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Dread Operator From The On U Sound Archives - Produced By Adrian Sherwood

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4cd boxset

Released: 2nd Dec 2016

£18.99

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this is a crucially wicked box set of some of the most forward thinking and experimental reggae of the early 80’s.

Inside you’ll find four killer studio albums from Adrian Sherwood’s On-U Sound label. Released in 1984 ‘Leaps & Bounds’ by Singers & Players features vocal contributions from Prince Far I, Congo Ashanti Roy, Mikey Dread and Bim Sherman. 1981’s ‘Threat To Creation’ is a Creation Rebel/New Age Steppers double billing. Probably the most daring dub album to emerge from the UK, this is the nexus where reggae and post punk collide. Coming out of 1982, Creation Rebel’s ‘Lows & Highs’ featuring vocals from Crucial Tony and Lizard Logan is the most straight ahead reggae album in the box. One for those less experimentally minded, Style Scott lays down the beats next to Eskimo Fox and Donald Campbell. ‘Wild Paarty Sounds’ is where it all starts to get really weird. There must have been something in the water in 1981, this is Charles and Diana’s child the establishment didn’t want you to know about. An album for those who like reggae influenced by PiL’s ‘Metal Box’.

Dread Operator From The On U Sound Archives - Produced By  Adrian Sherwood

Tracklist

  1. Moses - Singers & Players
  2. Make A Joyful Noise - Singers & Players
  3. Alla La Dreadlocks Soldier - Singers & Players
  4. Autobiography (Dread Operator) - Singers & Players
  5. Breaking Down The Pressure - Singers & Players
  6. Dog Park - Singers & Players
  7. Vegetable Matter - Singers & Players
  8. Striving - Singers & Players Disc: 2
  9. Chemical Specialist - Creation Rebel / New Age Steppers
  10. Threat To Creation - Creation Rebel / New Age Steppers
  11. Eugenic Device - Creation Rebel / New Age Steppers
  12. Last Sane Dream - Creation Rebel / New Age Steppers
  13. Painstaker - Creation Rebel / New Age Steppers
  14. Earthwire Line - Creation Rebel / New Age Steppers
  15. Ethos Design - Creation Rebel / New Age Steppers
  16. Final Frontier - Creation Rebel / New Age Steppers Disc: 3
  17. Independent Man (Part 1) - Creation Rebel
  18. Independent Man (Part 2) - Creation Rebel
  19. Rebel Party - Creation Rebel
  20. A Reasoning - Creation Rebel
  21. No Peace - Creation Rebel
  22. Love I Can Feel - Creation Rebel
  23. Rubber Skirt (Parts 1 / 2 / 3) - Creation Rebel
  24. Creation Rebel - Creation Rebel
  25. Creative Involvements - Creation Rebel
  26. Read And Learn (B-Side Of Single) - Creation Rebel Disc: 4
  27. Woodpecker Sound - Jah Woosh
  28. Bed Bound Saga - Machine Gun Hogg & Co
  29. Quante Jubila - Prince Far I & Creation Rebel
  30. Quit The Body - The Chicken Granny
  31. Parasitic Machine - Alan Pillay
  32. Dreams Are Better - London Underground
  33. Asian Rebel - Suns Of Arqa
  34. Demonic Forces - Alan Pillay
  35. Afghani Dub - The Mothmen
  36. Things That Made U.S. - Jeb Loy & The Oil Wells
  37. Yipee I Aah - New Age Steppers
  38. The Dice - Judy Nylon