Smile Jamaica Digital Dubplate: Jah-cember 2016 – Mutant Dub A-Z!

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Greetings,

Been on a cratedig during the Thanksgiving Holiday. So I have been away from the decks at KRCL Smile Jamaica.

My fascination beyond Reggae is what I have called Mutant Dub for nearly 30 years: Take Reggae drum & bass and weld it on to contemporary dance, dub echo and modern pulsating electro beats.

So I hunkered down in my Secret Dubratory this week and cooked up what I call Digital Dubplate shows. Bonus roots and dubbers.

From A to Z. From Audio Active out of Jah-pon to Zombi Italian dubbers. Massive Attack, The Slits, ON U Sound, Bill Laswell and Thievery Corporation.

Dub ‘n bass will put a smile pon your face!

bless, robt

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Smile Jamaica Digital Dubplate: Mutant Dub A-Z Playlist:

0 – 30 min:

  • Audio Active – Audio Active’s Adventures in Time and Space; Happy Shopper (ON U Sound) ’95 Jah-pon: Mutant Dub A-Z
  • Bomb the Bass feat. Justin Warfield –  Bug Powder Dust; clear (Fourth & Broadway) ’95 tribute to William Burroughs
  • Creation Rebel/New Age Steppers – Chemical Specialist; Threat to Creation (Cherry Red) ’81 dub to Jah Woosh Woodpecker Sound
  • Dub Dynasty – Thundering Mantis; Thundering Mantis (Steppas)  2014 UK
  • Ex-Centric Sound System – Ex-Centric Dub Show; Electric Voodooland (Loud) 2000 Brooklyn Afro-Dub
  • Fat Freddy’s Drop – Silver and Gold; Blackbird (Fat Freddy’s Drop) 2013 New Zealand
  • Gorillaz – Revolving Doors; The Fall (Virgin) 2010 UK

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30-60 min

  • The Herbaliser – Sensual Woman; Session 1 (!K7) 2000 UK best
  • Improvisators Meets Iration Steppas – Wah Wah 12”; Inna Steppa Dub (Hammerbass) 2008 Fr.
  • Jah Wobble’s Invaders of the Heart feat. Dolores O’Riordan – The Sun Does Rise; Take Me to God (Island) ’94 UK
  • King Earthquake – Serious Dub; Dub Plates Chapter Two (King Earthquake) 2010 UK
  • Bill Laswell – Cyclops; Points of Order (Innerhythmic) 2001 US
  • Massive Attack – Be Thankful For What You Got; Blue Lines (Virgin) ’91 UK

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60-90 min

  • Nickodemus – Back From Africa (Derek Sessions rmx); Endangered Species Remix (ESL) 2006 NY
  • The Orb feat. Nina Walsh – Ghostdancing; Cydonia (Universal) 2001 UK
  • Primal Scream – Higher Than the Sun; Screamadelica (Sire) ’91 UK
  • Quantic Presenta Flowering Inferno – Dub Del Pacifico; Death of the Revolution (TruThoughts) 2008 UK 
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Cydonia – human faced pyramid on Mars

90 min – 2 hr.

  • Revolutionary Dub Warriors – Warrior; Deliverance (ON U Sound) ’94 UK
  • The Slits – Man Next Door; In the Beginning (Jungle) ’80 Live in SF and Cincy: Paragons cover by UK female punk group
  • Thievery Corporation – Exilio (Rewound); Babylon Rewound (ESL)  2004 DC
  • Undivided Roots – Move Up; ON U Sound Discoplate Collection Part II (ON U  Sound) ’82 UK
  • Veve’ – Maka; Veve’ (WordSound) ’98 Brooklyn

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2-2 and 1/2 hr

  • Desmond Williams – This Morning; Delights of the Garden (ESL) 2002 DC
  • X-O-Dus – See Them a Come; 12” (Factory) ’80 UK
  • Yerba Buena – Fever; Island Life (Razor & Tie) 2005
  • Zombi – DE3; Escape Velocity (Relapse) 2011
  • 2 Bad Card – Leaving Rome; CD Single (ON U Sound)  ’95 UK

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Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives (Stream + Tracklist) Jah-vember 12, 2016: 8 down, 42 to go!

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Make America Green again

Greetings,

First re-cap after the election. I have been voting since 1984 and I can’t imagine two worse choices for President than what we got this go round: A greedy, law flaunting incompetent who helped ruin the other states in the Middle East George W didn’t destroy  versus a human Cheeto reality host. Ick.

