The SiamCity Podcast
Reggae - Dancehall - Bashment - Lovers Rock
Vibration From Creation Mixtape 2014
June 19, 2014 12:02 AM PDT
Vibration From Creation Mixtape. New roots collection from January 2014. Heavyweight roots & dancehall riddims. Overstand records hold the roots corner with their crucial Militancy riddim featuring a full roster of current artists. Bizzarri look back to 1988-89 with their rollicking Laba Laba and an update of Redman's Weh Dem Fah. Lion D & Gappy Ranks do an excellent cover of the Carl Meeks classic. Two new licks of the Hypocrites. Mr Vegas bring on the Barrington Levy vibe with the irie Love Yourself (First Name) while deejay Tasha T mash down all informer on the Digital B cut (Rasvibe). Presenting three songs by singer King Mas who broke through in 2013 with some vital tunes and a good album, One Wish (Viral Records). His World Go Round for Natures Way Ent. is a modern conscious roots classic. Check the King Mas SoundCloud page. Chronixx still deh ya with Plant It (Special Delivery) and the hit Smile Jamaica for Silly Walks. Also featuring another highlight from Jahcoustix' excellent Frequency LP for IrieVibrations - Don't Shoot - alongside Raphael & Kabaka Pyramid.Rebel Souljah Mixtape 2013 - Positive Reggae Music
October 16, 2013 04:48 AM PDT
Rebel Souljah Mixtape 2013. It's been a great 12 months for modern roots reggae with a mini-revival going on ending a 3-4 year lull. New generation of artists, fresh sounds.
Righteous riddim like the Re-Birth (Firehouse), a relick of Frankie P's Rub-A-Dub Market (Irievibrations), Izez (RPR), Rough Road (Soul Of The Lion), Rootsman (Overstand), Swing Easy (Bizarri) & Fugitive (Wile Fya). Jah9 gets the steamers a bubbling on Chinna Smith's Inna Di Yard (Shambala/Hit Bound), a tuff update of an original 70s Channel One rhythm track. Continuous mix. 79 minutes.Rocking Time Discomix Style - Late 70's Vinyl Revival Mix
June 02, 2013 03:28 AM PDT
Rocking Time - Selections from the late-70's. Cool & easy revival mixtape made up of rips of some of my 7 & 12''s. Incorporates various styles of the day, varying from roots to big people revival vibes. Runs vocals into deejay cut into dub version or blazing instrumentals inna true discomix style... Some real timeless classics here like the Phase One classic rockers cut of Waiting in the Park by the Chantells, Owen Gray's cover of When I Need You or Trevor Hartley's combination with U-brown on Selassie-I. Singer Ras Midas with a wonderfully dread version of the Paragon's rocksteady hit Same Song. Ends with a personal favorite of mine, the sublime Going Is Rough by Jimmy London. 49 tracks.
Featuring: I-Roy, Tito Simon, Owen Gray, Hortense Ellis, The Chantells, The Revolutionaries, Prince Hammer, Justin Hinds, Toby Nelson, Trevor Hartley, U-Brown, Errol Dunkley, Marcia Aitkin, Trinity, Winston Fergus, The In Crowd, Slim Smith, George Dekker, Ranking Superstar (Tappa Zukie), Ras Midas, Harry J All-Stars, The Mighty Diamonds, Jah Stitch, Gregory Isaacs, The Agrovators, Leon Wint, Mudies All-Stars, Prince Brothers, Pat Rhoden, The Mexicano, Delroy Wilson, Lascelles, Barbara Jones, Winston Curtis and the excellent Jimmy London.Elevate UR Mind - New Roots Selections 2012
August 23, 2012 11:02 AM PDT
Elevate UR Mind 2012. Lift up your conscience... Features some supa heavy riddim like the Most Royal (Maximum Sound) Happy Trod (Leaf of Life), Butterflies (Xterminator), Sweet Wata (Jukeboxx), and Oneness Records' awsome and mighty Reggaeville. Some seriously catchy versions on this ya one..., check Farmer Man by Naptali & Indonesian singer Ras Muhamad. Island Rock do a joyful relick of Evening News featuring Pinchers, Sizzla, the Mighty Diamonds and the return of Papa Briggy who chats in fine form. Irievibrations recall deeper roots on Jungle Skunk, with strong performances from messenger Luciano and Anthony B who revisits his Defend Your Own lyric. Necessary Mayhem resurrect another vintage classic, this time a haunting, minor key version of Red, Black & Green aka The Possessed. Such works further establish the label as the dominant force in UK reggae production, check them on Soundcloud. Expressive roots singer Jah Mali makes a welcome return here with Blood Thirsty.
