Features tagged Pressure Sounds

December 2, 2013

Lee Perry & The Upsetters

A thundering 16 tracks produced by Lee Perry that takes us through the key period of his output at the Black Ark. Many of the tracks come from a single master tape. The remaining tracks are from dub plates. As re-issues go this is pretty remarkable. Maver

Tags: , ,
November 26, 2013

Superb new Pressure Sounds compilation from Lee Perry and the Black Ark vaults

A thundering 16 tracks produced by Lee Perry that takes us through the key period of his output at the Black Ark. Many of the tracks come from a single master tape. The remaining tracks are from dub plates. As re-issues go this is pretty remarkable. Maver

Tags: , ,
November 12, 2012

Lee Perry And The Sufferers – The Sound Doctor (1972 – 1978) (Pressure Sounds)

This release is subtitled with 'Black Ark Singles And Dubplates'! In 1972 Lee 'Scratch' Perry publicly declared his ambition to build a studio where the 'Sufferers' could record, by late 1973 The Black Ark was open for business. Sound Doctor documents Scr

Tags: , ,
June 28, 2012

Pressure Sounds presents a storming dub set by producer Dennis Bovell

The 75th release by Pressure Sounds is a storming dub set by renown producer Dennis Bovell (i.e. LKJ, The Pop Group, Fela Kuti, The Slits, Alpha Blondy, Orange Juice, or Madness). We have 16 new mixes of tracks originally recorded between 1978 and 1986 wi

Tags: , ,
February 23, 2012

Lee Perry & The Upsetters “High Plains Drifter” – Jamaican singles from the past …

This 20 track-album pulls together undocumented Jamaican singles (& one dub plate) from 1968 to 1973! Alternate mixes were to become one of Perry's production trade marks at his fabled Black Ark studio and of course are now an everyday part of music mark

Tags: , ,
December 6, 2011

A dub classic by Phil Pratt & The Sunshot Band gets the re-issue treatment …

With the passing of time Phil Pratt is emerging as one of the great unsung heroes of Jamaican music. A talented singer himself, Pratt has been involved in music since the early nineteen sixties. Pratt started producing alongside Bunny 'Striker' Lee for

Tags: , ,
December 2, 2011

Phil Pratt & The Sunshot Band – Dial M For Murder In Dub Style (Pressure Sounds)

"Dial M For Murder in Dub Style" was named after the Movie 'Dial m For Murder' starring Ray Milland and directed by Alfred Hitchcock. It is one of producer Phil Pratt's most dynamic dub productions. An extremely sought after album in the collectors' marke

Tags: , ,
July 1, 2011

The third full album on Pressure Sounds by Augustus Pablo …

In the 70s Augustus Pablo seemed to just appear, like a vision from another world. His music was ethereal, evocative, unique. There has not really been anyone like him, before or since. His music was deeply meditative, conjuring up all sorts of mystical a

Tags: , ,
April 11, 2011

It’s time for the return of Sound System Scratch …

If punk rock kicked in the front doors of the mid 1970s music scene, then Lee 'Scratch' Perry must have seeped in through its walls and floors. By the time Perry established himself at the Black Ark there was probably no one quite like him working in popu

Tags: , , ,
August 30, 2010

Lee Perry

Anyone with a passing interest in reggae has heard of Lee Perry also known as 'Scratch' or 'The Upsetter' but, over the last thirty years, Lee 'Scratch' Perry has become better known as a 'performance artist' rather than a performer, an artist or record p

Tags: , , ,
August 6, 2010

Pressure Sounds presents one of the last great Lee Perry dub albums …

This compilation tells the tale of exclusivity, fashion, being in-the-know, of dub plate culture which lived at the heart of a vibrant scene that saw reggae music develop a new musical genre; that of the remix. In fact Lee Perry was probably one of the mo

Tags: , , ,
March 30, 2010

Pressure Sounds presents an obscure vinyl dub album by Prince Jammy …

Born in Kingston Lloyd James is famed for his domination of 1980's Dancehall as King Jammy – producer and sound owner – but before his coronation Jammy was a 'Prince' and known as a producer and mixer of Dubs. This CD is taken from an obscure dub albu

Tags: , ,
February 4, 2010

Harder Shade Of Black

Pressure Sounds is pleased and proud to be re-releasing this classic set. Totally re-mastered, with added bonus tracks, new artwork and graphics, the album comes once again in the sleeve that was first used on the original Santic release in the 1970ies. A

Tags: , ,
January 22, 2010

Pressure Sounds presents re-release of classic 70ies roots album “Harder Shade Of Black” …

Jamaican youth producer Leonard 'Santic' Chin first arrived in the UK on the 10th of February 1974. While staying in London he compiled and released his debut long player, built around his then current successful Jamaican seven inch recordings, the classi

Tags: , ,
September 4, 2009

Phenomenal dub rarity by King Tubby & The Clancy Eccles All Stars on Pressure Sounds …

When it first arrived on the reggae scene dub music was so exclusive and so expensive that you had to be both fanatical and rich to even attempt to try and keep up with it. At the height of this musical maelstrom dub albums, usually retailing at four and

Tags: , , ,
August 10, 2009

Delroy Wilson

Delroy Wilson was one of the truly great voices of Jamaican music. He started recording in the mid sixties and continued right up to his untimely death in 1995. The tracks on "Dub Plate Style" were originally released on an album called "Twenty Golden Gre

Tags: , , , ,
July 15, 2009

Legendary Jamaican singer Delroy Wilson gets the remix treatment by Prince Jammy …

Delroy Wilson was one of the truly great voices of Jamaican music. He started recording in the mid sixties and continued right up to his untimely death in 1995. The tracks on "Dub Plate Style" were originally released on an album called "Twenty Golden Gre

Tags: , , , ,
January 27, 2009

For the first time ever the legendary clash between I Roy and Prince Jazzbo in its entirety on one essential disc …

Musical feuds and 'head' games are nothing new in Jamaican music: in fact the fierce rivalry involved between sound systems in keeping one step ahead of the opposition had given birth to the Kingston recording scene in the late fifties. There has been a l

Tags: , , , , , ,
May 16, 2008

Pressure Sounds’ 59th release is the label-portrait “Micron Music – Every Mouth Must Be Fed” …

The fifty ninth release on Pressure Sounds is due out on the 13th of June 2008. The label-portrait "Micron Music - Every Mouth Must Be Fed" takes its name from an I Roy track featured on the set and one that neatly sums up the ethos behind Micron Records

Tags: ,
Sitelogo_small
Distribution
B2B
Need assistance?

+49 (0) 221 99075 0 phone
+49 (0) 221 99075 990 fax
Contact form

Office hours
Mon–Thu 10h–18h GMT+1
Fri 10h–17h GMT+1

Copyright © 2017 Groove Attack GmbH, Mathias-Brüggen-Str. 85, D-50829 Cologne, Germany
Imprint / Impressum / Disclaimer · Privacy Policy / Datenschutzerklärung