Dennis Brown – Tracks Of Life (2018) [FLAC]

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Release Name: King_Jammy_Presents_Dennis_Brown-Tracks_Of_Life-(VPGS7054)-CD-FLAC-2018-JRO
Artist: Dennis Brown
Album: Tracks Of Life
Genre: Reggae
Year: 2018
Tracks: 15
Duration: 00:55:11
Size: 385.11 MB

King Jammy breathes new life into a top drawer selection of Dennis Brown classics on this highest upgrade to the Crown Prince Of Reggae Kingston 11 catalogue. Making the journey down to Jammy’s Waterhouse HQ to lock down the safest combinations is an A-list selection of Jamaica’s finest including Protoje, Dre Island, Alborosie, Romain Virgo, Agent Sasco, Busy Signal etc. Some of Dennis’s finest performances on those never say die tuff Jammy riddims all now 21st century fresh!

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The Congos – Cock Mouth Kill Cock (2006) [FLAC]

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Release Name: The_Congos-Cock_Mouth_Kill_Cock-(EXPCD_022)-CD-FLAC-2006-JRO
Artist: The Congos
Album: Cock Mouth Kill Cock
Genre: Reggae
Year: 2006
Tracks: 14
Duration: 00:48:54
Size: 264.51 MB

Some 30 years ago the Congos recorded Heart of the Congos, one of the greatest roots reggae albums ever to come out of Jamaica, with producer Lee “Scratch” Perry at Perry’s Black Ark Studio in Kingston. Heart of the Congos was such a complete package that the Congos have been hard put to come anywhere that near the sun ever since, and while it would be tempting to say that this new album finally puts them back into rarefied air, the truth is that albums like Heart of the Congos are products of a particular time and place and finding that exact sweet spot again is probably close to impossible. What Cock Mouth Kill Cock (the title is a Jamaican proverbial saying that essentially means, watch what you say, it could be your undoing) does do, however, is directly embrace Heart of the Congos’ legacy and history, which is probably as close as the Congos are ever going to get to actually repeating it. The group has essentially been a solo outlet for singer Cedric Myton for some time now, but here he brings the other original vocalists, Watty Burnett and Roy Johnson, back to the fold and the reunited Congos tackle 14 new songs written in the old roots style over vintage rhythms originally done by producer Bunny Lee back in the 1970s, and the result of all this deliberate nostalgia connects back to Heart of the Congos like an almost fitting coda. Almost. When the album with Perry was recorded in 1977, Myton was simply one of the Congos — albeit the member with the ether-rattling high lead tenor — and since then he has become the Congos entire, which means that Burnett and Johnson do sing here, but they aren’t given a lot to do, and Cock Mouth Kill Cock falls short of the brilliant ensemble singing that gave Heart of the Congos such a timeless feel. That Cock Mouth even echoes and references that feel makes it one of the best Congos releases in years, however. It’s just so darn hard to reach the sun when you’re constantly standing in the shadow of a monument. Highlights include the brightly skipping “Grandma Say,” the near-majestic “River Beng Come Down” (which sounds like an unfinished outtake from Heart of the Congos), and the hopeful, buoyant “Chasing Dreams.”

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Bob Marley & The Wailers – Remixed and Unmixed (2007) [FLAC]

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Release Name: Bob_Marley_and_The_Wailers-Remixed_and_Unmixed-(MBB8009)-2CD-FLAC-2007-WRE
Artist: Bob Marley & The Wailers
Album: Remixed and Unmixed
Genre: Reggae
Year: 2007
Tracks: 15
Duration: 01:54:05
Size: 707.49 MB

After the major success of the Trilogy volume dedicated to Bob Marley (which was one of the 10 most sold albums according to CAPIF), Music Brokers presents this intense double album. It contains one disc of exclusive dub and hip hop remixes of Marley’s classics in the hands of stars such as Cypress Hill or Love & Rockets. The second disc contains the original versions plus four bonus tracks.
Remixed and Umixed brings new life to one of the most popular reggae artists of all time.

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Bob Marley & The Wailers – Kaya 40 (2018) [FLAC]

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Release Name: Bob_Marley_And_The_Wailers-Kaya_40-2CD-FLAC-2018-BOCKSCAR
Artist: Bob Marley & The Wailers
Album: Kaya 40
Genre: Reggae
Year: 2018
Tracks: 10
Duration: 01:16:39
Size: 528.94 MB

2018 marks the 40th Anniversary of Bob Marley & The Wailers’ KAYA. Recorded in part during Marley’s and the band’s 1977 exile in London, KAYA is very much the sibling record to EXODUS. Fittingly, as Ziggy Marley revisited the original session recordings for last year’s EXODUS 40 celebration, this year sibling Stephen Marley revisits the original session recordings to commemorate KAYA, bringing a fresh perspective to this suite that’s quietly referred to as the ‘Peace Treaty’ album.

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