal delivers a strong and moving message of our existence. Backed with heavy dub cut proving the high work ethic of the duo.
Newly launching General Piglet present Demacrocy 7" is landing, and the company is gathering all the troops in order to denounce the whole babylon trickery! For its first release, the general calls upon secret agent Blackout JA to drop a nuclear bomb over all minds, questioning if this thing that they call "democracy" is finally necessary? On the flip is located the second shockwave, a secret weapon, carefully created in our bunker, somewhere in France. Limited to 500 copies only. No repress.
¥1880 ¥1598 (US$15.30)