Featuring: Tarrus Riley, I-Wayne, Busy Signal, Guinney Pepper, Original Thriller, Sizzla, Brigadier Jerry, Pinchers, The Mighty Diamonds, Prince Koloni, Etana, Sara Lugo, Kabaka Pyramid, Ray Darwin, Warrior King, Bryan Art, Ras Muhamad, Naptali, Konshens, Gramps Morgan, Lutan Fyah, Turbulence, Mark Wonder, Everton Blender, Luciano, Perfect, Mojo Morgan, Anthony B, Jah Mali, Million Stylez, Michael Prophet, Queen Ifrica, Tony Rebel, Agent Sasco, Cecile, Christopher Martin, Ziggy Marley and Chuck D.
Continuous mix. 79 minutes.Terror Fabulous & The Deejays - 90s Ragga Dancehall Mixtape
May 16, 2012 01:59 AM PDT
Terror Fabulous - Jump & Gwaan Bad. Non-stop 90s dancehall-ragga mix. Featuring Terror Fabulous alongside Buju Banton, Beenie Man, Daddy Screw, Nadine Sutherland, Wayne Wonder, Capleton, Shabba Ranks, Mad Cobra, Maxi Priest, Louie Culture, Spragga Benz, Tanya Stephens, Bounty Killer, Jigsy King, Carol Gonzales, Dennis Brown, Gary Minott, Peter Metro, General Degree, Frankie Sly, Snow, Shaggy, Rayvon, Terry Ganzie, Kulcha Knox, Sanchez, Frisco Kid, Don Yute and Dirtsman.
Riddim like Livestock, All Fruits Ripe, Batty Rider, Bruk Wine Butterfly, Love Punnany Bad, Excellence, Top Ten, Three Blind Mice, Story Come To Bump, Car Crash, Ba Ba Boom, Action, Could You Be Loved... Productions from Mad House, Shocking Vibes, Jammys and Digital B. 60+ tracks.
BIG UP TERROR FABULOUS - TOP-RANKING DEEJAY IN THE 90S
August 19, 2011 04:50 AM PDT
Play Me Some Roots Rock Reggae. More conscious roots music for 2011 from Yard and abroad. More cruciality from Joggo, Mojo Morgan and Tarrus Riley. Perfect responds to sentencing in Miami with Hold On Buju. Another highlight is Rasta Chant by Jah Over Evil (J.O.E.) - formerly Lil' Joe, recorded shortly before his untimely death from a brain aneurism...RIP. Jahson Ites brings the EZ vibe all the way from Tonasket, Washington. Riddim like Gorilla (Necessary Mayhem), Nyabinghi (Bombrush), Box Guitar (Tiger), Delly Ranks' Saudi Arabia (Pure Music), Fuss & Fight (John John) I-Love (Rootsdown) and the essential Prisonbreak from Bassrunner.
Featuring: Joggo Seedorf, Perfect Giddimani, Mojo Morgan, Sizzla, Tarrus Riley, Omar Perry, Gappy Ranks, Tippa Irie, Chukki Star, Macka B, Junior Byles, Million Stylez, Busy Signal, Cobra, J.O.E. (Jah Over Evil), Third World, Stephen Marley, Norris Man, Mikey General, Tony Rebel, Lutan Fyah, Kymani Marley, Michael Rose, Cham, Bounty Killer, Shabba Ranks, Buju Banton, Gramps Morgan, Barrington Levy, Alborosie, Junior Reid, Spanner Banner, Richie Spice, Anthony B, Luciano, Ginjah, Lion Sitte and Jahson Ites.Soundboy Kuff N Dem - Dancehall Pressure 1987-88 - Part 1
May 03, 2011 10:51 AM PDT
Soundboy Kuff 'N' Dem - Dancehall pressure 1988. Wicked and bad raggamuffin soundbwoy collection mixtape from 1988. Nuff hi-power hits from King Jammy's, Witty, King Tubby's, George Phang (Power House), Fashion Records, Techniques and Steelie & Cleevie. Version pon version inna continuous mix stylee...
Featuring: Don Angelo, Carl Meeks, Super Black, Cutty Ranks, Bunny Lie Lie, Shelley Thunder, Trevor Sparks, Supercat, Reggie Stepper, Grindsman, Johnny Osbourne, Kenny Knotts, Taxman, Courtney Melody, Shabba Ranks, Admiral Bailey, Lecturer, Gregory Isaacs, Sanchez, Ed Robinson, Mikey General, Hugo Barrington, Scion Success, Pad Anthony, Admiral Tibett and Sugar Minott.
Reggae music selector, compiler for 20 years and long time listener… Check out the SiamRootsical blog to hear our riddim selections and link up. From Bradford to Bangkok, the UK-Thailand reggae connection. On a mission to big up reggae music and spread the love, send out the positive vybz… Nuff respect to one and all for the support and upful vibes :) and thanks to reggae artists everywhere…
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