Reggae & Dub

Bass Culture

Linton Kwesi Johnson

Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rrcd26

Bass Culture is an album by dub poet Linton Kwesi Johnson, released in 1980 on the Island Records label. It was produced by Linton Kwesi Johnson and Dennis Bovell (credited as Blackbeard).

Legend

Bob Marley and The Wailers

Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. 5489042

Legend is a compilation album by Bob Marley and the Wailers, released in 1984 by Island Records, catalogue BMW 1 in the United Kingdom and 90169-1 in the United States. It is essentially ...

Confrontation

Bob Marley and The Wailers

Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. 5489032

Confrontation is a reggae album by Bob Marley & the Wailers, released posthumously in May 1983, two years after Marley's death. The songs on this album were compiled from unreleased m...

Survival

Bob Marley and The Wailers

Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. 5489012

Survival is an album with an outwardly militant theme. Some critics speculate that this was due in part to criticism Marley received for the laid-back, ganja-soaked atmosphere of his prev...

Babylon By Bus

Bob Marley and The Wailers

Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. 5489002

Babylon by Bus is a live album released by Bob Marley and the Wailers in 1978. The tracks on this album are considered, with two exceptions, to be from the Pavillon de Paris concerts over...

If You Can't Be Good / Rocksteady Wedding

The Gaylettes / Mike Thompson

Label Dub Store Records Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. dsrfed046

Two boss reggae/rocksteady cuts back to back - you simply MUST listen to the B side!

Mad Professor meets Jah9...In the Midst of the Storm

Mad Professor meets Jah9

Released 08/09/17 Label VP Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. 0054645263917

First Mad Professor album in the VP catalogue. Mad Professor meets Jah9 in a mystical storm of a dub session. Nine tracks in nine shades of dub. This album is newly created dub mixes of t...

Released 08/09/17 Label VP Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. 0054645265225

First Mad Professor album in the VP catalogue. Mad Professor meets Jah9 in a mystical storm of a dub session. Nine tracks in nine shades of dub. This album is newly created dub mixes of t...

Everything I Own

Ken Boothe

Released 25/08/17 Label Music On Vinyl Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. movlp1943

Limited to 750 Numbered Copies on 180 Gram Orange Vinyl.

Gussie Presenting I Roy

I Roy

Released 25/08/17 Label Music On Vinyl Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. movlp1945

Limited to 750 Numbered Copies on 180 Gram Orange Vinyl.

Prisoner Of Love

Dave Barker meets The Upsetters

Released 25/08/17 Label Music On Vinyl Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. movlp1942

Limited to 750 Numbered Copies on 180 Gram Orange Vinyl.

More Monkey Business

Various

Released 25/08/17 Label Trojan Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. 4050538305067

In recent years, interest in ‘skinhead’ or ‘boss’ reggae has steadily grown, as manifested in the popularity of the 2016 Trojan 2CD collection, Monkey Business. Since the release of this ...

Riddimentary: Suns Of Dub Selects Greensleeves

Various

Released 25/08/17 Label Greensleeves Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. 0054645704717

Suns of Dub is a performing ensemble and production team, creating unique sound experiences that blend live instruments and dub influenced genres. Their hybrid reggae sound includes live ...

Label Greensleeves Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. 0054645704724

Suns of Dub is a performing ensemble and production team, creating unique sound experiences that blend live instruments and dub influenced genres. Their hybrid reggae sound includes live ...

Aggrovating the Rhythm at Channel One - Rare Dubs 1976 - 1979

The Aggrovators

Released 18/08/17 Label Jamaican Recordings Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. jrcd067

16 Tracks.

Released 18/08/17 Label Jamaican Recordings Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. jrlp067

The Aggrovators were one of Jamaica’s finest session bands put together by the hit make from Jamaica Bunny Striker Lee. The group would produce some of the hardest rhythms cut at the lege...

Doing Our Thing – More Soul From Jamdown 1972-1982

Various

Released 18/08/17 Label bear family Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. CCD1206

Second volume in Cree's CD/2-LP-series with Jamaican cover versions of US soul tunes compiled by reggae historian, Steve Barrow - artists include Dave Barker, BB Seaton, Junior Byles, Aug...

Released 18/08/17 Label bear family Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. CLP1206

Second volume in Cree's CD/2-LP-series with Jamaican cover versions of US soul tunes compiled by reggae historian, Steve Barrow - artists include Dave Barker, BB Seaton, Junior Byles, Aug...

Africa Must Be Free By 1983

Hugh Mundell

Released 18/08/17 Label VP Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. 0054645705523

Hugh Mundell was a protege of Augustus Pablo and recorded for his Rockers International imprint. Together the two made these classic sides which still stand as genre defining forty years on.

Released 18/08/17 Label VP Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. 0601811009413

Hugh Mundell was a protege of Augustus Pablo and recorded for his Rockers International imprint. Together the two made these classic sides which still stand as genre defining forty years on.

