The Upsetter. Lee Perry was a key figure within a group of artists who would create a sound unique to Jamaica called reggae and its sub-genre “dub” reggae. Artists in Jamaica were combining elements of popular 1950s and early 1960s music—from rhythm and blues, rocksteady, ska, jazz horn sections and West African drumming—to offer a new distinct sound.
A new installment of a classic. Dub-Stuy Records released an update to the iconic Answer riddim, bringing back the vibes right in time for summer. They have taken on one of the most iconic and instantly recognizable riddims in history with “Answer 2021 Riddim”. As usual, Dub-Stuy calls upon an international line-up of top features, led by legendary duo Luciano & Mikey General, Spain’s Sr Wilson and Jonny GoFigure.
'housey' downbeats with a fat reggae flavour. The KING SIZE DUB Special is the essence of what NOISESHAPER has ever done and is another impressive display of how a musical style has progressed.
Soul From Dubdown (Darker Than Blue) . The Senior Allstars prove with this release that basically all music can be 'dub-ified', and when coupled to a brilliant vocalist like Ammoye the results add to the legacy of the original versions.
Classic Reggae. Today considered as Classic Reggae, so much remains unchallenged, this little island called Jamaica has provided in content & creation, especially Roots Reggae of the late 60s,70s & 80s. Not to speak of the political actuality of many songs, who respond to today’s world of unrest as if they were written yesterday, coming straight from the heart of all those originators we admire and love so much!