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King Crab Reggae Selection by Frankie Francis

Sep 13, 2012

The gentlemen at Sofrito - namely Hugo Mendez and Frankie Francis - constantly turn out superb mixtapes (as well as superb parties in London).  This one is no exception.  Here, Frankie draws on his stellar selection of vintage unreleased dubplates and heavy 45s from JA for a serious session of roots, rocksteady and ska with a dose of dubwise and a special nod...

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Paradise 5th Birthday Party with Norman Jay, Prince Fatty & Hollie Cook

Sep 11, 2012

As part of their 5th Birthday celebrations, The Paradise in Kensal Green (London) present an evening of Good Times with Norman Jay and our own Prince Fatty, Horseman & Hollie Cook, all in aid of Kids Company. Tickets in advance are £8 and allow you to jump the queue.  Tickets on the door will be available at the same price....

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New Brazilian vinyl re-issues from Salvador Trio and Johnnny Alf

Sep 07, 2012

Three new Brazilian vinyl re-issues landed this week - two from Salvador Trio and one from Johnny Alf.   Both Salvdor Trio LP's are - in our honest opinion - essentials for fans of 'that' classic, heavy Brazilian bossa jazz sound; deep, sonically huge and rhythm-heavy.   Individual information via the links below: Salvador Trio - Tristeza Salvador Trio -...

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3 x brand new Prince Fatty 7" singles

Sep 06, 2012

Not one, not two, but three brand new 7" singles from Prince Fatty (click on the catalogue number for the specific page): MRB7106 - A. Kung Fu Battle Ina Brixton (Vocal) / B. Kung Fu Battle Ina Brixton (Dub) MRB7107 - A. Ali Baba (Vocal) / B. Ali Baba (Toast) MRB7109 - A. Ba Ba Ri Ba Skank ft. Winston Francis & Alcapone...

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Brazilian Independence Day and World Music Day

Sep 06, 2012

Brazil became an independent country on September 7, 1822, following three centuries of Portuguese hegemony.   It is also Brazilian World Music Day.  The event, which has been organised by Becó Dranoff and Bob George at the ARC in New York, is designed as a worldwide celebration of Brazilian music. The ARC are at the centre of proceedings, launching a...

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C.K. Mann & His Carousel 7's 'Funky Highlife' coming soon

Aug 30, 2012

** UPDATE - THIS IS AVAILABLE NOW HERE and the full story on C.K.Mann is here ** We are very proud to announce that we will be re-issuing C.K. Mann & His Carousel 7's classic album Funky Highlife on vinyl LP, CD and download in November this year and, as always, exclusively from our website as soon as they have been pressed!...

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Prince Fatty's new album 'Versus The Drunken Gambler'

Aug 21, 2012

Prince Fatty's brand new album Versus The Drunken Gambler is in stock and shipping now on vinyl LP and CD (download coming soon).  It is a hip-hop-reggae-fantasy mixtape that covers all the angles of the touring Prince Fatty Soundsystem: “When we play out, our sound system set can run for over 2 hours, Horseman toasts and I select and dub a mix of...

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Hollie Cook & Prince Fatty Record Store Day 7"

Jul 07, 2012

A brand new 7" single, For Me You Are, by Hollie Cook and Prince Fatty will be dropping on Record Store Day this Saturday.  It will be available from most of the participating stores. The single is a ska take on the Andrews Sisters classic ‘For Me You Are’.  Side A is the vocal version featured on Prince Fatty’s forthcoming 'Prince Fatty...

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'Prince Fatty presents Hollie Cook In Dub' Available Now

Jul 07, 2012

Prince Fatty's dub version of Hollie Cook's self titled debut is in stock and available exclusively from our site on CD and Vinyl LP. Click here for Hollie Cook 'In Dub' Featuring tracks such as ‘For Me You Are Dub’; a ska version of an old Andrews Sisters’ classic, ‘And The Beat Goes On’; a brand new dub cover of the The Whispers’...

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