The only good that came out of this election was this Nation dubbled the number of States that can re-assert mankind’s 8000 year connection to Jah’s wisdom weed. Three other states (including my homeland – Montana) approved Medical Marijuana.

A greener America: Marijuana’s big statement in Election 2016

Legalized: Collie-fornya, Jah-vada, Jah-suchusetts, Maine. (Arizona failed)

Medical MJ: Jah-rkansas, Jah-rida, Jah-tana, North Jah-kota

Jah-chigan’s legalization bid was yanked by an activist judge.

20% of this Nation now have benefitted from cannabis now.

  • In 2013 – 2 down, 48 to go!
  • In 2015 – 4 down, 46 to go!
  • In 2017 – 8 down, 42 to go!
  • In 2019 – ???

Maybe Obama will use an Executive Order and just legalize it everywhere. Finally some “Hope” for “Change” as he is packing up and moving out of the White House.

bless, robt

<8 down, 42 to go! 67 sec.>

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Come on Prez? You smoked it. Your dawta got busted smoking. Since Hillary went down in flames, here is your last chance for a legacy! LEGALIZE IT EVERYWHERE

Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives: Annotated Playlist: Jah-vember 12, 2016

Set 1:

  • The Heptones & Jah Lion – Mr. President; Turn and Fire (Anachron) ’77 Neth. vinyl – Lee “Scratch” Perry/Black Ark production
  • Jah Shaka – Zulu Chalice Dub; Sensi Dub vol. 5 (Original) ’91 Dub Album of the Hour
  • Roy C & the Honey Drippers – Impeach the President; 12” (Tuff City) ’73 soul groover on honey colored wax: 2016 Election Set
  • Carlene Davis – Ism Schism; 7” (Sonic) no capitalism, socialism, racism, communism
  • Clint Eastwood & General Saint – Vote For we; Stop That Train (Greensleeves) ’83 UK dj duo
  • Papa Kojie & Blue Riddim – Nancy Reagan Re-election Remix; 12” (Ora International) ’85 LA
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Oops!

Set 2: 7 inch Jamaican Jukebox cannabis set

  • Peabody & Sherman – Guess Who’s Coming For Sweet Leaf; 7” (blank): Black Uhuru mashup Black Sabbath
  • Lincoln Grant – Marijuana; 7” (Big A)
  • Frankie Paul – Weed Without Seed; 7” (Techniques) Sinsemilla = weed without seed
  • Dawn & Christine – Free Marijuana; 7” (Thompson Sound) dawtas
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8 down, 42 to go!

Set 3: Wailers Family Tree

  • Peter Tosh – Here Comes the Judge; Honorary Citizen (Columbia) ’73 best of rare singles
  • Bunny Wailer – Dog War; Retrospective (Shanachie) ’90 – Toots Hibbert cover
  • Bob Marley & the Wailers – Jamming + Version; Exodus (Deluxe Edition) ‘77

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Set 4:

  • Linton Kwesi Johnson – Bass Culture; a capella live (LKJ) ’93 Belgium poetry reading
  • Yellowman – Sensimilla; Dancehall 2 (Soul Jazz)
  • Sinead O’Connor – Y Mas Gan; Throw Down Your Arms (That’s Why There’s Chocolate & Vanilla)
  • Ethiopians – Slave Call; Slave Call (Heartbeat) ‘77
  • Anthony Johnson – Let Go This One; 12” (Greensleeves) ‘81
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UK dub poet Linton Kwesi Johnson

Set 5: Vinyl is Vital

  • Matumbi – Man in Me; Best of Matumbi (Trojan) ’74 Bob Dylan cover

<Nobel Laureate Bob Dylan finally accepts his prize>

  • Wayne Wade in Down in Iran; Poor and Humble (Live & Learn) ’82 DC
  • Jean Binta Breeze – Dubwise + Confusion; Tracks (LKJ) ’91 UK: female dub poet
  • Righteous Vibes – Them Don’t KNow Love; Heart of the Ark vol. 2 (Seven Leaf) UK
  • Willin Prophets – Tribute to McCartney; Resurrection (1U) ’87 LA
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Bob Dylan – Nobel Prize toker

Set 6:

