Vibronics – Dubliftment
Universal 2004

01 – Only one dub
02 – Mount zion-I
03 – Dub forever
04 – Deep root dub
05 – Red, gold & green
06 – Highland dub
07 – Dub herbs
08 – Volcano
09 – East end dub
10 – Dub struggle
11 – Sound minded
12 – Dinosaur


Prince Buster – Fabulous Greatest Hits
Fab Fab Melodisc Music 1968

click on it

There’s hardly a man, woman or child in Jamaica who doesn’t
know the voice of Prince Buster. Turn on the radio any hour of
the day or night, and his infectious Blue Beat is certain to start
echoing round the room. His records dominate the jukeboxes,
and wherever he appears, the “House Full” signs are displayed
long before he makes his entrance on stage. ( backsleeve ..)

Prince Buster’s Blue Beat, later called Ska, conquered England
and America already in the sixties. Later his songs were covered
by many groups such as the Specials when ska music relived
from the late seventies. Contains his famous Al Capone
and Ten Commandments. Get it & spread it ..


01 – Earthquake
02 – Texas hold-up
03 – Freezing up orange street
04 – Free love
05 – Julie
06 – Take it easy
07 – Judge dread
08 – Too hot
09 – Ghost dance
10 – Ten commandments
11 – Al capone
12 – Barrister pardon


Dalek I Love You – Dalek I Love You
Korova / WEA 1983

Another 1983 delicious slice is this one by Dalek I Love You.
We enjoyed listening to it a whole lot. “Look Good, Get Smart,
Smell Nice, Work Hard, Ambition”. Wonderful lyrics, funky sound,
splendid art work “Have You Got It?” This was and still is one of my
favourite new wave albums. If you never heard it, do not hesitate,
get it and spread it as usual straight away. Again some skips may
be slightly out of place, better listen in one take ..

Een andere heerlijke 1983 schijf vinyl is deze met Dalek I Love You.
We hebben er altijd met enorm veel plezier naar geluisterd. “Look
Good, Get Smart, Smell Nice, Work Hard, Ambition”. Geweldige
teksten, funky sound, prachtig art work. “Have You Got It?” Dit
was en is nog steeds één van m’n lievelings new wave platen.
Als je ‘m nooit hebt gehoord, twijfel dan niet. Down, deel
en luister onmiddelijk zoals altijd. Wederom kunnen
enkele skips wat fout zitten, luister het best achter
elkaar door dus ..


01 – Holiday in disneyland
02 – Horrorscope
03 – Health and happiness
04 – The mouse that roared
05 – Dad on fire
06 – Ambition
07 – Lust
08 – 12 hours of blues
09 – Sons of sahara
10 – Africa express


Gene Loves Jezebel – Promise
Situation 2, 1983

Identical twin brothers Jay (John) and Michael Aston are better
known as ‘Gene Loves Jezebel’. They had a couple of successes
during the 1980’s. I think their best album was their first one
called ‘Promise’ from 1983. My friends and me played it over
and over, crazy about their emotional way of singing .
The songs are melt together and placing the exact skips
may have worked poorly here and there. Better listen
to it as a whole .. Love the artwork on this one ..

De één eiige tweelingbroers Jay (John) en Michael Aston zijn
beter bekend als ‘Gene Loves Jezebel’. Ze hadden diverse successen
tijdens de jaren tachtig. Ik vind hun eerste album, genaamd ‘Promise’
uit 1983, ook direct hun beste. Mijn vrienden en ik draaiden hem grijs,
gek op hun emotionele manier van zingen. De nummers zijn op kant
één aan elkaar gemonteerd en de skips kunnen her en der wat
rommelig zijn. Beter om in één take af te luisteren dus.
Prachtige plaat, prachtige hoes ..


01 – Upstairs
02 – Bruises
03 – Pop tarantula
04 – Screaming for emmalene
05 – Scheming
06 – Bread from heaven
07 – Influenza
08 – Shower me with brittle punches
09 – Wraps and arms
10 – Psychological problems


Fad Gadget – Incontinent + bonus tracks
Mute Records 1981

The 1980’s were an interesting decade musicwise. We listened to
reggae, african and ofcourse a lot of new wave. Great Brittain was
the cradle of a whole lot of interesting bands. I’m gonna post some
this week, starting with this artist. This is the second album from
1981 by splendid artist .. ;

Francis John Tovey(8 September 1956 – 3 April 2002), known also
by his stage name Fad Gadget, was a British avant-garde electronic
musician and vocalist. He was a proponent of both new wave and
early industrial music, fusing together a unique blend of pop structured
songs mixed with mechanised experimentation.As Fad Gadget, his
music was characterised by the use of synthesizers in conjunction
with sounds of found objects, including drills and electric razors. His
bleak, sarcastic and darkly humorous lyrics were filled with biting
social commentary toward subjects such as machinery, industrialisation,
consumerism, human sexuality, mass media, religion, domestic violence
and dehumanization while often being sung in a deadpan voice.(wiki)
Cover photography by Anton Corbijn.

