Needed a long weekend to begin the giant move into the newly renovated Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives
Last Saturday: From 7:30 AM to 6 PM. Moved all my LPs, 10″ and 12″ black wax from my detached garage to the Ark-Ive.
Loaded massive Tupperware tubs full of records. Loaded them on a Dolly and pushed them the 50 feet from garage to the back door. Lifted them over the door stop and finessed them into the new room.
Since I had spent all winter and spring sorting 15,000? pieces of black vinyl goodness into proper categories, moving from the tubs to the shelf was easy.
Now if I want to find Mutant Dub, herbtune, Halloween songs by female artists. I know right where to go. Before it was a game of needle in a haystack trying to remember which pile to dig through.
Other than a quick lunch, it was 9 hours of physical, exhausting labor. I was drenched in sweat and sore all over..
But it was worth it. Looks very nice and neat. Unlike the hoarder/collector vibe of massive cardboard boxes filled with stock bought out from long dead record store chains.
CDs are next. So because i don’t like to go a week without new content at Mixcloud’s Smile Jamaica Podcast link: enjoy 3 hours of Mutant Dub not interruptions, just bass in ur face!
I’ll be checking it while I spend 10AM to 3PM Saturday huffing CDs into the Ark-Ive
- Avatars of Dub – Uptown Jungle; Babylon Is Ours (Echo Beach) 2003 Germ.
- Morcheeba – Small Town; Who Can You Trust? (Indochina) ’96 UK w/ female vox
- Digital Dubs feat. Jeru Banto – Liga Legalise; #1 (ROIR) 2011 Brazilian herbtune
- Djins feat. Venudas – Indi’ka; Verbalistic (Hammerbass) 2003 Fr./Arabic
- Afro Omega – Whatcha Need + Dub; Pick Up the Pieces (Afro Omega) 2006 SLC w/ female vox
- Dr. Israel – Counting Out Stones; Patterns of War (ROIR) 2005 Brooklyn dubber
- Dub Syndicate – Dubbing Is a Must; Fear of a Green Planet (Shanachie) ’98 UK
- Thievery Croproation feat. Pamela Bricker – Lebanese Blonde (French version) + Dub; CD Single (ESL) ’98 herbtune
- OSC – Originate; Bay Area Dub Step (Full Melt) 2011
- Pama International – I Found Sunshine; Float Like a Butterfly (Asian Man) 2005 UK
- Ther Herbaliser feat. What What– Herbal Blend; CD Single (Ninja Tunes) ’97 UK female vox
- Dub Gabriel feat. 77 Klash – Crooklyn Crouds; Anarchy & Alchemy (Destroy A/C) 2008 Brooklyn; herbtune
- Bush Chemists feat. Talawa – Stand Up Dub; Light Up Your Spliff (Conscious Sounds) UK w/ female vox
- The Orb – Earth Orbit One: Little Fluffy Clouds; The Orb’s Adventures Beyond the Ultraworld (Island) ’91 UK
- Dubateers Meets Charlie P – Policeman +Dub; Hustle (The Dubateers) 2011 UK herbtune
- International Dub System feat. K-Tee on vox – 05:30 am; I.D.S. (Red Arrow) ’95 Germ. w/ female vox
- Groove Corporation – Concrete Jungle; Presents Remixed From the Elephant House (Guidance) 2001 UK Bob Marley cover
90 min. – 2 hr.
- King Earthquake – Native Dance Dub; Dub Plates Chapter Two (King Earthquake) 2010 UK
- Dubblestandart feat. Gudrun & Truman Chewstick – Money; Immigration Dub (Collision) 2007 Jah-stria; female vox on Horace Andy tune
- Death in Vegas – Aisha: The Contino Sessions; Milk It (Sony) 2005 Best of
- Armagideon – Spiral Galazy (Vince Vinyls Beats Mix); Through the Haze (Dubhead) ’98 UK
- Dry & Heavy feat. Likkle Mai – Love Explosion + Version; Full Contact (BSI) 2000 Jah-pon w/ female vox
2 – 2 and 1/2 hr.
- Ras Command – Education; In Dub (Red Arrow) ’95 Germ.
- Sounds From the Ground – Sweetdust; the Egg Files (Universal Egg) ’97 UK
- Alpha & Omega – Who Jah Bless + Bless This Dub; Serious Joke (A & O) 2002 UK trance dub w/ female vox
- Audio Active – Stiff Wheel; Apollo Choco (ON U Sound) ’97 Jah-pon
- 2 Bad Card – Mentally Ska’d; Hustling Ability (ON U Sound) ’95
- Ancient Astronauts feat. Bajka – Surfing the Silvatide; We Are to Answer (ESL) 2009 Germ. w/ female vox
- Gorillaz – Strobelite; Humanz (Virgin) 2017
- Earl Sixteen – Is It Because I’m Black; Steppin’ Out (Downbeat) Syl Johnson blues cover
- Santigold – Guns of Brixton; Top Ranking: A Diplo Dub (Mad Decent) 2008 female take on The Clash
- Adrian Sherwood feat. Bim Sherman – Nu Rizla; Becoming a Clich’ (RealWorld) 2006 UK herbtune
- Fort Knox Five – The Big Score; The Underground Sound of DC (ESL) 2000
- Martha Cinadar – Living It; Cannabis Café (Ministry) 2002