  • Tchiya Amet – Tsalogi Thankful; Rise Again Truth (Milky Way) ’99 female
  • Black Survivors – Trim Your Lamp; Nations of the World (Sword Lion) ’95 UK
  • Johnny Clarke – Every Knee Shall Bow; 10″ (Glimmer) ’78
  • Sound Dimension – Rockfort Rock; Downbeat the Ruler (Heartbeat/Studio One) Dub Album of the Hour

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Set 7: Best of 27 Years – Smile Jamaica

  • Burning Spear – He Prayed; Presenting (Studio One) ’73
  • Lacksley Castell – Black Sheep; Princess Lady (Negus Roots) ’83
  • Aisha – Hi-Tech; High Priestess (Ariwa) ’88
  • Prince Lincoln Thompson – Natural Wild; Natural Wind (Orange Street) ’80 produced  by New Waver Joe Jackson

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Set 8: Mutant Dub Dawtas

  • Alpha & Omega – Respect to the Warrior; Legend of A & O (Dopic Sounds) 2006 Japanese best of from UK trance dub w/ female vox:
  • Dubblestandart feat. Noa More – Love Can Grow; Are you Experienced (Collision) 2006 Jah-stria
  • Samai Farah – Le Temps s’Immobilse; Samia Farah (Small) ’99 Fr.-Tunisian singer
  • Emperor’s New Clothes feat. Jenny Stancliffe – Tears Inside (Acid Jazz) ’95 UK
  • Jah Wobble feat. Natacha Atlas – Just a Prayer; Umbra Sumus (30 Hertz) ’98 UK

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Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives (Stream + Tracklist) Nov. 5 2016: Election Re-cap!

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Smile Jamaica News Service reports: “Ebola defeated Bubonic Plague in the 2016 Presidential Election”

Greetings,

I predicted this. President Donald J. Trump. 

I get together with some bredrins every Friday afternoon for bourbon and music sessions.

Of course politics are a common topic with my mates. My buddy Aquaboy, Sandroid turned Hillbot, was fairly cocky that the polls showed Hillary way ahead. Evan McMullin was gonna win Utah.

I would look over at my buddy Free-Mike and give him a cold stare and said, “When we meet next Friday, you will all be stunned.” Aquaboy would scoff. Who’s scoffing now?

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Or as Nobel Laureate Bob Dylan calls it: Snooze-weak

My main blog roll is the Libertarian site, Zerohedge. Run by Bulgarian hedgefunders who predicted the 2008 economic collapse and  theyrefuse to adhere to the usual corporate media consensus. They mercilessly mock the corporate media outlets.

Since I did political interviews, Radioactive 2003-2012, I am also a natural skeptic to corporate news:

  • CNN – The Clinton News Network
  • AP – Assimilated Presstitutes
  • NPR – Nationalist Propaganda Radio
  • MS-DNC
  • FUX News
  • Petroleum Bullshit Syndicate
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Michael Franti: Television…drug of the nation. Breeding ignorance and feeding radiation

I’m all the way Alt-Left. So from my deep political reading, I knew that Hillary Clinton was going to lose all the Midwest states but Illinois and Minnesota.

When I would run into my Liberal friends who would greet my skepticism with, “Nate Silver has Hillary Clinton a 98% likely winner.” I would scoff. The polls were oversampling Democrats who are a much smaller voting bloc since Obama came in.

4.5 million Obama voters became Indedendent. Huge mid term losses in 2010 and 2014 told me the Midwest had abandoned the Democratic Party over economic inequality.

When I would have these conversations with my Liberal friends, they would respond, “Why are you supporting Donald Trump?”.

I knew that Hillary Clinton was going to lose for these 5 reasons

  1. Obama Fatigue – record inequality under his 8 years had Americans looking for a change at the top. Just like Obama won in part b/c of Bush Fatigue after his 8 years. Should have sent at least one banker to jail.
  2. Obama voters would not be Hillary voters. Obama was young and black with a Muslim name. That candidacy resonated with blacks and Hispanics. Hillary is old and white. So minority vote turnout was way down. 137,000 fewer votes cast in Detroit and 129,000 fewer votes in Milwaukee cost her Michigan and Wisconsin
  3. Millennials wanted Bernie. In the same way they came out for Obama they were YUUGE for Bernie Sanders.  When he was aced out, they went back to their undervoting tendency.
  4. Servergate/Wikileaks/Weinergate. At the end her untrustwory numbers were worse than Trump’s. In an emotions vs facts election, that was devastating for turnout and securing independent votes.
  5. Obamacare notices went out in mid-Octboer. Average increase? 24%. Trump wants to get rid of Obamacare. Hillary wanted to “improve it.” She couldn’t come out for single payer, so  if you had your policy cancelled and the new cost doubled (as happened to a classmate of mine in Montana), advantage Trump.
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Poli Sci classes will be studying the DNC campaign of Hillary Clinton for decades to come. How not to run a campaign lessons