Africa Must Be Free By 1983 Dub

Augustus Pablo

Released 18/08/17 Label VP Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. 0601811009819

Remastered edition of the 1979 dub version of The Africa Must Be Free By 1983 Album. Produced by Augustus Pablo. Hugh Mundell was killed by a bullet while riding in a car with Junior Reid...

Waterhouse Dub

King Jammy

Released 11/08/17 Label Greensleeves Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. 0054645705028

Brand new dub sessions from the legendary producer / dubmaster King Jammy. Package includes a fold out poster with illustrated map of the Waterhouse section in Kingston, Jamaica where Jam...

Released 11/08/17 Label Greensleeves Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. 0054645705011

Brand new dub sessions from the legendary producer / dubmaster King Jammy. Package includes a fold out poster with illustrated map of the Waterhouse section in Kingston, Jamaica where Jam...

Naturally / Steppin'

Marcia Griffiths

Released 11/08/17 Label Doctor Bird Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. dbcd002

Widely heralded as the ‘Empress of Reggae’, Marcia Griffiths has remained at the forefront of her profession for a period spanning over half a century, consistently reinforcing her status...

No More Heartaches / What Am I To Do?

Various

Released 11/08/17 Label Doctor Bird Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. dbcd001

Following its launch in the summer of 1968, Trojan Records swiftly became the dominant force on the UK’s West Indian music scene. Over the years that immediately ensued, the company relea...

Freedom in Dub

Alborosie

Released 11/08/17 Label Greensleeves Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. 0054645705615

Newly recorded dub versions of the songs from the 2016 hit album Freedom and Fyah, this album extends and explores new sonic directions within the structure of the original recordings. Us...

Released 11/08/17 Label Greensleeves Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. 0054645705622

Newly recorded dub versions of the songs from the 2016 hit album Freedom and Fyah, this album extends and explores new sonic directions within the structure of the original recordings. Us...

Labour Of Love (Deluxe Edition)

Ub40

Released 04/08/17 Label UMC Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. 4714317

Labour Of Love Originally released in 1983, Labour of Love was the band’s fourth LP release and is made up entirely of UB40’s cover versions of songs by some of their favourite musical id...

Present Arms (Deluxe Edition)

Ub40

Released 04/08/17 Label UMC Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. 4705599

Present Arms Released in May 1981, The platinum-selling Present Arms spent 38 weeks in the UK album chart where it reached the No. 2 position. Present Arms In Dub was released in October ...

Boss Clock Me Style

The Hempolics

Released 28/07/17 Label Shark Free Records Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. lpshrk6

The Hempolics are out to put those organic rootsy vibes back into music; with their fat radio-friendly hooks, bumping soundsystem bass and a wanderlusty, ineffably real sound all of their...

Ska Party

Various

Released 28/07/17 Label Big 3 Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. BT3157

Great value 3CD set of 60 tracks tracing the early history of this infectious music that influenced many generations to come. We feature early outings from Jimmy Cliff and Desmond Dekker ...

Rocksteady

Hot and Rich (with Lynn Taitt and The Jets, Beverley All Stars)

Released 28/07/17 Label Reggae Retro Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rrtcd024

A re-release of Jazz into Rock Steady and Reggae by Hot and Rich. The tracks feature Hornz instrumentals played over original 1967-68 Rock Steady and early Reggae rhythms from Lynn Taitt ...

Step It Up Youthman

Barry Brown

Released 28/07/17 Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00320

Roots reggae vocalist Barry Brown had a very distinctive singing style. His most obvious role model was the fragile tenor of Horace Andy, but Brown gave his delivery further distinctivene...

Released 28/07/17 Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00302cd

Roots reggae vocalist Barry Brown had a very distinctive singing style. His most obvious role model was the fragile tenor of Horace Andy, but Brown gave his delivery further distinctivene...

Enter Into His Gate With Praise

Johnny Clarke

Released 28/07/17 Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00318

Along with his rival, Cornell Campbell, Johnny Clarke was one of the most esteemed singers of the roots reggae era. Having grown up next door to a popular sound system on Waltham Park Roa...

Released 28/07/17 Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00318cd

Along with his rival, Cornell Campbell, Johnny Clarke was one of the most esteemed singers of the roots reggae era. Having grown up next door to a popular sound system on Waltham Park Roa...

Return

The Paragons

Released 28/07/17 Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00316

One of the most important harmony groups in the entirety of Jamaican music, the Paragons have a long and complicated history. First formed in the ska years by Bob Andy and Tyrone Evans as...

Released 28/07/17 Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00316cd

One of the most important harmony groups in the entirety of Jamaican music, the Paragons have a long and complicated history. First formed in the ska years by Bob Andy and Tyrone Evans as...

The Treasure Isle Story

Various

Released 28/07/17 Label Trojan Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. 4050538294101

The first comprehensive anthology of one of Jamaican music’s greatest record labels, the 4CD set comprises 115 tracks, including numerous major ska, rock steady and reggae hits, as well a...

Chronology

Chronixx

Released 28/07/17 Label Virgin Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. v3187

Evolution, uprising, continuation and Rastafari are words used by the 24-year-old singer-songwriter Chronixx. These identifiers embody every nuance of his long-awaited debut Chronology. T...