Fad Gadget – Collapsing New People

01 – Blind eyes
02 – Swallow it
03 – Saturday night special
04 – Incontinent
05 – Manual dexterity
06 – Innocent bystander
07 – King of the flies
08 – Diminished responsibility
09 – Plain clothes

Bonus tracks ;

10 – Collapsing new people, 12″ Berlin mix (with Einstürzende Neubauten)
11 – Love parasite (album mix)


The Feelies – Crazy Rhythms
A&M Records 1990

it was originally released on Stiff Records in 1980, this copy
on cd is from 1990 and appeared on A&M Records 395-319-2.

tracks ;

01 – The boy with the perpetual nervousness
02 – Fa cé-la
03 – Loveless love
04 – Forces at work
05 – Original love
06 – Everybody’s got something to hide (except me and my monkey)
07 – Moscow nights
08 – Raised eyebrows
09 – Crazy rhythms
10 – Paint it black


To Scratch That Itch, Roots, Rock and Rhythm
Various Artists, Luaka Bop 1991

When the weather is changing and fall drops in on us, I always tend
to start playing more popmusic. Atmospheric stuff with lots of variety.
Something quite else is this cd on the prestigious Luaka Bop label of
David Byrne. His selections are outstanding and surprising. This album
is from 1991, already 28 years of age but feels like yesterday. Mr. Byrne
treats us with music from the UK, Brazil, the US and Cuba. A nice bunch
of songs in different styles and moods, listen ..

P.S. I discovered one strange mistake, track #9 is not Agepê as written
on the cd’s cover. It is Martinho da Vila with Claustrofobia.

Als het weer omslaat en de herfst zijn onstuimige intrede maakt, neig ik
steeds vaker naar popmuziek. Atmosferische mengeling van stijlen en
stemmingen. Iets tamelijk anders dan wat je hier gewend bent is dit. Op
het prestgieuze Luaka Bop label van David Byrne komt deze bonte ver-
zameling tracks die stammen uit het Verenigd Koninkrijk, Brazilië, de USA
en Cuba. Het gaat van links naar rechts en andersom, luister ..

P.S. Ik ontdekte een vreemde fout, track #9 is niet Agepê zoals de
cd omslag vermeldt. Het is Martinho da Vila met Claustrofobia.

tracks ;

01 – A.R. Kane – A love from outer space
02 – Jorge Ben – Ponte de lança africano (umbabarauma)
03 – David Byrne – Dirty old town
04 – Tom Zé – Augusta, Angélica e consolação
05 – Conjunto Rumbavana – No me llores
06 – Luiz Conzaga – O fole roncou
07 – Silvio Rodriguez – Nuestro tema
08 – Jack Dangers – Ava
09 – Martinho da Vila – Claustrofobia
10 – A.R. Kane – Miles apart
11 – Caetano Veloso – Um canto de afoxé para o bloco do ilê
12 – Trio Nordestino – Rejeição
13 – Celeste Mendoza – Mi rumba echando candela
14 – David Byrne – Make believe mambo (club mix)


Ronnie Lane – Anymore for Anymore
GM Records 1974

tracks ;

01 – Careless love
02 – Don’t you cry for me
—– Bye and bye ( gonna see the king)
03 – Silk stockings
—– The poacher
04 – Roll on babe
05 – Tell everyone
06 – Amelia earhart’s last flight
07 – Anymore for anymore
—– Only a bird in a guilded cage
—– Chicken wired


Lee Perry Theme Week, day 6
Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry & Dub Syndicate
Time Boom X De Devil Dead
On-U Sound Records / EMI 1987

Taking a step forward to the late eighties period in London
with On-U Sound producer Adrian Sherwood we’ve got this
Time Boom X De Devil Dead. Quite a different feeling from
the old Black Ark sound. Still, typical Perry madness ..