I was wrong on 3 states:

  1. New Hampshire (for Trump) – I forgot they tend to be more conservative than their New England neighbors
  2. Colorado (for Hillary) – I thought the rural and military areas would reject the Dems.
  3. Nevada – I thought it would be Vegas for Hillary. Reno and the rest for Trump

I had a better result than Nate Silver!

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So called polling savant, Nate Silver: 0 for 3 lately: British elections, BREXIT, Pres. Trump

I voted for Jill Stein. And I was wrong on her. I lost a bet (to my Hillbot buddy Aquaboy, in fact), that Jill would get 4%. Not even close! See you in 2020, Doctor Jill!

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bless, robt

Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives: Nov. 5, 2016 – Annotated playlist w/ photos, captions, Reggae History Lessons; 84 sec.

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Set 1:

  • Triston Palma – Reggae Music Taking Over; Touch Me, Take Me (Abraham) ’82 Can. Vinyl
  • The Agrovators – Kaya Dub; Kaya Dub (Justice) ’78 UK: Dub Album of the Hour
  • Peter Tosh – Here Comes the Sun; Honorary Citizen: Jamaican Singles (Columbia) ’71 George Harrison/Beatles cover
  • UB40 – Reefer Madness; Signing Off (DEP/Sound) ’80 herbal instrumental
  • Garland Jeffreys feat. LKJ & the Dub Band – Miami Beach; Escape Artist (Columbia) ’81 feat. UK dub poet
  • King Kong – Legalize It; Rumble Jumble Life (Massive B) 2005 4:20 Cannabis Service Announcement
  • Aisha – Glorify His Name; 10” (Ariwa) 2005 UK
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Dub album of the hour. Vinyl of course

Set 2:

  • Keith Richards – Love Overdue; Crosseyed Heart (Mindless/Republic) 2015: Gregory Isaacs cover
  • Gregory Isaacs & U Roy – Love Is Overdue; Love Is Overdue (Heartbeat) ’74 original
  • Benjamin Zephaniah – Belly of de Beast; Belly of de Beast (Ariwa) UK mutant dub
  • Sister Nadia & Dubcreator – Deliver Us Jah; 10” (Asalah) 2006 Neth. Mutant dub
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Keith Richards does lovers rock

Set 3: Best of Smile Jamaica 27 Years

  • Prince Buster – Chubby; Original Golden Oldies (Melodisc) ’67 nyahbinghi style
  • Sophia George – Runnings Well Dread; For Everyone (Pow Wow) ‘89
  • Aswad – Hey Jah Children; Babylon Soundtrack (EMI) ’80: UK movie on Caribbean diaspora
  • Earl Sixteen Daley & the Rockers All Stars – The Rastaman; Rockers International (Greensleeves) ’80 Augustus Pablo prod’n
  • Sly & Robbie & the Revolutionaries – Rizzla Dub; Sensi Dub vol. 4 (Original) ‘76 Dub Album of the Hour
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Herbal dub of the hour

Set 4:

  • Sinead O’Connor – Throw Down Your Arms; Throw Down Your Arms (That’s Why There’s Chocolate & Vanilla) 2005 w/ Sly & Robbie: Burning Spear cover
  • Judah Eskender Tafari – Jah Light; 10” (Sip a Cup) 2001
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Sly & Robbie pon the riddims

Set 5: 4:20 Vinyl is Vital set

<5 on the ballot to legalize the Seven Leaf; 11 sec.>

  • Tenastelin – The Anunnaki; 7” (Mascot) 

<UFO’s in the Bible and Sumerian Anunnaki – those whom came from the sky; 49 sec.>

  • Systemwide – Epic of Gilgamesh; Live at the Montreal Jazz Festival (BSI) 2002
  • Lee Perry & the White Belly Rats – Greetings; Panic in Babylon (DAMP) 2004: greetings from outerspace
  • Dennis Alcapone – The Sky’s the Limit (Flying Machine); Guns Don’t Argue (Trojan) ‘72
  • Transcend – 2002; Earthrise.ntone.1 (Instinct) 2001 US more space chatter

<The story of Gilgamesh and Enkidu; 50 sec.>

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Sumerian demi-god Gilgamesh mourns the death of his bredrin Enkidu

Words of Wisdom:

Smile Jamaica 4:20 Election Report!

