Archive for the 'Studio One' Category

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Speaking of the latest excavation of the famed Studio One vaults . . . Pre-dating what became known as dub there was the version. Out-of-print for over a decade, the label recently announced a forthcoming vinyl issue of Version Dread, a 2006 compilation featuring some of the most sought after B-sides in Studio One’s history. […]

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Mic control, Jamaican DJ Winston Williams had it. Released last year as part of the latest excavation of Studio One’s vaults, Radio Show finds the famed selector mc’ing two episodes broadcasted for the Jamaican Broadcast Corporation; 1977’s Sounds of Young Jamaica and 1978’s Soul, Power And Sound. While the pool of massive talent here is […]

Friday, August 26th, 2016

Earlier this year, Yep Roc Music Group launched its massive Studio One reissue campaign. Founded in 1954 in Kingston by Clement “Coxsone” Dodd, the label practically defined reggae, releasing records by the biggest names in the genre: Bob Marley and the Wailers, Toots and the Maytals, The Skatalites, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Burning Spear, Culture, and […]