We springen een eind voorwaarts in de geschiedenis met deze
Time Boom X De Devil Deaduit zijn latere jaren 80 Londen pe-
riode met de On-U Sound producer Adrian Sherwood. Tamelijk
ander geluid dan de vroegere Black Ark tijd maar
nog altijd de typische Perry gekte ..

tracks ;

01 – S.D.I.
02 – Blinkers
03 – Jungle
04 – De devil dead
05 – Music + science lovers
—–Kiss the champion
06 – Allergic to lies
07 – Time conquer


Raymond Naptali – Trouble Possee
CSA Records 1982



Ik heb al eens twee van deze nummers gebruikt op m’n Reggae Monster
Originals compilaties. Uiteindelijk was het tijd de hele plaat uit 1982 eens
te plaatsen. Voor een artiest van zijn formaat is hij altijd tamelijk onbekend
gebleven. Tien toffe tracks op geel gekleurd vinyl van CSA Records die zeker
enkele omwentelingen waard zijn. geproduceerd door Fatman..

My old Reggae Monster Originals compilations already contained two of
these tracks. Eventually I think it was about time to post the whole album.
For an artist of his quality he never became really famous. Ten decent
songs on yellow vinyl from CSA Records certainly worth a couple of spins.
produced by Fatman..

tracks ;

01 – Automatic boom
02 – Gimme gimme sensemillia
03 – Loving feeling
04 – Don’t cry
05 – Born and grow ina dis
06 – Tek yu hand offa me
07 – Yu too su-su-su-su
08 – Me no copy
09 – It’s you I’m talking to
10 – Trouble possee


the Animals – Animalisms
Decca 1966



Toen ik vanmorgen opstond zag de wereld er heel anders uit.
Misschien een mooi moment om ook eens heel andere muziek
te luisteren. Europees weer, Europese sound erbij. Eric Burdon
en de Animals met een plaat uit 1966, ja echt alweer 51 jaar oud
maar nog steeds prima te beluisteren is deze Animalisms, check..

When I woke up this morning the world looked competely different.
Maybe a good moment to post and listen some completely different
music for a change. European weather, European sound to go with it.
Eric Burdon and the Animals with an album from 1966. Yes it is 51 yrs.
old but still very nice to listen to. Check out these Animalisms now..

tracks ;

01 – One monkey don’t stop no show
02 – Maudie
03 – Outcast
04 – Sweet little sixteen
05 – You’re on my mind
06 – Clapping
07 – Gin house blues
08 – Squeeze her-tease her
09 – What am I living for
10 – I put a spell on you
11 – That’s all I am to you
12 – She’ll return it


The Mothmen – Pay Attention !
On-U Sound lp2, 1981

the Mothmen, front

Pay Attention !

Quite some time ago, when I still made ‘Ramdog’s Rough Site’,
I posted this album. Thought I already moved it to the GG but I
guess I didn’t. This is the second lp on the great On-U Sound label
and I have always liked it a lot. Typical 80’s UK sound, experimental
stuff, reggae, punk and popmusic merged into this brandnew sound..


1 Afghan farmer driving cattle/Animal animaux
2 Not moving
3 Factory/Teapoint/Factory
4 Please let go
5 Tardis
6 Mothman


Culture – Vital Selection,Virgin 1981

Culture, front

This band delivered a steady reggae sound from the mid seventies
throughout the eighties. Joseph Hill was the group’s leader and songwriter,
he died in the saddle, being on a European tour. He got ill very suddenly
and died the next morning on august 19, 2006, only 57 years old.
This is an album from 1981 on ‘virgin’ records, I am posting this one
especially for the people who were in the park with me last saturday.
We had us a sunny afternoon with irie rub-a-dub, rocksteady reggae
and other global grooves. Behold poor Jah people, stop the fussing and
fighting, work on natty and never get weary,
smoke up the international herb.


1 Behold
2 Poor Jah people
3 Stop the fussing and fighting
4 Work on natty
5 Never get weary
6 Citizen as a peaceful dub
7 Iron sharpening iron
8 The international herb
9 Too long in slavery
10 The shepherd
11 Holy mount Zion


Lion Youth – Love comes and goes,Virgo 1981

Lion Youth, front, cd size

United Kingdom, 1981, after releasing his hitsingle ‘Rat a cut bottle’,
Lion Youth came with his debut LP, ‘Love comes and goes’. It contains
the follow up single and dancefloor raver ‘Chant ina dance’. From the first
tones, this album rocks you off your socks, so throw aside the chairs and
table, turn up the volume and dance across the room, sweeeeet reggae…


1 Love comes and goes
2 I want a girl
3 What would you do ?
4 Señorita
5 Easy skanking
6 Frustration
7 Natty bring the cochi
8 Chant ina dance
9 Its ashame
10 Decelia