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9 down, 41 to go!

Smile Jamaica Ark-Ive

Smile Jamaica 420 Election Report: 1 min. 50 sec.

Greetings,

  • 2013 – 2 down, 48 to go!
  • 2015 – 4 down, 46 to go!
  • 2017 – 9 down, 41 to go?
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I want you to legalize Jah’s Wisdom Weed!

In the win column:

  1. Colorado (2013)
  2. Washington (2013)
  3. Alaska (2015)
  4. Oregon (2015)
  5. Washington DC (2015)

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From NORML’s election 2016

5 states have Legalize/Regulate on the ballot:

  1. California
  2. Nevada
  3. Arizona
  4. Massuchusetts
  5. Maine

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4 states have Medical Marijuana:

  1. Arkansa
  2. Florida
  3. Montana
  4. North Dakota
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My home state: Polling – 45 Yes, 51 No

3 States had their Marijuana Bills voided by State Courts:

  1. Michigan (Legalizaiton)
  2. Missouri  (Medical)
  3. Oklahoma (Medical)
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Michigan voters: screwed over

Recent Poll information:

  • Collie-fornya (Prop 64): Adult use of Marijuana Act: 52 Yes, 41 No (SMILE JAMAICA: puff puff PASSES!)

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  • Jah-vada (Question 2) Nevada Marijuana Legalization Initiative: 53 Yes, 41 No (SMILE JAMAICA: puff puff PASSES!)

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  • Jah-rizona (Prop 205) Arizona Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act: 50 Yes; 40 No (SMILE JAMAICA: puff puff PASSES!)

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  • Jah-suchusetts (Question 4): The Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act: 55 Yes, 40 No (SMILE JAMAICA: puff puff PASSES!)

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  • Maine (Question 1): Marijuana Legalization Act: 53 Yes, 38 No (SMILE JAMAICA: puff puff PASSES!)

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If I get to say, “9 down, 41 to go! on the Nov. 12 Smile Jamaica Ark-Ive, I will celebrate with a 4:20 Hemp for Victory Special: 3 hours of 420!

Think good thoughts and despite our choice between Ebola and Bubonic Plague, we must end the prohibition on Jah’s Wisdom Weed!

Words of Wisdom

Selah, robt

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Is it Lesser of Two Evils? Or, Evil of Two Lessers?

Smile Jamaica Jah-loween Showcase: DMCA Violation on Mixcloud. Listen here instead

Mixcloud Smile Jamaica Jah-loween blanked out in America. Listen here instead

If Mixcloud link is blanked out: Here is the 3 hour show as an embedded .mp3: 2 hr. 56 min.

Greetings,

I violated the Digital Millennium Copyright Act on the show I just uploaded to Mixcloud. I forgot that I harvested too many horror movie trailers from one CD. B/c I edit this content in my own studio  thought I would be okay.

Alas, Mixcloud’s algo’s caught it and blanked the stream in the US:

No more than 4 songs off one album. No more than 3 songs by a single artist.

This is the album that got me in trouble

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It’s a stupid law, but I’m not Hillary Clinton, so I fought the law and the law won.

