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Article ID LP-14909
Format 2x LP
Artist Various Artists
Title Studio One Music Lab
Track list
Pos. Sample Artist Title Riddim Remarks
1 MP3 sample Hortense and The Sound Dimension People Make the World Go Round Version
2 MP3 sample Leroy Wallace and The New Establishment Far Beyond Version
3 MP3 sample Sound Dimension Face Man Version
4 MP3 sample Fabian & The Vibes Mother and Child (Part 2)
5 MP3 sample Lennie Hibbert Go For Yourself
6 MP3 sample Dub Specialist Chainey Roots
7 MP3 sample Brentford All Stars The World Is A Ghetto
8 MP3 sample The Jay Tees and Brentford Rockers Forward To Jah (Part 2)
9 MP3 sample Roy Richards Summertime
10 MP3 sample Lennie Hibbert Snow Bird
11 MP3 sample Pablov Black Dread Head
12 MP3 sample Cedric Im Brooks Glory To Sound
13 MP3 sample Jackie Mittoo Lazy Bones
14 MP3 sample Dub Specialist Message From Dub
15 MP3 sample Jackie Mittoo Sunshine Of Your Love
16 MP3 sample Roland Alphonso Tenor Man Trip
17 MP3 sample Ernest and The Sound Dimension Surfin' (Part 2)
Style(s) Studio One, Reggae, Funk
Label Studio One/Soul Jazz SJRLP503
Country GB - United Kingdom
Quality m/m
Remarks This new Studio collection on Soul Jazz Records delves deep into a melting pot world of reggae and funk and dub created at the music laboratory of 13 Brentford Road, Kingston in the 1970s – an intense collaboration of crack musicians, singers, DJs and engineers under the guidance of producer Clement 'Coxsone' Dodd.
Here you will find some of the deepest and rawest cuts to emanate out the Studio One factory – truly hypnotic rhythms, powerful funk guitar and bass, soaring horns and more interspersed with occasional vocals and toasting as musicians reach for the highest heights and deepest roots of reggae music. 
Some of these tunes here are rare and classic versions to seminal Studio One vocal cuts from the likes of Horace Andy and Hortense Ellis. There is also a wealth of cuts from simply the greatest musicians ever to come out of Jamaica (let alone Studio One). These include Jackie Mittoo, Roland Alphonso, Cedric Brooks, Ernest Ranglin and the Brentford All-Stars. You will find straight up funk bombs such as Lennie Hibbert's mind-blowing 'Go For Yourself' (sounding like The Meters meets James Brown!), the Brentford All-Stars covering War's classic 'The World is a Ghetto', and Jackie Mittoo showing how to make Cream's 'Sunshine of Your Love' into a reggae funk bomb! 
All of these sit beside super-deep roots and dub cuts that exemplify together how Studio One was unique in Clement Dodd's pioneering vision of reggae, the music created functioning with a continuous level of experimentation that blurred the lines between genres and pushed the outer limits of reggae music at all times. This album is deep!
The album comes with extensive sleevenotes by Steve Barker (Wire magazine) and comes as a double gatefold vinyl + download, CD encased in slipcase and digital album release.
Price EUR 31.09
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