Label Virgin Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. cdv3187

Evolution, uprising, continuation and Rastafari are words used by the 24-year-old singer-songwriter Chronixx. These identifiers embody every nuance of his long-awaited debut Chronology. T...

This Is Trojan - Vinyl Boxset

Various

Released 28/07/17 Label Trojan Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. 4050538302745

All the biggest hits from the greatest reggae label of all time. Lavish six LP boxset. 5 Tracks per side for maximum fidelity. 60 Reggae Classics including Israelites, Double Barrel, Upto...

Listen Up! - Ska

Various

Released 28/07/17 Label Kingston Sounds Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. kscd032

16 Tracks.

Released 28/07/17 Label Kingston Sounds Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. kslp032

15 Tracks.

Earthquake Dub

The Revolutionaries

Label Studio 16 Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. revolution001studio16

Joe Gibbs production from 1976 on Earthquake records now repressed by Studio 16 featuring Sly Dunbar, Vin Gordon, Ossie Hibbert etc.

United Dreadlocks Vol 1

Various Artists

Label Studio 16 Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. uniteddread01

Roots reggae compilation recorded at Joe Gibbs studio featuring Vin Gordon, Gregory Isaacs, Freddie Mckay, Dennis Brown etc.

Willow Tree

Gregory Isaacs / Alton Ellis

Label Charly Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. CHARLYSIG709

Composed by Hortense Ellis, and a huge hit for her brother Alton back in the rocksteady era, Gregory Isaacs resurrected this chest thumper to much success in 1977. Ellis imbued the song w...

First Lady Of Dub

Aisha

Label Ariwa Sounds Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. ARICD269

Aisha aka Sister Aisha presents the album The First Lady Of Dub. Produced by The Mad Professor and released on ARIWA. Aisha has been making records since the 1980's having grown up around...

Label Ariwa Sounds Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. ARILP269

Aisha aka Sister Aisha presents the album The First Lady Of Dub. Produced by The Mad Professor and released on ARIWA. Aisha has been making records since the 1980's having grown up around...

Be Conscious and Wise

General Levy and Joe Ariwa

Label Ariwa Sounds Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. ARICD270

Be Conscious And Wise is an album from the dynamic duo General Levy and Joe Ariwa. Ragga D.J. cuts showcase the talented General Levy a force in the UK Ragga music scene since he early 19...

Label Ariwa Sounds Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. ARILP270

Be Conscious And Wise is an album from the dynamic duo General Levy and Joe Ariwa. Ragga D.J. cuts showcase the talented General Levy a force in the UK Ragga music scene since he early 19...

Nobodys Got Time

Eddy Grant

Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. tor53

Very limited 7" on Torpedo breaking down this classic Eddy Grant in to two killer parts.

Natty Rebel

U Roy

Label Get On Down Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. get54092lp

U-Roy was a true reggae pioneer, dubbed The Originator for good reason. Bursting onto the Jamaican scene in the early 1970s, he pioneered the vocal approach called toasting, which in addi...

Sweet Baby

Cornell Campbell

Label Burning Sounds Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. bsrcd957

Classic Reggae album released on CD for the first time. Produced by Linval Thompson and recorded at Channel One Recording Studio and Harry J's Recording Studio, With extensive sleeve notes.

Here Come the Heartaches

Delroy Wilson

Label Kingston Sounds Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. kslp067

15 Tracks.

Label Kingston Sounds Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. kscd067

18 Tracks.

3rd Kingdom

Alpha Steppa

Label Steppas Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. ascd006

24 Track double CD Set.

Label Steppas Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. aslp006

10 Track Vinyl.

Return Of The Super Ape

Lee Perry

Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. 0054645100120

A follow-up to the highly acclaimed dub opus Super Ape, Return of the Super Ape. There are, however, some exceptional moments that make the album worth a careful listen. Most notable are ...

Black Songs Matter

Various

Label Ariwa Sounds Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. ARICD258

Black Songs Matter from Ariwa Records is a collection of tracks recorded over the last 20 years and an ideal soundtrack to Black Lives Matter, offering positive songs with positive messag...

A Ruff Guide To Ariwa Sounds

Various

Label Ariwa Sounds Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. ARICD251

'A Ruff Guide To ARIWA' highlights the many types of Reggae Music released on the label from its start back in 1979. Artists featured include U Roy, Lee Perry, Max Romeo, General Levy and...

Dance In A Greenwich Farm

Cornell Campbell

Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00315cd

As noted on another release (see Ropin), Cornell Campbell has enjoyed one of the longest-running careers of any Jamaican singer, and he is blessed with a readily identifiable style too. H...

Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00315lp

As noted on another release (see Ropin), Cornell Campbell has enjoyed one of the longest-running careers of any Jamaican singer, and he is blessed with a readily identifiable style too. H...

Sharp and Ready

Double Tiger

Label Easy Star Records Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. es1061

The debut album by Double Tiger, a.k.a. Jay Spaker, is an album that evokes the classic early 80s era when singers like Frankie Paul, Sugar Minott, and Johnny Osbourne ruled the reggae da...