curse, robt

Track list

  • Ini Kamoze – Hole in the Pumpkin; Shocking Out (RAS) ’87: Jah-loween Special: 3 hours!
  • Scientist – Dance of the Vampires; Scientist Rids the World of the Evil Curse of the Vampires (Greensleeves) ’81: Dub Album of the Hour
  • The Toyes – Monster Hash; The Toyes (CD Tunes) ’96: 4:20 Cannabis Service Announcement
  • Clint Eastwood & General Saint – Talk About Run; 12” (Greensleeves) ‘81***End of Set 1
  • Future Pigeon – Mummy Rock; Echodelic Sounds of Future Pigeon (Record Collection) 2006 roll a lickle spliff w/ di papyrus
  • Easy Star All-Stars feat. Mikey General & Spragga Benz – Thriller; Thrillah! (Easy Star) 2012: Michael Jackson cover
  • GG All-Stars – Vampire Rock; 12” (Hit) ‘77***End of Set 2
  • David Lindley & El Rayo-X; Werewolves of London; Very Greasy (Elektra) ’88 Warren Zevon cover
  • The Hooters – All You Zombies; Nervous Night (Columbia) ’85: pop hit
  • Barrington Levy – Murderer; 12” (Jah Life) ’84 Murder is a vampire***End of Set 3
  • Max Romeo – Hotel California; Something is Wrong (Mediacom) Eagles cover re: Anton Lavey’s Church of Satan
  • Humble Soul – Damn Vampire; Good Lord, Thank You (Kolcha Muzik) Jah-waiian artist***End of Set 4
  • Laurel Aitken – Witchdoctor From Amsterdam; Eskapdade en France (Blue Moon) ’90 EP Fr.: Vinyl is V-ital set
  • Crucial Bee – Mark of the Beast; Just a Sting (All-Star)  US Virgin Islands
  • Horace Andy – The Devil; Don’t Stop (Island in the Sun) ’85 NY
  • Amp-Ech – Living Dead + Version; Against Injustice (Amp-Ech)***End of Set 5
  • Lee “Scratch” Perry – Judgment in a Babylon; 12” (One Drop) ‘81Chris Blackwell is a vampire sucking the blood of the sufferah’s
  • Sky High & the Mau Mau – Cemetary Robbery; Origination (Sky High)
  • Willi Williams – The Dungeon; Messenger Man (Blood and Fire) ’80 about being in jail for herb
  • Clint Eastwood & General Saint – Two Bad D.J.’ 12” (Greensleeves) ’81: duppies in the cemetary***End of Set 6
  • Ras Karbi – Babylon Gravestone; 7” (Rockstone)  ’84: Jamaican Jukebox of 7” 45’s
  • Jah Fish – Vampire Rock; 7” (Mod) ’72 dj to Keble Drummond
  • Peter Tosh – Dracula; 7” (Intel Diplo) ’76 B-side to Vampire***End of Set 7
  • Dubadelic – Devil Went Down to Forsyth County (Mad Dog Blues); 2000: a Bass Odyssey (WordSound) ’96 illbient
  • Gorillaz – Ghost Train; G-Sides (Virgin) 2002 UK
  • Alpha & Omega – The Dub Is Out There; Serious Joke (A & O) 2002 X-Files Theme
  • Soho – Zombies Walk the Cardboard City; Goddess (Atco) ’90 UK w/ female vox
  • Tayo Meets Acd Rockers feat. Pupajim – Vampyaa; 12” (Scrub a Dub) 2010
  • Natacha Atlas – I Put a Spell on You; Best of (Mantra) 2005 Arabic version of Screaming Jay Hawkins tune

Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives (Stream + Tracklist): DEAD-icated: 3 Hours of Jah-loween!


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<Livicated? Not this week: DEAD-icated! 7 sec.>

If Mixcloud link is blanked out: Here is the 3 hour show as an embedded .mp3: 2 hr. 56 min.

 

Greetings,

Smile Jamaica loves Halloween or as I say: Jah-loween! For going on 20 years now I have played all treats no tricks the last Saturday in Jah-tober;

Because my job is a sound editor, I created some sound art: 81 soundbytes or Horror movie trailers that I edited in my home studio. One after each song.

Dracula, Blackula, War of the Worlds. Nuff Vincent Price: Michael Jackson and Dr. Phibes and even Alice Cooper. Halloween and X-Files soundtrack. Nuff Blaxploitation Village of the Damned.

I get a call from a listener when I stitched in the Vincent Price interlude from Alice Cooper’s “Black Widow”. Listener goes, “I called two shows on KRCL requesting  “Black Widow,” They didn’t play my request and then I heart it on Smile Jamaica.”

Boo-tiful

 curse, robt

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Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives: Jah-tober 29, 2016 – Annotated Playlist – Jahloween: sets, soundbytes, Reggae History Lessons, photos and captions; 37 sec.

Set 1:

  • Ini Kamoze – Hole in the Pumpkin; Shocking Out (RAS) ’87
  • Scientist – Dance of the Vampires; Scientist Rids the World of the Evil Curse of the Vampires (Greensleeves) ’81: Dub Album of the Hour
  • The Toyes – Monster Hash; The Toyes (CD Tunes) ’96: 4:20 Cannabis Service Announcement
  • Clint Eastwood & General Saint – Talk About Run; 12” (Greensleeves) ‘81 – don’t make out w/ your girlfriend in the boneyard! 20 sec.

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Set 2:

  • Future Pigeon – Mummy Rock; Echodelic Sounds of Future Pigeon (Record Collection) 2006 roll a lickle spliff w/ di papyrus

<Smoke some Sensi-menia inna Mesopotamia; 12 sec.>

  • Easy Star All-Stars feat. Mikey General & Spragga Benz – Thriller; Thrillah! (Easy Star) 2012: Michael Jackson cover
  • GG All-Stars – Vampire Rock; 12” (Hit) ‘77

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Set 3:

  • David Lindley & El Rayo-X; Werewolves of London; Very Greasy (Elektra) ’88 Warren Zevon cover
  • The Hooters – All You Zombies; Nervous Night (Columbia) ’85: pop hit
  • Barrington Levy – Murderer; 12” (Jah Life) ’84 Murder is a vampire

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Set 4:

  • Max Romeo – Hotel California; Something is Wrong (Mediacom) Eagles cover re: Anton Lavey’s Church of Satan; 26 sec.
  • Humble Soul – Damn Vampire; Good Lord, Thank You (Kolcha Muzik) Jah-waiian artist

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Set 5: Vinyl is V-ital

  • Laurel Aitken – Witchdoctor From Amsterdam; Eskapdade en France (Blue Moon) ’90 EP Fr.
  • Crucial Bee – Mark of the Beast; Just a Sting (All-Star) US Virgin Islands
  • Horace Andy – The Devil; Don’t Stop (Island in the Sun) ’85 NY
  • Amp-Ech – Living Dead + Version; Against Injustice (Amp-Ech); 4 sec.

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Set 6:

  • Lee “Scratch” Perry – Judgment in a Babylon; 12” (One Drop) ‘81Chris Blackwell is a vampire sucking the blood of the sufferah’s; 54 sec.
  • Sky High & the Mau Mau – Cemetary Robbery; Origination (Sky High)
  • Willi Williams – The Dungeon; Messenger Man (Blood and Fire) ’80 about being in jail for herb
  • Clint Eastwood & General Saint – Two Bad D.J.’ 12” (Greensleeves) ’81: duppies in the cemetery

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Set 7: Jamaican Jukebox 7″ Jah-loween

  • Ras Karbi – Babylon Gravestone; 7” (Rockstone) ’84: Jamaican Jukebox of 7” 45’s
  • Jah Fish – Vampire Rock; 7” (Mod) ’72 dj to Keble Drummond
  • Peter Tosh – Dracula; 7” (Intel Diplo) ’76 B-side to Vampire

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Set 8: Mutant Dub

  • Dubadelic – Devil Went Down to Forsyth County (Mad Dog Blues); 2000: a Bass Odyssey (WordSound) ’96 illbient
  • Gorillaz – Ghost Train; G-Sides (Virgin) 2002 UK
  • Alpha & Omega – The Dub Is Out There; Serious Joke (A & O) 2002 X-Files Theme
  • Soho – Zombies Walk the Cardboard City; Goddess (Atco) ’90 UK w/ female vox
  • Tayo Meets Acd Rockers feat. Pupajim – Vampyaa; 12” (Scrub a Dub) 2010
  • Natacha Atlas – I Put a Spell on You; Best of (Mantra) 2005 Arabic version of Screaming Jay Hawkins tune

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Words of Wisdom:

If Mixcloud link is blanked out: Here is the 3 hour show as an embedded .mp3: 2 hr. 56 min.

 

 

Smile Jamaica Preview: All Trix! No Treats!: Jah-loween Stylee! (4-7 PM, MTN.)

 

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Boo-tiful: Smile Jamaica 20 Years of the Undead Roots Reggae

<Smile Jamaica – DEADicated this week>

Greetings,

20th year and then some of Jah-loween: 3 hours for the ghouls ‘n’ gals!

Jah-loween on Smile Jamaica. Got my Black Magic Reggae sorted by:

  • The Devil
  • Mark of the Beast/666
  • Ghosts and Duppies (Jamaican ghosts)
  • Vampires
  • Voodoo
  • Witchcraft
  • Frankenstein
  • Zombies

Plus after every song a spooky soundbyte or Horror movie trailer.

Black Uhuru Anthem – It’s hard to be a dread on this ya Night of the Dead!

curse, robt

Black Widow: Vincent Price vs. Alice Cooper (2 min.)

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Vincent Price